Careers – Bath Spa University

We’ve got lots to share with you and to help we have split our work into three elements which will support you with:

  • Exploring your options
  • Gaining valuable experience
  • Progressing your ideas and career plans

At Bath Spa we believe you are continually exploring your options and experiencing different pathways to progression, but that this journey is not linear. It keeps on going throughout your time with us and when you leave. Some of our services cross all three areas and allow you to explore, experience and progress all in one, such as The Bath Spa Award.

We encourage you to read resources and attend events across all stages of Explore, Experience and Progress as they will offer beneficial insight and development opportunities regardless of the current stage you are at in your career journey.

For more information about what is available to you and how this relates to your career journey, choose a pathway below to find out more.

Choose your pathway

Explore

These resources are here to help you explore and understand more about yourself. Exploring your strengths and interests will help you to recognise how these might develop into a potential career.

Learn more about different career paths and explore new industries which might be of interest to you through industry led events during Workfest and our Employer Connections series. Get answers to common careers questions on our FAQ page.

Understand how to build your CV or use our Mentoring Programme to explore an industry or role you may be considering for the future.

Experience

Gaining work experience, whether part time or for an extended period, will help you gain and develop new skills as well as identifying what you like and don’t like when looking for a job.

Find out more about the different placement and internship schemes the University offers through Bath Spa Works, and gain support and advice for applications and interviews.

Connect with our network of employers, which covers all industries and organisations of all sizes, and find current opportunities.

Progress

If you are unsure about what you want to do after University, whether you are considering further study or confused about how to reach your particular career goals, we have lots of graduate support to offer.

Find out more about our Bath Sparks programme if you are keen to start your own business or become a freelancer after graduating. Explore the studio residencies on offer if you are a creative graduate.

Get support from our GradTalent Development Agency who can help you secure graduate employment in the South West.

 

 

 

Online support

MyCareer is your online portal for booking events, accessing appointments and e-guidance, and searching for jobs and placements. You can sign in using your Bath Spa details.

Need to get in touch? Send us a message.

Follow us on social media for more advice and support. You can find us on @bathspacareers on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

Advice and support

"Follow your dreams and do whatever you want to do, but get as much experience as you can en-route … You've got to work at it and take every opportunity that comes your way."

– Mary Berry, Bath Spa University Alumni President

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