Employability and careers
We offer all Essex students expert advice on graduate careers,
self-employment, study abroad, postgraduate courses and international
opportunities. Our aim is to help you get great experiences that look good
on your CV, develop skills and discover what you really want to do so you
can become more employable. We will help you find relevant opportunities,
meet employers, know how to apply effectively and understand how to manage
your own career development.
We have three bases:
- Employability & Careers Centre on Square 2 of our Colchester Campus;
- at the Info Point on floor 2 of The Forum at our Southend Campus; and
- Essex Abroad room Room 1E.3.503 (entrance off square 1) Colchester Campus.
Our services include:
You can view our events programme online and book to attend now.
Get that job!
Start your job search by using our job hunting
resources for guidance or visit our Centre for
individual help and advice.
Our Big e project will link you with all the extra things
you can do on top of your degree to enhance our employability so you can make
the most of your experience at Essex.
There are lots of volunteering opportunities available on-campus, from becoming
a peer mentor to joining our Students' Union's vTeam. Get involved, help others and give your CV a boost!