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
So you’ve just completed your work experience. It was in a sector that relates to your degree and in the type of company that you always thought would suit you. Hooray for you, right? But, what if you didn’t enjoy it? You had it all mapped out but now the future isn’t so clear. The … More What if you hated your work experience?
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
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?
My name is Daniel and I am about to finish my BSc Economics degree in a few months. Read on for my insight into the actuarial profession and how you can get an internship in the insurance industry. How did you source your work experience? During my first year I really did not know what … More Student story: Lessons learned from internships
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
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