Students Staff

Class of 2020

Generation Essex for final year students

Are you in your final year but you’re not sure what path to take? Don’t panic! Generation Essex is here to help you secure a great graduate job, get your business started or apply for postgraduate study.

How Generation Essex can help you

Start your job search now

Whether you know what you want to do or not, you have access to our careers experts on campus, every day. To book an appointment for 1:1 careers advice or support with an application or interview email, book via the Student Information Team on the first floor of the Silberrad Student Centre or via CareerHub.

Want to develop your professional skills?

Make sure you access our events and workshops this year, starting with The Graduate Series especially designed for final year students. Whether you want to boost your CV writing, interview techniques or build your professional online profile, we have the event for you to get you confident about applying for jobs.  Head to CareerHub to secure your place now!


CareerHub+ resources are available online to help you build and develop your CV, prepare for assessment centres and even practice your interview technique, 24/7 from any device.

Essex Interns

Let us also introduce you to Essex Interns. There’s still time to secure a paid internship during your final year and Essex Interns create opportunities exclusively for Essex students. Help yourself get your foot on the ladder. An internship on your CV and really makes you stand out from the crowd.

Considering a Masters?

Look no further than your very own Careers Services team who can help you find the perfect course here at Essex (you get a discount for this!) or elsewhere. We’ll even guide you through your application and help you find information on funding. 

Want to teach?

Whether you’ve already secured your route into teaching or not, we are here for you. We have teaching careers experts to help with your UCAS teacher training application and we can help you secure work experience, alternative accreditations if you don’t want to take formal teacher training options and even help you research grants and bursaries to support your training.

What are you waiting for? Join Generation Essex today!