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Not sure about what you want to do? Maybe you want your CV or application form checking?

Our advice and guidance is always impartial and confidential and is available to all students and graduates of the University.

If its a quick query, you can attend one of our daily drop ins which run every weekday 1.00pm-4.00pm in the Careers Lounge area of University House on Floor 1.  You don't need to book, just turn up and speak with one of our trained advisers.

Face-to-face consultation

Book online a 30 minute appointment to see a careers adviser/consultant. (Please note: appointments are bookable up to 7 days in advance). Appointments are available at University House, Peel, Allerton, and Lady Hale.

Longer appointments are available for mock interviews and in more specialist circumstances. Please note these are not bookable via Advantage. To book a longer appointment or if you would like a mock interview please call 0161 295 0023 (option 5) or Email: Please supply the following information:

  • Your name and student roll number
  • Contact number/email
  • Job title/course (e.g. PGCE Secondary English, MMU) you have applied for (for mock interviews)          
  • Date of interview (for mock interviews)          

Unable to travel into campus

Careers advice appointments can be conducted via Skype or telephone please select option when booking appointment online or you can email your advice query.

Improve your CV

A CV is a useful tool to make sure you’ve thought about your specific skills and experiences and how to market them to an employer. We offer a variety of services to help you improve your CV:

CV Workshops

Your first point of call should be our CV Workshops. We’ll cover the different types of CV, and show you how to target it for particular jobs, and develop a skills section and profile. All CV workshops take place in University House. To book onto a CV workshop, click the link of the workshop you  would  like  to attend on our Careers Workshop webpage.

Careers & Enterprise Drop In

You can attend a Drop In to get some quick tips and review of your CV.  Drop Ins run every weekday from 1.00pm-4.00pm in the Careers Lounge area of University House on Floor 1.  No need to book, just turn up with a copy of your CV.  Its useful to bring a copy of any person specifications for roles that you are interested in applying for.

CV Review by email

Distance learners or graduates who have moved away from the area can get their CV reviewed via Email

Please allow 2-3 working days.

CV Guide

If you can’t make it to a workshop, our CV handout (and our other jobseeking skills handouts) are available online and includes sample Skills-based and Chronological-based CVs. Find out more...

Postgraduate training

The Salford Postgraduate & Staff Research Training (SPoRT) programme is designed to help you develop the skills needed for effective research and transferable skills to enhance your employability, whether you are planning a career in academia or elsewhere in the public or private sectors. It is open to all postgraduate researchers, academic and research staff.          

Further Information      

View our web pages on Job Applications & Interviews, which provide information, guides & films on processes involved in the applying for work. This includes application forms, preparing for interviews, and psychometric testing.