Student Blog: Opportunities for BAME Students in Media, Business, Technology and more

Written by Hajra Tahir, First Year Law with Politics Student at UoM The life of an average Uni student is comprised of what seems like endless studying, back to back lectures, coursework deadlines, volunteering, gruelling placement searches, CV updating, and let’s not forget, the occasional social event or night out with friends. When time is…

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My career journey (so far) from the perspective of an International Graduate

Aiswarya Kishor an Indian student who studied MEng (Hons) Biomaterials Science and Tissue Engineering and graduated in 2018 tells us of her career journey so far. Aiswarya is now a Graduate Information Developer at Arm in the UK.  I have always admired people who knew what they wanted to do with their careers, especially because…

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Exploding the internship myth. Gaining experience and skills are important but it doesn’t have to be called an internship.

Basically an internship (in the UK) is a period of paid work experience usually full time. Often it is in summer so that you have several months to get a decent period of experience but some are shorter. Lets look at what an internship is in more detail.. Lots of large recruiters offer an “internship” in…

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Finding a Placement – FAQ’s

By Jannine Thomas, Employability Consultant (Placements), Careers Service Searching for a placement is a very personal journey but, don’t fall into the annual trap of thinking you’re the only one returning from Christmas break without a placement. You are not the only person still waiting hear back from the opportunities you applied for months ago…

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