Careers Service

Your Careers Service, Your Future

Anna Selwood is the Careers Consultant to the Faculty of Science. You will get to know her through Careers talks during the year in the Department and through events, and activities, in the Careers Service that we encourage you to attend from 1st year. Anna has a Facebook page (sciencecareersanna) where she shares information, and opportunities, of relevance to students and graduates of the Faculty of Science.


  • Located at level 6, Livingstone Tower
  • Set your preferences on the Vacancy system to access employer insight opportunities, paid work experience (Summer/1 year), graduate opportunities. How? Via quick link on Careers Service website
  • Check EVENTS calendar regularly for employer-led information sessions and workshops, Careers Service briefings/events. How? quick link on Careers Service website /University app
  • Book online to have your CV/application/covering letter/personal statement etc checked. How? more information/book via quick link on Careers Service website
  • Want to talk? pop in/phone 0141 548 4320
  • Got a question? First check FAQs then email or use the Ask a Question facility on the vacancy system (MyCareerHub)


Choosing your career

  • Route to a career: 6 step guide/links to resources to help you research opportunities with your degree

Occupational resources

  • Sector information/job search resources/professional bodies/case studies

Work experience and internships

  • Types of work experience/advice on working during studies/job search tips
  • Strathclyde students share their experiences and advice in case studies

Making applications

  • Advice about: CVs/covering letters/application forms/personal statements/Linkedin profile/

Psychometric tests

  • What they are/how to prepare/online practice tests/practice tests in Careers Service/brush up your numeracy skills

Assessment Centres

  • What they are/typical exercises & activities/how to prepare/how you are assessed


  • How to prepare (checklist)/strengths-based interviews/video interviews/telephone interviews/interview practice/additional resources

Postgraduate study and research

  • Useful resources/course search/study abroad/funding

International experience

  • Work and study options/international job search/advice for international students