Your OU study may give you new opportunities in your career. Make sure you choose the right qualification to fit your plans on career development or career change. Some careers have specific qualification requirements, while others depend more on the general level of qualification.
Follow the process to help you to think about
Think about what is important to you, your interests, values and responsibilities - this can help you understand which career direction you might like to take. Evaluate what you have to offer by taking a stock check.
‘Where do I start?’ ‘What can I do?’ - having a plan of action helps you to approach any investigation in a systematic and successful way.
Strategies to help you find a job - job fairs, graduate training schemes, recruitment agencies and advertised jobs.
Sound advice on CVs, applications, interviews, assessment centres including tips for mature graduates, and what you can do if you're unsuccessful.
OU students report on their career journeys, giving you ideas of how OU study can help you progress, or change your career.
Advice from some employers who have recruited OU students and graduates.
Note: use your OU computer username and password to access What employers say.