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Access our useful digital careers resources

We have a range of digital resources which will help you develop your employability skills at a time and place which best suits you, including:
  • covering letter and CV builder
  • instant CV feedback
  • interview preparation with practice and feedback
  • practice psychometric and aptitude tests
  • skill assessment tools
  • virtual work experience and projects.


CareerSet is a market-leading provider of CV and cover letter analysis. It allows you to develop a tailored CV and cover letter and compare it against a job description of your choice.
  • Line-by-line analysis of your CV
  • Scores your CV based on impact, brevity, style, and more
  • Compare your CV and cover letter against a job description to tailor your application to a vacancy.
CareerSet automatically recognises your University of Plymouth e-mail address and will send a link to your e-mail address to allow you to log in. 

Graduates First

Graduates First is a platform dedicated to helping student and graduate candidates prepare for a range of tests and assessments, interviews, and assessment centres.
  • Practice for interviews, assessments and other recruitment-based tests to prepare for upcoming interviews or assessment centres.
  • Access a library of learning and development video content.
When you access Graduate First for the first time, you’ll need to register for an account. All you need for this is: your name, student e-mail address and to choose a password. 
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GoinGlobal is your one stop shop to find out anything you need about working abroad. Whether you want to learn about opportunities or employers in countries of your choice or find out about up to date visa requirements this platform will allow you to navigate a vast amount of information to start planning your career abroad. 
  • Career guides
  • Job search
  • Internship search 
  • Visa information
  • Employer directory search.
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Forage allows you to build real world skills directly from world leading organisations through Virtual Experience Programmes. Enrol now using your student email address and explore a variety of project simulations designed by large graduate employers. 
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Digital publications

Access a library of careers publications and books to help you throughout your career planning at the University. These publications are written by careers experts and market leaders in career development in higher education. 
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Launch your career with LinkedIn

Your wide-reaching online CV that never sleeps, LinkedIn is the social network platform for professionals, connecting students and graduates with employers and businesses.

How to make the most of LinkedIn

LinkedIn resources
Megan Dyer - BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science student

I’ve found the career resources to be very well populated and managed. For example, I found my current role as a Brand Ambassador for Sanctuary Recruitment through the MyCareer and I have also found the resources such as CV 360 and the tests, such as learning style, highly insightful and the results have helped provide clarity on the type of career that I want, to improve my skills and to tailor my approaches to things which suit me best. Moreover, I have used MyCareer to join pathways, book appointments and events with the friendly careers team to provide me with a human’s prospective and/or more specific guidance and direction.

Megan Dyer – BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science student