Category: Graduate

4 ways graduate recruitment practices have changed (and how to adapt)

Written by Jenny Sloan, Careers Consultant (Graduate Transitions) at The Careers Service If you’re looking for a graduate job in 2021, you’ll need to be prepared for a very different graduate recruitment process than previous years. Naturally, hiring procedures evolve over time, usually in line with new technology. In this way, how employers interview and assess…

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The Benefits of Online Volunteering

Written by Tahira Majothi, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service For students and graduates interested in social causes with a view of working in the not-for-profit or international development sectors, there tend to be few formal graduates schemes. Typically volunteering is a great way to support a cause you believe in whilst providing you with…

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Gaining skills in lockdown

Written by Sarah Mallen, Information Manager at the Careers Service Most of you won’t be going out to part time jobs right now and you may be thinking that you missed out on internships in summer too. However, there are plenty of things you can do from the comfort of your own home to gain…

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Graduate roles with The Tutor Trust

Written by Jenny Sloan, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service Tutor Trust are an award-winning charity who deliver 1:1 and small group tutoring to children and young people across Greater Manchester, Leeds and Merseyside.   Tutor Trust was recently announced as one of the partner providers who will be delivering the National Tutoring Programme (NTP), a government-funded programme…

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Future Fortnight Round-up

Future Fortnight, an online programme of careers support for students and graduates at The University of Manchester, ran from 19 to 30 October. Missed it? Don’t worry! We’ve collated all the resources and recordings so you have them all in one place. Who is this for? Whether you’re looking for an internship, placement or graduate…

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5 job hunting tips during Covid

Written by Jenny Sloan, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service You may have had travel plans that have fallen through due to the pandemic. Maybe you secured a graduate scheme only for it to be rescinded as organisations try to mitigate the effects of a recession. Perhaps you’ve spent your university years preparing for a…

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