Hello Future - My Starting Point

When you enrol each year, as part of the registration process we will ask you two questions about your career thinking and work experience.

Your responses will ensure that you receive relevant information and are told about career opportunities that may be of interest to you.

Choose the statement below that best fits your current career thinking:

For Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Taught) Students

- I'm not ready to start thinking about my career yet

- I have no careers ideas yet, but I want to start thinking

- I have some ideas about my future career and am ready to start planning

- I have a career in mind and intend to gain relevant work experience

- I know what I want to do but I'm not sure how to get there

- I want to spend a year gaining experience

- I am ready to apply for graduate level / professional opportunities

- I am ready to apply for further study

- I have been applying for opportunities and so far I have not been successful

- I am currently working in my chosen career or have accepted an offer of employment or further study or I know what I will be doing after I graduate

Ask Careers

This online query service is a good option if you have a more specific question. Or if you are not on campus or do not have time to see an adviser. You can submit your query online using Ask Careers. You can attach files to your query such as a copy of your CVs, letters of application etc. Careers staff will respond to you within five working days.

Careers in The Base

Careers staff are available Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 16:30. Staff can help answer general enquiries regarding career options, vacancy sources, applications, the Lancaster Award etc. Just drop-in to see us.

Careers interviews

These are available Monday to Friday and the full schedule is advertised on TARGETconnect. These 30 minute interviews must be booked in advance through TARGETconnect or with Careers staff in the Base. These longer sessions will help with applications, personal statements, exploring careers options etc. You may need to undertake some preparatory work to get most benefit from these sessions.

Mock interviews

Availability is shown in TARGETconnect. NB - These mock interviews may be restricted to final year students, depending on time of the year.

Skype interviews

Please Ask Careers online to request a Careers Interview using Skype. At the same time you should log-in to your Skype Account, search for 'Careers Lancaster' and request a connection. We will email you to arrange a suitable date and time.