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The Business School runs a number of employability events throughout the year.

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The University of Exeter’s central Careers and Employment Service organise an extensive programme of workshops, presentations and careers & placement fairs open to all students. Book via mycareerzone

Employer events and skills sessions

During your time at the University of Exeter Business School you’ll have the opportunity to take part in a varied programme of careers events that will build your employability credentials.

Many of these events are run by leading graduate employers with support from our own highly qualified and experienced careers consultants and employability advisers.

We encourage you to take part in as many of these events as you can, to equip yourself with the necessary skills and tools that you’ll need for the highly competitive job market.

Typical employer and alumni-led events include:

  • Mock interviews & mock phone interviews
  • Industry-specific sessions led by employers and professionals
  • Business games
  • Drop-ins - a chance to meet employers informally 
  • 'day@' - a site visit to an employer

Our "How to:" series of careers and professional skills development workshops

Led by careers consultants with occasional guest session from employers. 

Topics include
How to: decide what job is for me
How to: customize your profile for Finance and the City
How to: CVs and Covering Letters
How to: personal e-branding
How to: target employers at the Careers Fair
How to: perform effectively at Interviews
How to: demystify psychometric tests
How to: Assessment Centre tactics


International students

Career management sessions for international students are also available where tutors provide language development teaching in addition to the careers skills required. Sessions cover a similar range of topics to the "How to" workshops.