Employability Skills in Engineering

This site exists to enhance your employability so the contents of this page may be used freely by all students wishing to enhance their employability as a general audience. The module contains taught elements, but relies heavily on self-directed initiative.

The site's specific audience are students looking for a placement and accessing it through EG-233. The module supports your progression to the Year in Industry (EG-E01 or EG-M39). You are expected to complete the SEA Career Development Course More about this on the Skills page. A mandatory health and safety session with a test is scheduled each year and will be communicated to you during the lecture series, which is available as an assessed component on Canvas.



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Bolstering Resilience During your Job Search

After the sparkling veneer of getting a job wears off, you can be left rather frustrated, even infuriated, at the millions of companies out there who aren’t hiring or won’t hire you. Time after time, this can get too much for anyone. Getting nowhere in your search doesn’t mean you’re the problem, and far from it in most cases, although it doesn’t make the process any easier on our mental health. So, read on for some tricks on how to become more resilient in your job search!