Tag: final year

Student Blog: What I’ve Learned From Job-Hunting In My Final Year

Written by Max Ibbotson, Final Year English Language Student and Careers Service Student Blogger What I’ve Learned From Job-Hunting Well, it’s time. You’ve finally finished uni. Coursework submitted, exams buried, Big Hands roof garden visited. You were hoping this day would stay away forever, but it can’t. The day is here for you to actually…

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From Old Trafford Kiosk Attendant to University Admin Assistant: Presenting part-time jobs on your CV

From guest writer and former Careers Service MGP, Jenny Sloan. So you’ve managed to bag a few hours every week working in an administrative post in an office? That’s fantastic, you’ve got essential office-based work experience that employers value so highly! But what if, like the majority of the working student body, you’re slaving away…

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Don’t be so afraid of getting the “wrong” experience that you don’t end up getting any!

Not got a brilliant job or internship lined up for the summer? Not a problem! You haven’t blown all chances of getting some work experience to stick on your CV and help you when it comes to applying for jobs in your final year. While “relevant” work experience (i.e. work that is directly related to…

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