Student Services: Careers

Vision Statement

Careers Vision

Careers is here to support you in developing and managing your career and to provide a client centred service with the emphasis on high quality, professional and impartial advice and guidance

Students

We will help you to:

  • identify and explore your career options, including further study as well as full time and part time work
  • clarify your goals and provide you with support in achieving them
  • develop awareness of your skills, qualities and motivations and how to articulate these in applications and interviews
  • access resources and develop strategies to find part time and full time work, work experience and graduate opportunities
  • update your knowledge of labour market intelligence (LMI) including trends in the recruitment and selection procedures of a range of recruiters . 

Employers

London Metropolitan University has a diverse student body and offers a recruitment pool of student and graduates with a wide range of skills, knowledge and experience.

We offer employers the opportunity to:

  • advertise vacancies and work placements free of charge to current students and recent graduates
  • meet our students and graduates at our jobs fairs and careers events and to network with university staff
  • deliver presentations to groups of students and alumni
  • participate in our mentoring programme for students.

Faculties

We work collaboratively with faculties to enhance the employability of your students by:

  • supporting staff in embedding employability within the curriculum
  • providing a link careers consultant for your faculty as a point of contact for any enquiries or requests
  • offering a menu of careers and employability-related activities through workshops, presentations to large and small groups, attendance at employability events, open days and induction programmes
  • acting as a referral point for academic and faculty staff regarding individual students.

University staff

We offer one to one confidential careers appointments to members of University staff.