How can we help you?
We offer a welcoming, supportive environment where you can access impartial careers information, advice and guidance from professionally qualified staff.
We are based in Student Central on floor 0, and we're open Monday to Friday with appointments until 6pm during semester time.
Below are the details of the services that students and graduates of the University of Bradford can access all year round (see also our full statements of service).
Please feel free to email us, phone us on 01274 234991 or call in to reception if you'd like any more information.
For current students
Our team are here to help with all your careers-related queries from your first year onwards, so please get in touch to see how we can assist you. Below are a few suggestions on ways to get involved and make the most of our services during your studies, and at the same time gain skills and experience to boost your career prospects.
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We're here to help with all stages of the job seeking process, from finding jobs and putting your application together to succeeding at interview and negotiating assessment centres. And as well as one-to-one appointments with our careers staff, there's lots of information and resources on this website, written and verified by staff of Career and Employability Services specifically for University of Bradford students. Most of the information is freely available, but some enhanced services such as Build My Career and Jobs Online require you to login using your Bradford username and password.
You can also pick up your free copy of our booklet Your Guide To... Getting a job in careers reception, where there is also a library of other career skills books and publications.
We're always happy to speak to you, so please come and see us, give us a call on 01274 234991 or email us to find out more.
As University of Bradford graduate, you still have access to our services for up to five years after your studies. If you no longer live in Bradford or are unable to come onto campus we can also arrange careers guidance by email, phone and Skype. We also offer specific opportunities for graduates, including:
- The Graduate Programme includes career coaching and workshops to help you transition into your life after university.
The Bradford Graduate Internship Programme a 10-week paid placement to help you gain relevant work experience and improve your employability skills, with the potential for permanent employment.
- The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Career Management in Practice our new flexible postgraduate qualification which includes a work placement and a programme designed to enable you to develop the insights and skills to enable you to manage your own career plan. Free places are available for University of Bradford graduates.
Quick links for graduates
Students and graduates of other universities
Students and graduates of other universities are welcome to use our information resources. However if you need individual advice or guidance, please contact the careers service at your own university. They should be able to provide guidance by email, phone or Skype if you are not on campus. A list of university careers services can be found on AGCAS.
Other sources of information include:
- Prospects, a graduate careers information website which offers information and advice on career options, CVs and covering letters, answering application form questions, preparing for interviews, postgraduate study and more.
- The National Careers Service is an impartial careers service for people across England. If you are over 19 you can contact an adviser for face-to-face guidance.