CAREERCONNECT RESOURCES

EVENTS LISTINGS

A database of all upcoming careers events in Oxford, as well as selected events further afield. Search by name or type, or browse the weekly calendar of events.

VACANCY & RECRUITER DATABASES

CareerConnect’s vacancy database has, on average, over 1000 opportunities advertised at any one time, including full-time jobs after graduation, part-time jobs, work experience and internships.

All are posted by employers particularly looking for Oxford students or graduates. You can browse current vacancies by sector, organisation, duration, etc – or search through organisations who have previously posted opportunities.

THE OXFORD CAREERS NETWORK (OCN)

A database of alumni who are willing to be contacted by current Oxford students (and other alumni!) for advice, the OCN contains over 2000 alumni volunteers, and is searchable by company and sector. You can contact up to twenty alumni each month. See the OCN webpage for more information.

EXTERNAL RESOURCES

CareerConnect provides access to external resources and websites, including:

WETFEET GUIDES

65 Insider Guide e-books – by one of the world’s leading careers publishers – are free to download using an Oxford email address from the fantastic Wetfeet website. (If you would prefer to read these in print format they are also all available to read in our Resource Centre).

GOING GLOBAL

A fantastic resource with a wealth of international careers information, including over 30 Country Career Guides, a Key Employer Directory and more than 80,000 pages of updated career and employment resources.

Included are international job and internship listings which can be searched by company, industry, date of posting and even by degree type. All job postings are updated daily and guides are researched by career professionals living and working in each country, giving you up-to-date country-specific careers advice.

ETHICAL CAREERS SUBSITES

We subscribe to a network of sites containing hundreds of vacancies from all over the world. You can set up job alerts, view the latest vacancies and also upload your CV for potential employers to view. Logging in to CareerConnect and clicking on “Ethical Careers” under “Subscriptions” will bring up a password to access the following sites:

APTITUDE TESTS

Practice tests – provided by the psychometric testing company Profiling for Success – are a great way to prepare for online tests or assessment centres.

Three are available through CareerConnect, testing Abstract, Numerical and Verbal reasoning skills.

WORLDWIDE VOLUNTEERING DATABASE

The WWV database gives you instant access to volunteering opportunities – throughout the UK and worldwide. There are over 2400 organisations registered with WWV and approximately 1.6 million placements offered each year.

VENTURE

Venture is a comprehensive website with information about all aspects of studying, living and working abroad