The careers ahead award helps recognizes and develops employability skills, providing students with greater opportunities to get the jobs the want after they graduate. The framework includes 3 main elements (Bronze, Silver and Gold), in which students will have to completed 3 different elements to obtain the full award. However, these elements can be achieved and completed separately, allowing you as a individual choose whichever section is most relevant to you to achieve first. The careers ahead team will help you with;
For myself, I achieved this award by participating in a mock interview as part of our degree. This mock interview was staged with my job specification in mind and i was interviews in a controlled style environment, keeping the same formality as a traditional interview. The Gold Award is also a fantastic award to add to your CV to show the development you have undertaken.