Careers Skills Video – Questions for Alumni

A Degree is not enough:

  • What did you do other than study for your degree whilst at university?
  • What did you gain from these experiences and how did you develop your personal skills as a result?
  • How do you think this helped with applications for graduate employment?
  • Looking back what would you do differently if you had your time over again?

Session 2 – Get Ahead – Get Experience:

  • What work experience did you do and why did you chose this?
  • How did you find your work experience?
  • What did you learn/gain from work experience and what skills did you develop?
  • How did this help you with your career planning and with applications for graduate employment?

Session 3 – Countdown to Graduation:

  • What career planning activities did you take part in whilst you were at university?
  • What did you do after you graduated and what did you gain from this?
  • What are you currently doing and how did you find your current position/employer?
  • In your opinion what made you successful in securing this position?
  • What would be your advice to current final year students?

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