Careers Open Resources for Students

Welcome to Careers Open Resources for Students. These resources will help enhance your time here, offer some extremely valuable careers advice and enable you to learn the techniques of career planning. These will always be open to you, even after your course.

Access each of the sections below to find out more.

 

Getting Started

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the only global site that helps you build your own personal and professional brand allowing you to showcase your experience and areas of expertise.

LinkedIn tips for beginners

CVs and Cover Letters

To apply for a job you often need to apply with a CV and cover letter – the resources below show you how to create one that showcases your skills, experience and knowledge. 

You would benefit from watching much of our YouTube content and reading our Blogs; we have cherry picked a few to get you started:

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Application Forms

To apply for a job you often need to apply with an application form – the resources below show you how to answer set questions to showcase your skills, experience and knowledge.

You would benefit from watching much of our YouTube content and reading our Blogs; we have cherry picked a few to get you started:

Blogs

Job Interviews

When invited for interview, the information below will help you to both prepare and perform in the different formats that employers use.

You would benefit from watching much of our YouTube content and reading our Blogs; we have cherry picked a few to get you started:

Blogs

Vlogs

 

Assessment Centres

When invited for an assessment centre, the information below will help you to both prepare and perform in the different activities that employers use.

You would benefit from watching much of our YouTube content and reading our Blogs; we have cherry picked a few to get you started:

Blog

Vlog

Psychometric Testing

What are they, why are they used by employers and where you can practice.

You would benefit from watching much of our YouTube content and reading our Blogs; we have cherry picked a few to get you started:

Vlog

Postgraduate Study / Applying for a PhD

 Identify courses, applications and funding.

You would benefit from watching much of our YouTube content and reading our Blogs; we have cherry picked a few to get you started:

Blog

Vlog