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Life After Uni

At Career and Employability Services we are dedicated to making sure that everyone graduating this year is ready for Life After Uni.

With this in mind, we have a programme of events to help you with all aspects of your forthcoming career.

Please see below for how we can help you prepare for Life After Uni.

NEW: Read our newsletter for more on what we offer to everyone graduating in July 2017: 

Graduate Newsletter July 2017

Careers News and Information for 2017 University of Bradford Graduates

Download Graduate Newsletter July 2017
(PDF, 1014KB)

One-to-one support

Career Consultants group 2017  

Our team of Career Consultants can help you to plan for your future. This includes:

  • Helping you to consider your options and turn your ideas into plans
  • Finding a job – where to look for work and the best approaches
  • Providing in-depth information tailored to your subject
  • Making applications and preparing for interviews
  • Further study - making the right choices and making applications

We are open year round, and if you're not in Bradford we can arrange a Skype appointment, a chat on the phone or a response by email.

We also offer a drop-in service for quick queries.

Workshops

Workshops

Our summer workshops programme has now concluded for 2017.

All graduates are welcome to attend our regular series of workshops during the academic year.

Your Job Search

Looking for a job can be a daunting prospect. There are so many websites, job boards, newspapers and recruitment agencies it can be difficult to know where to start. We have provided some useful tips on where to look and hints on job-hunting whether you are looking for a job while you are studying or after you graduate on our Finding a job or placement pages.

And most importantly make sure you register with our Jobs Online database to access hundreds of immediate vacancies and internships from employers looking for Bradford graduates.

Mentoring

The Career and Employability Services Mentoring Programme is an opportunity for you to gain information, guidance and knowledge from professionals in a sector you are considering working in. You have the chance to pick their minds and get excellent help and support all for free, but if you are interested please make sure to apply before your graduation.

Bradford Graduate Internship Programme 2017

The Bradford Graduate Internship Programme gives graduates struggling to find work valuable PAID work experience and the opportunity to develop employability skills and improve the chances of securing a permanent job.

Starting in October 2017: The list of 10-week internship opportunities within the University and external employers, many of which have the potential to become permanent employment.

Register with Jobs Online to be notified of vacancies and email Ithsham Tariq in our Employer Services Team to find out more.

Online Careers Resources

Build My Career screenshot 2017

Check out our website for great resources including Build My Career. This virtual careers centre has an interview simulator, an online CV builder, job hunting support and masses of very useful videos and podcasts.

If you are not already registered, please email us with your name and personal email address we will set you up with a graduate login.

You also have access to our Graduates First Practice Test portal, which features a variety of sample psychometric tests, including verbal, numerical and logical reasoning tests.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Career Management in Practice

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Career Management in Practice our flexible postgraduate qualification which includes a work placement and a programme designed to enable you to develop the insights and skills to enable you to manage your own career plan. Free places are available for qualifying University of Bradford graduates.

  • Details of the course starting in January 2018 will be available from Autumn 2017.