No matter which year of study you are in, there are various steps you can take to prepare yourself for quickly securing the career of your choice after graduation. The following pages will give you some ideas on where to start. Students can also find information on careers and employability under the 'My Future' tab in My Manchester.
It is important to develop skills while at university through work experience and extra-curricular activities. They look great on your CV and they may help you to think about what you would or would not like in a future career.
The Careers Service has a number of downloadable Starting Point Guides to help you with your career planning. There are also hard copies available to pick up at The Atrium, University Place.
Karen works for the University’s Careers Service and is the lead Careers Consultant for the School of Maths. She has a background in graduate recruitment and has been advising maths students and graduates for the past 4 years.