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Careers Service

Support for graduates of The University of Manchester

As a recent graduate you can continue to use the Careers Service within your eligibility period – usually for two years after completing your degree.

This means you will continue to have access to:

In this unprecedented times of uncertainty in the labour market, we want to reassure you that we are available to support you as you look for graduate opportunities, postgraduate study or transition into the world of work.

Although the Careers Service on campus has temporarily closed due to Covid 19, we are still here for all of our students and recent graduates.

You can access our staff and services online. Application and CV advice can be provided via email, while Careers Consultants are offering careers guidance appointments via telephone, Skype or Zoom.

Get in touch if you would like to discuss how we can support you with your career. Not sure where to start? Check out our 5 top tips for reconnecting with the Careers Service as a recent graduate, or go head and book an appointment.

New graduate? It's not too late to find a graduate job this year

  • CareersLink Access vacancies and events for University of Manchester students and graduates. When your student account stops working, use the graduate login and follow the instructions on screen to activate your graduate account.
  • Graduate Job Search 200+ targeted searches for graduate jobs across a range of sectors.
  • Manchester Graduate Talent Paid, graduate-level roles in Greater Manchester for 2019 and 2020 graduates from The University of Manchester.
  • Finding work in Manchester Our guide on finding work in Manchester, including information on where to look for opportunities and Manchester’s top graduate employers.
  • Finding hidden graduate jobs Our guide on how to access graduate opportunities and work experience that aren’t openly advertised, including tips on making speculative applications and networking.

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