Advisors can help students to enhance their future employability by encouraging experience and advising them about, or signposting them to, areas which may assist their employability.
Go to the Academic Advising Stellify page for more information on this programme of activities which support student employability.
The University and Students’ Union offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities both with other students and in the wider community.
Help students to understand how and when to build skills and apply for jobs with this interactive resource from Careers.
Guidance to support Academic Advisors with any requests to write references for students.
Confidence-boosting resources and ideas from the Careers Service
Access the Careers Service webpages
The Careers Service provides students with a wide range of support, but we know we cannot reach every student. Therefore, we ask for your support as an Academic Advisor to help students access our guidance and encourage them to take action. If you have any further questions after viewing the resources below and would like a chat with your faculty contact. Please get in touch.
Supporting you and your students
Careers have a webpage set up for Academic Advisors to support your Academic Advising sessions with students. You can use the information to familiarise yourself with what the Careers Service can offer. You can find the details here.
These pages will explain how to access key resources from the Careers Service to help you signpost students in the right direction.
- Access CareerConnect: our portal for jobs, events, appointments, and more.
- Our On Demand services: Access help with a range of key skills 24/7 including CV, cover letter and interview support.
- How to access our help and advice services: Including appointments, webchat and online drop-in sessions.
- Support and advice at every stage of the application and assessment procedure
Exploring Job and Career options
Just getting started?
Use our 'I don’t know what to do' advice and resources
Job search strategies
Including using LinkedIn and speculative job search
Explore career options
Which career? Explore job and career options
How and where to do job search
Find out how and where to look for graduate jobs, internships placements and other work experience
Considering postgraduate study
Including advice on funding and making the most of your postgraduate programme
Advice International Students
Advice for International Students and students looking to work abroad
- Advice Postgraduate Students
Advice for Postgraduate students and doctoral researchers
Online workshops and webinars; opportunities to find out about jobs, employers and the key skills you will need to make a successful transition into employment.