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UCL Careers Blog

Considering the charity sector? The pros and cons

Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:46:30 +0000

Aaron Marchant from All About Group, gives us his take on the pros and cons of the Charity sector. Don’t forget to register for our Charities and NGOs week starting w/c 2nd Feb 2015! When hunting for a career, many students don’t consider the charity and not-for-profit sector, choosing instead to focus on other career […]

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VSU’s Winter Volunteering Fair

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:02:13 +0000

UCLU WINTER VOLUNTEERING FAIR 12 NOON – 3PM THIS THURSDAY SOUTH CLOISERS & MAIN QUAD MARQUEE Will 2015 be the year that you make a big difference?  If so, a good place to get started will be our Winter Volunteering Fair on Thursday 22nd January. In the South Cloisters we’ll be hosting over 50 different […]

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Research Officer: Inspire Me

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:29:40 +0000

As part of our #UCLInspireMe series, Joni Brown, Research Officer at the Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR) part of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)  talks to us about how she got his role and shares some tips for UCL students who want to get into the Research sector. How did you get into […]

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Recent Graduates

"The methods and resources that UCL GradClub place at your fingertips are invaluable..."


As a recent graduate, UCL GradClub gives you two years of support and coaching to help you get on your way after your degree. Whether you have no idea what you want to do, have vague ambitions but don't know where to start or are looking to switch jobs or move up in your current role, we are here to help you begin your career after UCL with our free and personalised coaching service.


By joining GradClub, you’re best placed to find out where your skills, strengths and interests lie, explore the world of work and know where to find jobs or continue on into further education. Of course, we’re not just for people without a job - many of the UCL graduates we work with are employed but are eager to find a role, company or sector that’s a bit different and want to know how to market their professional experiences so far.

Our enhanced 1to1 coaching service has an emphasis on accessibility.  Longer appointments of 30 minutes are available and if you’re not based in London anymore, our Careers Consultants provide coaching through email, telephone and Skype as well as during some lunchtimes and evenings so you can get the support you need wherever you are and whenever you’re free.

Find out more about joining GradClub...

One-to-One Advice

As a GradClub member you have access to the same range of one-to-one appointment types that you had access to as a student which can focus on next steps / career planning, reviewing CVs or applications or interview coaching.

More information and booking details...

Events and Workshops

As a GradClub member you have access to the same range* of events and workshops that you had access to as a student. 

Jumpstart your job hunt

In addition to the above access, GradClub run a series of monthly immersive workshops designed specifically for the graduate cohort called 'Jumpstart your job hunt'.  The 10 titles in the series cover all aspects of decision-making and transition to your next step from understanding the graduate job market, to networking with employers, improving your CV and interview technique to considering postgraduate Study.

The January series of Jumpstart your job hunt is now available for booking here

More information about Events...

*We do run an events programme through the Doctoral School at UCL which is specifically aimed at current PhD students. If you have completed your PhD recently, you will need to check with the Doctoral School about your eligibility to attend these events.

Alumni Case Studies and Feedback

Read more about the experiences of GradClub members and Alumni.

Events and Workshops Archive

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