Surrey Careers blog

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

Discover, Develop and Dive In to Interactive Business Skills on Surrey Pathfinder

Careers Ambassador Holly Grant has dived in to the interactive Business Skill Section of Surrey Pathfinder and discovered that that the resources will help her develop skills across a diverse range of industries     Development Tools include information applicable to different sectors   The Business Skills section can be found under ‘Development tools’ on Surrey […]


Working Abroad: Widen Your Horizons

Ever thought about working abroad during your placement year, vacation or after you graduate? Love the idea of experiencing a new culture and getting to grips with a new language? Looking for a chance to showcase your academic skills in a completely new environment? Working abroad, wherever you choose to go, will likely offer you an […]


Autumn Careers Fair 2017: ‘What truly impressed me was the transferable skills I could offer employers’

Our Summer Recruitment Fair is on Wednesday 9th May. International Events Management student, Harry Bower, tells us about his visit to the Autumn careers fair. Follow his advice to be sure of a successful day.   Waiting for something…anything! My name is Harry Bower and I’m a final year International Events Management student preparing myself for […]


Five Tips to Prepare for the Summer Recruitment Fair

With the University of Surrey’s Summer Recruitment Fair only two weeks away, we share our 5 top tips on how to prepare and get the most out of this event. On Wednesday 9th May, we will welcome over 40 exhibitors to campus, from large graduate recruiters to smaller organisations which are actively looking to recruit […]


Do you fancy yourself as the next Steve Jobs or Elon Musk? Introducing HackSurrey, USSU’s Hackathon Society.

Can you think of a job or career that does not touch technology? It is very hard! Technology has infiltrated everything we do from banking to socialising to booking concert tickets. It is unstoppable, so whatever career you are thinking about, understanding how technology works is as important as learning how to talk. This is […]


My Professional Training Year – Holly Boothroyd, Microsoft

Holly Boothroyd from Computing and Information Technology was named FEPS Placement Student of the Year. She tells us about her year at Microsoft. The Process Rewind to the start of second year and placement was the main thing on my mind. It would be my first “real” job, thus I had many questions on how to […]


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