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CVs, Making Applications and Interviews

Once you have worked out which areas interest you, you can get down to business and seek out potential employers and vacancies. Students seeking employment in their final year should should make a habit of regularly checking out the section on this site.

Researching Employers
Identify suitable employers and find out more about them.

Applications
Many graduate jobs and postgraduate courses are highly competitive so make sure your application is effective and takes you through to the next stage.

CV and Covering Letters
Use this section to help you draft a CV and covering letter and bring it to us to have it checked.

Interviews
Make sure you prepare for your interview and practise your technique before hand.

Psychometric Tests
Many employers use these tests as an additional method of assisting in the selection process.

Assessment Centres
Many of the larger employers use assessment centres in the selection process.

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