Developing Your Career

We're here to help you develop yourself and plan your career

The team at Bath Spa Careers are here to work with you both through your academic course and through our packed programme of careers seminars and employed-led and industry expert events as well as careers appointments, resources and job opportunities.  

We are here to guide you throughout university and beyond, helping your transition from life as a student into the world of graduate work.  

Some of the key ways we can work with you include:

  • Personal careers advice via one to one appointments with careers consultants
  • Meeting graduate recruiters at our Employer in the Foyer and Placements Pitstop campus events
  • Exclusive, regionally-based internship programmes
  • Working with employers through our mentoring programme
  • A comprehensive selection of online and print careers information resources and tools
  • Advice and guidance on finding and securing placements during your study
  • An online job vacancy board, full of part time, internship, voluntary and graduate level opportunities.
  • Opportunities to evaluate and gain recognition for employability skills through the Bath Spa Award
  • Expert advice and inspiration if you're considering freelance or self-employment through our Bath Sparks service.

What do Bath Spa University students do after graduation?

Bath Spa University has an impressive graduate employment record with 63.9% of the 2014 graduates in graduate-level employment six months after leaving. Our graduate pursue careers in a wide range of industries from top graduate schemes in London and overseas, to teaching, professional roles in the third sector, e-communications, filmmaking, marketing, finance, publishing, theatre, healthcare.

Read more about what our graduates do in Seven useful facts about Bath Spa graduates

Making the most of your time as a student at Bath Spa University

We want you to make the most of your time as a student at Bath Spa University and approach graduation feeling prepared and confident in pursuing your ambitions and fulfilling your potential.

You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter, or visit us on YouTube and Instagram to get an insider view of what we do.

Careers information and advice - useful links for current students

Our main Careers website on the Bath Spa Hub website has lots of careers information for you as a Bath Spa student. Take a look at the links below, or contact us directly if you have particular questions, we're happy to help.

Part-time work opportunities on campus or with external employers
Tel: 01225 875864

Careers advice, choosing a career, skills development, CVs, applications, interviews, finding jobs, and options for postgraduate study
Tel: 01225 875525

Placements and internships
Tel: 01225 875716

Mentoring programmes
Tel: 01225 876715

BathSparks: Enterprise advice on self-employment, business start-up and enterprise workshops