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Careers Advice


Covid-19 Update

Beckett Careers & Placements remain open and ready to support you. For information on how to access the service, please visit our dedicated page which we will continue to update regularly. Thank you and stay safe.
The Beckett Careers team are here to support students and graduates with all aspects of career planning & decision making, along with helping you to recognise and develop your employability skills.

This can be anything from career planning and understanding options with your degree, writing CVs and applications, developing a good on-line presence, help with interviews, and applying for further study (including teacher training), to searching for jobs and getting part-time work, understanding how to make the most of graduate fairs, and plenty more! 

TYPES OF SUPPORT AVAILABLE

Plus Icon Drop in Service

We run daily drop-in sessions every weekday from 2-4pm.  Hosted on-line, you can come with any careers query and we’ll direct you to support, resources, actions or events that can help you to progress.  To find out more, login to MyHub and follow the links for Live Chat from the Careers Home Page.

Plus Icon Information Resources

You can find resources and interactive guides online covering all things career-related, including our CV360 tool, interview simulator and employability programmes.

Plus Icon Workshops & Events

Throughout the year we host workshops covering everything from CV writing through to developing your personal brand. We host employer-led events across multiple sectors and you can benefit from networking with recruiters and industry professionals

Plus Icon Looking for Part-time work?

You can access a wide variety of part-time opportunities on our MyHub Jobs Board. We also, share regular updates through mailouts and social media so you can keep up to date with the latest vacancies and employers targeting Leeds Beckett students and graduates.

Plus Icon Looking for a Graduate job?

We’d recommend exploring graduate vacancies and programmes through our MyHub Jobs Board, which brings together immediate opportunities and those available post-graduation. Jobs listed here are with employers actively looking to recruit Leeds Beckett students and graduates.

Plus Icon Careers Appointments

If you’ve checked out all our resources and you’re still unsure about your next steps, book in to chat to one of our careers consultants. They will be able to guide you and help you consider your career options.

 

Not sure where to start?

Get in touch with us, you can chat with us on Live Chat every weekday between 2pm-4pm, email the team on careers@leedsbeckett.ac.uk, ask us a question or check out our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter pages.

 


Further Information

Plus Icon How can I be more employable?

We have a number of online and face to face employability programmes to help you gain skills and experience alongside your studies. These include our online ‘Career Edge+ Programme’ as well as Women in Leadership and Make it In Marketing. You can also find out more about gaining skills and experience on our FAQ sheet.

Plus Icon What support can I get in finding a placement?

If you’re looking for a placement, get in touch with your placement team who will be able to guide and support you, find placement information here.

Plus Icon What should I be doing to gain skills and experience?

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting your first year at university or about to graduate, it’s important you make the most of this time to gain skills and experience outside of your course. We’ve put together a few guides to help you work out what you should be doing to accelerate your employability skills:

Plus Icon Can I get support with applying for jobs?

You will find tons of great resources to help you with building your CV, crafting cover letters and filling in application forms using our online resources, we also run regular virtual sessions looking at CVs, Interview Skills and LinkedIn.

Plus Icon I have no idea what to do with my career! Help!

This is a totally normal feeling for many students, don’t worry, you’re not alone! If you’re completely stumped, talk to us! We can help you assess your skills and interests and create a plan of action. Chat to us via Live Chat or email us careers@leedsbeckett.ac.uk


This page was last modified: 03/06/2021

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