Careers and Employability

A massive WELCOME from the Careers and Employability Team!
Your career journey starts here!

As you begin life at University you may feel it’s a bit early to be thinking about your career.  However, first year is the new final year when it comes to putting the right building blocks in place.  The Business School’s Careers and Employability team is here to help you:

  • explore your options
  • develop your skills
  • find careers resources
  • and prepare for placements and internships

…all of which will get you on track to build a brilliant career!

You can find us in the Business School Career Zone in Streatham Court, where our employability advisers will help you with the following:

  • With Industrial Experience programme – can you still register?
    **Final deadline to switch to With Industrial Experience is 31st October 2018**
  • Business Experience module – is this for you?
  • Making the most of career services and resources
  • CV, Linked-In and Application form reviews
  • Finding placements, internships and grad jobs
  • Preparing for interviews

Or for a quick careers chat come and see us at one of our weekly careers cafes in XfI.

Check back here to see our Freshers’ Week presentation (available after Freshers' Week).
You will find lots of useful information on our careers website.

You will be e-mailed regular updates via our weekly ‘Careers e-news’ on forthcoming Employer events, Employability skills workshops and careers cafes that are exclusive to Business School students.

If you need to contact us please e-mail


You can get going with developing Your Employability Skills via the Business School’s on-line programme on ELE.

Where to go for help

In addition to the Business School, the University provides extensive careers support services:

Career Zone
The University’s career service located in the Forum provides all students with advice, resources, careers fairs and workshops.

International Student Support Office
The International Student Support Office, located in the Forum, provides expert advice to  non-UK students on visas and your right to work in the UK.