Careers Network has the resources to help you make your way
successfully through application and selection processes, whether
for opportunities such as jobs and work experience, or applying for
on campus research projects or further study.
Follow the links below for our quick “need to know” information
on some of the key topics, see 5 Steps to success in
recruitment to access further information and resources - enrol
on 5 steps to success in recruitment, or take part in apply yourself
Online application forms are an increasingly common feature
of the recruitment landscape. This section provides a first look at
why they are used, common types of questions and some
strategies for answering these
Popular with employers large and small assessment centres
can be daunting if you don’t know what to expect. We provide
an overview on likely areas to be assessed, how, and some top
tips on how to prepare.
CVs and cover letters can often be the first contact a potential
employer or supervisor has of you. We start you off here with the
basics. Why do employers use them, what to include and a host
of useful links.
Interviews are a great opportunity to showcase your skills and
enthusiasm but it is important to be prepared. Information here
introduces some preparation techniques, the different types of
interviews you might be invited to and some of our top tips on
answering typical interview questions.
Psychometric testing is a popular method of assessment used by
employers to gauge the suitability of potential job candidates. Visit
the link above for a full definition and some information on where
they are used and what to expect as well as links to some of our
resources - enrol on the course
We run a number of interactive workshops on the topics above
throughout the term to help you apply yourself to securing the
opportunities you want - find out more about apply yourself workshops.
See our Quick Guides you can complete yourself:
Book to see an adviser, book a mock interview or browse
Student Help pages.