As a student, thinking about your future can be a daunting prospect – especially if you’re considering careers and industries that aren’t so widely known about. One such industry might be FinTech (financial technology), an emerging industry that uses new technology to improve financial services. A hugely exciting and rapidly growing industry, FinTech covers many … More Guest blog: Why students should consider a career in FinTech
Sometimes it can feel as though getting into the world of book editing is an impossible task. According to Bustle, publishing can be a “tough field to break into.” It is an overwhelming industry but a desirable one for those with a love of books and proofreading. Like many, as an aspiring editor, you’re likely … More Guest Blog: 6 Things to do While You Wait to Land Your Dream Editing Job
Christian Hirsekorn – 3rd year Economics & Finance Student & President of QMTIS My name is Christian and I’m in my final semester of my BSc Economics & Finance degree. If you’re keen on breaking into the Investment Banking industry, keep on reading: Some background about me… I did a two and a half year … More Student story: Breaking into Investment Banking
You have to admit that it’s nicely vague. So what exactly does it involve? If one had to define “working in policy”, it would be as a fusion of research, consulting and advice, often morphing into something dangerously adjacent to PR. Policy advisers provide the foundations and structure for decisions that are high- level and … More Working in Policy
Considering a career in publishing? Impeccably written English, an error-free CV and some relevant work experience will all help you to gain your first job in this competitive industry. However, you’ll also need determination and a thick skin, as the number of applicants hugely outweighs the number of jobs on offer. Editorial roles are the … More Guest blog: Seven Cracking Careers in Publishing
You may have heard about the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP), seen as one of the main professional options for science graduates wanting to work in healthcare. Applications are now open (until 12th February 2018). So is it one of the options for you to consider after you graduate, and if so how best should you … More NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) – Is it for me?
The Bar is an infamously difficult and competitive career choice. The Bar Council, the industry’s regulatory body, even goes so far as to post a ‘Health Warning’ prominently on its website in an attempt to deter potential future barristers from wasting money on the BPTC (Bar Professional Training Course). This is no standard career path. … More Guest blog: How to become a barrister