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About CareerConnect

CareerConnect is the password protected part of The Careers Service website – just for Oxford students, alumni and current research staff. You can use it to search upcoming events, book appointments, and find jobs.

How to log-in

Click on the CareerConnect icon

To log-in, click the CareerConnect icon next to the search icon on any page. Log-in buttons will slide in, and you can choose the appropriate button.

No account?

If you do not have a CareerConnect account and are a matriculated student Oxford University, please contact us at reception@careers.ox.ac.uk.

If you are an alum, you can sign up for an account on the CareerConnect alumni homepage.

If you are a recruiter, you can click on “Organisation sign up” on the Employer log-in page, and create an account. To get to the page, click on the CareerConnect icon, as above.

If you are a member of Oxford’s Research Staff, you can register for an account by clicking on the CareerConnect logo, selecting “Research staff log-in” and following instructions to register.

CareerConnect - Guide for students, researchers & alumni

Coming soon! If you have trouble in the meantime, please email reception@careers.ox.ac.uk.

CareerConnect - Guide for recruiters

Please download our Employers Guide to CareerConnect pdf. If you need further assistance, please email recruiters@careers.ox.ac.uk.

This information was last updated on 21 April 2016.
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Recent blogs about Using CareerConnect

Ignite: Career Confidence Programme for Graduate Students

Blogged by Employer Relations Team on May 25, 2016.

Places are Limited!

Following on from a successful pilot one day workshop held in 0th week, we are pleased to promote Ignite: Career Confidence Programme. This is a one day workshop for Masters and DPhil female students (including transgender students who identify as female) on June 10th, 2016. The workshop is an opportunity for you to explore your values, create tangible goals, practice presenting your achievements positively and build assertiveness and networking strategies.  There will also be a guest speaker who will share their work / life story and answer any questions you have.

Places are limited and so if interested please upload your CV viaCareerConnectto secure your place

Past participants’ opinions

“Thank you again for creating such a wonderful environment for us to think about ourselves and to learn something new.

“I find the program quite inspiring because I have rarely spared any time thinking over these questions…It was also good to make new friends and to learn from them.”

Job/Internship Hunting with a Disability

Blogged by Annie Dutton on May 25, 2016.

If you have a long-term health condition, dyslexia/dyspraxia or a disability, and wondered how recruiters might view your application – or whether you need to tell them at all – then attend “Job Hunting with a Disability” on Tuesday 26th May at 2pm in the Careers Service.

Come along to this session to share your experiences, get your questions answered and find out what resources are available, what the law is, and identify strategies that meet your personal circumstances. Justin Penney from EmployAbility will be leading this session.

EmployAbility is partnered with many companies, such as Google, P&G, banks and law firms in providing internships and graduate opportunities  targeted at students with a disability or longterm health condition. Justin has extensive experience of advising and supporting disabled students. This session will be a workshop followed by pre-booked one-to-one appointments. Please see the event taking place from 2:40pm on 31st May to book a slot.

If you have any further questions about the event or specific requirements please email Annie Dutton on anne.dutton@careers.ox.ac.uk.

Brand new media internship in Malaysia!

Blogged by Rachel Ruscombe-King on May 25, 2016.

The Internship Programme has an incredible opportunity for Oxford students to gain experience in a leading media company. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Astro Malaysia Holdings (Opportunity ID 23160 on CareerConnect) is a leading media entertainment group in Malaysia and Southeast Asia with operations in Pay-TV, Radio, Publications and Digital Media. With a customer base of 4.3 million, Astro offers 184 TV channels; and its radio output includes Malaysia’s highest rated stations across key languages reaching approximately 12.9 million weekly listeners. Its digital arm is involved in digital publishing, applications, platforms and publication of entertainment and lifestyle magazines.

Astro is offering Oxford students the chance to take part in a tailor-made internship project in one of its many departments. Projects are wide-ranging and can be aimed at applicants’ interests and backgrounds. Internships will include hands-on training in the media and broadcast industry, as well as a range of classroom-style training sessions.

For further details and to apply, please visit CareerConnect before the deadline of June 5th 2016.

Internship in Germany with extended deadline!

Blogged by Rachel Ruscombe-King on May 20, 2016.

The Internship Programme is offering an internship with an extended deadline exclusively for Oxford students. Herzog August Library Wolfenbüttel, Germany, (Job ID 14285) is a research institute with rich holdings in European textual and visual sources from the Early Middle Age to the late 18th Century. The organisation has an internship for Masters or PhD students with knowledge of German.

The project will involve work on one of the various research or cataloguing projects currently being conducted by the library. The successful candidate will be given an opportunity to further their own research projects using the library holdings and will also be given an introduction to the whole spectrum of the library’s activities (museum, publications, fellowships and conferences). Research projects are currently focussed, among other things, on the digital editing of medieval and early modern texts, early modern modes of communication, and the history of collecting.

Feedback from previous Oxford interns:

“The work at the library was fascinating and the people enormously supportive. It gave me the feeling that research does not have to be a lonely business but can be a wonderful cooperative experience. I would love to return to a library like Wolfenbüttel. The experience certainly has changed my views on the work of a library in a positive way.”

 “The internship was a very valuable experience, allowing me not only to gain insight into what it would be like to work in an archive and in a foreign country, but also to carry out essential research for my DPhil project.”

For further details and to apply, students should visit CareerConnect, before the deadline of Friday May 30th.

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