Who we are
Whether you're looking for a part-time job while you study, wondering what career would suit you, or want to improve your transferable skills, the Careers and Employability Service can help.
We work with hundreds of employers to provide you with a variety of opportunities to work and develop new skills – from part-time work and work placements to volunteering, networking events and graduate opportunities.
You can visit us at 101 New Cavendish Street or at our Harrow Campus – details of our locations and how to contact us can be found further down this page.
For more information on who we are and what we do, download our Statement of Service:
How we can help
We offer a range of services, guidance and advice on all things careers and employability related, with full details to be found among the Careers and employability pages.
Here are some examples of the areas we can help you with:
- looking for jobs, including part-time work on campus
- finding work experience and placements
- attending careers fairs, networking sessions and other events
- writing CVs and drafting job applications
- preparing for interviews and psychometric tests
- finding volunteering opportunities
- getting mentoring
- choosing a career path
One-to-one guidance and advice
We offer 20-minute consultations with a Careers Consultant which give you the opportunity to obtain feedback and advice on CVs, application forms, interviews and other career concerns.
If you would like in-depth advice on improving your employability, exploring career paths, finding work or seeing what opportunities are available, you can book up to four 45-minute consultations with a Careers Consultant per year (4 in any 365 day period).
After you graduate
When you graduate, you can keep accessing our services, support and resources for a further three years, these include:
- career guidance
- advice on CVs and applications, and interview coaching
- our online job vacancy listing (for 18 months after graduation)
- employer presentations and workshops
- free careers information booklets
101 New Cavendish Street and Harrow Campus
If you'd like to browse our careers library, use our computers for your job hunt or just get help or advice from us, visit us on the first floor of 101 New Cavendish Street.
If you're based at our Harrow Campus and would like to browse our careers resources or speak to one of us, you'll find us in Room AG 26 on campus.
We're open at the following times:
- Monday: 9.30am-4.30pm
- Tuesday: 9.30-4.30pm
- Wednesday: 9.30am-4.30pm
- Thursday: 9.30am-4.30pm
- Friday: 9.30am-4.30pm
Our careers information rooms at 101 New Cavendish and Harrow Campus are both accessible by wheelchair. Enlarged photocopies of information can be provided, on request, at no extra charge.
If you need additional support while visiting us, please let us know and we'll endeavour to meet your requirements.
Give us your feedback
We're committed to providing a focused, consistent, credible and continuously improving range of services and so we welcome feedback from everyone.
You may send us your feedback by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your feedback will be forwarded to the relevant manager.