Help for staff

Supporting your students and graduates

Staff feedback

We encourage you to give feedback on our services, please email careers@tees.ac.uk


What staff say...

  • 'I would just like to thank you for all the support for the projects module, it is much appreciated and the students get a lot of useful information from your talks.'
    Senior Lecturer, Games Art and Design / Games Project Leader, School of Computing, Media & the Arts

More staff comments

  • 'Just wanted to say a big thank you for the 3 sessions you delivered to the BSc Music Technology Year 3 group this academic year. All 3 sessions were of a high quality and very engaging. The students all agreed that they found them very useful. Hopefully we can repeat the sessions next academic year.'
    HE Lecturer/Course Coordinator, Music Technology

Our professional team of Careers Advisers are available to help students with all aspects of their career planning.

  • Students can continue to use the Careers Service for two years after leaving (whether they completed their programme or not).

We help students and graduates who:

  • Don't know what they can do, or want to do
  • Need help to put together a more professional CV, covering letter or application form
  • Have an interview and need help to prepare
  • Want to identify what they can offer an employer
  • Are thinking of leaving their course
  • Want to find opportunities of interest to them

Advice and guidance

  • Drop-ins are held most days of the week for quick career queries. Dates and times of our drop-in sessions
  • Students can also book a 40 minute appointment for in-depth advice by calling in at the information desk on the first floor of the Student Centre or by phoning 01642 342277
  • Students can also access advice by email through our eguidance system. Access advice by email

Careers materials and guides

Career planning / work experience opportunities

We encourage students not to leave their career planning until their final year. Opportunities to build experience are available in first and second years.

  • The GetAhead portal is a one-stop shop for students to find information about a wide range of skills-development opportunities, including finding work experience, volunteering, mentorship, and on campus schemes
  • Our career planner gives students an overview of what they should be doing and when to plan their career and make themselves more employable.

Job opportunities

Students and graduates

Employers

Promoting the DLHE survey

  • During your students' final year, please make them aware of the importance of taking part in the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) Survey once they graduate.
    More about the DLHE survey

Workshops in the curriculum and non-curriculum

  • Our Get ahead careers events programme is available for all students to meet employers, learn how to apply for jobs, discover how to make the most of their time at Teesside and much more. Events are added throughout the year. Most events require students to sign up. Students can view all the events on our Events page
  • Careers advisers are available to deliver stand alone sessions or a series of sessions in Schools as part of the curriculum. Please get in touch with the careers adviser specific to your School to discuss and arrange this further - see the section below for details
  • Careers advisers are also available to discuss and arrange with the relevant School / section, requests from employers looking to come onto campus to target specific subject areas for opportunities existing in their company/organisation. Please get in touch with the careers adviser specific to your School.

Careers advisers caseloads

Contact the careers adviser responsible for your School / curriculum subject area

 

Eimer Bourke

Careers Adviser

T: 01642 738309, E: e.bourke@tees.ac.uk

Caseloads: * takes lead role

  • School of Computing, Media & the Arts: computing*, culture, arts, music technology*
  • School of Health & Social Care: health, social care
  • School of Science, Engineering & Design: Computer and digital forensics*, design
 
 

Gillian Bulmer

Careers Adviser

T: 01642 738317, E: g.bulmer@tees.ac.uk

Caseloads: * takes lead role

  • School of Social Sciences Humanities & Law: business, marketing and finance, early years*, education* and childhood*, teaching, sport*
 
 

Emma Dyson

Careers Adviser

T: 01642 342276, E: e.dyson@tees.ac.uk

Caseloads: * takes lead role

  • School of Health & Social Care: health*, social care*
  • School of Science, Engineering & Design: science*
  • School of Social Sciences Humanities & Law: teaching*, law*
 
 

Saeed Muhammad

Careers Adviser

T: 01642 384685, E: s.muhammad@tees.ac.uk

Caseloads: * takes lead role

  • School of Science, Engineering & Design: engineering*
  • Teesside University Business School: business, marketing and finance*
 
 

Sue Stockwell

Senior Careers Adviser

T: 01642 342283, E: s.stockwell@tees.ac.uk

Caseloads: * takes lead role

  • School of Social Sciences Humanities & Law: psychology*
 
 

Carolyn Whelan

Careers Adviser

T: 01642 342262, E: c.whelan@tees.ac.uk

Caseloads: * takes lead role

  • School of Computing, Media & the Arts: computing
  • School of Social Sciences Humanities & Law: Sociology*, criminology*, crime & investigation*, early years, education and childhood