Getting started

You may be asked to complete application forms for anything from a volunteering project/placement or a part-time job right through to graduate recruiter application forms and tests. This section provides an overview of what to expect and hints and tips for success. 

Get some advice & feedback

Use the options on the menu on the left for advice on different aspects of the job application process. You can also get feedback on your applications from Careers Advisers. Book an appointment at the Library desk or submit online via careers@cumbria.ac.uk. Please note that we will give advice about content of your applications, but we do not offer a proofreading service so please check your work thoroughly before asking for feedback.

For interview preparation, you can book a mock interview with a careers adviser; please supply us with a copy of your application and the job description/person specification if possible. 

Further information

The Prospects website gives very useful information and advice on

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