Your Career Journey



When you start your course, why not book an appointment with a careers adviser – this will give you the opportunity to identify your goals and consider how you might start working towards them. The careers office is based on the fourth floor. 


If you are at the beginning of your career journey and have not yet had much work experience, you might want to consider:


- Part-time jobs. Click here for some useful links

- Voluntary work: Click here for further information

- Researching job roles - Check out Target Jobs and Prospects 

- Involvement in student societies

- Taking part in events and challenges

- Attending careers group sessions on employability and personal development

- Taking a psychometric test to increase awareness of your strengths

- English: if it not your first language, keep working to improve 

 


In your second year: 


- Find an internship – don’t leave it too late, start your research the preceding summer as many companies recruit early on

- Network – both physically and digitally, do you have a LinkedIn profile?

- Job interview practice – make an appointment with a careers adviser to do a practice interview

- Psychometric and ability testing – many companies use this as the first tier of the selection procedure

- Taking additional FREE course such as: Digital Media MarketingBusiness Enterprise Certificate (BEC), Project Management 



In your third year: 


- The application process for graduate jobs and schemes may begin as early as September/October for the following year 

– start your research over the summer

- Go to graduate job fairs – click here for information on what’s going on in London

- Network – events can be found on Eventbrite and MeetUp. Is your LinkedIn profile up to date? 

- Take a look at our 'Looking for Work' page for links to graduate jobs and internship sites






Careers Resources


For help with all aspects of job hunting, CV writing, job applications, interview, your first day at work... and much more. 


Log in with your usual student log-in details.


What jobs can I do? 

If you are unsure about which career path to take or what you can do with your degree, Prospects and Target Jobs websites has a wide range of job profiles and careers information which can help you. 

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