Follow up to 2nd Year SRBM Session

Hello everyone, it was lovely to meet you last week. Thank you for being such an enthusiastic group!  On this post you will find the slides from the presentation (here: SRBM 2 year in fact) – including some extras with useful hints and ideas.  The rest of post consists of links to additional support based on some of the questions and discussions from the day. Hope to see you all at the National Sports Roadshow on November 29th!


Networking overview

Informational interviewing – a great way to get advice on the ins and outs of particular careers

Using social media – how to develop a social media strategy for job hunting, using it to research careers and opportunities

Asking for references


Practice interviews at the Careers Service – role play a real interview scenario and get feedback on your performance

Further help on interviewing – DVDs: telephone interviews, case study interviews, making an impact

Gaining work experience

Don’t forget to keep checking SAGE – the database was the source of over 7 000 vacancies last year.

Occupational research

Our Occupations pages contain job profiles, vacancy sources, information about professional bodies and other related organisations (often a good source of events, information, advice and contacts).  There are many occupational families you can explore, based on the popularity of ‘Getting Started…’ leaflets last week, here are links to a couple of interest:

Advertising, marketing and PR

Leisure, Sport and Tourism

International Experience

To find out more about working abroad, visit our Global Opportunities pages

Connect to Careers Service social media

We publish unique and up to the minute opportunities and news all year around – connect with us so you don’t miss out.

Talk to a careers adviser 

Get CV and application feedback, discuss job hunting strategies, arrange a practice interview or come in for advice, information and guidance on any aspect of making the most of university and developing your careers.

Talk to our Information Team

The information desk is normally staffed throughout the day by a member of the Careers Information Team, who can guide you through the vast range of careers information. You can speak to the information officer on duty without an appointment.


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