Careers MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)

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The Careers Service runs two free short courses offering practical learning and advice to create the perfect CV, personal statement or application and to succeed at interview.


Once the course begins you can complete it at a time that suits you, even after the course has finished running.

Produce a perfect CV, application and online profile when applying for a job or course.

  • Learn how to write successful CVs, covering letters and applications (including personal statements) for jobs or courses.
  • Analyse a job advert or course description
  • Use Applicant Tracking Systems to your advantage
  • Download example CV's and covering letters
  • Improve your digital footprint
  • Answer questions on application forms
  • Write the perfect personal statement

How to Succeed at: Interviews - register your interest

Find out about the questions that may get asked:

  • competency based
  • motivational
  • strength based
  • situation judgement

Prepare for:

  • psychometrics and other tests
  • telephone and video interviews
  • non-standard interviews
  • presentations

Completing both courses is part of The Sheffield Graduate Award

Sign up to the award for more information on how to submit evidence of completion.