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Here's what we offered during Autumn Term 2019



  • 210 students were seen at Careers Drop-in sessions
  • 57 students had either a Placement Year or Enterprise appointment
  • 1,054 careers appointments, faculty appointments, CV Reviews and mock interviews were available
  • 736 of which were booked by students

    We had 98 appointments where the student failed to attend without letting us know


We answered:

  • 2,338 enquiries at the Enquiry Desk
  • 607 email enquiries
  • 251 telephone enquiries


We advertised:

  • 1,755 job vacancies and other opportunities 


We ran:

  • 3 major event
  • attended by 2,973 students
  • 98 workshops, presentations and skills courses
  • with 4,880 places booked by students


There were 46,892 visits to our website of which 108,672 different pages were viewed.

Top ten pages visited:

  1. Careers homepage
  2. Volunteer Opportunities  
  3. Be a Student Ambassador
  4. York Futures Scholarships
  5. York Award resources 
  6. Student volunteering
  7. York Award
  8. Work while you study
  9. Talk to us
  10. CVs and applications

Student comments

"It's been a brilliant help thank you." (careers advice)

"I found it really helpful and am happy to now have an action plan in place." (careers advice)

"Thank you so much for the help with structuring my answers into the STAR method before the interview - I got the role!" (careers drop-in)

"Thank you so much for the interview prep, I tried really hard to take what you said on board and practicing questions with you was invaluable."  (mock interview)

"Your sessions are always very informative." (careers drop-in)

"An excellent experience with good activities." (York Strengths Development Day)

"I would just like to add how amazing the careers service is at York. I don't think there are many universities where I would get such a quick response." (query from graduate)

We love to hear from you! Send your comments, complaints or compliments by email (, post or in person.

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Contact us

Careers and Placements
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm (Undergraduate term time)
Telephone: 01904 322685
Email: via Careers Gateway

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