The Careers Team are here to help you prepare focused applications, relevant to the jobs you are interested in. Check CVs and applications for accuracy of English language (spelling and grammar etc.) and offer specific advice whether you are looking to stay in the UK or return home to work. Our Careers Adviser for International Students is there to give you guidance and support with your career decisions and enquiries throughout your time at the University.
Careers and Employability Workshops
We run a range of career development workshops throughout the year, all of which count towards the Lincoln Award:
- Understanding the UK graduate labour market
- Returning home to work
- How to get a part-time job whilst you study
Exclusive Resources available to you
GoinGlobal- use this tool via the Careers tab on Blackboard to search for internships and graduate jobs both in the UK and overseas.
Student Circus: this tool is designed for soon-to-be graduates who are looking for Tier 2 sponsorship. Ensure you sign up to the site whilst you are still at University and start looking for roles at the start of your final year of study.
Get involved with the University Community
There are lots of opportunities both on and off campus to help you to improve your transferable skills. Take part in the following activities to help boost your confidence and your CV:
- The Lincoln Award
- International Students Association
- Campus Jobs
The Careers team also run a number of big events every year, including the Find Your Feet careers fair. We have over 100 graduate employers on campus for you to speak to! For more information about how the careers team can help you, come into the Careers Centre in the library, 9am-4:30pm Monday to Friday.