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 on the road to your graduate career, getting your business started or applying for postgraduate study.

How Generation Essex can help you

Make a plan

Take advantage of the great workshops, events and online resources available. From improving your CV to preparing for postgraduate study, we’ve got it all covered. Book via CareerHub and browse resources on CareerHub+.

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.

Get Experience

Essex Interns creates exclusive internships for 2020 graduates so make sure you register to receive their latest opportunities. Even after you graduate, they’ll still be working hard to find internships especially for you, and you’ll only be competing against other new graduates for these roles.

*New this year* It’s never too late to get some experience. Even if you’ve never worked before, you can now apply for a Frontrunner position in summer! Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to improve your CV before you leave.

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. 

Meet your Careers Coach

Once you’ve signed up, we will match you with a Careers Coach. They will be the angel on your shoulder keeping you on track if you know what your next steps are, or lending a hand if you need help to make a plan. They’ll also be there for you at a time that suits you after you graduate.

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.

Consider starting your own business

If you’re a budding entrepreneur, we are here to support your start-up dream. Essex Startups can help you think about the practicalities. Search for Essex Startups appointments on CareerHub and begin the journey to being your own boss. As a member of Generation Essex, you’ll also be eligible for exclusive Start-Up Grants after you graduate.


It takes less than a minute to join Generation Essex today!