The Oxford Guide to Careers

Gain insights into careers in a variety of sectors, read tips on how to build applications that stand out, find out how to improve employability skills, and more, from careers advisers, top recruiters and Oxford alumni.


Created by the Oxford University Careers Service, the Oxford Guide to Careers includes:

  • Sector-specific guidance on 22 industry sectors
  • Information from a variety of employers looking to recruit Oxford students
  • Profiles from alumni in sectors from academia to tech
  • CV and cover letter templates and tips
  • Advice on cringe-free networking
  • Interview strategies
  • How to plan your job hunt if you’re feeling career clueless
  • Details of new employability programmes, such as the Oxford Strategy Challenge and Insight into Strategy and Management

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The Oxford Guide to Careers 2022

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The Oxford Guide to Careers 2021

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The Oxford Guide to Careers 2020

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The Oxford Guide to Careers 2019

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