Find a job

Update your CV, prepare for your interview and make use of the various opportunities and methods available to search for jobs.

Job searching: A variety of job searching options are available to students, such as TuksCareers, LinkedIn, Careers24 and PNet.

Meet employers: Career fairs and employer presentations are held on campus. Career Services hosts a variety of career events on campus throughout the year. The purpose is to provide a platform for prospective employers and students to engage on a personal level. See the events calendar on our web.


Manage your digital profile - LinkedIn. Recruiters are increasingly going online to employ as opposed to traditional methods of recruitment. It is important to be aware of how you would like to portray yourself online. Currently, LinkedIn is the most popular social networking site for business and we recommend that you start building your profile there.


Apply for a job. Once you have found a suitable vacancy you would like to apply for, there might be certain application criteria you should adhere to. You will need to provide a properly tailored CV accompanied by a detailed cover letter. Career Services staff can also be of assistance to you in applying for a job.


Prepare for your job interview. Career Services assists by holding mock interviews as a means to prepare you for the actual interview. Enterprises UP also provides courses to assist with job interview preparation.


Published by Sean Booysen

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