Careers ServiceSupport for graduates

Congratulations on completing your studies at Strathclyde. Whether you're looking for work, further study, self-employment, professional development or still considering your options, we're here to help.


All Strathclyde graduates can use the Careers Service for up to five years after graduation. Note, our expertise is with immediate graduate labour markets and further study options.

Graduate access to Careers Service online resources

Graduates eligible to use the Careers Service can access Careers Service online resources, including:

  • MyCareer events/appointments system
  • MyCareerHub Strathclyde vacancy portal
  • Careers Toolkit: The Toolkit has a wide range of resources and programmes to help you with identifying your strengths, creating a CV (and gain instant feedback with CV360). and practising your interview technique. You'll require a graduate account to access the Careers Online Toolkit.
  • Careers Service Website: The Student and Graduates section of our website contains a vast range of helpful information to support you. Our resources on Choosing Your Career and Making Applications are a great place to start.

Find out more about graduate access to Careers Service online resources

My Graduate Career - a career development programme for graduates

My Graduate Career includes a range of activities to enable you to explore your options and reflect on your experience to date. It supports you with the recruitment process and starting work. There are eight sections in total. You can either work through the whole programme or, go straight to the sections that are most relevant to you.

Log in to the Careers Toolkit using the Alumni option. Select My Graduate Career in the toolbar at the top of the screen.

Use the resources below to search for graduate jobs, create winning applications, prepare for interviews, gain work experience and much more.

One-to-one support

We offer the same support to eligible Strathclyde graduates as we do to our current students. Support can take the form of face-to-face appointments, email, and Zoom/telephone appointments. 

Guidance appointment: to book a guidance appointment with one of our Careers Consultants please complete this Careers Guidance Appointment Request Form to allow us to book the correct type of appointment for you. Appointments must be made in advance. We'll give you the earliest suitable appointment possible, but please plan ahead. We make every effort to provide an appointment within three weeks. This will not always be possible at busy times of the year.

CV/application check: after you've read the advice on our CV pages and used CV360 on our Careers Online Toolkit, you can book an appointment for a CV or application check online.

Practice Interview: if you have an upcoming interview, or feel you could benefit from a practice interview, please complete the Careers Guidance Appointment Request Form providing as much information as possible.

What we expect from graduates

  • To take responsibility for planning and managing your own career
  • Honour any commitments that you have made with us such as a phone/Zoom or face to face appointment
  • Have a realistic view of what we can discuss with you during the time available (30 minutes) and undertake any preparation suggested beforehand in order to get the most from your appointment