Get a Great Job
Careers Advice & Support
If you are in your final year of study at university and preparing to start your new career, or you are a graduate looking to take the next step, we are here to ensure you give yourself the very best chance of securing a great job.
If you want to continue with your studies there are many postgraduate study options for you to consider, and when you are ready to enter the workplace there is a lot you can do to stand out in a competitive job market.
Making the right choice
Many of our clients have very clear career goals on completion of their studies but just as many do not. In the 21st century job market a more flexible, creative and skills-based career is increasingly commonplace. The priority for you is understanding and presenting your unique skills and interests and making the right first career choices to set you off on a rewarding and successful career path.
Our expert careers advisers can support you on this journey. If you need help in deciding what to do next or know where you want to go but are not sure what the next steps are, we can discuss the wide range of options open to you. We can then help you navigate the range of job search sites, internship opportunities and graduate schemes. Or if you are looking to boost your CV and have a unique experience prior to entering full time work you could help out on a volunteering project or undertake a tailored study experience.
Getting a great job
Then comes the all-important next step, getting that great job. We will work with you to make sure your CV, application form and covering letter bring out your unique skills and experiences and are presented in a professional format. Once you get through to the next stage we will help you to develop your interview skills and confidence, and where you will have other tasks such as psychometric tests or group exercises we can help you stand out.
Securing that all important first step in your career can seem a daunting process. We are here to help:
- Careers guidance. (What to do next, vocational routes, graduate schemes)
- Job search
- Internships, study experience and volunteering
- Application form and covering letter
- Psychometric tests (practice, practice, practice)
- Interview skills
Marketing and Communications
We helped Sophie to consider her next steps and through her CV, to articulate the skills and expertise she had gained throughout her studies, extracurricular activities and work experience.
Uni Direct was great!
All Sophie’s hard work paid off and she has now secured a great job in marketing.
More case studies here.