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Career Development Programme

Personal Career Advancement

Your personal career advancement is an integral part of your Online MBA journey. Designed by identifying what global MBA recruiters demand and in consultation with MBA alumni, you will build, explore, discover and create your profile to elevate your global career.

Our Careers team provide a dedicated personal consultancy service to all MBA students and graduates. Whether you’re looking to advance your career within your current function or sector, or switching career path, they will support you throughout your programme and beyond.

Enhance your Employability

Through our extensive international business connections, you have the opportunity to engage with world-class recruiters, corporate connections and alumni from around the world.

One-to-one appointments with an MBA Career Consultant are designed to help you with specific issues, from finding a route into your career to applying for your dream role. Our professional team can also connect you with other organisations or individuals to help kick-start your career.

Career Workshops

These workshops are held throughout the year in Durham and are designed to enhance your personal skills. Core sessions include career and skills strategies, interview skills, developing a CV and covering letter.

Sector Specific Presentations

These sessions are delivered in Durham by specialists from within the industry. Subjects range from careers in finance, consultancy to renewable energy.

Accelerate your Capabilities

Your key leadership capabilities will be honed and enhanced through your MBA experience, to provide you with the practical knowledge and training you need to succeed.

Online Resources

Durham students and alumni have access to a comprehensive selection of career development resources and tools, which include global job boards and international recruiter databases, an e-learning platform, newsrooms, video library and an annual career and leadership development webinar series.

Alumni Career Support

You can continue to make the most of our specialist career development advice after you graduate - from coaching with our MBA Career Consultants to workshops in locations in key global markets. You’ll also be able to attend online webinars and access the online career resources.