Surrey Careers blog

Official blog of the University of Surrey's Employability and Careers Centre

How to find jobs that aren’t advertised

Traditional ways of job searching include online vacancy sites, recruitment agencies, visiting the Job Centre, advertisements on LinkedIn and word of mouth. But what if you’re interested in a sector where it’s challenging to find vacancies? You’ll need to be more creative with your job search. We have six steps that will help you get started and resources for you to delve even deeper.


My Placement Year Experience by Akshaya, Final Year Law Student

Why did you choose to do a Professional Training Year? I had a relatively unimpressive CV prior, with no work experience (fulltime or part-time) or internships and only a limited amount of volunteering experience. I knew that if I was to walk out of the Law School with a stand-out CV, I had to use […]


How SurreyConnects helps students prepare to graduate

Meet Harsha Danda, a recent graduate in MSc Data Science, who recently landed a role as a Senior Associate at JPMorgan Chase. We spoke to Harsha about his time at Surrey and how SurreyConnects helped him as he prepared to graduate. What brought you to Surrey? The data science course structure brought me here, especially […]


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