Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students
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Current students

We can help you research your career ideas, find job vacancies, make effective applications, develop your skills and meet employers. 

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Attend a careers event or workshop to meet employers, get advice and find jobs

Careers advice


Talk to our careers advisers, have your CV reviewed and connect with our alumni


Graduate jobs


Information on graduate jobs including vacancies, routes into work and researching employers

Work experience and volunteering


Part-time work, internships and placements are a great way to get work experience while studying


Choosing your career


Advice on how to approach choosing your career and information on types of jobs available

Making applications


Advice on CVs, covering letters, interviews, applications, psychometrics tests and assessment centres


Further study


Options for continuing your studies, including sources of funding and choosing the right course

Taking a year out


How to make the most of a year out, and what how to sell your skills to employers


International students


Rules on working during your studies, as well as working in the UK or abroad after graduation

Postgraduate students

PG Study.7301

We offer support to postgraduate students whatever your course, mode of study or future career plans.


Nottingham Advantage Award


Get an advantage by undertaking the Award, and earn extra credits on your degree transcript

Graduating in 2017?

Class of 2017 web home page

Learn more about the support available to you if you have graduated, or are graduating, this year



Attend our events

Thomson Reuters Lunchtime Presentation

24/10/2017 (13:00-14:00)
Come and meet representatives from Thomson Reuters and find out about their roles in technology, business, sales and finance. Register for this event on My Career Event ID 6824

Thomson Reuters Drop In

24/10/2017 (14:00-16:00)
Drop in for a one to chat with Thomson Reuters. No need to book, just turn up on the day.

Citi Evening Presentation

24/10/2017 (18:30-21:00)
Citi invite students from all degree disciplines to attend their careers in finance networking event. Please register to attend this event on My Career Event ID 6790 (sign up via own link)

Xafinity Lunchtime Presentation

25/10/2017 (13:00-14:00)
Up and coming pensions specialist Xafinity are looking to recruit graduates with strong numerical and analytical skills. If this is you, come and find out more about their roles and opportunities. Please register on My Career Event ID 6927


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Search for vacancies

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Careers and Employability Service

The University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
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