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Compete for a job

Everything you need to know about finding a job, from researching the job market to taking part in an interview.

How to find a job

Get advice on the job market, where to look for a job and who can help you in your search.

Researching the employer and the role

Before you submit a CV, cover letter, application form or attend an interview, you'll need to investigate the organisation and the role in more depth.

Application forms

Find out what an employer is looking for, example questions and answers and advice on writing a personal statement.

CVs and cover letters

Learn the different types of CV, what to include and how to present your information.


Guidance on the different types of interview – including assessment centres – as well as how to prepare for them, what employers want to see and more.

Equality and diversity in the workplace

Help for students and graduates who may face additional career planning challenges related to their sexual orientation, gender or ethnicity.