Section 1 - Where are you now?
'Where are you now?' is designed to help you to establish what kind of career would suit you best.
- Thinking about what you want from your career
- Assessing how close you are to deciding on a career
- Considering what would appeal to you in a job
Section 2 - Where do you want to be?
'Where do you want to be?' looks at the options that are available to you when you complete your studies.
- Information about the different options, such as part-time work and self-employment
- What are graduates in your subject doing six months after leaving university?
- Using a computer package to narrow your search for the ideal job
- Examples of careers suitable for someone with a degree in your subject
- Jobs where the degree subject isn't important
- Information about options with a physical sciences degree
- Which organisations may be able to support you in further study
- How can you tailor your degree to make yourself a more attractive candidate to a potential employer?
Section 3 - Getting the balance right
'Getting the balance right' is about making sure that your working life fits in well with your home life.
- Thinking about how personal circumstances can affect the suitability of a career path
- What is your situation and what effect might that have?
- Analysing job advertisements to determine the type of person that would fit best
- Documents explaining your rights in various working situations
- Information about self-employment
Section 4 - Skills Audit
'Skills Audit' covers assessing how well developed your transferable skills are.
- What are the main skills that employers look for?
- Assessing the current level of your skills
- Finding examples of skills used in part-time work
- What values are the most important to you?
- Keeping a record of situations where you used a particular skill, for future reference
- Profile detailing the skills that you are likely to have developed as part of your course
- Looking at your priorities with regard to skills