Ca’ Foscari offers you a range of useful practical on- and offline tools that will guide you on the employment market, help you find out more about various professions as well as enhancing your skills and preparing you for job interviews in Italy and abroad.
Throughout the course of the year, to help prepare you for your placement or entry into the world of work, the Ca’ Foscari Career Service organizes career guidance workshops with leading professionals who will help you outline a professional project meeting your ambitions, manage your online presence and draw up a curriculum vitae and cover letter. These last two documents can be considered a sort of visiting card summarizing your education and work experience, your cross-disciplinary skills and personal interests, which is why it is of vital importance to draw them up properly, emphasizing your strong points and inspiring recruiters to choose you, even if it is just for a placement experience.
The Career Service also provides useful information on how to tackle job interviews in Italy and abroad, providing you with the opportunity to participate in workshop simulations.
With the exception of a limited number of encounters held in English, all workshops are in Italian.
Tools for a successful career
Kick-start your job search! Access your Personal Area and watch the tutorials offered by the Career Service to help you find your dream job.
Together with the characters featured in these videos, you will understand how to focus on your career project, how to write effective CV(s) and Cover Letter(s), how to add value to your profile on Social Networks and how to succeed in a job interview.
Educational modules are developed in a series of 3D videos realized with avatars acting in Venetian locations, which makes the didactic learning more dynamic and amusing.
From this platform you can download and print out not only videos, but also additional material created to support you in your active job search.
The e-Library is a collection of information that students can consult for guidance in the world of work. You will find links and useful tools helping you prepare to look for work in Italy and abroad, find out more about the various professions and learn from the experiences of other Ca’ Foscari graduates.
The Placement Desk is a support service offered by the Ca’ Foscari Career Service to help you plan your active job search in a targeted manner. During the sessions you will be given advice on how to draw up an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter.
Every Wednesday morning we provide a CV Check service. Our staff will help you compile your curriculum vitae and cover letter in the most effective manner.
To book an appointment just click here.
If you have entrepreneurial skills and your dream is to work for yourself after graduating, the Ca’ Foscari Career Service offers you the chance to participate in one of the workshops held during the year and providing information on how to draw up a business plan, access funding, learn about communications and much more. The service also organizes one-off learning events on various themes linked to self-employment and supports the University in the creation of innovative workshops dedicated to self-employment or corporate case studies.
The Career Service also promotes a new cycle of seminars intended to diffuse and raise awareness of women in business, including presentations by women in corporate leadership or running businesses.