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The path to your first job
your first job
Get help with: identifying and mapping your skills; marketing yourself more effectively; discovering various strategies for finding jobs; and finding the best way to contact companies. Career Services also helps you with things like creating a CV, writing cover letters, setting up a LinkedIn profile, job interview prep and networking.
Career workshops, drop-in and events
Throughout each semester, you can take part in various workshops and a number of events through which you will learn how to build the foundation for finding your dream job.
Career Guidance via phone, Skype or Zoom replaces physical meetings
Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Career Services at Student Centre replaces physical meetings with guidance via phone, Skype or Zoom instead. We offer our workshops online instead, when you register there will be a link sent to you. Keep updated on our Career Portal Future Finder.
You can meet us to discuss various questions about your future career development. Appointments can also be booked via Skype.
To book an individual career-guidance consultation, email a member of the staff at Career Services.
- Get help with career planning. What sort of career would you like and which steps do you need to take to achieve this?
- Make your expertise stand out. What skills do you have and which do you need to supplement?
- Application documents. Get help with your CV, Cover letter and LinkedIn-profile.
- Get tips on how to network with and contact employers.
- Get tips on practical preparation for job interviews.
Before you book an appointment with us, please have a look at the workshops that we offer.
Possible jobs and career paths after you graduate
During your time at the University, many questions may arise about what kind of job would suit you after graduating. Our online course catalogue list all the University’s study courses and programmes. On the programme page, you can find examples of possible professions and career paths relevant to your study courses and programmes.
Reflecting on the courses you have studied and the knowledge you have acquired makes it easier to market yourself and your skills to employers.
Career Mentoring Programme for master’s students
If you are a full-time student in your first year of a two-year master’s programme taught in English, you can get a mentor who is working in your future job sector.
If you have questions about the Career Mentoring Programme, please contact Karin Fälth.
About the Career Mentoring Programme
In the Career Mentoring Programme, Swedish and international students, attending a whole two-year English Master Programme, are able to apply for a personal mentor from private and public companies and NGO's. At Malmö University we would like to help our students bridging the gap between life as a student and life as a professional, and establish an even better contact with organisations in the region. We define mentoring as a learning partnership between two people with different levels of experience, where both can achieve new learning, new insights and personal growth.
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