What Different Jobs Involve
The range of jobs which graduates enter is wide, with direct entry often possible e.g. Civil Service, banking and postgraduate study helpful or required for others e.g. social work, legal profession. To access job descriptions and information - the foremost online career websites are noted below and other resources include -
Attend careers fairs, click here to watch this year Careers Fair
Attend relevant career talks. For upcoming event click on this link - Event and News section
Take away booklets to help you research options available from the Careers Information
Library, including "Occupations Information Booklet" and "Sector Description Information
Professional bodies are a great source of information
Network/seek advice from anyone who can help e.g. academics, tutors, careers advisers, college alumni, friends, relatives, employers
Gain work experience - paid or unpaid. You understand more realistically what a job entails by doing it.
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