Summer term 2021

The Careers Service continues to offer ongoing support to our community during the Coronavirus situation. Following COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, all appointments are conducted online via MS Teams (Office 365 ). See information on how to access to Office 365.

Careers Service Coronavirus update

We are providing ongoing support to our community during the current Coronavirus situation. Our priority is to the safety and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors. As such we have withdrawn campus-based teaching activities in line with College advice and replaced these with online appointments, presentations and events. Please see the Careers Service response to the Coronavirus.

Check before you make an appointment...

We strongly recommend that you make use of our online resources before booking an appointment to make the most of the interaction. We offer a range of online material covering topics on planning your career, jobs and experience, applications and interivews (including CVs, cover letters and interview support).

All opening hours/event/appointment times are UK - check the current UK time here.

Appointments

Careers Discussion (online)

A video/audio chat with a careers consultant using Office 365 MS-Teams. Our careers consultants offer you confidential, one to one advice and guidance on topics including your career options, finding and exploring opportunities of interest, further study routes, deciding on your next step, and help with applications including CVs, cover letters, interviews, online tests and assessment centres.

Duration: Up to 25 minutes

Staff member: careers consultant

Restrictions: available to all students and alumni (up to three years from end of studies).

How to book: You can book from 07.00 one working day in advance of the appointment via JobsLive. We'll contact you via Office365 MS-Teams using your Imperial email address (or alternative if provided). Please use the booking notes to provide details of what you’d like to discuss.

Internship Discussion (online)

A video/audio chat with a placement and internship adviser using Office 365 MS-Teams. Our placement and internship advisers can provide one to one advice on making placement and internship applications, including CVs and cover letters. This appointment type is also suitable for discussing speculative applications and creating your own internship or discuss our programmes including the Alumni Mentoring Scheme, Work Shadowing, Professional Project Fund and/or SME Internships.

Duration: Up to 25 minutes

Staff member: placement and internship adviser

Restrictions: Available to all undergraduate students (excluding finalists).

How to book: You can book from 07.00 one working day in advance of the appointment via JobsLive. We'll contact you via Office 365 MS-Teams using your Imperial email address (or alternative if provided). Please use the booking notes to provide details of what you’d like to discuss.

Careers Consultation (by referral - online)

A video/audio chat with a careers consultant using Office 365 MS-Teams. Our careers consultants can hold more detailed and in-depth conversations with students who require additional support or advice. The Careers Consultant will typically have specific knowledge or experience in the area of discussion.

Duration: Up to 40 minutes

Staff member: careers consultant

Restrictions: available to all students and alumni (up to three years from end of studies).

How to book: Book up to three weeks in advance from 07.00 via JobsLive. We'll contact you via Office 365 MS-Teams using your Imperial email address (or alternative if provided). Please use the booking notes to provide details of what you’d like to discuss.

Mock Interview (by referral)

Practice your interview technique and receive feedback on your performance from a careers consultant. These sessions allow you to specify the areas and/or questions that you would like to focus on and can be tailored to specific industries and roles as required.

Duration: 40 minutes

Staff member: careers consultant

Restrictions: available to all students and alumni (up to three years from end of studies) on a referral basis from a Careers Service staff member. Limit of one mock interview per acadmic year.

How to book: Please email us directly to discuss your needs and arrange an appointment. We would strongly encourage you to make use of the Interviews section of our website prior to booking and/or to attend a relevant presentation or workshop to make the most of a mock interview.

Careers Consultation (Postdocs)

Explore any career related topic you wish to discuss including interview practice, preparing CVs and applications, working out careers ideas and strategy for achieving the next stage in your professional life.

Duration: 40 minutes

Staff member: career consultants

Restrictions: available to early stage research staff (typically up to five years from completion of PhD).

How to book: Please email us directly to discuss your needs and arrange an appointment.

Terms and conditions:

  • Your Jobslive account may be suspended if you fail to attend a booked appointment without first contacting the Careers Service to cancel.
  • To ensure fair access you may only book one appointment per day and we limit you to three appointments of each type in a 90 day period.
  • Students who have disclosed certain disabilities to the Disability Advisory Service (DAS) may be eligible for a direct access to our “Careers Consultation (by referral)” appointments. For further information please liaise with the DAS, email us or phone us on +44 (0)20 7594 8024.
  • Imperial College Business School students must make an appointment through the Business School Careers
  • We adhere to Imperial's Conference events policy.