Help and advice

Make your CV or job application stand out to employers with career development advice from Lancaster University Careers. We can help you with assessment centres, job interviews and career choices.

Our digital services

Advice and resources are available 24/7 using the following online tools.

Assessment centres

Assessment centres assess your performance in a range of situations, such as in-tray exercises and group activities. They are generally used as the second or final stage of the selection process.

Careers advice

The Careers team is here to support you in researching your career ideas, developing skills for employment, applying for jobs and further study, and meeting potential employers.

Career choices

To ensure you make an informed career choice it is important to research your options. Take some time to explore the range of jobs and careers open to you.

Career mentoring

Our career mentoring scheme gives you an opportunity to spend time with a working professional, getting an insight into what they do and how they got there.

CVs and applications

How to write a CV or job application that will get you noticed. Make your first impression count.

Equality and diversity

Funding, legislation, disclosure and finding suitable vacancies - all you need to know.


Essential advice on getting ready for a job interview.

TARGETconnect How to Guides

Handy hints and tips showing you how to use our TARGETconnect e-guidance system.