Employability

Employability is a sector-wide priority in the 21st Century. It is important to a wide range of groups: alumni, employers, government bodies, parents, professional organisations, staff and students. Our institutional strategy favours an integrated approach based on a model of curricula, co-curricula and extra curricula activities.

Title Description Discipline
Career development for international students

This video explores key issues for international students who wish to work both during and after their degree programme. Challenges faced and available support is included.

Duration: 19 minutes

 
Career Management Resources This is a University of Liverpool site of online resources and web links to help Postgraduate Researchers in their career preparation. The resources are organised to the ‘DOTS’ career planning model: Decision Learning, Opportunity Awareness, Transition Learning, Self-Awareness. The site includes career exploration of the employment market though to applications.  
Careers Discussion Support for Research Student Supervisors A University of Liverpool video to help research supervisors support the career preparation of their postgraduate researchers.  
Developing Employability Skills through the Curriculum This presentation explores ways in which employability can embedded in the curriculum.  
Generation crunch-Careers, employability and the credit crunch-new concepts for old ideas?

An exploration of the challenge of employment and employability in difficult economic times in 2009.

Duration: 26 minutes

 
Professional education as if social relations mattered This paper undertakes a theoretical analysis of why professional education might incorporate specific social relations, as between students and clients. It advocates a partial reframing of professional education around social relations.