As a graduate from the University of Surrey, you are entitled to careers support up to three years after you complete your studies and lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder, your digital hub giving you 24-hour access for careers appointments and event bookings, jobs and interactive development tools.
Continue accessing our services
To continue to access our services, you will need to update your Surrey Pathfinder account to alumni status. During this process you will need to enter your student number and a non-university email address:
- Retain access to the latest job vacancies, career development tools, events and careers appointments.
Find a graduate job
There are many opportunities for you to find graduate-level jobs in the UK and abroad. We have unique links with local business partners to offer full-time and permanent roles to our graduates. All the latest vacancies are shown on our online careers portal, Surrey Pathfinder and our Careers Advisers can help support you with your application.
CV, application and interview support
We offer one-to-one sessions to provide you with advice for your application and interview, from our team of professionally qualified careers advisers.
We offer a range of one to one tailored appointment for you to speak to a trained member of staff, from helping you to develop a career plan, to CV writing, job hunting and completing applications our team can help with your careers query.
Book an appointment
You can book an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure that you have created a graduate Surrey Pathfinder account first.
You are entitled to a maximum of one appointment per working week (this does not include information sessions). If you are not based in the local area, telephone appointments are available to you.
Mock interview practice
We conduct mock interviews to give you an opportunity to practise your interview skills. This includes practice answers to typical interview questions and constructive feedback.
Personality and psychometric tests
Some employers will ask you to complete personality and psychometric tests as part of an application to see if you match the values and motivations of the roles you are applying for. These are assessment techniques designed to measure a range of human characteristics including aptitude, personality, numeracy, interests and values. We offer a package of online mock tests to provide you an in-depth analysis to prepare you for future applications.
Careers fairs and workshops
Throughout the year, we put on various careers fairs to give you the opportunity to meet employers:
- Autumn Careers and Placements Fair (early October)
- Summer Fair (May)
View our full events listings.
The sessions cover key employability skills including:
- Interview techniques
- Video interviews
- Assessment centre workshops
- Networking practice
- CV writing
- Using social media platforms such as LinkedIn to find graduate roles.
View our full events listings.
We have a host of resources available to you including information leaflets and careers publications. You also have lifetime access to Surrey Pathfinder your digital hub giving you 24-hour access to careers appointments and event bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools. Use Pathfinder to discover the career that is right for you, develop the skills you need to succeed and dive in with work experience and placements.