Developing the specialist knowledge and skills that you need to embark on your dream career is one thing, but standing out to employers in 2023 is another. This is why a focus on employability is becoming increasingly important in higher education.
In an ever-evolving job market, turning a degree into a successful career has become a focal point for students who want to develop real-world skills alongside their academic learning.
Liverpool Hope University is committed to ensuring its students and graduates are equipped to thrive in the workplace, providing a myriad of support and opportunities to help students and graduates achieve their professional aspirations.
The University’s Careers and Employability team offers personalised, impartial and expert advice on everything from CV writing, to gaining valuable experiences through volunteering, placements and internships, as well as offering a full programme of career enhancement events to complement your studies.
Accounting and Finance graduate, Jake May, reaped the rewards of Liverpool Hope’s focus on employability.
He benefited from a host of events, guest lectures and training days which helped him secure a role as an audit trainee at the renowned accountancy firm, MHA Moore and Smalley, after graduating with a First in the summer of 2023.
He explained: “I got the job after being nominated for the University’s Insight to Business Awards. The firm invited me to an assessment centre for their graduate scheme and I was successful.
"The University really helped me get that job. At the awards, I was able to build connections with people from accountancy firms and those little things make a difference.
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