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Support during your Job Search

You are not alone! The Careers and Employment service offers all students support, advice and guidance throughout all you go through when applying for a job.
  1. Searching for a job

Read our article on how to find work: alternatively you can book an appointment with a Careers Adviser if you are struggling to find a job.

  1. Applying for jobs

The usual application process when applying for a job is to submit either a CV/Cover letter or an application form; in some cases you may have to submit all three. Read our articles on how we can support you with a CV/ Cover Letter and a job application form.

  1. Next stage of the selection process

If your application for a job is successful, it is likely that the next stage of the process will be an interview or an assessment centre. Read our article on how we can help you develop your interview skills. Take a look at our assessment centre resources on Handshake: if you want an appointment to discuss an assessment centre or interview click here.

N.B: International students (non-EU) are able to work up to twenty hours per week, depending on your visa conditions. You can undertake most types of work but you must NOT engage in business or self-employment; or be employed as a professional sports person, entertainer or doctor in training, and cannot fill a permanent full-time vacancy. UH international students are also not eligible to undertake a self-employed placement year or placement working from home.      

If you are a student working at the University of Hertfordshire, you will be able to work a maximum of 15 hours per week regardless of whether you are a home or international student.