Surrey Careers blog

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

What to do if your degree results aren’t as good as you hoped

If you are disappointed with your degree results, try to get things in perspective. If your results are lower than you’d hoped, don’t feel like you have cut off your career options. Remember there are thousands of companies that hire graduates every year and many companies care more about the person they are hiring rather than the mark on their certificate.


Top 7 Reasons for Joining a Start-Up by Limvirak Chea, CEO, Fixter

As we approach the final stage of the academic year, many of you will be searching for job opportunities. The final year students among you will be making your first steps into graduate life, whilst others may be looking for a placement, internships or summer vacancy to gain valuable experience as you continue your studies. […]


Employer Spotlight – A day in the life of an Airbus Graduate

Hi, my name is Peter Wilkinson and I joined the Airbus Defence and Space Graduate programme as part of the 2019/21 cohort. I work within the Programme Quality function which works with engineering and project management teams to deliver high performance satellite communication infrastructure, imagery and services to governmental customers across the world. As an […]


Develop your curiosity into unknown career areas at the Virtual Summer Recruitment Fair

There is a careers theory (created by Mitchell, Levin and Krumboltz*) which suggests that we can take advantage of chance encounters, unexpected occurrences, and uncertainty. This is called ‘Planned Happenstance’ – and our Virtual Summer Recruitment Fair could be the perfect time to put this theory into action. What is Planned Happenstance? ‘Planned Happenstance’ is […]


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