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The Bradford Graduate Programme 

At Career and Employability Services we are dedicated to making sure that everyone graduating this year is ready for life after university.

With this in mind, we have developed The Bradford Graduate Programme to help you with all aspects of your future career.

Register your interest and we will get in touch to discuss a personalised programme for you, and see below for a selection of ways in which we can help you achieve your career goals.

Individual career coaching and consultation

Our experienced team can help you:

  • Consider your options and the routes available to you
  • Gain confidence and turn your ideas into a career plan
  • Research further study programmes

We are open all 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.

 

Customised application and interview support

Customised support to help you:

  • Make your written applications and CVs stand out
  • Practice your interview and presentation skills
  • Develop skills for handling assessment centres and selection tests

Targeted job and internship search

Targeted job search to help you:

  • Find a job or internshipwhere to look and the best approaches
  • Make applications, prepare for interviews and assessment centres
  • Network to make the most of the hidden jobs market

Plus:

We also run the Bradford Graduate Internship Programme which 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.

 

Tailored workshops - summer 2020

Our summer careers webinar sessions have four themes this year:

  • Career Essentials - covering the employability topics you need to know about
  • Professional Insights - guest speakers from a range of industries sharing insights into careers, job roles and recruitment
  • Expanding Your Horizons - opportunities abroad, further study and more.
  • NEW - Brilliance at resilience - brand new sessions focusing on how to manage your career in the current climate

Register on the sessions via the links below (you will need a My Career and Employability Centre account to register).

 

Summer workshops week five

Week commencing 29 June
WorkshopWhen and where

CAREER ESSENTIALS: Effective Applications – competency-based questions

  • Join the session to find out how best to sell yourself at this stage of recruitment process, with a focus on Competency based questions
  • Register to receive login info.
Tuesday 30 June
14:00 to 15:15
CAREER ESSENTIALS WEBINAR: Effective Interviews and Assessment Centres – the basics
  • Covering the essential preparation needed to succeed at interviews, plus an overview of the tasks and activities conducted at assessment centres.
  • Register now
Thursday 2 July
11:00 to 12:15

 

Summer workshops week six

Week commencing 6 July
WorkshopWhen and where
PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS: Covea - CV and Assessment Centre Advice
  • Laura Oliver from Covea Insurance will be delivering this webinar giving her advice on CV writing and assessment centres. 
  • Register to receive login info.
Tuesday 7 July
14:00 to 15:15

 

Summer workshops week seven

Week commencing 13 July
WorkshopWhen and where
PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS: Applying to GSK graduate jobs and placements Wednesday 15 July
 14:00 to 15:15

More resources for graduates

You have access to our great online 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 (please let us know which resources you'd like access to in your email).

  • 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.
A screenshot of the Build My Career resource

Please get in touch with us to find out more, and remember that we offer all our services and ongoing support to graduates for FIVE YEARS after your studies.