University of Bath

Careers Service information for new and returning students

If you are new to the University or returning and haven't used us before, find out what the Careers Service does and how to access our support.

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New and returning students can access Careers resources online

What we do

The Careers Service offers careers support, advice and guidance to students, researchers and graduates. We are friendly, confidential, impartial and free. Whether you know exactly what you are doing or have no idea, we can support you.

We offer one-to-one appointments to help you with your career choices or your CV, cover letter or applications. We organise a range of events and skills workshops throughout the year. We also provide a huge number of resources to help inform your career planning.

Our office is in the Virgil Building in the city centre. Find out more about our location

MyFuture

Myfuture is our hub for all things Careers. You can log in using your University username and password. Find out more about what each section offers you below.

Access MyFuture

Opportunities

Browse thousands of graduate jobs, internships, placements, and other opportunities specifically targeting Bath students and graduates.

Find opportunities on MyFuture

Appointments

Book an appointment to speak to an Adviser. We offer appointments for any careers-related questions as well as dedicated slots of CV and applications advice.

Find out more about our appointments

Events

Book your place on one of our many events. These include workshops and skills sessions from our Careers team as well as events from external employers too.

Find out more about our events programme

Resources

Access Careers resources, including video series and webinar recordings to support you in your career development.

We are currently transitioning our resources over from our old website. So you can also check out our Resource Catalogue to view more resources.

Access resources on MyFuture

Website

Our website also offers access to information that can help you with your career planning.

Information pages

We have a range of information pages to help you through different aspects of your career planning. As well as specific pages dedicated to international students and researchers.

View our information pages

Publications

We produce in-house helpsheets and guides. These are written by our Careers Advisers and are full of tips and advice on a range of different topics.

See our list of Careers publications

Practice tests and interviews

We subscribe to software packages that allow you to practice tests that employers often use in their selection process.

Find out more about psychometric testing and our software

We also offer practice interview software. This allows you to practice your interview technique on over 7000 questions with a virtual interviewer.

Find out more about InterviewStream

Resource catalogue

We have created a catalogue of relevant careers resources to help you explore different career options, develop your skills and inform your planning.

We are currently working to transition our catalogue from our old website onto a new platform. So as well as the resource catalogue, make sure you look at the Resources tab in MyFuture too.

Access the resource catalogue

Blog

We also write regular blog posts to give you different insights into all things careers. There is advice from our advisers, insights about employers, case studies from graduates and much more. Make sure to subscribe so you never miss a post.

View our blog

Part-time jobs

In the Careers Service we specialise in graduate jobs, internships, work experience and further study options.

Part-time jobs that fit around your studies are looked are handled the Students' Union.

Visit SU Jobs

Make the most of your first year

If you are in your first year of an undergraduate degree, career planning and graduate jobs can seem a long way off. However it is never too early to start thinking about your career plans. Take a look at our page for first years to find out how you can make the most of this time.

Go to Careers information for first year students

Final year and PGT students

If you are in your final year or on a taught postgraduate course (PGT), whether you are already applying to graduate schemes or still have no idea what you want to do -we can help. All the support and resources we have already mentioned on this page will help you to plan the next steps in your career or further study.

In addition, final year and PGT students can also access appointments on campus from their specialist faculty Careers Adviser. You will be able to see and book these in MyFuture up to 14 days in advance.

Find out who your Faculty Careers Adviser is

Stay in touch

If you need more help or want to keep updated on all things Careers, there are lots of ways to get in contact with us and keep up to date. We send out weekly emails to keep you informed about upcoming events.

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