Employability events and competitions

What's on?

The Careers Service run a wide range of employer-led careers information and recruitment events to help you to interact with employers as part of your career journey, along with a programme of skills development workshops. 

Activities include career fairs, employer drop-ins and insight panels for students wishing to explore placement, graduate and part-time work opportunities, along with workshops on interview success, assessment centre advice and tips for job searching.

Find out more below and visit the link above to see our current and upcoming activities on myCareer. 


How will our activities help you?

Our programme of events and activities are aimed at providing you with a series of opportunities to work with employers so you can explore your options, plan your career journey, develop your employability skills, compete to succeed and transition into a confident professional.

Participating in our activities will help you to:

  • benefit from expert advice and tips on career planning and job search
  • establish links and practice networking with employers in a supportive environment
  • explore your career options with various employers
  • gain insight into how they recruit into placements, internships and graduate jobs.

Top tips from our graduates

Find out from University of Plymouth graduates why it's important to engage with employability events while at University.

'Get things on your CV that will differentiate you from everyone else. Things like FLUX will help you stand out in your applications'

Anthony Shapland, Babcock International Group (Graduate 2015)

Meet the campus-wide Careers & Employability team