5 Top Tips on How to Impress Your Employer

Starting out your first ‘proper’ job after university? Below are a few simple workplace guidelines that you should follow as an employee: Be punctual.  “Better three hours too soon than one minute late.” – William Shakespeare Being punctual will give the impression that you are organised, reliable and have a good work ethic. Give yourself … More 5 Top Tips on How to Impress Your Employer

Guest blog: How to make the most of your internship

Although they can get a bad rep, internships can be a really valuable thing in transitioning between university and the start of your career. Plus, not all internships are unpaid – an increasing number of employers are recognising the importance in providing a salary to their interns. However, like with all work, you really get … More Guest blog: How to make the most of your internship

Student story: Why is the PASS (Peer Assisted Study Support) scheme so special?

Kajal (SEF PASS Student organiser, 2016-17) University starts and finishes extremely quickly, one second, you’re signing up to societies and the next you’re sitting your last exam and graduating. It all goes in the blink of an eye, so it’s important to make the most of your time at QMUL. Sometimes spontaneous decisions are some … More Student story: Why is the PASS (Peer Assisted Study Support) scheme so special?

Guest blog: The Radical Sabbatical – Trying 25 Careers In A Year

In September 2016, I quit my grad scheme and ‘job for life’ with the Civil Service to try 25 careers through short-term work experience and internships, in a year – before my 25th birthday. I realised that, aged 24, I still had absolutely no idea what I really wanted to do. It was a gamble, … More Guest blog: The Radical Sabbatical – Trying 25 Careers In A Year

Bag yourself some work experience with the likes of TfL, NHS and Crossrail

QChallenge London will offer successful applicants the chance to develop their problem solving skills, their leadership skills and their cultural intelligence. Apply for QChallenge London here. Watch the video below to see Andy Coxall, CEO of Common Purpose Student Experience, give an intro into this brand new programme. This is your opportunity to test yourself, … More Bag yourself some work experience with the likes of TfL, NHS and Crossrail