Careers Service

I don't know where to start

It's OK if you don't know where to start, we're here to help and you'll find lots of suggestions to get you going on this page

1. Watch our 'Don't know what you want to do?' video

Start with our short video which will give you some tips on how to get started with your career planning

Don't know what do do? Online video

2. Use our career planning resources

Our career planning pages can help you figure out and plan your career path. You'll also find links to career assessments to help you work out what you're good at and where that could take you:

Our career planning resources

3. Look at what other graduates have done

You can see what other graduates from your degree have done on our graduate destinations pages. We're not saying you have to do something from the list but it might give you a few ideas to look into further:

Graduate destinations for the School of Biological Sciences

4. Think about what you've got to offer

You've gained lots of skills during your time at Edinburgh.  Look at "What skills have I gained?" to get you started thinking about what you've got to offer:

What skills have I gained from my degree?

5. Browse graduate jobs for ideas 

Look at MyCareerHub regularly to see what's there - you might find something really interesting!

Look at vacancies on MyCareerHub

6. Browse our occupations pages for ideas

Have a look at our occupations pages where you'll find information on jobs and careers to get an idea of what's available and what you'll need to succeed:

Exploring jobs and careers

7. Talk to us

It's ok to not know what you want to do or how to get started.  If after looking through these ideas you would like to discuss this further come and talk to us 

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