There is more to picking your degree to set you on your desired career path. It helps to research the best subjects, majors and experiences that will help you.

Finding your career path

There is more than just picking your degree to set you on your chosen career path.

While at university it helps to:

  • research the best subject, major and degree options for your career path
  • identify skills that you need for your career and look at ways you can get these
  • look at opportunities for work experience in your field.

For a successful and happy career you may find it useful to create a plan and consider how you can achieve your goals. Current students and alumni can always book an appointment with the Careers Service to discuss a career plan, but as a starting point it can be handy to explore the type of careers that are linked to your degree by visiting Degrees to Careers

Tips and career boosters
  • Get some part time work to build an understanding of the workplace and gain referees.
  • Draft a resume now and get it checked by the Careers Service so you have time to build and refine during your degree.
  • Make an appointment with the Careers Service to explore your career path, required skills and get advice on majors and subject selection.
  • Start interviewing family, friends and contacts to gather information about your career path.
  • Look at opportunities for you to network and build your contacts.
  • Attend one of the Careers Service workshops on job applications, interviews and looking for work.