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Career activity timeline

Click on the graphic below to explore what you could be doing at different times of the academic year.

Term 1
  • Get involved: make friends and by joining a , or
  • Feeling overwhelmed or uncertain about your course? Speak to your personal tutor or contact
  • Develop your and think about your , and and on campus.
  • Start preparing your application for a large , ready for an Autumn deadline.
  • Finalists - apply for graduate jobs: look at targeted at Warwick students and get help with and
Term 2
  • Beat the January blues and get involved with the , or Keep a record of your achievements in
  • Improve your including for your dissertation in your final year.
  • Exams for some students: develop your and get tips on dealing with
  • Explore and alternative to sectors like the creative industries, charities, smaller employers and more. on campus.
  • Boost your skills and apply for work experience schemes with summer deadlines.
Term 3
  • The main exam period is coming up: keep developing your and get tips on dealing with .
  • Prepare for work experience: How do you make a Nothing lined up yet? Look at current Unpaid work? Apply for a
  • Finalists: not got a job yet? Don’t panic! There are still lots of out there. Speak to an and come along to one of our
Summer vacation
  • Make the most of your time: and start thinking about how to
  • Start thinking about your next year at Warwick. For first years, use our
  • Know your some graduate schemes have deadlines as early as September. Look at targeted at Warwick students.
Term 1

Get involved: make friends and develop your CV by joining a club or society, volunteering or working on or around campus.

Feeling overwhelmed or uncertain about your course? Speak to your personal tutor or contact Wellbeing Support Services.

Develop your self awareness and think about your career options, research employers and job sectors and meet employers on campus.

Start preparing your application for a large work experience schemes, ready for an Autumn deadline.

Finalists - apply for graduate jobs: look at jobs targeted at Warwick students and get help with applications and interviews.

Term 2

Beat the January blues and get involved with the SU, volunteering or part-time work. Keep a record of your achievements in myPortfolio.

Improve your writing skills including for your dissertation in your final year.

Exams for some students: develop your revision techniques and get tips on dealing with exam pressure

Explore job sectors and alternative ways in to sectors like the creative industries, charities, smaller employers and more. Meet employers on campus.

Boost your skills and get experience apply for work experience schemes with summer deadlines.

Term 3

The main exam period is coming up: keep developing your revision techniques and get tips on dealing with exam pressure.

Prepare for work experience: How do you make a good impression? Nothing lined up yet? Look at current opportunities. Unpaid work? Apply for a bursary.

Finalists: not got a job yet? Don’t panic! There are still lots of jobs out there. Speak to an adviser and come along to one of our events.

Summer vacation

Make the most of your time: get the best from work experience and start thinking about how to pull your experiences together.

Start thinking about your next year at Warwick. For first years, use our Year 2 toolkit.

Know your recruitment deadlines: some graduate schemes have deadlines as early as September. Look at opportunities targeted at Warwick students.