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Careers Service 5 Facts

Author: Institutional Advancement: (021) 959 2625

The Office for Student Development Careers Service offers UWC students a range of services for their career development and job search.

Fast Facts about UWC Careers Service

Inspire          *       Prepare        *       Network

The Office for Student Development Careers Service offers UWC students a range of services for their career development and job search. In 2014, UWC Careers Service was rated the 2nd “Best Careers Service” and 3rd “Best Careers Fair” among universities in South Africa according to the South African Graduate Employers Association. Here are five fast facts about us:

1.         Career preparation and opportunities

We organise and host career opportunities for students, such as:

Company presentations, showcases and promotions

Mock interviews with feedback about your performance

Careers Xpo to interact and network with more than 90 leading South African recruiters and UWC alumni, and enquire about career opportunities, company culture and internships

Job search skills workshops for tips on staying motivated during your job search, preparing your winning CV and Letter of Motivation, personal branding, using social media and much more

Advertisements about graduate trainee posts, internships and part-time work

2.        Career Advising

Our staff advise and coach students about their career plans, CV, Letter of Motivation and job search.

3.                  Interview Preparation

If you have an interview lined up, visit us for tips on what to wear, say and do at your interview.

4.                  Resource Centre

Use our Resource Centre to type your CV and job search documents, upload your applications and search for career opportunities.

5.      Career Update Magazine

Our reader-friendly Career Update Magazine informs students about their career development and job search. If you have strong writing skills, contact us to write an article in the next magazine.

Careers Service also circulates job advertisements regularly via UWC Communication emails and the online Thetha Noticeboards, so be sure to check these platforms regularly!

For more information, visit our office: 1st Floor, University Centre (next to the lift), visit our Website, drop us an email at cdp@uwc.ac.za or like our Facebook page.

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