We provide a high quality, confidential and impartial guidance service. This is freely available to current students and potential students of any age thinking of attending York College.
The Careers Service maintains a list of useful careers links - please scroll to the bottom of this page.
If you are under 19 years of age
Careers advice for 16-19 year olds at York College is supported by staff from Young People's Services department of City of York Council.
If you are 19 years of age
We have a 'next steps' careers adviser available by appointment one day each week. We can provide advice from our own qualified staff outside these times by arrangement. You can also email email@example.com
How to arrange Careers Interviews
If you want careers advice, we recommend you arrange a careers interview, normally available between 9am and 5pm in the Infozone (Ground floor near reception - see college site plan). To arrange a careers interview, visit the Infozone during college hours or ring us on 01904 770400.
Full-time students can use information provided by us via their tutor. They can also use information available in the careers section of the Learning Centre and on the college student network / intranet.
Information available includes:
- Gap year and voluntary information
- University information including open days, clearing information
- University prospectus'
- Details of training for a wide range of specific occupations including useful reference books, leaflets and articles
- Local job vacancies - full-time, part-time and seasonal vacancies
Young People - Careers Advisers are here to help. If you're aged 13 to 19 you can contact a Careers Adviser for information, advice and support on a range of issues affecting young people
Ethnic Minorites Website - Employers will ultimately be more successful if they can create a culture where diversity is acknowledged and where people are truly valued.
Futureprospects - York's FREE employment and learning advice service, offering information and support on jobs, training, education, money etc.
Prospects - the UK’s official graduate careers website, 1,000’s of jobs and courses
Skill - Promoting equality in education, training and employment for disabled people
UCAS - Applying to university or college
Find universities and colleges using Where to study. Research courses using Course Search, complete an application using Apply and check the progress of your completed application in Track.
Yearoutgroup - gap year
Voluntary Sector Jobs
National Careers Service - We’re with you every step of the way.
We are dedicated to helping you get the advice you need for future skills, careers, work and life choices. We can help you develop your career with specially designed tools to help you move on in your career, or get you on the job ladder. Let us help you take the next step.