Tag: summer internships

Choosing work experience on the basis of the skills you develop – the shopping basket approach

How do you approach looking for valuable work experience or an internship?  Some opportunities to gain and develop useful skills for your future career could be missed if you rely on looking for work experience only within the area you are interested in or with the big corporate employers and well-known companies. There may also…

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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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