Calling all first years
Welcome to Essex. Wondering where to get started? There are loads of practical things you can do from day 1 to get experience and develop skills. Start here.
Our Employability and Careers Centre helps you make the most of your
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
We have lots of careers events and workshops running this term, all designed to
help you develop skills, research future career options and meet employers. Some are one-off annual events, so don't miss out.
frontrunners is our original placement scheme that offers students paid work opportunities on campus. We're currently advertising a small number of placements that are starting as soon as possible in the autumn.
Start your job search and career development now with the new Essex CareerHub resource. Make sure you activate your account with your Essex email and PRid number to access the jobs board and to book on to our events.