FAQ: How to get a graduate position in UX and design

Today on the Red Gate UX blog I wrote about the top 5 things you need to do to improve your chances of getting a graduate position in design and UX.

Just last week a prospective candidate came into the office for a coffee and a chat about what the role really is. The thrust of the discussion was around the “should I be applying at all?” question. Over the course of an hour or so I realised that I was answering a set of questions and concerns that have now become extremely familiar to me. Unsurprisingly, many graduates have a similar set of concerns that, sadly, sometimes stop them from even applying at all let alone getting through to a first interview.

So in this post I try to answer what I think are the 5 big questions about UX graduate roles.

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Further Reading

If you’re interested in producing a designer’s portfolio I would recommend these books:

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