Getting the most out of your work experience

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Fact: employers are looking for graduates with relevant work experience.

In a job market in which the competition for graduate level jobs is very high, relevant work experience (paid or unpaid) is often the key to success.    

For help with finding, planning and getting the most out of work experience, access the Work Experience e-lesson in the Careers e-module, accessible via your Moodle course list. Available to all staff and students.

  • clarify your understanding of the benefits of work experience and the range of opportunities

  • begin to plan how to find work experience relevant to your possible career path

  • plan how to get the most out of such an opportunity in terms of your future employability.

For Graduates and to find out more about work experience follow the links on this page.