Explore your career horizons

Tracey Dall
Tuesday 16 January 2024

We are delighted to welcome back all returning students.  We hope you enjoyed the winter break and are ready to start Semester 2!

We have organised a varied programme of events and activities over the next few weeks to help you:

  • explore your options
  • develop awareness of your strengths and priorities
  • gain insight and inspiration by learning more about your career options
  • seek further support.

Here are a few ideas to get you started:

Make the most of our events

We organise many events, including:

  • skills workshops
  • networking events
  • employer and alumni presentations.

Attending these events is a great way to explore your career options, see what’s out there, and develop your employability skills. Book via CareerConnect.

‘Explore your career horizons’ day – Friday 26 January

Don’t miss the opportunity to find out more about the Careers Centre and how to find a part-time job in St Andrews.

  • Decoding the Careers Centre – 11am to 2pm and 1.30pm to 2.30pm
  • How to find a part-time job – 12.30pm to 1pm and 3pm to 3.30pm

All students welcome – book a place via CareerConnect.

Apply for CoffeeConnect

Semester 2 applications

  • Monday 15 January to Sunday 28 January 2024
  • Monday 13 May to Sunday 26 May 2024

Coffee Connect matches you up with an alumnus to have a relaxed chat over virtual coffee, discuss career matters, meet people and grow your network. Hearing graduates’ stories and learning from their experiences is a great way to get inspired about your own journey through university. The Careers Centre will take the stress out of networking by making the connection for you.  Further details and apply.

What to do when you don’t know what to do!

The following short videos look at the first five steps to help you clarify the big question what to do when you don’t know what to do‘.

Remember that you can book an appointment to speak to a Careers Adviser.  These 15-minute appointments can cover any aspect of your current or future career aspirations, including help with applying for postgraduate study.

Sign up for a Saints Skills Award

The Saints Skills Awards can help you get and talk about the skills employers want.

There are two awards:

Both awards are open to all students, in any year of study.

Explore career options

The Careers Centre can help you find a career, whatever your year of study or wherever you are in your career journey:

No matter what stage you are at in your career journey, we can support you in identifying and achieving your career ambitions.

And finally…

We are open Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm.  If you have any questions about any of our services or resources, please submit an online query. We look forward to seeing you all soon!

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