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Career advice for Economics students

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Stephanie Redding is available to deliver personalised career advice for Economics students by appointment

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Stephanie Redding is the Department's Careers Consultant for Economics. Careers workshops are run for all Economics students covering some of the popular career options and the skills required for these; effective job applications, and other aspects of career choice and development.

Thirty minute 'careers guidance' appointments are offered throughout the year. These can be useful no matter what stage you are at in your career thinking.

First Year Advice

If you want to get ahead of the game before you even start at Warwick have a look at the questions below and the suggested resources. Don’t worry if you’d rather wait until you arrive – we’ll cover this again in Induction but for those of you interested in Finance & Banking some of the deadlines can be scarily early so I hope these prompts ensure you’re ready.
Stephanie Redding
Senior Careers Consultant, Economics

I know what my strengths and values are
Yes No Have a look at these self- awareness resources
I want to develop these skills further at uni
Yes Think about joining societies, volunteering, and challenging yourself when you get the chance to learn more about yourself. No
I know which job sectors appeal to me
Yes No Have a look at:Options with an Economics degree and take a look at our job sector pages. And remember – over 70% of our vacancies don’t mind what discipline you’re studying.
I want to get work experience whilst at uni
Yes Some sectors offer Insight Days or Spring weeks for first years. Deadlines can be early so don’t miss them. Have a look at these resources to help you find other sources of work experience. No
I know how to talk to employers about my skills
Yes No Have a look at these resources
I’m interested in Finance & Banking
Yes The deadlines for Spring opportunities in this sector can be very early so check out these websites to get ahead of the game Banking and Finance  No
I have an up to date C.V.
Yes No Use these resources to get you started
I want some help with all of this
Yes For help with your career planning, please email No