Assessment centres, like a traditional interview, are a way to assess your suitability for a job. They involve a combination of tasks and activities and will usually involve multiple candidates. They are typically used by large graduate recruiters.
As with interviews, it is crucial that you have prepared before you arrive. Use the following information to get started:
Prospects - Assessment centres
TARGETjobs - Assessment centres
You can also complete our
assessment centres course on the Careers emodule for an introduction into preparing for an assessment centre.
Further information and support
We are here to help if you get stuck or need a member of staff to provide some impartial feedback and advice. Here's how you can get support from us:
Book an appointment with a member of staff. They can talk you through the assessment centre process and give you tips on how to prepare.
Ask a question on CareerHub. Ideal for students and graduates who cannot get to an appointment in person. We aim to respond within three working days.