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Careers and Employability ServiceStudents

Career planning

It's never too early to start planning for your future.

We are here to provide you with information, advice and guidance to support you with your career development. We can help you make informed career decisions, identify your self-promotion skills, and best prepare you for a smooth transition into further study or employment.

Use our Drop-in Service for personal advice and guidance. We would also recommend attending our 'First Steps in Planning Your Career' workshop booked through MyCareer.

What to do and when

Consider your first steps and career development priorities according to your year of study.

Career Readiness Test

Identify your strengths and career readiness using this resource developed especially for University of Southampton students.

Your skills

Learn how to record and evidence your development and identify key skills that you possess.

Your values

Identify what is important to you in a career.

Job hunting

Develop a job hunting strategy including how to research and find interesting positions.

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