Independent Graduate: Final-year students: things to do

November is the month that employers start giving presentations in universities. Time to start completing their application forms.

For all those students who are after a career in corporate banks or advertising agencies, make sure you're a step beyond your peers because recruiting commences now.

Ask your careers service for dates of Christmas vacation seminars on perfecting your application forms and CV.

Don't miss the Christmas vacation courses run by some firms. They can lead to immediate job offers.

Make sure you've applied for postgraduate taught courses (MSc or diploma) beginning next autumn.

For all those chartered accountant hopefuls, take note that employers start their recruitment tours of campuses this month.