ARU Blogs — Employability Service

The Employability Service team

We know that your future career prospects are important, and we're here to help you prepare for the world of work.

Whether you've just joined ARU or you're starting to think about graduation, the Employability Service can support you with career planning, job searches, interview preparation and more. We also organise a host of events, including careers fairs, workshops and opportunities to meet employers.

Our monthly blog shares tips and features on preparing for the world of work.

If you'd like to catch up in person, simply drop in to see us in Cambridge or Chelmsford.

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11 March 2020

On top of university assignments, projects, part-time work, volunteering and hobbies you are told that you need to ‘network’ too. So what does that really mean? Read more…

3 March 2020

ARU's newest Employability & Careers Adviser, Khrieu, gives a flavour of the support that's on offer to our students, from CV surgeries to interview preparation, and much more... Read more…

18 February 2020

Ellie works full-time for a recruitment company, having initially joined them for a period of work experience. Here, Ellie discusses how that work experience helped her secure the role she has now. Read more…

28 January 2020

As a careers adviser, students often share with me their anxieties about there not being enough graduate jobs, and doubts that a degree really will help their career – after all, ‘everybody has a degree’. I too have seen this in the media, but is it real? Or are these myths? Read more…

14 January 2020

A new year is an opportunity to make positive changes and - love them or loathe them - you may have already been making New Year's resolutions and setting the goals you want to achieve over the next 12 months. Why not include some career goals in that? Read more…

26 November 2019

It seems like only yesterday that I was writing the first ever edition of our Employability Service blog and now, in what feels like the blink of an eye, the end of the trimester is nearly upon us! Read more…

18 November 2019

Many of our students take a placement year as part of their course - usually between years 2 and 3. Here's how our Placements Team can help you secure the perfect role. Read more…


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