Doctoral Academy Programme Bookings

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Support for Your Career
Domain: B3 Professional and career development

The Careers & Employability service have many options available to support your career journey.

Preparing you for your future

Whatever the stage of your journey, professional careers advisers offer services to support you with your career development during your time at Cardiff University and beyond. Search ‘your future’ on the intranet for details of all support.

Online Resources

The online platform Your Career Journey provides 24/7 support to help you with your self-development and career planning. Search ‘your career journey’ on the intranet.

You also have access to a careers account where you can book appointments and events, and search for employment opportunities with organisations recruiting directly from Cardiff University. Search ‘careers account’ on the intranet.

Employability workshops at the Doctoral Academy

The Careers & Employability service runs interactive employability-focused workshops at the Doctoral Academy that are tailored for PGRs. To find out more and to book, visit

In-School and Doctoral Academy Careers Appointments

Careers professionals are linked to academic Schools and can provide you with personal, subject-specific guidance on everything from career planning, skills development and job searches to interview preparation. Search ‘careers appointment’ on the intranet for more details.

PGR drop-in appointments with a Careers Adviser are available at the Doctoral Academy from 14:00 – 16:00 on the first Monday of every month between June and September.

Work Experience

The Futures Connect team at Careers & Employability works across a wide range of industries and sectors to bring in work experience opportunities for all students,
* Insights - bite-sized work experience, flexibly set up around your timetable and available on a part-time basis.
* Classroom Experience Project - flexible opportunities in schools if you’re interested in exploring a career in teaching.
* Paid Internships - in a wide range of industries.

Search ‘work experience’ on the intranet.

Employer Connections
You can also attend frequent careers fairs, employer presentations and specialist panel events, all designed to increase your sector knowledge and ability to navigate the job market. For job vacancies, search ‘jobs board’ on the intranet.

Hundreds of employers visit on campus throughout the year who are actively looking to recruit. Established strong links with a wide variety of third sector and SME organisations will afford
you the opportunity to explore sectors or prospective employers. Search ‘careers fairs’ on the intranet.

Enterprise and Start-up

Got an idea for a new business, social enterprise or freelancing opportunity? The enterprise team can help you unlock your creativity and achieve your potential. Access tailored personalised support to help establish or grow your business with one-to-one mentoring, start-up workshops, skills development sessions, funding opportunities, and online tools to bring your ideas to life. Search ‘enterprise’ on the intranet.

More information on this subject may be available on the range of online learning resources such as Linkedin Learning


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