Freshers Week 2021

5 tips to boost your employability and help you get that Graduate job

You may feel like graduating in 3 years’ time is a long way off, but getting a head start on some of these in your first year will go a long way to making your CV look brilliant by your third year!

  1. Make time to get advice from the Career Services to start thinking about post-uni life!
  2. Use the Handshake App to attend networking events and to apply for jobs/internships.
  3. Apply for the Exeter Award, which will benefit your CV and help to develop transferable skills that are essential in the workplace.
  4. After getting your Exeter Award, you can apply for the Exeter Leaders Award, which allows you to practice a leadership activity!
  5. Participate in the Careers Mentor Programme to get a better idea of where you want to go with your career!


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