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Employability, Careers and Placements: Job Hunting

Job Hunting

With thousands of vacancies from hundreds of employers in dozens of different industries, it can be difficult to know where to begin in your search for a job.

Whether you're a first year looking for some work, a second year searching for an internship or next year's vacancy, or a finalist hoping to apply for a graduate scheme; there is advice and expertise offered by DMU Careers and Employability Service on how to navigate the job market successfully, and help you find the best job possible.

What help is available?

  • As a student or graduate at De Montfort University, you have exclusive lifetime access to a fantastic range of tools and services to help you find the best jobs possible. Thanks to the close involvement with hundreds of employers, DMU have a huge database of student and graduate opportunities, many of which you won't find anywhere else. To see the selection of internships, work experience placements and graduate vacancies, go to MyGateway
  • Kimberlin Library holds a wide range of career planning books which provide plenty of information and advice about job hunting
  • If you are unsure what jobs might suit you or what can you do with your degree, you could:
    • Make an appointment to see a Careers Adviser
    • Use My Career Builder, accessed via MyGateway which offers loads of interactive modules to help you with your job hunting
    • Use Prospects Planner to identify what job might suit you

The Careers and Employability Service also offers a range of online resources to help with your job search and career planning.