Fast Track events
An exclusive offer for final-year students aiming to work in the UK after
graduation. Get help and support planning and making decisions, develop your CV,
improve application form and interview skills, and market yourself effectively to employers.
Our Employability and Careers Centre (E&CC) helps you make the most
of your Essex experience.
You don't need to have your future all planned out before you see us. We
offer friendly, professional support and one-to-one advice to students and Essex
graduates. We aim to help in enhancing your employability, directing you to
exciting opportunities to develop your skills, improve your CV and gain valuable
Gain skills and experience
- Develop job hunting skills and meet employers at our careers events
- Undertake a frontrunners placement or an off-campus paid internship
- Study or work abroad as part of your course
- Showcase all your extra-curricular achievements with the Big essex Award
Internships are an excellent way to earn money and develop a stand-out CV. Register with us for
information on paid internship opportunities with local, national and even international employers.
frontrunners is our original placement scheme that offers students paid work opportunities on campus. You'll get on-placement training and great
experience to add to your CV.
Our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme gives you a unique opportunity to work alongside
an academic on a research project. You will learn new skills which will enhance your CV and you will be paid a bursary.