Exploring career options

What can you do with your course, and how can you research the opportunities available to you?

It's important to take the time to research your options and test out ideas, so that you can be ready to apply for jobs when you graduate.

Get started

With so many career options available, it can be hard to know where to begin.

Research employers and sectors

Build on your ideas by learning more about specific sectors and organisations.

Grow your network

Make a great impression with employers and access the 'hidden' job market through your professional contacts.

Bristol Connects

Bristol Connects is an online networking and mentorship platform for alumni, students and staff. Find out how to use Bristol Connects to find a career expert who will offer you advice and guidance to help you in your career. 

Bristol Mentors

The Bristol Mentors scheme matches successful applicants with an alumni mentor who will help you explore ideas, share advice and give you an edge to break into the job sector that interests you. Find out if you are eligible to participate in this programme.

Explore your options

Read Chloe's blog post to find out how she used her time at University to explore different options and decide on what career suited her best.

Access resources

Browse our collection of resources for support with CVs, applications, interviews and much more.

The Careers Service blog

Read the latest student and graduate stories, round-ups of Careers events and top tips and advice from your Careers Service.

Did you know?

Around 70% of advertised vacancies do not require a specific degree and are open to all graduates.

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