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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

Internships Essential Pre-departure Information

Blogged by Rachel Ruscombe-King on May 3, 2016.

Are you planning your overseas internship for this summer? Don’t forget to check out our new Information for Successful Applicants page, which contains useful information on things to consider before you go.

For example, have you thought about arranging your visa, looked into accommodation for your stay, and considered which travel insurance provider to go for? (Please note that travel insurance is a mandatory requirement for the Internship Programme).

You might also want to sign up for travel safety alerts from the FCO website, which advises on global security issues.

Medicine as a Second Degree

Blogged by Claire Chesworth on April 28, 2016.
  • When: Thursday 5 May, 15.00
  • Where: The Careers Service, 56 Banbury Rd

This session is suitable for anyone considering studying medicine as a second degree. It will include an overview of the courses available (including fast track graduate courses), the application procedure, funding, and how to gain relevant work experience. Most importantly you will also hear the experiences of students who have gone through the application procedure themselves.

Sector and the City: Micro-internship lists

Posted on behalf of The Internship Office. Blogged by Andrew Laithwaite on April 28, 2016.

If you would like to gain work experience in a particular sector or city, you can now see which Micro-Internship Programme placements are most relevant to your interests by using the sector and city lists below:

With over 100 placements available, spread across a comprehensive range of sectors, you ought to be able to find an opportunity which suits you.

Remember that the deadline for micro-internship applications is midnight Sunday 8 May (end of Week 2).

For more information please visit the Micro-Internship Programme webpage or email micro-internships@careers.ox.ac.uk.

Closure on Thursday 5th May

Blogged by John Gilbert on April 26, 2016.

The Careers Service will be closed until 2pm on Thursday 5th May for staff training. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Graduate Entrepreneur Visa

Blogged by John Gilbert on April 26, 2016.

If you have an idea for a business, have a venture currently in development, or are piloting a new concept, you may be eligible to apply for endorsement under the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa scheme, which allows non-EEA nationals who are graduates or post-doctoral researchers to reside in the UK in order to develop their business.

Previously endorsed businesses have included:

  • Social enterprises and not-for-profits
  • Technology start-ups
  • Funding generation and investment organisations
  • Digital education tools
  • Energy research

The University of Oxford can endorse up to thirty applicants per year. Calls for applications are held four times a year: once in each term, and once during the Long Vacation. The next deadline for applications is Tuesday 31st May 2016 at 12 noon. Applications open on Friday 15th April, and you must apply via Symplicity (for Said Business School students) or CareerConnect (all other students/alum) using the following vacancy IDs:

  • for Students: CareerConnect opportunity ID 10837
  • for Alumni: CareerConnect opportunity ID 11631

You can find more information and details of how to apply on our visa page or on CareerConnect. Alternatively you can email timothy.collins@careers.ox.ac.uk. All applications must be submitted through CareerConnect. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 31st May 2016 at 12 noon.

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