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Last updated: 07 Apr 2021 4:34pm

The Careers and Employability team provides a professional, high-quality careers and information service for students and recent graduates of City, in collaboration with employers and other University academic and service departments.

Our aim is to support and develop our students by providing the tools they need to enhance their employability.

Our teams encompass careers, employability, and student development activities, including careers resources and appointments, skills sessions, employer events, community volunteering, professional mentoring, the Micro-Placement Programme and the City Buddies scheme.

If you have any questions about how you can improve your job prospects, get involved in the community and help your fellow students, email us or call us at +44 (0)20 7040 8093.

CareersHub

CareersHub is our online portal where you can book appointments, register for events, search jobs and find information.


Careers and employability services and resources

Get your CV reviewed

Writing a CV is the first step in most application processes.  Read our guide to writing your CV and see your options for getting your CV reviewed.

Book an appointment with a Careers Consultant

Careers Consultants can help you think about your strengths and interests, which options are best for you, how to make yourself a stand-out candidate and how to get experience.  They can also help you prepare for interviews.

Book an appointment with a Careers Consultant.

Practice psychometric tests

Many employers use psychometric tests as part of the recruitment process. Read our guide to psychometric tests and find out where you can practice online.

Find out about psychometric tests.

Careers workshops

We offer workshops on topics including: career decision making, understanding recruitment and selection processes, commercial awareness, networking, succeeding at interviews and assessment centres, engaging with employers and making successful applications.

You can attend live workshops or view our workshop recordings in your own time.

Career fairs and employer events

Every year we have a range of employers visit City to attend our fairs, panel events and skills workshops. Hear directly from employers about what it's like to work in their fields, what they’re looking for in their recruits and how you can stand out.

Find out more about our upcoming events.

Online resources

We have a wide range of resources to help you with your career. Whether you want to take an online career quiz, read job profiles or learn about different career paths, you will find a resource to help you.

Browse online resources.

Search for jobs, placements and internships

CareersHub lists hundreds of graduate jobs, internships and placements that you can apply for.

Some programmes offer a year-long placement undertaken during your third year. This can increase your opportunities, your confidence, your knowledge and enhance your chances of securing a job after graduation.

If you would like to do a year-long placement, speak to the placements team in your school, but also review the placement opportunities available on CareersHub by clicking below.

Search jobs, placements and internships.

Experience City

Getting involved with extracurricular activities can give you exposure to different areas and help you develop skills and make new friends. Experience City has information on all the ways you can get involved.

Volunteering

Volunteering is a great way to build on your skills and gain experience, especially if you're interested in the public sector or charities.

Sign up to City's Volunteering portal to search for volunteering opportunities.

Professional Mentoring

A Professional Mentor can help you identify areas where you need to develop and provide guidance on achieving your career goals. Applications open in October and January each year for 2nd and 3rd year students.

Micro-placements

Micro-Placements offer the opportunity to gain professional work experience within a wide range of companies. Read more information and see if your course is eligible below.

Find out more about micro-placements.

Unitemps

Work for City in temporary and Student Ambassador roles. We hire hundreds of students every year in many different kinds of roles.  We also advertise temporary roles and internships with local businesses, and offer many graduate roles and internships with local companies who are looking for immediate starts.

View the Unitemps 2021 Payroll dates

Click here for more information on the City Unitemps Branch

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Become a Widening Participation Ambassador or Tutor

Work for City as a Widening Participation Ambassador at events helping young people to explore the world of university.  Applications open each year in October for Ambassadors and May for Tutors.

Apply today.

Become a City Buddy Peer Mentor

Develop your leadership skills and support incoming City students by being a City Buddy Mentor.

Apply to be a mentor.

Employability Award

Do you know how to talk about your skills and experiences in a way that convinces employers?  The City Employability Award shows that you've gone the extra mile and gives you experience presenting yourself to employers in writing.

Find out more.

CityVentures

Interested in starting your own business? The CityVentures team has advice, support, competitions and events for students with business plans or who are interested in starting their own business.

Find out more about CityVentures.

Applying for postgraduate study

Book an appointment with a careers consultant to discuss postgraduate study and review your personal statement.