Careers support for graduates


CareerConnect allows you to search for opportunities, register for events, and book appointments. All graduates can continue to access CareerConnect for two years after they finish their course.

If you are a summer 2021 graduate, you can continue to use CareerConnect using your student email address. Once access to your student email ends, you can set up for your free, graduate account by selecting ‘Graduate sign in and registration’. Follow the instructions on-screen to register. You will need your alumni ID number, which is the same as your student ID.

Graduate access to CareerSet online CV and cover letter checker

Get instant CV or cover letter feedback 24/7 with CareerSet, wherever you are in the world. Log into CareerConnect to find your exclusive alumni code, then use it to create your CareerSet account. Remember to use the same email you used when you registered for CareerConnect!

Graduate Support

As a recent graduate of The University of Manchester 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:

Get in touch if you would like to discuss how we can support you with your career. Check out our 5 top tips for reconnecting with the Careers Service as a recent graduate, or go head and book a one-to-one careers appointment with one of our Careers Consultants via Zoom, Skype or telephone.

Get help finding a graduate job

  • CareerConnect Access opportunities 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 register for 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 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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