Stages of study

Whatever stage you're at in your studies, we have information tailored to your needs.

First years

Your first year at the University of Birmingham is a chance to explore your career options and discover the services available to you at Careers Network. This timeline highlights key careers events and fairs plus activities and work experience opportunities you can apply for.

Starting University is an exciting time and you may not think much about what you'll do after university. You will want to make the most of your first year though and by doing that you'll be better prepared for whatever you decide to do after your course.

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Get your first year off to a flying start with our video.

Second and penultimate years

There are many things you can do during your second / penultimate year at the University of Birmingham to enhance your career prospects and develop your skills. This timeline highlights key careers events and fairs plus activities and work experience opportunities you can apply for.

Now you've finished your first year, you're ready to start exploring your options after university with our video.

Final years

Your final year at the University of Birmingham can be an intense time, but don’t forget to make the most of Careers Network’s services. This timeline highlights key careers events and fairs plus activities and work experience opportunities you can apply for.

Are you currently studying for a postgraduate degree or considering doing so? Check out our postgraduate pages.

Worrying because you think you're out of time for career planning? It's never too late to start - let our video help you with your preparation.

Graduates

We are committed to supporting you as you enter the world of employment, whether you need to talk through your options, practice for interviews, or find the job that's right for you. For up to 2 years after graduation, you can access our full range of support at Careers Network.