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Explore your options after college with our skilled and experienced careers advisors.

If you need help to explore your career options, then our professional and highly qualified careers advisors are on hand to give you free impartial, confidential and expert advice to help you with planning your future.

Our team of advisors are Matrix accredited, in recognition of the high standard of advice and guidance that we provide our students. Our high-quality Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) provision ensures that we provide opportunities for students to develop careers awareness, employability skills, labour market knowledge and resilience to achieve long-term success.

How can we help you

Our careers advisors provide support in a range of areas to help you explore your course options and identify your potential career path:

  • One to one careers advice
  • Help with compiling a CV for part or full-time work
  • Guide students in preparing a covering letter as part of an application to companies for work experience or voluntary work
  • Preparation for job and university interviews
  • Discuss personality types related to your vocational choice by going through questionnaire results from 16 Personalities (Myers-Briggs) and Careers Coach (Holland Codes)
  • Discuss academic and vocational routes following the completion of relevant courses, exploring options such as an apprenticeship and higher education
  • Support with UCAS and student finance applications
  • Explore how the labour market will change and the new opportunities that will arise in the post-Covid economy
  • Support students in developing their business ideas

Talk to us

Our careers advisors are located in the Admissions office at East Ham or Stratford, Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm. Or you can email our advisors at careers@newham.ac.uk.

Resources

Download Newham College’s careers strategy for 2020-2021, including meeting the Gatsby Benchmarks.

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Find the right career

Career Coach is an online service that helps you to find your ideal career based on your interests.

You can take a career assessment that will evaluate what your interests are and match them with the most appropriate careers. You will also be provided with career insights, information on wages, job postings and related courses that we offer.

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