When it comes to gaining work experience, many people focus on internships. But volunteer work is another great way to gain new skills and experiences, and is something that potential employers are always keen to see. … More How Volunteering Can Make You More Employable!
We asked graduate employers from a range of sectors to talk about the types of work experience they find valuable in an applicant, and how you can go about gaining it! … More Making Your Work Experience Count!
Deciding which internships to apply for can be difficult, especially if you‘re still not quite sure which sector you would like to work in once you graduate. … More Deciding if an Internship is Right For You
Choosing a career can be broken down into thinking about your skills, values and interests and exploring different roles to find what might be a good match. … More Applying For Opportunities:What Should I Do With My Degree?
So you’ve landed the internship – what next? Preparing for your first day When working in an office, it’s best to look the part, even as an intern. With guys, a simple shirt and trousers will usually fit the workplace attire. With girls, wearing general office wear means something that’s not too revealing or accessory-heavy. … More How to ace that internship!
Whether you’re a first year or finalist, internships can be a great way to build those employability skills and possibly be the first step to your dream job! This time last year I was in my final year of my law degree and knew I wanted to study a masters. This gave me the chance … More How to secure that internship!
So why is work experience so important? It means you can earn money during your studies You’ll gain skills valued by future employers (e.g. commercial awareness, initiative, team work) You can build relevant experience for your future career You’ll find out what an industry / job role is like in reality It helps to build your … More How and why to get work experience