Tips and strategies that can be used to help find a job
Our online job vacancy service
The benefits of getting work experience
Understand the range of graduate options from graduate jobs, graduate schemes, internships, work placements, vacation schemes and training contracts.
Graduate training schemes including internships
Information and guidance on the process of identifying, building and maintaining social relationships, and information sharing.
Find out about different types of employers and sectors and the opportunities and challenges of working for them.
Information on the two broad areas of home-working and the challenges you might face.
The benefits of voluntary work
Information and advice on the different types of self-employment options, plus the pros and cons of being self-employed.
Information on what makes an entrepreneur different to other ways of working.
Further study choices that may enhance your career prospects
If you’re attracted to the idea of working in another country there could be a few things worth considering before you start planning your next step.
Job seeking tips for mature graduates
The Employer Showcase provides information from employers who are particularly keen to recruit OU students and alumni
Information and advice on issues of equality and diversity
Profiles of some successful entrepreneurs including their top tips and advice
How to contact the Open University Careers service whether you are an employer or a current, former or future OU student
There are many different types of working environments and more options in how you work.