Preparing you for an amazing career
We take your future career prospects very seriously and we know how important a well-rounded portfolio of achievement is in today’s competitive job market. Throughout your programme, you will have access to full-time careers and professional development support. Our two specialist careers advisors are available at the Employability Hub for individual consultation and further assistance is also available from the University Careers Service.
Throughout your time here, and after you graduate, our careers service offers you guidance in:
- Career planning and developing your employability profile
- Identifying career options - matching your qualifications to opportunities in work and further study
- Finding jobs and securing work experience
- Writing persuasive CVs and applications, plus advice on how to succeed at interviews
- Making the most of the many careers events that take place both on campus and beyond
- Recruitment fairs and employer presentations that give you the chance to meet recruiters face-to-face
Find out more about our Employability Hub through the Management Gateway. This advice is relevant to all degree specialisms and at all stages of your studies but for more details visit our tailored information for postgraduates and MBA students.
Employability at Sheffield University Management School
Find out how we embed employability and careers into the Sheffield University Management School experience.
Placement opportunities at Sheffield University Management School
We spoke to students who have done a year in industry at Sheffield University Management School, and the staff who helped them get there.
The reputation of the University of Sheffield and Sheffield University Management School makes us an attractive recruiting ground for many UK and international employers. We provide engagement opportunities with potential employers through business networking events, employer presentations and careers fairs, and specialist, employer-led workshops to enable you to develop your employability skills.
Professional and personal development
Throughout your studies, you will have many opportunities to engage in personal and professional development activities which will allow you to develop soft skills such as communication and organisational skills which are essential and attractive to employers.
Please see Sheffield University Management School's Management Gateway for further information about the opportunities available and upcoming events.
The Management School offers a great deal of opportunities, both advertised in the Employability Hub and on the Management Gateway.
Although organisations regularly contact the Management School seeking our students, we recommend that you check the student section of the Careers Service website on a regular basis for all types of careers information and advice. This is equally relevant whether you are at the beginning of your degree or in your final year.
Our most successful graduates are the ones who started planning for their career and building personal and professional development into their studies as early as possible.