Find out how to support students with their career choices and where to go to get help.

Our careers consultants

We liaise with schools to provide careers drop-ins and workshops for students and offer advice on employability issues to staff:

  • career exploration
  • CV feedback and application review
  • applying for work opportunities and further study
  • interview preparation.

Find out our strategic objectives in Sussex 2025 – world readiness and employability [PDF 74.29KB].

In pursuit of these strategic objectives see our operating plan 2021-22 [PDF 30.57KB].

You can contact the careers consultant for your school or department to arrange an appointment:

Placements support

Our placements team can support you with promoting and providing placements to your undergraduates. Find out more with our staff placements guide on Canvas.

We also have a staff guide to postgraduate placements 2018-19 [PDF 631.47KB]. Contact for more details.

Recruiting students

We are the central place for advertising jobs for students. Advertise your jobs for students by emailing details to or upload them directly to CareerHub. Contact Andrea Wall for more details.

Career Lab: design your future

Career Lab is a programme of opportunities designed to develop students’ skills, experience, connections, and confidence throughout their time at Sussex. It is an expansion of the First-Generation Scholar’s Work Study Programme.

Find out more about the Career Lab programme.

Sussex Graduate Associates

Sussex Graduate Associates are 12-18-month Professional Services roles at the University for recent Sussex graduates. Graduate Associates bring with them skills, ideas and recent experience of being a student at Sussex. It’s a great route to bring graduate talent into your team.

Should you want to create a Graduate Associate position in your team (or evolve an existing post), read our guidance on how to shape your job description and support your postholder.