Practical career tips

If you wish to focus on your career or start applying for jobs, we have some interesting information for you that we have categorised by topic.

Use the following links to quickly jump from topic to topic: 

Curriculum Vitae

What constitutes a good CV? How can you make your CV stand out and draw attention to your qualities? The answers to these questions can be found in the following handout: 

CV handout

Motivation letter

How do you write a strong motivation letter that will help you to secure a job interview? You can read all about this in the following handout:

Motivation letter handout

Job interview

How should you tackle a job application? How can you make sure that you answer the most difficult questions correctly? The answers to these questions can be found in the following handout:

Job interview handout

LinkedIn

How can you use LinkedIn to your own advantage? How can you optimise your profile? Find out more in the LinkedIn handout:

LinkedIn handout

Networking

How can you meet people who will help you to move forward in your career? Find out all about this in the following handout: 

Networking handout

Terms of employment

How can you confidently participate in a discussion about your terms of employment?  Which terms should you negotiate? The answers to these questions can be found in the following handout:

Terms of employment handout

Choice of study programme

The Career Service can help you to decide what you would like to do when you have finished your studies. We will work with you to figure out what you want and what your most suitable options are. Get advice, be inspired and rise to the challenge!  More information can be found in the following handout:

Choice of study programme handout

Entrepreneurship

You have decided that you want to be an entrepreneur, but how should you go about it? In our handout, you can learn about what it takes to start your own business:

Entrepreneurship handout

Doing an internship

Would you like to know where you can find the best internships? Or do you need help with your application?  The following handout contains information about how to search and prepare for an internship:

Doing an internship handout

Applying for a job with a disability

There is a procedure for helping those students who either have a functional disability or have requested assistance and who wish to apply for their first job. More information about this can be found in the following handout:

Disability handout

Contact

If you didn’t find what you were looking for, send an email to the address below to receive tailored advice about which steps you should take.