A team of 11 Career Consultants and Advisers, each linked to different Academic Schools are available for bookable appointments and drop-ins.
Career Consultants & Advisers Schools and Availability
Career Consultations (CC): 30 minutes bookable in advance in 50 Park Place unless otherwise stated below.
Quick Enquiries (QE): 15 minutes bookable from 5pm the day before. Held in 50 Park Place unless otherwise stated below.
Drop-in (DI): 15 minutes, weekdays 2.30 – 4pm (semester time only). Venues stated below.
Aled Williams – OPTOM, SHARE, WELSH, MUSIC & International Students
Career Consultations, Mon pm & Weds am
International Student Consultations, Thurs all day
Aled offers appointments through the medium of Welsh
Carol Nicholas – ENCAP, JOMEC, SOCSI
Quick Enquiries – Weds am
Career Consultations – Tues am, Wed pm, Thurs am
Gaye Howells – COMSC, ENGIN, PHYSX
Gaye is not available until Monday 28 January – if you need a Career Consultation earlier than that please call us on 029 2087 4227. Alternatively book a 15 minute Quick Enquiry online or come along to our afternoon drop-ins (all take place at 50 Park Place – Top Floor). From Monday 28 January Gaye has:
Career Consultations – Mon all day, Tues am, Fri all day, T0.18 (near Seminar Room 1)
CV Clinic Drop-in - alternate Tuesdays from February 2013, dates TBC (near Seminar Room 1)
Drop-in – Fri pm, 1.30 – 4pm, T0.18 (near Seminar Room 1)
Additional Drop-in appointments held in 50 Park Place
Joanne Gibson – ARCHI, CPLAN, EUROS, PHRMY
Quick Enquiries – Thurs am
Career Consultations – Mon, Wed & Fri am
Helen McNally – CLAWS
Quick Enquiries & Drop-in – Mon pm & alt Tues pm during semester, held in 50 Park Place
Career Consultations – Mon & Tues am during semester, held in 50 Park Place
Helen also works at the Law School on Wed & Thurs, for appointments on these days please email: email@example.com
Mandy Jones – CARBS
Quick Enquiries – Fri morning
Career Consultations for CARBS – Mon pm and Tues all day
Career Consultations for MATHS – Thurs pm
Jane McElroy – CARBS
Quick Enquiries – Wed pm, Room Q.09, Aberconway
Career Consultations – Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri am, Room Q.09, Aberconway
Drop-in - Fri pm – a ‘sign-up’ sheet for drop-in will be available from 12noon on Fridays on the careers notice board outside Q.09
Megan Jenkins – BIOSI, CHEMY, EARTH, PSYCH
Quick Enquiries – Mon am
Career Consultations – Tues & Fri all day
Karen Sheppard – BIOSI, PSYCH
Drop-in for Biosi - Thurs 1-2.30pm, Room C0.11 Biosi
Career Consultations - Thurs & Fri am
Menai Evans – MEDIC, DENTL, SOHCS, SONMS
Career Consultations – Mon Pm & Wed all day.
Menai is based at the Student Support Centre, Heath Park and offers appointments through the medium of Welsh.
Types of Appointment
Up to 30 minutes, ideally suited to devising a strategy and discussing issues in depth eg:
Shorter appointments aimed at brief queries, CV or application form reviews, emergency advice etc.
Need to ask a quick question but haven’t had time to book?
Just drop into our Centre and wait to be seen by one of the Careers Team, from 2.30pm every afternoon (subject to availability). Ring to check if you are travelling a distance.
Up to 30 minutes on Thursdays during semester time, bookable 2 weeks in advance, for international students who wish to discuss:
Apwyntiadau yn Gymraeg/Appointments in Welsh
Os hoffech chi wneud apwyntiad Gyrfaoedd cyfrwng Cymraeg, cysylltwch â Derbynfa’r Ganolfan Gyrfaoedd a Chyflogadwyedd ar Ffon: (029) 2087 4227.
Nid yw staff y Dderbynfa Gyrfaoedd yn siaradwyr Cymraeg eu hunain ond gallant roi cyngor i chi ar y gwasanaeth cyfrwng Cymraeg sydd ar gael. Yr Ymgynghorwyr Gyrfaoedd sy’n medru cynnig apwyntiadau Gyrfaoedd cyfrwng Cymraeg yw: Aled Williams i fyfyrwyr Parc Cathays a Menai Evans i fyfyrwyr Parc y Mynydd Bychan.
If you would like to make a Welsh medium careers appointment, please contact Careers & Employability: (029) 2087 4227
Please note that Careers Reception staff may not be Welsh speakers themselves but they can advise you of the Welsh medium service on offer. The Career Consultants offering Welsh medium appointments are: Aled Williams for Cathays Park students and Menai Evans for Heath Park students.
Unless otherwise stated, appointments and drop-ins take place in the Careers & Employability Centre, 2nd Floor, 50 Park Place – please check the venue when you book.
If you cannot visit the Careers & Employability Centre in person because you are on placement, or on a year abroad, log in here to ‘Ask us a question’ – we will endeavour to get back to you within 5 working days.
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