Careers support for final years

Welcome to your final year

Regardless of the stage you’re currently at, from feeling overwhelmed by all the options open to you through to having a definite plan in place, Careers are here to help.

How we can help you

Available support

How to find a graduate job in the North West

Recruitment for some graduate schemes begins early in your final year, even though the roles don’t actually start until the summer after you graduate. Make sure you regularly check our events and vacancies pages. You might also want to explore different routes into graduate employment which take place throughout the year, such as applying for graduate jobs by sending speculative applications or using social media to find your dream job.

Book an appointment with a Careers Advisor

Now is a great time to update your CV and to start to think about how to evidence your skills for future job applications and interviews. Our Making Applications pages will give you all the help you need to get started with writing that winning CV and completing that application form.

Making the most of your final year

What can I do with my degree?

As part of your degree you will develop many transferable skills which mean that you have more careers choices than you may think:

Career planning

If you aren’t sure about your future plans, the Prospects website can be a good starting point to generate ideas.

Browse through the useful information in the Prospects Student Career Guide 2020/21

Review The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers

Watch this video to find out how best to navigate the Prospects website: