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. Placements for the Spring Term are being advertised now.
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.
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.
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.