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.

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Created by the Oxford University Careers Service, the annual Oxford Guide to Careers delivers:

  • The lowdown on industry sectors as diverse as advertising and AI
  • 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

New for 2021:

  • A brand-new sector briefing: Business with Purpose, with alumni profiles from New Ground Coffee and B Lab UK
  • Details of new employability programmes, such as the Oxford Strategy Challenge and Insight into Strategy and Management
  • Virtual fairs during Covid-19 restrictions
  • 80 pages of sector-specific guidance with over 45 alumni profiles 

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