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Getting started

Self-awareness or understanding more about ourselves is at the centre of personal and career development. If you have a good understanding about your skills, interests and what motivates you in the workplace, then you can consider what sort of employment you would be suited to.

Resources for getting started

Generating career ideas resource sheet

Use the Career Assessments on the Career Toolkit to help you gain self-awareness including:

  • Self-help diagnostic tools – resources to help assess your skills, interests, strengths and personality and find out what graduate jobs may suit you.
  • Personality tests – these look at your preferences or how you are likely to react and behave in different circumstances, and suggests suitable career areas.

Careers linked to your studies

Learn about options that may be available to you with your subject and explore career ideas using our graduate destinations resources.

Additional resources

Get in touch with UWE Bristol Careers services

We are here to support you with your career goals. Contact us if you need help or advice.

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