- The University of Exeter & your career
- My Career Zone
- Career research
- Skills training and events
- Part-time jobs
- Graduate jobs
- CVs, applications, interviews
- Global employability
- Enterprise and self-employment
- Postgraduate Researchers and Research Staff
- Information for graduates
- Information for employers
- Information for staff
- Contact us
The Career Zone
University of Exeter Forum
Tel: 01392 724493
Career Zone, The Exchange, Tremough Campus, Penryn, Cornwall,
Tel: 01326 253735
Our Information resources are located at the Career Zone in the Forum on the Streatham campus, and in the Exchange at Tremough.
Students and graduates are welcome to come in and use the computers for careers research or browse through the magazines, directories, books and other resources detailed below, at any time we are open.
- The Exeter Careers Guide 2013 - Introduces our range of guidance and opportunities.
- Job and Information Directories - with details of Graduate schemes, internships etc.
- Careers Magazines - We hold general and specific career magazines covering most types of work, and some targeted at graduates with disabilities and students from ethnic minorities.
- Postgraduate Publications - These provide advice on postgraduate study and funding.
Both campuses hold a large number of careers reference books on making applications, taking psychometric tests, accepting job offers, post graduate study and funding, gap year information, working abroad, advertising, media, law and much more. To look at any of our books, please ask at our Career Zone enquiry desks. Streatham books are searchable via the Main Library Catalogue. To view a full list of our reference books via the catalogue insert 'Careers Collection' under 'keyword'.
Please ask our information staff for login information.
- Adult Directions - Career and skills matching tool. This can be accessed via a computer in the Information Room or online via login.
- Practice online Psychometric Test - Example of the standardised, scientific tests often used by employers to assess intelligence, ability, potential and personality.
- If you’re looking for a list of hundreds of mainstream employers, we hold a variety of directories, free for you to take away. Stocks are limited, but reference copies are always available.
Self help sheets
Click on the links below to download a copy to print.
- I've no idea what I want to do
- I'm looking for a graduate level job
- How do I write a CV, or fill in an application form?
- I have a job interview, how do I prepare?
- Job hunting in the national press (.pdf)
- How can I find a Work Placement or Vacation Work?
- How can I find Gap Year work or Voluntary Work?
- I'm a Graduate, how can the Employability & Graduate Development Division help?
- How does the Employability & Graduate Development Division support Equal Opps?