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University of Sussex Careers Resource

As a former IDS student, you are also an alum of the University of Sussex, and all the benefits of being a Sussex Alum are open to you.
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Image by Andrew Bowden CC BY-SA 2.0

The Careers & Employability Centre is based in the Library at the University of Sussex. They can help you to explore your career ideas and find out more about the pathways open to you both within and beyond academia. They offer practical career planning workshops for doctoral researchers and taught postgraduates to support you in your career progression, planning for your next steps, and making successful applications. They can also offer one to one appointments face to face or over the phone up to three years after graduation. All events and appointments are bookable through CareerHub.

Below are some links to the CEC website that you might find useful:

Sector Guides

Find case studies and sector profiles, training routes, information about finding jobs and experience, what skills you will need to develop, and news & resources

Other useful links
  • Applying for jobs including CVs, application forms, cover letters and interview information 
  • For PhD Researchers, book an appointment, explore funding research and see links to career opportunities
  • For Masters students, a one stop page on careers, experience, events, study skills etc. 
  • Working Internationally Some pointers on where to start your search if you want to work abroad.
    • GoinGlobal provides in-depth career guides for those looking to work/travel overseas, search for internships and jobs and use the employer directory - you need to have a careerhub login or be on campus to use it
  • Networking and social media mini guides on how to use networking and social media platforms to develop contacts and research careers

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