Planning Ahead

Some employers work with recruitment timetables based around the academic year, however many graduate recruiters are becoming increasingly flexible with their hiring schedule.

Many career advisers tell us students don't realise that some jobs and courses are advertised at the beginning of their final year with very early closing dates. This means that it is important to start generating and researching career ideas from your first year at university and also to get involved with activities that will enhance your CV.

In this section you can also find information to help you plan for your future career:

We recommend that you start preparing for a graduate career as early as possible in order to take advantage of the opportunities that will be available to you. As the year goes on, deadlines will pass and vacancies will be filled. As a guide we have reproduced a plan that incorporates a traditional graduate recruitment timetable; however you can register with us for free at any time.

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