Careers Advice

Careers advice

Sustainability West Midlands offers sustainability related careers advice for graduates and undergraduates at organisations in the West Midlands.

To the left of this page are resources to help organisations to advertise for work experience placements as well as advice to applicants.

For organisations:

  • Information about hosting a placement.
  • A guide to writing clear job descriptions which will appeal to appropriate applicants and examples of these.
  • Information about opportunities to be a host for graduate placement schemes operating in the West Midlands and nationally.
  • Frequently asked questions about the placement service.
  • Case studies of successful graduate placements which showcase the benefits of hosting a graduate for your organisation.

For applicants:

  • Information on careers in sustainability.
  • A guide to writing your Curriculum Vitae (CV) and links to example CVs.
  • Tips on writing a covering letter and examples.
  • Interview guidelines and example questions and answers.
  • Useful websites for searching vacancies.


Other websites:

More Green Jobs at Environment Job online at

More jobs in the sector at Acre – online at 


Graduate Advantage Voluntary Internship Scheme for SMEs

IEMA Skills Map