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Careers and Employability

You may think it's too early to start thinking about your career, but that's not the case.

What to expect

During the Summer School we'll be hosting a number of sessions which will get you thinking about your future at the earliest possible stage. The Careers Service at Newcastle University offers a lot of support outside of your degree; whether you know exactly what you would like to do after graduation or if you have no idea.

At the Summer School you'll take part in sessions developed by the Careers Service and our Alumni network. This will give you a broad overview of the services available while you're at Newcastle University.

Elements of this module will be a compulsory part of PASS and this will be confirmed on timetables in May.

Since PASS 2019, students have taken part in the following sessions below.

I appreciated the chance to learn about careers and opportunities available at the university. The module was overall very informative and it gave me ideas as to what career I may want to go into and the importance of extra curriculars.

PASS 2023 attendee (from anonymised feedback survey)

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An online series of webinars with PARTNERS graduates and employers, where students get the opportunity to learn about different career paths and how to make the most out of the university experience in preparation for graduating.

LinkedIn Project

An introduction to networking. What is Linkedin? Why use it? Learn how to engage, make career connections and build an 'All-Star' profile.

Goal setting

Attendees learned how to set clear, definable goals which will help to plan their future, both during and after university.

Career service introduction

Attendees were introduced to Newcastle University Careers Service and how they can help you to plan for your future.