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We provide a range of opportunities and services to support your career development through MDXworks, our careers and employability service

We encourage you to use these services to ensure that you're prepared for your future; whether your ambition is to find a graduate job, create your own business or continue studying.

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MDXworks during COVID-19

Currently, most of our 1:1 appointments and drop-ins are taking place online or via telephone however, we've also reopened our centre's doors on-campus, College Building, CG07, Mon-Fri from 10am to 4pm.

As we adapt and become more comfortable with both online and face-to-face interactions, MDXworks have decided to offer a variety of ways for you to access our Careers & Employability Service, both online and on-campus.

Read more about our support during COVID-19

How we can help your career goals

Our aim is to support you in preparing for a world of exciting opportunities when you graduate.

We'll ensure that you can confidently step into the next chapter of your career journey, able to fully evidence your true value and worth to future employers.

We offer tailored support, advice and guidance, working with you to identify your aspirations, your strengths and potential, your lived experiences, talents and passions.

We do this with a menu of co-curricular and work-related activities that develop and nurture the new skills for your future.

What we offer

While you are studying at MDX, and even after graduating, you are entitled to:

  • 1:1 careers and employment support – information, advice and guidance
  • Work experience and placement support
  • Dedicated Employability Advisers with specific sector knowledge
  • Employer engagement and networking opportunities
  • Real-world employer-driven projects to help you develop your employability skills
  • Skills for employment workshops and webinars
  • Free access to careers fairs and other events
  • Support from CV to interview helping you to apply for and secure an opportunity
  • Paid, part-time opportunities through our Middlesex Unitemps Branch.
  • Information for students who cannot continue with their studies and help with finding work

Please read our Privacy Statement to find out what we do with your data.

  • Meet your advisor

    We recommend booking an appointment if you'd like to discuss your career plans and options in more detail, if you are actively looking for work experience or a placement, internship, or graduate job.

    We can give you suggestions on where to look for opportunities in your industry and support with preparing for interviews or assessment centres, including arranging mock interviews to help you practice.

    Book your 1:1 appointment online or by emailing our MDXworks team.

  • Drop-in

    You don't need to always make an appointment to speak to us. We're also available over phone or email.

    Get in touch with us for feedback on your application documents, including CVs, cover letters, application forms or similar. We can provide suggestions to help you make improvements and stand out from other applicants.

    Get in touch

    Tel: 020 8411 6161
    Email: mdxworks@mdx.ac.uk

    We're available Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 5.00pm

  • Online resources and job opportunities

    MDXworks.com is our exclusive online career centre.

    You can easily sign-up to access thousands of job opportunities, as well as personalised careers and employability resources including CV and Cover Letter templates, tips on interview preparation and networking, how to improve your presence online and much more!

    Based on your preferences, you will see relevant events and opportunities through MDXworks and wider.

    Sign up to MDXworks.com

  • Events

    MDXworks hosts regular pop-up webinars with our employer partners and Faculty Employability Advisers covering a wide range of topics.

    We also run two annual careers fairs, including Gradstock festival (autumn term) and CareerConnect (spring term).

    Keep an eye out for more information on these events and sessions throughout the year. You can revisit most of our live sessions either on MDXPlay or on our YouTube channel.

    Stay up to date and register for sessions

  • Working students

You might want to choose to work during your studies to earn a bit of extra money or to gain some work experience.

In either case, you need make sure you know your rights from understanding the legal aspects of being a worker to ensuring you can read your payslip, and where to go to help and support in the work place.

Wherever you are in your career journey, we encourage you to read this information to understand and know your working rights.

Find out more

International student support >

We are proud to be a global university and we support students from all nationalities to achieve career success. See how we can help you to find work during and after studying as well as looking for placement opportunities and starting your own business .

Your enterprise >

Interested in starting your own business? We have a range of support and guidance options for you from Crowdfunding to connecting with industry leaders and alumni

International mobility >

While studying at MDX you have the opportunity to study on exchange programmes and do an internship abroad, to develop your skills, benefit from international experience and boost your employability.

We collaborate with diverse partners and offer exciting opportunities to young people.

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