What We Do
Whatever stage you are at with your career planning, from fresher to final year and beyond, we are here to inspire and support your career choices.
Explore your options
Our professional Careers team is happy to advise you with your career planning. There are a number of ways in which you can get advice and guidance. Find out more
We also provide access to a wide range of resources to inform your career choices. As well as a well stocked library on the second floor of the Hub, we also have a comprehensive Virtual Library, containing links to over 2500 resources searchable by degree subject or job type.
In addition, we offer advice on your job/ further study applications. In our Making Applications section you will find information on all aspects of the application process, including CV samples, a template for writing covering letters and online practice psychometric tests.
Develop your skills and attributes
Engaging in co-curricular activities will help you to gather evidence of your development of Aberdeen Graduate Attributes which will be important in marketing yourself to employers. These activities include work placements, career mentoring, the STAR Award, the BP Student Tutoring Scheme, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship events and Study Abroad opportunities. The Careers Service has a dedicated Co-curricular Team who can help you develop your skills and attributes while at university. Find out more
Connect with employers
We post details of the latest graduate jobs, placements and internships every day on our website. Registration is required but it is free and will allow you to receive regular email alerts of opportunities relevant to you. Register now
The Careers Service also has a dedicated Work Placement team which sources placements exclusively for University of Aberdeen students. Find out more
Throughout the year we advertise a wide range of careers events on our website, the majority of which take place on campus, including employer presentations, careers fairs and skills workshops. View a list of current events
To find out more about what the Careers Service does, read our Annual Report for 2010-2012 (published November 2012)