Careers advice: fine tune your job hunting skills
Career clueless? Advice to get you up and running
Starting points if you haven't got a clue what to do after graduation or exploring your graduate career options:
- Career planning advice to get you up and running
- Browse the A to Z of careers
- Guides to what you can do with a range of degree subjects
- Skills and competencies: get to know what graduate recruiters look for
- Try the TARGETjobs Careers Report for job ideas that match your degree and suit you
Performance tips for graduate job hunters
The nuts and bolts of writing applications and graduate CVs, plus advice and coaching tips to help you perform confidently at graduate interviews, assessment centres and psychometric tests. Everything you need to stay cool and calm in the spotlight:
Applications and CVs
Write the best job applications, graduate CVs and covering letters.
Advice on graduate CVs and job applications
Get ready for graduate interviews: advice to boost your confidence.
Top tips for graduate interviews
From case studies and presentations, to group work and e-tray exercises: how to succeed at graduate assessments.
Assessment centre essentials
Practical tips for taking psychometric tests, and links to free online practice tests.
Advice on psychometric tests for graduates
Example graduate CVs and covering letters
Download graduate CV and covering letter templates. Find examples for different career areas and for speculative applications. Download example graduate CVs
Accepting jobs and handling rejections
How to accept graduate job offers and what to do when things don't go so well.
Advice on accepting graduate job offers or handling rejections
Equal opportunities in graduate recruitment
Careers information on diversity issues: disability, race, gender, age and sexuality.
More on diversity issues and equal opportunities
City and region career guides
What's it like working in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle...? Information on living and working in different cities and regions around the UK.
Working in different regions and cities around the UK
Latest graduate jobs and schemes
- Project Services Associate role in Strategy Consulting- Belfast, PwC
- Graduate Trainee Manager - The South of England, Majestic Wine
- Group Sustainability Graduate, Mott MacDonald
- IT - Teaching with a Leadership Development Programme, Teach First
- Graduate Forensic Accountant, Graduate Recruitment Bureau
- View all graduate jobs and schemes
- Property: Cushman & Wakefield
- Banking and investment: AlphaSights
- Accountancy and financial management, Law - solicitor, Management: ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators)
- Financial services: Barrie and Hibbert
- Law - barrister: Garden Court Chambers
- (A to Z of graduate employers)