The information contained within these pages is of relevance to both undergraduate medical students and those moving through the Foundation Years on to specialist training.
It is never too early to start planning your career and by taking a proactive approach to career planning you will be in a better position to make suitable and informed career decisions.
These webpages are intended as a tool to help you take control of your own career and will provide information and resources that will help you explore career opportunities whilst also signposting you to additional sources of career information, advice and guidance.
The following are direct quotes from some of the clients we have helped in the last 12 months;
“ Thanks for all your help over the last couple of years, you've been a great support” CT3 Exeter
“ They had real patience and compassion and spent time talking to me about my fears and concerns. They addressed all of these and gave me the confidence to proceed" ST3 Torbay
" Thank you so much for all your help over the last few years, helping me to keep focussed and to put together a really good application. It's all paid off and I couldn't be happier. I'll keep in touch!” F2 Torbay
“ Very helpful, friendly and approachable" ST8 Truro
“ Wonderful service, ample time and felt really comfortable discussing everything. Thank you” Year 4 Medical Student Plymouth
" It was impartial advice which wasn't biased towards any particular career path. It was a confidential, comfortable environment which let me discuss all my worries. I was encouraged to think about my other options and wasn't pressured to make any decisions" Year 3 Medical Student Plymouth
Sarah Taylor - Career Planning Manager
Fran Perkin - Careers Advisor
Claire Elvin-Smith - Careers Administrator
In February 2013 the Peninsula Career Planning team achieved the matrix Quality Standard ..... matrix is the gold standard for organisations providing careers information and guidance and is achieved after a rigorous inspection process