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Watch this video Getting Started: Resources for Undergraduate Students to ensure you get information on briefings, employer presentations, careers fairs, graduate schemes and jobs that interest you.

Special advice for first year undergraduates

The Careers Service is here for you in your first year, helping you make the most of Cambridge. We can also assist with finding and applying for internships and work experience.

We attend Freshers' Fair and host an Open House for first years in the Lent term. Contrary to popular opinion you don’t need to know what you want to do before using the Careers Service. See our Career Essentials session, How to pick a career. You can attend any of our events and sessions and receive information tailored to your career interests. You can even receive information specifically for you if you "haven’t a clue what you want to do".

Remember to set up your Handshake profile.

In the Michaelmas term we prioritise final year students in terms of getting an appointment with a Careers Adviser. However, if you have a query do message our experienced enquiries team enquiries@careers.cam.ac.uk and they will try their best to help.

Follow our blog and see this post especially for first years.

Special advice for penultimate year undergraduates

Your penultimate year at Cambridge is an excellent time to start engaging properly with the Careers Service.

We can help you whether you have no idea what to do after Cambridge, a few ideas or a clear idea. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by trying to think about career options, alongside academic work. So make sure you use Handshake and tell us what stage you are at and what you are interested in and we will tailor our information for you. This includes helping you find and apply for suitable internships and work experience.

In the Michaelmas term we prioritise final year students in terms of getting an appointment with a Careers Adviser. However, if you have a query do message our experienced enquiries team enquiries@careers.cam.ac.uk and they will try their best to help.

Special advice for final year undergraduates

The Careers Service understands how stressful it can be to be trying to figure out what to do after Cambridge, alongside your final year at Cambridge.

We know that you are short of time. Our approach is to try and save you time and maximise your chances of success.

We can help you whether you have no idea what to do after Cambridge, a few ideas or a clear idea.

Make sure you use Handshake and tell what stage you are at and what you are interested in and we will tailor our information for you.

See also our Career Essentials sessions to build your job-hunting skills.

Over 30% of Cambridge finalists go on to further study - we can help with that too.

In the Michaelmas term we prioritise final year students in terms of getting an appointment with a Careers Adviser. If you struggle to get an appointment do message our experienced enquiries team enquiries@careers.cam.ac.uk and they will try their best to help with your query.

Remember that you can use the Careers Service after you graduate.