Congratulations! We know how different it is to graduate whilst during a pandemic, but there is no reason not to diminish the celebration all the same. We are incredibly proud of your achievements and cannot wait to support you on your journey to greater heights, no matter near or far.
Don’t forget, even after graduating, the USW Careers team is here to support you all the way. With funding support from Welsh Government, USW Careers is pleased to be able to offer an enhanced package of support for recent graduates whose careers have been adversely impacted by COVID-19. Discover how USW Careers provide an enhanced package of support for you: from 1-2-1 career coaching, a host of online resources, and a series of exclusive events, taster sessions and masterclasses.
Unlock direct access to our Career Development course with self-directed resources available to you as and when you need them.
Demonstrating commercial awareness is a critical skill for many graduate roles. This workshop will guide you in understanding commercial success in different contexts, from how project success is measured to how commercial awareness can be shown at interview. You will learn how to impress employers through demonstrating commercial awareness, with lots of practical examples to help you apply this learning to your job and placement search.
Time management, motivation and accountability are just a few of the topics covered in this workshop. This workshop will show participants how to improve their output, create more time for themselves and get things done, with numerous hints and tips that will serve them well in their first graduate job.
Communication is the bedrock of any successful relationship. Whether working digitally or in person, communication skills need to be highly developed if you are to succeed in the modern workplace. This session explores tips, tricks and communication potholes that we should all work to avoid. It will also analyse how and why different communication styles work in different scenarios.
This session supports you in considering your personal values and what is important to you in your current and future career and life. This is a reflective workshop with group activities and coaching sessions to aid self-awareness and help you to articulate your life and work experiences in an effective way. You will leave the session with improved confidence in discussing your own experiences.
Our career and skills development system. It is jam-packed with resources, tools and learning materials to help you understand yourself better and the options open to you, develop your skills, and present yourself well to employers – including great resources to help you create a fantastic LinkedIn profile.
Rebecca is a former USW BA History student who graduated in 2015. During her two years working on the Business Management Graduate Scheme with Enterprise Rent-A-Car Rebecca has had two promotions and is now learning about recruitment within HR. Rebecca didn’t know what she wanted to do after graduating from university with a History degree. She has now landed the role of HR Talent Acquisition Specialist.