We have qualified advisors on hand to give you impartial advice and information about the pathways to your future career. This includes help with doing further study or training with us or with another provider, finding the right part-time or full-time job and preparing for interviews, or choosing and applying for a place at university.
Every year we run high quality enrichment programmes such as the Lloyds Junior Scholars with Lloyds Banking Group, Legal Action including Herbert Smith Freehills and UCL Ambassadors, Get Ahead in TV with Curve Media. We also run projects such as the Games Design challenge bringing together a panel of game design experts.
We have a yearly plan of careers and employability activities so that you can get the most from your time with us. The services and activities are planned to meet the Gatsby Benchmarks of good careers guidance and we also take your feedback on services to continuously improve our service to you. Our advisers will be here with you through every step of your journey with us, from application to results day.
We can help you if you are:
If you are a Looked After Child, we guarantee you three appointments throughout the year to explore your next steps and create action plans.
Find out more on how our careers service helped A Level student, Lale Hanalp gain new skills and boost her prospects in our article here.
Impartial careers advice
We offer individual advice about your specific career options and next steps.
We can talk to you about university, apprenticeships, other training routes and how to apply (including UCAS, CUKAS, GTTR and PA), as well as giving you access to online databases such as Kudos, Adult Directions and Exodus.
We help you learn transferrable and industry-specific skills for the workplace, as well as how to create job applications that will make you stand out.
Opportunities to network
We run workshops, events, one-to-one meetings, through your course or by connecting with you directly.
We also support many work experience placements, from finding you a placement and preparing you before you go, to supporting you on the placement and helping you identify the skills you’re gaining along the way.
Higher Education fairs
Each year we run campus and cross college Higher Education fairs with over 40 universities in attendance, as well as other national events throughout the year such as Science Week, Apprenticeship Week, Careers Week, ongoing talks with Creative Mentor Network for our creative students, all supported by employers, universities, and other organisations. Much of our events throughout the year support is also recorded on our Careers YouTube channel so that you can get a taste of the vast offer we have for our student population no matter what course they are on.
We advise teaching staff on developing careers education and planning activities in their courses to help enhance employability and confidence with career planning. We also actively source and advertise mentoring schemes to support disadvantaged students seeking progression into employment, training or education. We are also part of the National Career Ready programme where students are mentored by leading business figures. Our students have had some outstanding summer internships at prestigious companies such as Citi Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Marsh LTD.
We provide many Mentoring opportunities to stretch and support such as Zero Gravity, Realizing Opportunities, Brightside, Social Mobility Foundation and the Local Village Network. We will be able to match up any learner with an opportunity, all they need to do is visit careers for more details.
We have an established careers programme with specialist team of staff and many resources to help and support students to make decisions about their next steps. Weekly tutorial programmes and events are planned throughout the year to show students the full range of options open to them after completing their study programme.
Our partnerships with a wide range of employers, universities and other organisations enable us to offer a comprehensive programme of events and activities to ensure students make informed decisions about their next steps. Universities and employers regularly input into our careers programme as well as offer subject related enrichment to strengthen applications. Curriculum teams work closely with the Careers team to highlight progression opportunities within their subject area.
Students are supported by a team of professional careers advisers as well as their tutors and subject teachers. Careers education and guidance is embedded in the tutorial programme and our impressive programme of enrichment enables students to explore different career paths and develop the skills needed for their next steps.
Our Career programmes outlined below.
Some events/activities/services highlighted are available throughout the academic year.
If you require some careers advice and guidance, simply phone, email or attend a drop in session using the college details below.
Tottenham Centre – Centenary Building – First Floor – C1-005
Enfield Centre – Collinwood Building – Ground Floor – Room 03
Email – email@example.com
CONEL Careers Lead
Jan Dunster – firstname.lastname@example.org
CONEL Learner Recruitment Officer
Brenda Brown – email@example.com