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UCL Careers Blog

Seven top tips to perfect your engineering CV and covering letter

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:32:52 +0000

Some engineering employers, notably smaller companies, prefer CVs and covering letter. Here are some hints and tips to help you perfect your CV and covering letter to convince recruiters you’re right for the job. Length of your CV: A CV should be no more than two pages of A4, and a covering letter just one […]

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Job seeking tips for dyslexic graduates

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:15:20 +0000

This post originally appeared on The Reach Blog We’ve blogged before about dyslexia and its particular barriers to the jobseeking process. But what can dyslexic students and graduates do about it? Well this week I came across a really good blog post on Graduate Fog; Dyslexic graduates: 6 job hunting tips you need to know about. […]

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Employment Opportunities within the IT & Technology Sector

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:03:35 +0000

There are a wide variety of opportunities in the IT & Technology sector. Check these out … Industries that fall under the IT umbrella include: computer programming; computer consultancy; computer gaming; computer networking activities; computing facilities management; data processing; data hosting activities; internet service provision; telecommunications; web portals. Within these industries, there are many spheres […]

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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.

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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 November 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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