Improve your employability and prepare for your future

Do you want to make sure your career gets the best start? The Careers and Employability Service are here throughout your course and beyond to support you with your career planning. We offer support online, by email, by phone and in person. Click the links below to see what we have to offer, and don't forget to check out what's happening at our events!

What do I get from the Careers & Employability service?

You can access the Careers & Employability service from the day you arrive, throughout your studies, and for up to three years after you graduate. We can help with finding and applying for part-time and seasonal jobs, graduate jobs and further study, as well as helping you to identify and develop those all important graduate skills! 

Find out what else the service offers here

Request a Careers appointment

We offer 30-minute face-to-face appointments at our Ambleside, Carlisle (Fusehill Street and Brampton Road) and Lancaster campuses. We also offer appointments by phone or Skype for students at other campuses and graduates. To request an appointment please complete this short questionnaire: Appointment Request Form. If you have any issues in completing the questionnaire, you can email for support. 

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Get the job you deserve!

The Career Ahead employability award can help you to make the most of your time at university, and will ensure that your graduate job applications stand out from the rest.

The award has been developed by the Careers and Employability Service and is based on what employers look for in their ideal candidate.

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