Brinda, PhD student, Barts Cancer Institute For a long time, I associated the term ‘consultancy’ with a 21st century buzzword, the financial sector, Canary Wharf, and smartly dressed professionals who had ‘500+’ connections on their LinkedIn profiles. (Un)surprisingly, I was not the only one who thought that the ocean of opportunities beyond the breadth of … More 5 Reasons Why Every PhD Student Should Obtain Consulting Experience
Georgia Kokmotou, 2nd year Business and Management QTaster participant spring 2019 Why did you apply to QTaster? I applied to QTaster because I really wanted to explore the job opportunities that exist in the market while at the same time to get an insight of how various companies works. What were the visits like? Each … More QTaster: Georgia’s story
Hester Watson, School of Politics and International Relations Why did you apply to QConsult? I applied to QConsult so I could take advantage of the career opportunities at QMUL. I didn’t want to go into consultancy necessarily but it seemed like an excellent way to get exposure into the workplace and business. This was true … More QConsult: Hester’s story
LinkedIn has become a powerful force in recruitment, with the number of members exceeding 470 million worldwide. The social media site for business is now a useful resource when it comes to recruitment. It helps candidates find great opportunities through the job search function, and it gives prospective employers a way to scope out the … More Guest blog: How to Write a Great LinkedIn Summary
Dr Shivonne Gates has a PhD in Linguistics from QMUL and is now a Researcher at social research agency NatCen. She tells us what it’s like to be researching in a different domain to her PhD. In a couple of sentences, what do you do day-to-day? I do qualitative research into social problems that then … More From PhD to social research
Read on to see how SBM students are developing their skills & preparing for the workplace by gaining experience with SBM… Towrima Karim, BSc Marketing & Management 2019, Student Engagement & Marketing intern What you did you do as part of your internship? I started working straight after I finished my final exams! As part … More Kickstart your career as an SBM Intern!
There are many reasons to volunteer, like wanting to help others, keeping up a hobby, making use of spare time, meeting new people etc. Often people forget that volunteering can also be an important step to getting that desired job or place on a postgraduate course. Volunteering can give you structured opportunities to establish, improve … More The value of volunteering