Careers during lockdown 

These may be uncertain and daunting times but there are still opportunities out there for those of you wanting to develop your career prospects. 


Voluntary work is a great way to develop skills, gain experience and knowledge as well as giving your time to a good cause. 

Click here for Virtual Volunteering opportunities


Although many companies have put their recruitment on hold, there are opportunities to do virtual internships, explore the Looking for Work section to explore these opportunities. 


If you have extra time on your hands during lockdown, why not develop some new skills for work, or just for pleasure. The platforms below have literally thousands of online short courses: 

https://www.coursera.org/

https://www.udemy.com/

https://www.futurelearn.com/

https://www.linkedin.com/learning/


Why not start exploring the types of career opportunities out there, and what you do with your degree course. Prospects have detailed information about job roles and further study. 


The Careers and Employability Service is available as usual. We offer careers guidance, CV, cover letter and applications advice, job interview practice, support with looking for internships, graduate roles and voluntary work. 

Virtual appointments can be booked by emailing: 

careers-london@sunderland.ac.uk

Virtual Insight Days

We have teamed up with East London Business Alliance (ELBA) to offer you a range of virtual opportunities. Insight Days are designed for students to learn more about a company, the industry as well as graduate schemes and recruitment practices. 

         Careers Support 

Sign in with your student log-in for support with CVs, cover letters, applications forms as well as information about assessment centres, employability skills, job interviews and career development. 

           Graduate Jobs

Sign in with your student log-in to access up-to-date information on the latest graduate schemes and placements available.

           Job Websites

For a wide range of job websites advertising graduate roles, internships, part-time jobs and roles in travel and tourism, health and social care and much, much more...


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