Student career services
Become career ready at Liverpool John Moores University.
Career support with the International Study Centre
We know how important developing your career prospects while you study is, so we have developed a number of innovative preparation programmes to help support your career progression and prepare you for life after university.
At Liverpool John Moores University International Study Centre, we will ensure you become familiar with the world of work. We know that graduate recruiters and top employers are looking for a specialist range of skills and we will help you develop these as part of your course.
To give you a head start, you will undertake a variety of CareerAhead activities as part of your course to help you become a confident, professional, employable graduate. We will help you to work on skills to improve your employability, such as problem solving, communication and teamwork. You will also write a personal development plan, setting goals for your time at university.
Career support at Liverpool John Moores University
When you progress to Liverpool John Moores University you'll benefit from award-winning careers support, including world-class facilities, work placements for students, internships and expert business advice. All staff will help you get the most out of your degree at Liverpool John Moores University, and maximise your chance of success in the job market. This helps make our students successful.
Career services offered by the University include:
Students can receive individual career support at the University at our campus-based Careers Zones. The Zones are the focal point for careers support at Liverpool John Moores University where you can book one to one appointments with our team of Careers and Employability Advisers for careers guidance interviews, CV and application form reviews, help with postgraduate applications and much more.
You can also pick up a range of careers information including our school-specific Career Planning Guides, programme level Career Insights and Careers Mini Guides as well as a range of other careers literature. The Zones also host regular visits from a range local and national organisations where you can meet, network and talk to them about job, placement and other opportunities.
A range of digital careers tools are available via the Careers website to enable you to work on vitally important employability and transition skills at your own pace, in your own time, both on or off campus. Tools include CV Builder, interview simulator, careers newsroom, psychometric testing and assessment centre testing portal, an e-Guidance system, job search websites and the GoinGlobal database, which allows you to search for job and internship opportunities in 40 countries around the world.
In addition, you'll benefit from access to a vacancy website for internships, placements and graduate jobs, employability workshops and webinars, employer events and careers fairs.
The University offers second and third year students (Levels 5 & 6) the opportunity to undertake a paid 'Discovery Internship' with a local organisation, working on a suitable project or piece of work that will enhance your employability skills and career insight. You will be paid a living wage and internships can be completed alongside your studies.
Liverpool John Moores University’s facilities are designed to replicate industry environments, so you gain the skills and experience relevant to your chosen career. These include:
- Science, technology and engineering laboratories
- Broadcast-quality TV and radio studios
- Clinical practice suites for midwifery, nursing and paramedic students
- Forensic scene-of-crime laboratories
- Theatre and rehearsal facilities
- Mock courtroom
- 360-degree ship simulator
- Art gallery
Someone helped me write my CV. Then they looked through my application to make sure everything was ready, to send over to the employer. He also gave me some practice questions, which I would face during my interview. That helped me lot.
Son from Malaysia
Studied BSc Quantity Surveying