Careers with SEAS

Studying China, Japan or Korea prepares our students for a career in the world's most dynamic region. Strong economic growth in China, the globalisation of the Japanese economy and the possible future reunification of the Korean peninsula offer massive potential opportunities for people with skills in Asian languages and cultures.

What you choose to do will be a personal decision based on many factors, such as what you are good at, what you enjoy, and what you want from work. Deciding on a career path might seem like a daunting decision, but there is plenty of advice and resources to help you along the way.

Advice and Support

The School has its own Careers Officer, Dr Nic Tranter, who is there to offer specialist advice on careers, internships, work experience and CV building throughout your degree.

Search for case studies from University of Sheffield graduates and find out about what they are up to now.

Improve your employability potential with the Careers Service's range of skills programmes and resources.

A simple step by step outline of how to progress your career ideas and to introduce you to a selection of resources which will assist you in this process.

Profiling for Success comprises three practise aptitude tests, and two personality type indicators. For each assessment you take, you receive an email with information on your results and helpful feedback.

Match your skills and interests to potential occupations (part of the Prospects website). Take the quiz and receive your results in three minutes.

Here you will find resources held in the Careers Service at 388 Glossop Road, together with a range of useful websites.

Many jobs are never advertised through the usual media so you may need to be creative when searching for jobs.

Read the Creative job searching pages for usefult tips and advice on how to approach employers.

Career Connect advertise over 5000 vacancies each year for graduate jobs, placements, part-time, voluntary and vacation work.

You can book appointments with our Careers Advisers to discuss your options, review CVs and applications, prepare for interviews or anything else relating to careers. Log in to Career Connect to book.