Careers Service

Career Planning

Career Planning

Deciding on your career path takes time, research and planning - attend one of our events to help you get started.

On this page, you can find both Careers Service and external events on career planning. We also work closely with top graduate employers who offer events specifically for Newcastle University students.

See below for details of upcoming live events. You can also find recorded sessions from previous events and webinars below.

Upcoming events

Events will be listed by date below. 

  • NCL Careers Workshop - Don’t know where to begin with your career? Five quick tips for getting started

    Knowing where to begin with career plans can seem overwhelming.

    Date/Time: 09 November 2021, 13:00 - 13:30

    Venue: King's Gate Level 1 Room 1.20

  • NCL Careers Webinar - How to convert to law (for non-law students)

    Approximately 50% of lawyers didn't study law at undergraduate level.

    Date/Time: 20 October 2021, 12:00 - 13:05

    Venue: online

  • NCL Careers Workshop - Making career plans in uncertain times

    The recent pandemic and subsequent economic impact make these uncertain times for all of us.

    Date/Time: 18 October 2021, 13:30 - 14:00

    Venue: King's Gate Level 1 Room 1.26

  • NCL Careers Workshop - The Job Search: Getting Started

    Looking for graduate roles and work experience can seem a daunting prospect if you’re not sure where to start.

    Date/Time: 06 October 2021, 12:00 - 12:30

    Venue: King's Gate Level 1 Room 1.26


  • Recorded events and webinars

    Access our recorded careers sessions and webinars, for you to watch in your own time. 

    Career planning in uncertain times 

    The recent pandemic and subsequent economic impact make these uncertain times for all of us.

    Our 10 minute presentation looks at how you could approach the process of career planning in uncertain times.

    Online Masterclass Presentation Title-page Screenshot

    The job search: getting started 

    Looking for graduate roles and work experience can seem a daunting prospect if you’re not sure where to start. This 10 minute presentation on getting started with your job search will explore:

    • where to focus your job search
    • job-hunting strategies to improve your search
    • how to remain resilient during the job search
    Screenshot from the title page of our Online Masterclass - The Job Search: Getting Started

    Graduate training schemes

    Our 17 minute presentation on Graduate training schemes covers:

    • what is a graduate training scheme [1:11]
    • who offers graduate schemes or training [3:18]
    • how to find a graduate scheme[7:04]
    • getting onto a scheme [11:37]
    Screenshot of title page from our Graduate Training Schemes presentation