Potential, Unlocked?

MIH unlock your potential

Over the last two weeks you’ve heard about the many services Careers Network offers and how easy it is to get support. Careers Network has helped thousands of students figure out what they want to do after Uni – you really don’t have to do this alone. Don’t just take it from us though, read on to hear the life-changing stories from our students and graduates about how the Careers Team has helped them find the right path to achieve their dream jobs.

Student stories

How can Careers Network unlock your potential? Hear from some of our current students on how reaching out to the team has helped them to move ahead in their studies and career journey.


Graduate success

Hear from our Birmingham graduates on their life-changing career path to success.

Elizabeth's dream job

Catch up with former BA Modern Languages and English student Elizabeth Conway, who after securing a Sky Sports news bursary through Careers Network is now working in her dream job as a BBC Sport journalist and presenter.

Hear Elizabeth's story

Baljinder's new path

Baljinder Singh Atwal, LLB Law, shares how the advice he received from Careers Network helped shape his career journey at an early stage and landed him his dream Solicitor role for West Midlands Police.

Hear from Baljinder

Olamide's journey

Olamide Majekodunmi, a former BSc Business Management with a Year in Industry student, credits Careers Network in landing her year in industry role. She is now Founder of ‘All Things Money’ and a freelance writer.

Read Olamide's journey 

Kamil’s success

From CV support to interview preparations, Kamil Rog shares how the Careers Service was “crucial every step of the way” to help him secure his Graduate Town Planner role.

Read Kamil's story

Jessica’s master move

“Careers Network is an underused resource, and greatly helped me to market myself to employers and view my achievements in a new light.” Hear more from former Master’s student Jessica Fitzgibbon, who, with the help of Careers Network, landed the role of Intern Resident Involvement Officer at Birmingham City Council.

Read Jessica's success 


Get a free LinkedIn photo and meet the Careers Team!

We hope you’ve been inspired by the stories and advice we’ve shared throughout the campaign… but it’s not over yet! You're invited to an exclusive ‘Unlock your Potential’ careers event where you can come for a chat and find out more. Plus get a free professional pic for your LinkedIn profile!

  • Pop along on either Tuesday 22 or Wednesday 23 March, 1-3pm in the Careers Network employer training room, G30, Aston Webb building.
  • The team will also be on hand to have a chat and talk through any questions. From learning how to use your Careers Connect account to booking events and 1:1 appointments, or discovering the range of work experience, internships and graduate opportunities available to you - ask away!
  • Plus grab a free drink and snack while you’re there...

Unlock your potential part of the 'Making it Happen' campaign


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