Careers support for first years

Welcome to Edge Hill Careers. We’re delighted that you are visiting our website – here’s how we can help you:

Available support

Making the most of your first 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.

  • Explore a range of career paths: Help by Subject
  • Following your undergraduate degree you may choose to do further study: further study options
  • Volunteering can be a  way to try something which may help you choose a career. It also provides a great opportunity to give something back to the community, make friends and find out more about the local area. Community Connect gives you more information about opportunities to volunteer in the Ormskirk, Skelmersdale and Burscough area and how you can get involved.
  • Develop your skills by completing Extra Edge

Extra-Edge is a special programme for First Year students on an undergraduate degree. The programme enables you to track your work-related skills and will recognise the efforts you make by undertaking a range of activities

Find out more and complete our Expression of Interest form now  at Extra Edge Certificate

  • Target jobs  introduction for first years on how to boost your employability while enjoying university life. Career Survival Pack

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: