Preparing for employment

Find tips to help you get work-ready, from knowing your skills and choosing a career to leadership programmes and job application advice.

Making career decisions

Knowing yourself and understanding the world of work are important for your future. Follow our self-reflection and decision-making guide for help and ideas.

Looking for work

Start your job search right with the skills to write a great CV and cover letter, craft a job application, understand psychometric testing and ace an interview.

Graduate recruitment

We host a number of graduate recruitment events throughout the year, where you can meet potential employers and find out about jobs and internships.


An internship is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your employability, make professional contacts and increase your chances of finding work.

Alumni as Mentors programme

The Alumni as Mentors programme (AAM) connects final-year students with Victoria alumni who are experienced mentors in the workforce.

Victoria Plus programme

Victoria Plus is the University’s service and leadership development programme. Give back to your community and gain skills that will impress employers.

Victoria International Leadership Programme

If you’re interested in other countries and cultures, and keen to kickstart an internationally focused career, VILP is an ideal way to get involved at Victoria.

Victoria Abroad

Gain a new perspective and spend one or two trimesters of your Victoria degree in another country, choosing from over 140 partner institutions.

GrowME (Grow My Employability) programme

GrowME is a team-based volunteer experience that helps you grow your employability. Work on a student-led project that tackles real-world challenges.