School of Business

Careers and employability

Our dedicated School’s Careers Team will support you to develop both personally and professionally.

Working closely with the School's academics, we aim to equip you with the tools and knowledge to maximise career progression and business impact.

Our career and professional development support includes:

Business-Focused Events

We work closely with business contacts to give you opportunities to interact with industry professionals and alumni and gain insights into a wide range of business areas including sector insights, leadership essentials and journeys along a variety of potential careers paths. Through events, including our Career Development Exhibition, Investment Conference and Management Conference, you will have the opportunity to network with business representatives at all levels from SMEs to large corporates. Previous organisations represented have included J P Morgan, Santander, Lloyds, GSK, Goldman Sachs, Boots, NatWest, DPD, British Gas, National Grid, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Cummins, LinkedIn, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ericsson and M&C Saatchi.

Career and Professional Development Resource

Our on-line resources contain a wealth of resources to inform and guide you at every stage of your career journey. There are links to available opportunities, upcoming careers and employability events, awards and competitions, together with recordings of careers sessions and seminars. A selection of interviews with industry professionals and University alumni provides a first-hand insight into a range of business sectors and career success stories. You will also find resources to support you in skills and career planning, including CV and application advice and interview tips.

Career Hub @ Brookfield

Our distance learning students have access to the all the facilities at the School of Business, including our Career Hub @ Brookfield. Open daily, the Hub is staffed both by members of the Careers Team and our student Future Makers and provides an opportunity to talk about all things careers and employability-related and signpost you to available opportunities and further areas of support.

Business Start-up and Enterprise Support

We offer support if you are considering starting your own business, are in the early stages of business or how have an established business you wish to develop. Support includes events, online resources and our Entrepreneurs in Residence programme.

University Careers and Employability

The school’s dedicated in-house careers team works closely with the University’s award-winning Careers and Employability team. The central team’s support includes comprehensive web resources, one-to-one appointments, employer events and workshops and an online job portal.

Lifelong Support

Our careers support to you is lifelong and continues even after you have completed your studies and we have welcomed you into our alumni community.




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