All you need to know about our appointments service
How do I book an appointment with a Careers Consultant?
All our appointments are being held online via Microsoft Teams (you will be sent a link) or Skype. Book an appointment via MyCareerHub and choose one at a time that suits you. Please provide your Skype account name when you make your booking.
There are no appointments left, how can I get help?
Don’t worry, there are lots of ways we can help you.
If you just want a quick info or advice chat, or to find out more about how we can support you and what you can be doing, email us at email@example.com with your student number and we'll get back to you.
Who can have an appointment?
All current University of Edinburgh students and graduates up to 2 years after graduation
What can I talk about?
Anything to do with careers – it’s your time! We can give feedback on job applications and talk to you about your career plans and ideas. We also offer practice interviews.
Do I need to know what I want to do?
No! It’s OK if you don’t know what you want to do – we’re here to help
When can I have an appointment?
We offer appointments Monday-Friday at a range of times. Check for details in MyCareerHub
How far in advance do I need to book?
Most of our appointments can be booked up to 7 days’ in advance. For practice interviews you need to book at least 2 days' in advance.
How long will my appointment be?
Most of our appointments are 20 minutes. Practice interviews are 45 minutes.
How many appointments can I have?
You can have up to 2 appointments in a 2 week period and up to 2 practice interviews a year
What if I’m late for my appointment?
If you’re more than 5 minutes late for your appointment then we won’t be able to see you
I need to cancel my appointment, what should I do?
You can cancel your appointment in MyCareerHub up to 2 hours before the start time. After this you can’t cancel but please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you can’t attend.
Who should I see?
You can see any consultant or you can choose to see the careers consultant for your School – it’s your choice. Find out who your School careers consultant is here:
Do I need to do anything before I come?
Please prepare for your appointment so we can make the most of the time. Read our advice on what to do before you book your appointment here:
Our Fair use policy
We operate a fair use policy which tells you what you can expect from us and what we expect from you. You can download this here: