Masters Programmes/Global Career and Talent Programme

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As a Durham University student, you have access to the extensive University-wide resources provided by the Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre. As a Masters student at the Business School, you also have exclusive access to the School’s Global Career and Talent Programme. This includes:


More details provided below…


"DUBS offered countless opportunities for me to prepare myself for my future career. Besides the MSc Masters programme, the careers programme was very helpful for developing the skills needed to succeed post-graduation. There were weekly workshops and opportunities to book 1-on-1 appointments with the careers advisors to help you set clear career goals and succeed in the application process. Not only did they give me the confidence to go after the jobs I want, their workshops and guidance helped me secure my dream job."

Chloe Apostolatos, MSc Marketing student (2018-19)

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Individual Career Support

Career Consultants provide career guidance tailored to your needs, which may focus on career decision-making and planning; international job search; CVs and applications; interview and assessment centre preparation and managing your career. You can get career support in a one to one meeting at the Business School, over Skype or telephone, or by email.

To book an appointment, go to https://www.dur.ac.uk/careers/students/ and click on the box ‘Access the Student Services Portal’ then log in. Click ‘Book appointment’ then select ‘Quick Queries - Business School’. You can also book an appointment with a Careers Adviser at the University Careers and Enterprise Centre.

To contact the Business School’s Global Career and Talent Team, email: business.careers@durham.ac.uk

Career Development Weekend


The Career Development Weekend for Masters students is an informative and inspirational 2 days at the start of the Programme, designed to help you identify how to make yourself employable and how you can best drive your own career management over the coming year. It is also a great opportunity to meet other Business School Masters students at the start of the year.


This will take place on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th October.

The Global Career and Talent Team will send you further information on this before the event.

Note: Event places are limited, so you will need to book in advance.

Career Development Workshops and Events


The Global Career and Talent Programme continues throughout the year with workshops and small group seminars on a range of career topics. There will be opportunities to improve your networking, presentation and teamwork skills, identify how to write effective job applications, and hone your interview technique through interactive sessions.


The Business School organises sessions on working in a specific sector or function delivered by industry experts, such as Marketing, Finance or Management Consulting. These events offer an insight into careers in these areas and an opportunity to ask questions and network with professionals.


In addition to the Global Career and Talent Programme which is designed and delivered specifically for Business School Masters students, you will also have the opportunity to engage in the career development services offered by the University Careers and Enterprise Centre, such as:


Details of Careers Centre events can be found here: https://www.dur.ac.uk/careers/students/events/.

Online Career Resources

Our Global Career and Talent team has selected a suite of career resources for you. These include our tailored career portal Abintegro which gives you access to:


If you want to prepare for psychometric tests and assessment centres we can give you free access to JobTestprep, which gives users tailored PrepPacks to help you prepare for the assessment process for the type of role/ company you want to apply for.
Further help

To contact the Business School’s Global Career and Talent Team, email: business.careers@durham.ac.uk
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For more information on Durham University’s Careers and Enterprise Centre with links to useful resources: https://www.dur.ac.uk/careers/


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