Student Guidance Centre

Researching Employers

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:

Graduate Directories
These include:

Details of these and specialist career sector guides are in the Information Resources section of

Business Games and Short Courses
These courses give you an opportunity to learn about a business function, for example research or marketing, or an industry sector such as banking.

MyFuture has details of courses offered by a variety of employers and other providers.

The annual Insight into Management Course provides students with an opportunity to work alongside industry professionals to learn through business games and simulations.

Careers Fairs
Give you an opportunity to meet potential employers and network with them. Find out more about our Careers Fairs 

With thanks to CareerPlayer this video provides useful tips on how to make the most of Careers Fairs



With thanks to CareerPlayer this video provides useful tips on Networking



Social Media & Job Hunting
Cybersmart for Career Success has useful tips on using social media to build your professional online presence.