During your years of study there are plenty of things you can be doing that will help you recognise what career paths will interest you in the future, will provide you with a great range of skills and experiences, and will allow you to make the most of your time at University.


Looking for work experience?

You’ll find loads of links below for all kinds of work opportunities. 

You might also want to consider being entrepreneurial/freelance.  There plenty of support and information on being self-employed on offer, check out further details on our AberPreneurs page.

Why not find a mentor to offer you practical hints and tips on the career path of interest to you?  Check out our eMentoring system.

Once you have found interesting work experience options make sure you are prepared to make really impressive applications by checking out our pages on

Writing an effective CV

Making applications

Interview skills

Hints and tips on things to do in each year of study

What career paths can you follow based on your subject and department?

Skills you will need for your future

Whatever career path you ultimately decide to follow you will need to evidence all the skills that you have to show what you are capable of achieving.  Your academic studies, hobbies, work experience, clubs and societies, industrial placements and social life will have given you plenty of chances to build an extensive skills set.  For help in recognising and recording these effectively to impress employers check out our AberGrad pages.