Postgraduate Study

Postgraduate study is not something you have to do immediately after your undergrad course …. After my graduation I was tired of studying. The last thing I wanted to do was read another text book, write one more essay or spend any more time perfecting bibliographies or references. In short further study couldn’t have been…

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If I could start my university time again, I would have done things differently’: advice on summer internships from a recent graduate.

If you are still unsure on applying for summer internships for next summer, here are some words of advice from a recent University of Manchester graduate Justin Colver on why he values internships, what he would have done differently and how he thinks internships can benefit you in finding future jobs. “I didn’t apply for…

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Handling rejection

No one wants to be rejected but at some point in your job search it is bound to happen. How you react and what you do next are key factors in your future success. 1 Rejection at application stage: Most people are going to experience this.  You may get a polite “thanks but no thanks”…

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UKIERI Work Placement Programme for graduates – course and internship in India

Here’s an unusual and exciting opportunity to travel, get international work experience and undertake further study all in one. The UKIERI Work Placement Programme and the Global Internship Graduate Certificate (GIGC-I) aims to provide recently qualified UK graduates with an opportunity to live and work in India to develop a greater understanding of Indian culture…

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Halloween special – the scariest jobs in the world?

Our survey said…. Teaching, Investment banking, Telesales, Pathologist, Funeral director/embalmer, Events manager, Security /Armed services, Live TV presenter, Crane Driver, Bomb disposal operative, Brain surgeon, Airline Pilot, Tree surgeon, Finance officer, Dry cleaner, Politician on TV, Mud logger, Entomologist, Dentist. To be fair there are lots of jobs I simply wouldn’t do, some of them…

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