One-to-one consultations and e-consultations
Your career consultation can cover any of the following:
- Ongoing career management
- Professional development advice and guidance
- Redundancy advice and support
- Returning to work after a break
- Job searching and unemployment support
- Exploring your career options if you are thinking about making a career change
- CV and application guidance to highlight your potential effectively
- Interview practice to give you the tools and confidence you require
- Planning for retirement
- Anything else you need career help and advice about
Book a consultation or speak with a Career and Professional Development Adviser
We have suspended face-to-face career consultations and events around the UK and at our offices in Cambridge and London but our team of advisers are still available to provide careers support, advice and guidance to members by email, phone or Skype/Zoom.
You can book a career consultation online or by emailing the Careers team. Please quote your membership number when contacting us. We offer early morning and evening slots from 7.30am to 7.30pm on selected weekdays by appointment for our professional members.
In addition, we offer e-consultations which do not need to be booked. Please email the career management team with your query using the box on the left and one of the team will get back to you within five days.
Consultations are available to our Associate members (AMRSC), Members (MRSC) and Fellows (FRSC). If you are unsure about your membership category and what support is available, then please contact the Career Management team or visit http://www.rsc.org/careers. We recommend those currently studying at undergraduate level access their university careers service in the first instance.
What our members say
Here’s what some members recently told us about their consultation.
Fantastic service- I would recommend any RSC members if they are unsure about their career path. This was my second time to use and every time I get positive things back and feel more energised to work on building my career.
After undertaking a mock interview with one of the careers advisers, I felt the advice and encouragement she gave me helped me secure an interview...and I was offered the job!
Realistic advice - not just about career progression but also taking into account personal situation (factors outside of work affecting career decisions).
If you're a member then you also can talk to the Chemist's Community Fund about their legal, financial and other advice services