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Starting your job search?

You have continued access to CareerHub for three years after you graduate to help you apply for graduate schemes, jobs and internships.

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You’re not on your own. We have resources that you can access RIGHT NOW to help you through the job application process:

CV and Cover Letter

Struggling with your CV? Download the Essex CV pack and check out the range of CV templates to get you started.

Getting lost with your cover letter? Our video guide to writing a cover letter should help you out.

Contact the careers team for a CV or cover letter review to make sure you’re on the right track.

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Application

Don’t know where to start with on an application form? Download the Essex Application pack and have a look through some sample job descriptions to help you practice writing about your skills and achievements.

Contact the careers team to book an application review to make sure you’re ticking all the boxes.

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Interview

Well done, you’ve been invited to interview! Now what?

Download the Essex Interview pack and take a look at some employer videos a about the interview experience to get you prepared.

Still a bit unsure? Contact the careers team to get some one-to-one tips and interview prep.

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Tests, Assessment centres and Psychometric Tests

If you’ve been asked to take part in an assessment centre or complete online testing then it’s a good idea to practice.

You can access a number of online practice test resources for free as an Essex student or Alumni. You can also work through our online Assessment centre preparation tool.

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Email the Employability and Careers Centre about your job search on essexgrad@essex.ac.uk or call 01206 87 2494.