Careers Service

Virtual careers hub

We have our helpful advisers waiting to speak to you through our Virtual Hub on the support we can offer you, leave your details on our waitlist and we will promptly contact you via phone or Zoom call.
 
We are offering a range of virtual activities from:

  • skills development webinars and employer sessions
  • online resources you can access 24/7
  • one-to-one appointments through phone or Zoom
  • jobs board advertising the latest Part time, placement and graduate vacancies.
Email careers@plymouth.ac.uk for more information or book an appointment using myCareer.

Career advice for students

Our services

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Many students learn more about their career trajectory through placements and work-based learning
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Gain a practical insight into job roles and industry sectors through mentoring from experienced professionals

Where could your degree subject take you?

Understanding where your degree subject could take you is an important first step in your career planning. Gain insight, ideas and inspiration about future possible roles and sectors related to your degree subject

Explore our subject specific pages
 

Manage your career

From the moment you start your degree, to three years after graduation, you’ll benefit from some great ways to manage your career progress online.

myCareer will help you to manage your career appointments, find job vacancies, internships and part-time work, and provide access to workshops and activities to help broaden your skills.

myCareer Digital Resources provides you with a number of interactive tools that will help you to build CVs, write covering letters and map your professional skills.

 

Launch your career using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social network for professionals, your online CV that never sleeps.

LinkedIn is for anybody and everybody who's interested in taking their professional lives seriously by finding new opportunities to grow their careers and to connect with other professionals. The Careers Service can offer you a variety of LinkedIn support such as workshops, online resources and one-to-one support.

Find out more about LinkedIn

“This work experience has helped me to feel more confident about graduate jobs as I have started to believe in my abilities to successfully support a business with its operations.”

BSc (Hons) Economics with International Relations student Anna undertook a year in industry as a Business and Marketing Analyst for Cornwall Innovation Centres.


Finding placements and work-based learning opportunities

Benefit from the service after you graduate

Our support doesn’t end when you leave University of Plymouth – you can access many of our services for three years after you graduate.

Careers information for graduates