Graduate Schemes: are they for me?

Why has everyone started talking about graduate schemes all of a sudden?! If you’re not sure about what a graduate scheme actually is and if it’s for you, we’ve got the basics covered. Written by Kareem Belfon, Communications and Marketing Intern at the Careers Service.  So, what is a graduate scheme? Graduate schemes are structured…

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Why should I do a placement?

Written by Jannine Thomas, Employability Consultant at the Careers Service Typically lasting between 9 and 12 months, a professional/industrial placement is a great way to gain real insight into both: a role and a company. Allowing you to see a lot more than you can on insight days, a placement usually involves you being given real…

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“I don’t know what I want to do for a career!” How Harry embraced his career confusion.

It’s one of the most common things we speak to our students about. Not knowing what career path you’d like to take is completely normal and totally healthy. It not only keeps your options open, it also allows you to explore lots of different possibilities throughout your time at University. Here at the Careers Service,…

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