There are a number of ways in which the University of Bolton can support you to develop your employability skills and development:

expand  Careers Service

Each year we run a number of sessions and employability workshops, focused on developing a range of skills that employers will value, and helping you to understand and navigate the whole graduate recruitment process.  Some of these sessions include:

  • CV Workshop Basics
  • Application Success
  • Intervew Skills
  • Tips for securing a work placement
  • Presentation skills and speaking with confidence
  • Graduate Recruitment Schemes

We also have Careers Advisers who can offer 1-1 consultations to discuss your career ideas and plans, but also to give constructive feedback and advice on your applications, CVs and personal statements. 

expand  Employability and Careers Resources

The Careers Service holds a vast range of resources to help you develop your employability skills and plan your future career. Visit the careers resource section of the website for reports and links relevant to employability. Check out the online tools section to help you assess your skills and abilities. Click on the graduate websites link for a full range of external job websites and information.

expand  Job Shop

If you are looking for work check out our Job Shop web pages, or follow the links to Unite with Business, job hunting skills or looking for work sections of the site.

expand  Student Volunteering

Although unpaid, the experience and skills you can gain through volunteering can be extremely valuable, particularly for those who are interested in joining the social, community and caring professions. If you would like more detailed information about how to get involved in local, national or international volunteering projects, then please visit our volunteering pages.

expand  Job Shop

If you are looking for work check out our Job Shop web pages, or follow the links to Unite with Business, job hunting skills or looking for work sections of the site.

expand  Student Representation

If you would like to get involved in Student Union activities, or sign up to become a Student Rep or join a School Council to discuss and debate the issues you and your fellow students are faced with, then click on the Student Union link.