Career advice

Graduate advice

Our resident graduate gives fellow graduates insight into the types of challenges they will face at an assessment centre. Read more.
These tips show you how to approach and get the most out of the interview process. Read more.
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Taking part in an internship while you’re completing your degree can give you a massive advantage when it comes to looking for your first career.
Set yourself realistic expectations and think about the industries or types of roles that best match your skills, personality and values.
The following template is a general guide to help you compile your CV
Many employers request a cover letter along with your CV. This is your opportunity to really show off your skills and enthusiasm for the role.
To really stand out from the crowd, try to tailor your CV to each role you apply for.
It’s really important for interviewers that they cover the basics before getting into some more creative chat with you. If you fail to prepare for the ‘classic’ interview questions, you won’t impress.
Telephone interviews are often the first ‘test’ to see if you’re a suitable candidate to invite to a face-to-face meeting so it’s important to impress.
Making a good impression on the interviewer is usually the difference between being considered for the role and being cut out of the process.