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. 

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

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.

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.


Further Information Resources

Further information resources are available at the Student Guidance Centre Hub (Opening hours: Mon- Fri 09:00- 17:00), including free copies of Gradireland, TargetJobs and Prospects guides plus self-help guides and employer brochures. The Student Guidance Centre Hub has free wifi, tea and coffee.

Streamed videos are available through Queen’s On-line:


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