So, what do the University of Bradford Career Development Services do? A student’s perspective

You may have heard that the Career Development Services offer a wide range of opportunities for students. But what exactly are these, and how might they relate to your individual aims? Here, Zaki, a recent University of Bradford graduate, tells us how he has used the service to help him develop his employability throughout his studies.


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Zaki graduating from the University of Bradford. Congratulations!

I have recently completed my MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Bradford. Throughout my course, I have been closely attached with Career Development Services to develop employment skills.


The friendly and welcoming services of career advisors supported me to enhance my CV and cover letter. I also attended the workshops where I learnt effective methods to complete application forms, attend interviews and about psychometric tests.


I am always impressed with the updated knowledge of careers advisors. Careers services also organised mock assessment centres where I gained highly useful knowledge and skills. My first part-time job was also advertised on career services website. All the documents including magazines, articles and journals available at careers reception are greatly helpful to introduce yourself with the complete employment process.


My current part-time job is also a brilliant opportunity given by careers services to build and practice professional as well as organisational skills. I am greatly privileged with the professional services offered at careers services.




If you think that you could also benefit from any of the services which Zaki illustrates, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01274 234991 to book an appointment or have a chat. Alternatively, check out our website, or call in to see us in Student Central. We’re open to University of Bradford students of all years, whether you have used the service before or not, and here to help you for up to 5 years after graduation.

Good luck in your engineering career, Zaki!



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