Careers for BMS Students

The University Careers Service offers a wide range of support for BMS students in all years of study. Services include:

  • Advice on how to start your career planning and when to act.
  • Help to identify career options.
  • Student Jobshop to help you find and make the most of work experience.
  • Feedback on CVs and applications and help with interviews
  • Recruitment fairs, employer presentations and other opportunities to find jobs.
  • The opportunity to talk to a Careers Adviser about any career issue you have.

About the Careers Service

The Careers Service Adviser for Biomedical Science is Alison Clay. Alison is one of the careers advisers who provides help and information to students within the department. You can book an appointment at the Careers Service (morning and afternoon slots available every semester weekday). Check for availability during vacations. The Careers Service is located at 388 Glossop Road, just behind the Student's Union Building. 

We suggest you take time to become familiar with the Careers website and associated services and events provided, whether you are at the beginning of your degree studies or in the final year deciding what to do after graduation.

In addition, the University Careers Service supports students and graduates up to three years after graduation. It provides services and support to help you:

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Careers Resources

Get access to Information Resources available in the Careers Service from applications and interviews to taking time out.

What's On Programme

Throughout the year the Careers Service provides an extensive programme of events and fairs. Some items are regularly offered but others appear only once, so make sure you don't miss out.

Student Jobshop & Work Experience

The Student Jobshop is part of the Careers Service and can help you find a wide range of work experience opportunities, such as vacation work, summer internships, placements or voluntary work.

Job hunting

In addition to attending recruitment fairs and other on-campus employer activities, find out about the latest graduate opportunities via MyVacancies, where you can also pick up other job hunting tips. Explore MyInternational career for information about employment, further study, work experience and voluntary work in another country.

Applications and Interviews

Get hints and tips on CVs, application forms, interviews, psychometric tests and assessment centres.

Sheffield Graduate Award

Th Sheffield Graduate Award is designed to help you use experiences you've gained outside your degree work to demonstrate to future employers that you have the necessary skills to perform in the workplace. They also help you to learn more about yourself and your career options.

What Next? - Career options with your degree in Biomedical Science

This section of the Careers Service website service helps you explore the options open to you when you graduate from the University with your degree in Biomedical Science.

Case Studies - Non-BMS degrees

Here are four case studies of graduates who have found employment in the department of Biomedical Science with alternative degree qualifications.