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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10 July 2020

Have you ever thought of Googling yourself to check what records are available online? We are so used to putting our lives and thoughts on social media these days that sometimes we’re unaware of our image, and of who might be watching… Read more…

26 June 2020

Looking for work at any time can be daunting, but with COVID-19 making an unwelcome entrance, we would not blame students for feeling more nervous about it. Here’s some positive news on what’s happening in the jobs market... Read more…

16 June 2020

Merika writes from her childhood home in Washington, USA, where she will be until her return to Cambridge for the final year of her degree study. She gives her thoughts on self-care while living away from ARU during these COVID-19 times. Read more…

10 June 2020

Each year thousands of students apply for the few hundred Medicine places available in the UK. How will you show your potential and secure an offer? Read more…

1 June 2020

I’m a disabled graduate (I’m partially deaf) and every time I’ve applied for a job, I’ve faced a dilemma: do I disclose my disability or not? It is a question that candidates with additional needs wrestle with throughout their career. This blog looks at how it might benefit you to disclose. Read more…

23 May 2020

Even in these COVID-19 times, you may need to take Psychometric Tests when applying for a job. This week Nikki Pham from Practice Aptitude Tests, an organisation providing practice tests, tells us why preparation is essential… Read more…

30 April 2020

In these uncertain times, we may be reluctant to make plans for the future that might need to change at the drop of a hat. For some of you, who are concerned that the job market is unpredictable, thoughts may turn to postgraduate study as a possible next step. Read more…

21 April 2020

Despite the current COVID-19 situation you have been invited to an interview. (Congratulations! Always take the time to celebrate getting through to this stage… Read more…


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