Careers and Job Prospects

What we provide

The Careers and Job Prospects service aims to help develop and improve the employability of our students and graduates. We provide specialist one-to-one advice, careers management sessions and employment activities covering:

  • Reviewing CVs, covering letters and application forms
  • Career planning and decision making
  • Options with a subject/degree
  • Preparing for interviews and assessment centres
  • Developing portfolios
  • Networking with employers
  • Advice about self-employment and entrepreneurship
  • Postgraduate Study

Current students can find us on iCity

Student Affairs info is available on our student portal, iCity (A university login is required).

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We also provide:

  • Access to full time work, part time jobs, work experience, and internships via our online jobs board.
  • A 24/7 online Ask Us service for careers and job queries.
  • Regular recruitment and employment events including employer led presentations, workshops, and fairs.
  • Access to business mentors to develop your understanding of the world of work.
  • Information on graduate destinations. Illustrating what our graduates are doing now.
  • Free, unlimited access to Glassdoor for Birmingham City University students. Get company reviews, interview questions, salary information and vacancies from all over the world.

Businesses – employ our graduates

If you are an employer looking to raise your profile on campus or promote your work opportunities to our students and graduates please get in touch.

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Alex Carroll

Secrets to getting a job with a Master’s degree

Wondering what career prospects you’ll have after a postgraduate degree?

Alex Carroll, one of our expert Careers Consultants, shares his tips on finding your dream job or considering options for further study.

"Being a postgraduate should bring a higher level of maturity which can be a key selling point when applying to a position"