How we support students

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We provide comprehensive support to students and graduates at the University to enhance their employability and provide the best opportunities to develop a rewarding and fulfilling career for the future.

Our support to students

The Careers Service consists of faculty facing Careers Consultants, the Employer Engagement Team and the Careers Information Team. Find out Who's Who.

You can also view the students section of our website to view the full range of support.

Our key online resources are accessible by all students via their DS login:
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Careers Online Toolkit 

The Careers Online Toolkit offers a wide range of resources and programmes to help with identifying strengths, creating a CV and practising interview technique

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Careers & Employability Module

This module focuses on career and employability learning and will provide students with insights into the process of transition from university to work or further study. 

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MyCareer 

MyCareer is an online tool to book appointments and register for a wide range of events, including employer presentations, recruitment fairs and skills workshops

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MyCareerHub Strathclyde 

MyCareerHub Strathclyde is our vacancy portal where we advertise graduate jobs, internships, placements, insight events, volunteering and gap year jobs

We offer a wide range of support, including:

See the Careers Service website: Individual Advice 

1:1 careers advice from Careers Consultants:

  • helping students to identify appropriate career options
  • selecting between several job offers
  • changing or leaving courses
  • career change or development

 

See the Careers Service website Choosing Your Career

See Careers Service website: Making Applications

Includes:

CV and application advice

 

Interviews

See the Careers Service website: Getting the right work experience 

 

Includes information on:

Login to the Careers Service vacancy portal MyCareerHub Strathclyde.  Academic staff who wish to have a login set up for CareerHub should contact infoteam@strath.ac.uk 

See the Careers Service website: Looking for a job

Includes:

 

Part-time and seasonal jobs

Strathclyde Students Union JobShop is responsible for advertising all part-time and seasonal vacancies in the Greater Glasgow area.

All Careers Service and Employer events are advertised via MyCareer

Employers offer a wide variety of events, including:

  • employer presentations
  • employer skills workshops
  • careers fairs
  • insight events
  • open days
  • industry focussed events
  • networking events

The Careers Service organises the Scottish Graduate Fair, the largest graduate recruitment event in Scotland.

Our subject fairs include:

  • The Law Fair
  • The Technology Fair
  • The Pharmacy Fair

 

 

Implications of disability, age, location, nationality etc, see the Careers Service website: Equality and Diversity

Disability

The Careers Service has partnered with EmployAbility which allow students to have access to individualised advice and support about adjustments for recruitment and in the workplace, information about your rights and additional support with your application. 

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