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Welcome to Generation Essex

Generation Essex

Generation Essex is the career support package for University of Essex final year undergraduate students and recent graduates. Yes, you get careers support from Essex even as a graduate!

If you’re a final year undergraduate or you’ve recently graduated, join Generation Essex.


CareerHub is your Essex careers portal and is FULL of graduate vacancies and paid graduate internships. Find your dream job in a few clicks!

If you are a current student, you can log in to CareerHub using your normal Essex ID and password.

If you have recently graduated, head to CareerHub and click ‘graduate’ on the login page. Then select ‘Reset your Password’ and follow the instructions to access your graduate account. HINT: you’ll need your PRID and your non-Essex email address (Your PRID is your Essex ID e.g. WHEEL12345).

If you are having trouble accessing CareerHub since you graduated please visit our Accessing Essex CareerHub page.

What happens now you’ve graduated?

First off, congratulations! You’ve taken your first step into the working world (or further study).You’re a member of the Essex Alumni community for life and you can get careers support from Essex for life. (Remember to update your Alumni community details.)

Now, let’s get to work on getting you working.

Generation Essex aims to help Essex graduates manoeuvre from being a graduate to on to the first step of each graduate’s individual career journey.

The University of Essex’s Employability and Careers team are experts in helping our graduating students find jobs or further study, plan their careers and develop key skills. This is where you take centre stage.

What next?

You’ve overcome the first hurdle; you’ve got your degree. Now where to start with taking your next step?

1. Fill out the Generation Essex for to tell us what help you need.

2. Get in touch with the Employability and Careers Team. Book an appointment and get clear career advice.

3. Research! You don’t need to know what you want to do, but it’s time to start finding out what’s actually out there!

4. Keep calm. Easier said than done, but keep a calm head. Yes you’ll need to write applications, yes you’ll need to interview but taking a calm approach will allow you to be the best version of yourself.

Once you’ve signed up, you’re in!

We’ll keep you updated about Generation Essex events throughout the rest of 2017 which are geared to help you develop your CV and actually find a graduate job.

We’ll send you information about funding opportunities, internships, jobs, careers support and application support so that you enter the graduate job market with a packed CV that’s ready to take on the world.

Join Generation Essex.

Book a Careers Adviser appointment on 01206 872494 or email