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Amanda Conway is the Head of International Career Development at The University of Manchester. Amanda has been a career consultant at the University for over 15 years and also has a background in retail management and HR, psychometric testing and personality profiling.

Interested in international work experience?… why not try Asia?

Our students at Manchester are increasingly asking about international work experience opportunities or other ways to develop their “global mindset” ( a quality increasingly sought by graduate employers).  If you missed the recent Experience Asia event at The University recently, there is still time to find out about some of the excellent funded internship,  study…

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Pakistani students receive internships & job offers with employers at The Pakistan Job Fair 2014

Engro, Allied Bank, Abacus Consulting and Sidat Hyder Morshed Associates were amongst the employers offering jobs and internships to our students at the Pakistan Job Fair last week at The University of Manchester. Even the media firm who were reporting on the event – Express Tribune – were reported to have offered opportunities! But if you were not able…

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The “Careers in Asia” fair in the UK, for international students – (apply for your place this month!)

The “Careers in Asia” recruitment fairs have been running for a number of years in the UK and some of our international students at Manchester have secured a job this way in the past. At the fairs, graduate employers visit the UK, from across Asia, to recruit international students (usually from Asia) who are currently…

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The China Graduate Recruitment Fair at The University of Manchester (2013)

Saturday, 26th October, 2013 saw the first China Graduate Recruitment Fair take place at The University of Manchester. A collaborative event in partnership with The Universities of Leeds, Lancaster and Aston and The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the fair provided a great opportunity for 23 organisations from both China and the UK to…

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Graduate jobs & internships with Youngs China Investment Co. Ltd – for Chinese /English fluent students

Following on from the China Recruitment Fair on Saturday, 26th October, I wanted to share details of one of the firms’ job vacancies for anyone who was unable to attend. Youngs China Investment Co. Ltd are a growing firm based in China Town and in Salford who have a number of positions for students/ graduates…

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Part-time work in Manchester – for language speakers (and football fans!)

I am very excited to say that I have been in contact with Manchester City Football Club and can announce that they have some job vacancies at the club for fluent language speakers. This post will involve translating the latest news and developments about Manchester City Football Club for their international websites/ social media streaming…

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China Graduate Recruitment Fair – 26th October, 2013 – a new fair for Manchester

We are delighted to announce a new career fair for our Chinese students: The China Graduate Recruitment Fair Saturday, 26th October, 2013 The University of Manchester Would you like to meet graduate employers particularly looking to hire Chinese talent for both UK or China opportunities? Would you like to find out more about the job…

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