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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

If you need any help, please refer to our comprehensive Guide to CareerConnect that should answer all your questions.

If you have issues that are not addressed in the Guide, 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 12 July 2016.
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Recent blogs about Using CareerConnect

Graduate Entrepreneur Visa Endorsement

Blogged by John Gilbert on July 22, 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 Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 12 noon. Applications are now open, 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 25400
  • for Alumni: CareerConnect opportunity ID 25392

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 Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 12 noon.

Internships Essential Information

Blogged by Rachel Ruscombe-King on July 22, 2016.

If you are doing an internship or work experience abroad, make sure you visit the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office website (or your home country’s equivalent) for the latest travel advice by country – including safety and security, travel warnings and health. This resource also has an email alert facility for specific countries.

For other essential pre-departure information, don’t forget to check out our Practical Advice on Work Experience Abroad.

If you’re on our Internship Programme, also read our Information for Successful Applicants which has extra, specific advice for you. And if you have any concerns relating to travel or adjusting to life in a host country during your placement on the Internship Programme, please contact your employer, or email internships@careers.ox.ac.uk.

Questions about Brexit? Venture may help!

Blogged by Karan Karasinska on July 21, 2016.

Many of you may have questions about international opportunities and the impact which the Brexit referendum result will have on these. A good source of answers is Venture – a subscription resource, accessible for free via the Careers Service, that has lots of information on 57 countries both inside and outside of Europe, and will be updating the content on their site as things change.

You can access Venture via the Careers Service website.

Once logged in, click on their ‘News’ tab and then ‘Newsletters’ to read “July 2016 – How could Brexit impact your students?”.

FDM – the UK’s leading IT Graduate Employer: Open Evenings

Blogged by Karan Karasinska on July 21, 2016.

A number of Open Evenings are scheduled throughout the summer and in the autumn where you can find out more about the FDM Group.

This is a chance for you to find out more about FDM’s Technical and Business IT consultant roles from current consultants and senior management.

Each evening will include:

  • An introduction to FDM’s Graduate Programme
  • Presentations on FDM’s ‘Technical’ and ‘Business’ IT consultant roles
  • Refreshments and networking

If you would like to attend, please email openevenings@fdmgroup.com to RSVP!

Their dates are:

 

 

Law Traineeship and Work Experience Fair in Aberdeen

Blogged by Karan Karasinska on July 21, 2016.

If you’re in Scotland over the summer and are interested in a legal career, an annual Law Fair is being held at the University of Aberdeen, from 11.00am-3.00pm, Thursday 29th September, 2016. 30-40 Law firms attend each year.

The Fair focuses on firms and other law related organisations advertising work experience, traineeships and graduate jobs for Scots LLB, LLM and Diploma in Professional Legal Practice students, as well as opportunities to train in England.

Full details are on the Prospects website.

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