Helpsheets and guides

This page lists our helpsheets and guides and how to access them online.

You can come in and pick up a copy of printed versions as indicated below.

Resource title PDF files Web page Printed version? 
Alternative careers in science 187 kb    
Application, CV and cover letter guide 478 kb campus only   Yes
Career planning timeline for postgraduate researchers 77.2 kb   Yes
Careers for modern linguists 140 kb    
Careers for those studying economics 36 kb    
Careers in biosciences & pharmaceuticals 128 kb    
Careers in medicine, dentistry & allied health 181 kb    
Careers in scientific analysis and R&D 262 kb    
Careers in sport 105 kb    
Changing or leaving your course   View webpage  
Charity sector and not-for-profit careers 140kb    
Choosing a career 67 kb    
Develop your employability   View webpage  
Directory of charities, volunteering and gap year opportunities 366 kb    
Don't want to use your subject? 82 kb    
Employer and job role research 27 kb    
Finding a graduate job 343 kb campus only   Yes
Finding work experience 314 kb campus only   Yes
Finding your own placement 53 kb    
How to apply for a PhD 40 kb    
How to avoid job fraud 33 kb    
How to get a postdoc 78 kb    
International development, international organisations and international relations careers 476 kb    
Interviews and assessment centres guide 414 kb campus only   Yes
Job hunting in China for Chinese students 74 kb    
Job offers and contracts 74 kb    
Just got your PhD? 24 kb   Yes
Maximise your chances of success: a guide for international students 85 kb    
Personal statements for postgraduate study applications   View webpage  
Politics careers, including working in Westminster and Europe 149 kb    
Preparing for an interview - last minute help   View webpage  
Preparing for the careers fair 42 kb    
Psychometric assessments   View webpage  
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs)   View webpage  
Social policy, social sciences and sociology careers 79 kb    
Taking a gap year 38 kb    
UK job search and recruitment: a guide for international students 81 kb    
University of Bath careers guide   View webpage Yes
What can you do with a social sciences degree? 166 kb    
What do Bath graduates do?   View webpage Yes
What research staff can expect from a careers guidance appointment & Preparation for your guidance appointment 80 kb    
What to expect from a guidance appointment & Preparation for your guidance appointment 29 kb   Yes
What the Careers Service can do for first years   View webpage Yes
Workplace culture & etiquette: a guide for students 161 kb