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The College Careers Service

Want to choose a career? Need help deciding what to study next? Looking for the right qualification? Looking for work? Need help working out your interests, skills and where you want to go? Look no further, our team of professionally qualified Student Advisers are here to help you make informed decisions based on your individual needs, helping you plan the next steps towards your future.

The College provides its own Matrix Accredited Careers Service available to all past, present and intending students. The Careers Service is delivered from the Student Services centres at our main campuses and have Student Advisers working across our Community Sites. We offer a drop-in service at the main sites alongside booked appointments – and can deliver eGuidance through email and telephone. Our services are both confidential and impartial.

What We Offer

Careers Guidance

  • Choosing a career
  • Career planning
  • Managing career change
  • Labour Market Intelligence
  • Skills development

Employability Skills

  • Job search strategy
  • Writing or updating your CV
  • Utilising social media
  • Completing job applications
  • Preparing for job interviews
  • Finding part time employment to complement your studies
  • What next after your degree
  • Careers fairs

Education

  • Planning the next stage of your learning including Apprenticeships
  • Choosing and applying to Higher Education (University)
  • Exploring study abroad
  • Evaluating qualifications from other countries

Volunteering

  • Exploring volunteering opportunities
  • Finding independent work experience opportunities

What Service Users Say

“All staff are nice and friendly, I feel welcomed when I come in..”.
“(My adviser) helped me with so many things, she made my future look brighter, thank you very much”.
“It was really good! I was given the information I needed.. to keep going with my studies”.
“It’s an excellent service and I really appreciate the hard work done for me”.
“I was very scared to start my University application, but with the support I got from Student Services it was easy”.

Careers Education

The Careers Service also provides a programme of Careers Education activities for all full time students. These activities are delivered in conjunction with curriculum staff at appropriate points during the College year. We also provide workshop activities which are open to all.

Careers Resources

For all enrolled students, full and part time, we provide a range of interactive resources on the College Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), Moodle. These include Job Profiles, CV writing tools, Videos and links to external resources. At each campus you will find a range of paper resources like guides, books, job profiles and University and College prospectuses. In addition you will find electronic resources to support your research, including Careers Guidance software, job databases, DVDs, CD-ROMs and internet access.

Contact Careers

You can now follow us on Twitter (@LCC_Careers) for the latest news, advice, events and opportunities.
Visit us in person at one of our main campuses, or contact us by email: studentadvice@leedscitycollege.ac.uk
*If you require course information – please contact course enquiries on 0113 3861997

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