Careers, Employability and Skills

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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 the  online events vacancies and fairs for details of employer led events and job opportunities.

Graduate Directories
These include:

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

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 managers to learn through business games and simulations.

Careers Fairs
Dates and details for Careers Fairs and Events are in the Events Calendar. These events give you an opportunity to meet potential employers and network with them.

Starting your own business
Thinking about starting your own business but not sure how to go about it? Then look here for information to help you plan.