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Personalised support and advice

Explore our advice on finding a graduate job

Finding work, starting a business or making decisions about your future direction can be challenging when you’ve just graduated.

We'll give you personalised support and advice, no matter what stage you're at. You can access specialised support throughout the summer and for the next 5 years that includes careers workshops and exclusive Graduate Zone appointments.

All our 1-to-1 support is available through our Careers and Employability Centre or phone and video appointments. So we can help you wherever you are.

Our advisers will work with you to help you with your options and applications so that you:

  • Talk through the opportunities available
  • Plan your job search or startup strategy
  • Write a winning
  • CV and strong application
  • Prepare effectively for interviews
  • Keep going with your plans

Overall, we want to work with you to help you stay focused and on track and to ensure that you reach your goal.

‌You can also make a start by accessing our online information and advice. If you’re trying to work out what to do now you’ve graduated you can look at your options and make a plan of action using the advice in our career planning section. Our Career Guides also make an ideal starting point to find out more about the sectors that interest you.

Want to stay in the Portsmouth area after you graduate? Our Graduate Recruitment Consultancy work with local employers and can help match you with quality graduate jobs. You can also use our MyCareer online jobs board to look for roles across the UK and beyond.

If you're ready to apply for jobs you'll need to know how to succeed in the selection process. Visit our advice on CVs and applications and Interviews and assessment centres for tips and resources. Booking an appointment can help you whether you have a clear plan in mind or if you have no idea what to do next. We can also support you with feedback on your applications and help you prepare for that all important interview.

Log on to your MyCareer account to book an appointment or call us on +44 (0)23 9284 2684 to discuss our service.

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