Careers and Employability

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As a student at Harrow College you can call on our careers and employability team at any time for impartial, friendly, confidential and professional advice to help you with planning your future.

Harrow College has a team of dedicated professional Careers and Employability advisors to support you in your journey during your time at the college. We provide support in a range of areas to help you to explore your course options and potential career path.

Current students also have access to the Careers and Employability resources via the student portal 24/7.

You can find Careers staff in the Reception area at the Harrow Weald campus and inside the Enterprise Centre on the ground floor at the Harrow on the Hill campus. Drop on and see us or call 020 8909 6000 and ask for a member of the careers team.

Click here for information about our free careers advice & information drop-in sessions taking place in July 2019

Opening times:

Harrow on the Hill campus - 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday - Thursday.

Harrow Weald campus - 9.00am - 5.00pm Tuesday - Thursday. 

To view the College's Careers Programme Statement, please click here

Working with universities, employers and training providers

At Harrow College, students are invited to participate in a number of events designed to build employability skills and explore options in Education and Employment.  There will also be opportunities for you to interact with universities and professionals to help you with your future plans. 

Preparing for the world of work

Supporting you to identify and develop your Employability Skills is central to the student experience at Harrow College. This is achieved through the curriculum, a range of additional enterprise activities and expert advice from employers on CVs and interview skills. Advice and support is available from professional College Careers Advisors for students wanting to develop a CV, complete an application form or practise interview skills.

University applications

At Harrow College we provide guidance and support throughout the university application process. This includes help with researching and choosing suitable courses and universities, completing the application form, personal statement writing and preparing for an interview. We are proud to say that in 2018, 86% of applicants from Harrow College were successful in securing a place on a higher education course. 66 of those students progressed to one of the Top 50 universities and 26 students progressed to one of the Russell Group universities.

Gatsby benchmarks for good careers guidance in colleges 

Harrow College is fully committed to embedding the Gatsby Benchmarks for Good Careers Guidance as follows:

• A stable Careers Programme
• Learning from Career & Labour Market Information
• Linking Curriculum Learning to Careers
• Encounters with Employers & Employees
• Experiences of Workplaces
• Encounters with Further & Higher Education
• Personal Guidance.

To view a summary of Harrow College's annual careers programme, please click here

Get up to date Labour Market Intelligence (LMI) about the career you are interested in!

Want to find out the UK average wages and working hours of the jobs you are interested in? Careerometer can help!
Type the job or career that you are interested in into the first card below and select from the list of options provided to display the information. You can compare up to 3 jobs at once by using the other cards.

When you have finished comparing the different job areas head to our courses page to find out more about the courses on offer to help you on your journey to a great career!

 

Please click here to view our Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) Policy.

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