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MBS Undergraduate Careers Information

Welcome to the MBS Undergraduate Careers Liaison information pages. These pages are specifically designed for all undergraduate students at Manchester Business School with the aim of ensuring the best opportunities to develop personally, become highly employable and access the most appropriate and up to date information to plan their future career.

We work very closely with The University of Manchester Careers Service, which provides valuable assistance to students in exploring the job market and is consistently voted the best university careers service in the UK by both employers and students.  

  • Have access to a comprehensive careers website offering round the clock advice and access to vacancies, including specialist vacancies for undergraduate students which can be emailed directly to you
  • Gain key skills
  • Have direct access to more employers than anywhere else in the UK outside of London via the Careers Service
  • Have direct access to extensive information resources and a team of professional careers consultants specifically trained to assist undergraduates within the Careers Service

The University Careers staff are trained to help undergraduates reach their career goals, or plan their next course of study. For more information about the services they provide please visit:

Careers Service

Career Planning

From the moment you arrive at university, we encourage you to be proactive about planning and developing your career. The Careers Service can help you in many ways and offer 30 minute appointments with a careers consultant to discuss your career ideas and plans.  Typical topics for discussion include.

  • Exploring your career options and ideas
  • Finding work experience/ placements
  • Exploring particular occupations in depth
  • Finding out about the job market, specific sectors and employers
  • Improving the skills sought by employers
  • Finding graduate jobs, internships or postgraduate study
  • Writing strong applications and CVs
  • Succeeding at interviews and assessment centres (see also help with interviews).
  • Starting your own business
  • Further study and funding, and much much more
Appointments can be made in person at the Careers Resource Centre or by telephone: 0161 275 28290161 275 2829.

In addition, there is also a 15 minute drop-in service, ideal for CV, application and interview advice or getting started with career planning,  you should book on the day you want to be seen by clicking on the above link.

Please do not wait until your final year to access these services, or you might find that you have missed out on an important opportunity, such as summer internships.

Help with interviews and assessment centres

If you've got a job interview coming up, or expect to take some psychometric tests as part of a graduate recruitment process the careers service can help. They run sessions on practice interviews and practice psychometric tests.

Careers Service events

Find out about all current job opportunities by registering with the careers services to create your own careers profile for vacancies to be sent directly to your email.

Current Vacancies