Category: Internships

Work experience in the time of COVID

Written by Sarah Ashworth, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service Getting work experience, whether related or unrelated to your degree and future aspirations, can be valuable in attracting the attention of future employers. Emma Pollard, Principal research fellow at the Institute for Employment Studies (IES) says: “Employers believe that work experience – including voluntary work…

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Finding graduate schemes confusing?

Written by Natalie Walsh, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service Have you been looking at career options recently? Perhaps browsing the recruitment ads?  Then you’ll have noticed the many, many graduate schemes currently being advertised.  In fact, it can sometimes feel like they’re the only option to consider.  But… what happens if you’re not finding schemes…

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The job-hunt: an international student’s candid evaluation

Written by Pranav Sivaramakrishnan, Chemical Engineering Graduate who will now be starting as a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer with Rolls Royce Any email starting with a ‘Thank you for your application! After careful consideration…’ used to throw me into a fit of anxiety and despair. Another rejection, what has gone wrong? I had relevant work experience…

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