It’s confusing world out there, with so many mixed messages about careers and the world of work. Let’s look at some of the most commonly spoken career myths and discover the truth behind them. “The earlier you decide on your choice of career, the better.” Not necessarily. While it may appear to give you a … More Career myths – let’s do some busting!
There are many reasons to volunteer, like wanting to help others, keeping up a hobby, making use of spare time, meeting new people etc. Often people forget that volunteering can also be an important step to getting that desired job or place on a postgraduate course. Volunteering can give you structured opportunities to establish, improve … More The value of volunteering
Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme for boosting skills and employability through education, training, youth and sport. Queen Mary University of London participates in the Erasmus+ Programme and will supply funding to a limited number of students for a traineeship in Europe. Students in their final year who are planning on doing a traineeship (internship/work placement) outside the … More Erasmus+ Funding for Graduate Traineeships – 2018 applications open, deadline 19th August
QTemps is a Queen Mary University of London’s recruitment service offering temporary work to current students and graduates. We offer temporary work on campus and with our local business partners. With so many temping agencies around, what makes QTemps any different. Find out more: Why should I choose QTemps? Employability for our students and graduates … More Q&A with QTemps
There is always a point when realisation hits that not every recent graduate has a full-time graduate role to walk straight into. In fact, if you find yourself in this position then you are actually in the majority. Truth is that when your last few months have been focused on the priority of academic deadlines … More Help me – I’m a graduate. What do I do now?
London is a mystery wrapped in an enigma wrapped in the M25. Still by far and away the most popular city for recent graduates, it’s the UK’s hub of business, industry and creativity. But we’re all aware of its downsides. Congestion, pollution and dizzying house prices have made the capital an increasingly impractical home for … More Guest Blog: Break Out – 5 Alternative Cities for Life After Uni
Kamrul Alom I have recently completed my Politics degree at Queen Mary and am looking forward to my graduation ceremony in the next few weeks. I am passionate about technology and how it enables changes and breakthroughs in industries that have not changed for years, and how it has provided new transformations in the way … More Generation Rent: My PropTech experience