There is no doubt that studying for a postgraduate qualification can help your career prospects. Whether you’re just starting out, an experienced professional or a career changer we have the resources and people to help you.
Our Career Development Service is here to support you in all of this. They are the first port of call for career tips and online resources. Their website has information about our services and events, as well as examples for your CV, covering letter, personal statement, application form, and even your LinkedIn profile. You'll have access to top tips for interviews and resources to practice psychometric tests, including in-depth personalised feedback on how you can improve your results. You'll also be able to book an appointment for one-to-one advice or interview preparation at any time.
In addition, our in-house recruitment consultancy, Unitemps, can help you to find part-time work to fit around your studies which will help you to build up your CV and gain valuable experience.
We want you to follow your passion. So whether you want to make a difference in the voluntary sector, reach the top in high-flying business or be the next big thing in media, there are programmes and activities here at Leicester that can support you in getting the skills, experiences and exposure you need.
MyCareers - our online careers platform
You will be automatically registered on MyCareers when you arrive at Leicester. This is where you can book appointments with our careers advisers and search for activities and graduate roles. All you need to do is activate it and update your preferences. Activation takes a couple of minutes and asks you what sort of activities you are interested in hearing more about. Once you've done this you can start planning your career, whether you need to get your CV or cover letter checked or book a guidance appointment.
Beyond our excellent online facilities, you'll be able to book and appointment with one of our careers advisers which can cover application coaching, general careers guidance, mock interviews or business start up coaching. You'll be able to choose the most appropriate appointment for you depending on where you are in your career journey.