University of Cambridge
Please comment on the support you’ve had from the careers services, the type of employers that present and recruit on campus, the effectiveness of the alumni network, as well as fairs and on-campus recruitment activity.
"Lots of workshops to attend and opportunities to network. I have mainly attended events focused on banking and finance."
"The careers service are excellent and the campus fairs are frequent and extensive."
"Constant well advertised careers events while the careers service offers comprehensive support in the forms of practice psychometric tests and mock interviews."
"I'm only a first year but there are plenty of events put on with panel discussions that I have found useful for educating myself about careers I might want to pursue."
"I've signed up to the careers service, its website is very useful (through it, I've already found a placement this summer). I have yet to appear in person, however."
"Support from career service is awesome as they offer you different kinds of help, such as CV writing."
"The Cambridge careers service is a very useful tool, and I have been to many talks from career professionals. They also have networking events, and a website which allows you to email career professionals directly after the talk."
"There are a lot of career fairs and support. Law firms and corporate firms are the main employers that I've had interaction with, and they are very much pushed, which is great if that is the area you want to go into. There are fairs for subjects and careers in general which are well-received. Many firms take us out to dinner and have on-campus reps which is a personable way to recruit."
"Careers support at the university has been excellent. The Careers service are in constant contact via email and other means regarding new employment opportunities. Also, there have been a huge range of careers fairs and events involving a wide variety of noteworthy employers."
"Very good careers service, lots of employer presence at the university. The engineering department in particular."