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Graduate
application advice

Whether you're applying for a graduate scheme, job or further study, you'll want to give careful thought to your application. You can speak to us via Skype, telephone or face-to-face for application tips, as well as looking at the useful resources below.

CVs and covering letters

Your CV or covering letter is often the first thing that a prospective employer will see while assessing your suitability for a role. It's your chance to showcase the skills you have and how they fit the role you're applying for.

For information and advice on CVs and covering letters, take a look at these resources:

Application forms

LinkedIn and Twitter

Online networking can be a powerful tool when you're searching for your next job opportunity. It can be valuable to connect with influential people in the area you want to work in. See our online networking page for best-practice tips and advice. 

Personal statements

If you're applying for postgraduate study or research, you'll often have to submit a personal statement with your application. View the following resources to help you put one together: 

Contact the Careers and Employability Service

You can contact us via TARGETconnect.

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