Jane Smith Graduated: 2017, MSc Chemistry Position: Graduate Management Trainee Current Placement: Director’s Office, Blizard Institute (Placement 2/4) Taking up my position as a Graduate Management Trainee has allowed me to explore a variety of career paths within QMUL and the wider HE Sector, whilst gaining valuable experience in a variety of key skills areas, … More Graduate story: Joining the QMUL Leadership Programme
Driven, articulate, focused – just a few words to describe some of the students I have mentored at Queen Mary. Mentees come prepared with questions, proposing to explore numerous career paths and seeking advice on professional goals and qualifications. I find mentoring proves most successful when both parties are committed to acquiring further knowledge from … More QMentoring: Devina’s story
Over 90% of jobs are at start-ups and SMEs, yet many graduates still aren’t sure what sort of opportunities are available at these companies and how to access them. However, whether you are looking to go into finance, sales, tech, design, or any other sector there are a wealth of exciting opportunities at smaller companies … More Guest blog: Getting Experience at a Start-Up or SME
Whether you’re writing your first CV, applying for internships or about to start your first job, you might find there are a lot of terms out there that you’ve never heard of before. So here’s our handy guide to some of the main terms you may come across when it comes to the world of work. … More Careers terms explained
Academic School: Biological and Chemical Sciences Degree Course: BSc Neuroscience Current Study Year: Third Why did you apply for a place on the QMentoring scheme? I applied for QMentoring because I wanted to get in contact with someone related to my course (Neuroscience), specifically someone within Healthcare/Medicine. I think it is very important to ask … More Student Story: Mahdiyyah’s QMentoring Experience
Are you interested in starting your own business, developing an existing idea, learning entrepreneurial skills or networking with other aspiring and established entrepreneurs? The Enterprise team can help you achieve these goals, whether you want to start a business or learn more about the process itself. If you have a creative idea or an existing business … More QEnterprise: Interested in starting your own business?
Congratulations at being awarded a place on your Masters programme! Well done & welcome to postgrad life at QMUL. Have you chosen your modules yet? It may seem weird, but as you head off to those first lectures & tutorials that will ultimately lead to your postgraduate degree, we want to challenge you to also be … More Welcome to life as a postgrad