After graduation

Postgraduate career guidance is a service aimed at guiding graduating students and graduates towards the world of work through various activities and initiatives.

Career guidance services

The career guidance service is mainly carried out by degree course staff and the Academic and Career Guidance division.

  • the degree course, through the course delegate, organises and publicises meetings with representatives of the world of work (e.g. professionals, civil servants, entrepreneurs, etc.) in order to illustrate to students the characteristics of the individual activities and the challenges that graduates will have to face at the end of their university education.
  • The Academic and Career Guidance division organises a series of guidance interventions to support those who are about to finish or have already finished a university course in entering the world of work, encouraging the improvement of soft skills and knowledge of professional profiles and related opportunities.

The main services offered to graduating students and graduates are:

  • job opportunities board where all the job offers offered by companies, institutions and organizations registered in various capacities on the AlmaLaurea portal are collected;
  • job opportunities, publication of opportunities for current and graduating students;
  • Job day, an annual event aimed at fostering direct relations between companies and graduates/graduating students from the University of Parma;
  • seminars and meetings on how to write a CV and a cover letter, how to successfully approach a job interview (individual and group interview simulations), etc.;
  • guidance internships (or traineeships) reserved for graduates within twelve months of obtaining their degree.

In addition, ER.GO. also provides various support services for recent graduates on its 'Career Guidance' page.


Career guidance meetings organised by the Department

The Department of Law, Politics and International Studies of the University of Parma organises meetings with professionals, magistrates, diplomats, public officials and representatives of the business world, in order to illustrate to students the characteristics of individual activities and the challenges that future legal practitioners will have to face in the liberal professions, public administration, business and international careers.