Working Together

Your support is essential in helping the Careers Service deliver the best possible service to students. We welcome the opportunity to work collaboratively within your department and are always pleased to discuss your needs and ideas.

The Careers Service helps university staff by:

  • Supporting career and employability skills within the curriculum by providing expertise in relation to skills development, work based learning, career planning and graduate opportunities. This can include providing talks in your department.
  • Providing a framework for the University Careers Education, Information and Guidance (CEIAG) policy. through indicators which outline the process through which  career and employability skills will be acquired and suggest some experiences which would support that learning
  • Providing destination statistics.
  • Facilitating the development of links to organisations that can provide opportunities to students.
  • Providing an informed view of the graduate labour market and its requirements.
  • Regularly updating departments on Careers Service events including seminars and workshops, fairs and employer presentations.
  • Providing advice re advertising student internships/placements in departments to students.

You can help the Careers Service and your students by:

  • Nominating a member of staff to act as the Careers liaison contact.
  • Promoting careers input as an integral part of the timetable
  • Letting the Careers Service know when your students are not available, e.g. reading weeks, placements etc.
  • Promoting the Careers Service website to students and encouraging them to use it.
  • Maintaining a Careers Service noticeboard in the department advertising the events and services we offer.
  • Maintaining regular contact with the Careers Service.