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Start your job search and career development now with the new Essex CareerHub resource. Log in using your regular Essex campus account details to access the jobs board and book on to our events.

Our Employability and Careers Centre 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 experience.

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

Essex Interns

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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.

UROP placements

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Our Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme gives you the chance to help an academic with a research project. You'll learn new skills which will enhance your CV and be paid a bursary. We're taking applications now.

Jobs, skills and more

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