Careers programmes

Ten things I wish I’d known in first year

Final year students who are graduating this year have something first years don’t have.  Hindsight.  Here are the top ten things they wished they had known earlier in their degree (in their own words).

1. Read your emails

2. Be proactive

3. Join clubs and societies

4. Start building your CV now

5. Ask your Careers Consultant

6. Get work experience

7. Find a tribe to inspire you

8. Use free resources

9. Apply early

10. Start networking now

Many thanks to the final years who shared their experiences and advice.  Keep up to date with all things careers at Careers, Employability and Skills

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