The first thing to say is don’t panic. There are many students that have obtained a 2:2, or lower, and many of them go on to work in the legal profession in various ways whether as a legal assistant, paralegal, solicitor or barrister. The most important thing to do is acknowledge this and devise a … More I want to be a lawyer but I have a 2:2. What are my options?
A new year is a new start: it’s the perfect time to think about what you want to accomplish and to set new goals. Why not use January to reflect on your career ambitions and formulate plans for achieving them? Follow relevant people and organisations on Twitter: use your social media profiles to develop an … More 5 New Year Career Resolutions
At this time of year, you might be hearing a lot of people talking about graduate schemes; but what do you know about them? A graduate scheme is a structured programme that combines working and training, targeted at recent graduates. They allow graduates to experience many aspects of both the role and the organisation as … More What is a graduate scheme?
Kawtar El Ouaraini, BSc Business Management, graduating class of 2018 During my final year, I spent some of the first semester recreating a CV and applying to graduate schemes without support or help. After many rejections and several failed interviews, I slowly stopped applying and found myself solely focusing on revision and exams. After completing … More Graduate story: How can a careers appointment help me?
Whether you’re looking to boost your CV with an internship, find a part-time job during your studies, develop work-related skills or identify your dream career, The Ultimate Careers Guide is here to help. Written by the staff at Careers departments across the University of London, the guide is piled high with tips and advice, including: … More Ultimate Careers Guide 2018
Did you know you can view videos from Careers & Enterprise staff, and employers, giving you helpful tips and advice on topics including networking, commercial awareness and assessment centres? They’re free to access – you’ll just need to log in with your QMUL details. For further information on any of the topics covered, pop in to … More Seen our video collection?
No matter where you are in your career planning – whether you’re in your first year and have no idea what you want to do after graduation, or you’ve completed an internship and know exactly the path you want to follow – it is important to use your time at university to ensure you stand … More 5 things you can do in a coffee break to improve your career prospects