Careers Support

As an Oxonian, you can access support from the University at any stage in your career, wherever you are in the world. Whether you’re searching for your first job, considering a career change or simply want to network with others in your industry, we have a range of services to help.


Careers Events 

Attend Careers Conferences and Careers Fairs by registering for an account on CareerConnect.

Recent graduates can also access our Kick Start Your Career workshops. If you recently completed your degree at Oxford and feel that your career needs a boost, you can come to this free one-day intensive course designed to help you to get your career moving. Please see the Careers Service website for more details.


Professional Networking Events

A series of sector-specific professional networking events for Oxford alumni, usually held in London. Previous topics for these evening events have included science communications, publishing, careers in the moving image industry, healthcare and technology, business, charities and NGOs, international development and governance, teaching, and journalism.

The next professional networking event focusses on careers in arts management. For up to date information on this event, and to book, please visit our events page.


Oxford Alumni Community

The Oxford Alumni Community offers a range of benefits: 

  • Access the knowledge, expertise and connections of fellow Oxonians.

  • Find and post jobs exclusively within the alumni community.

  • Share your advice, insights and experience.

You can register here.


Podcasts, Slides and More

  • Lucy Hawkins, Careers Adviser at the University of Oxford Careers Service, recorded this slidecast after the February 2013 event on Social Networking

  • Don't feel you have the networking skills to brave this kind of event? Watch Heather White's video from TEDx Oxbridge 2013 'It's not about Working the Room' for tips and tricks

For full details of forthcoming professional networking events please see the Events section or sign up to the careers mailing list.

Continuing Professional Development

Find out about Oxford and external CPD programmes.