Hester Watson, School of Politics and International Relations Why did you apply to QConsult? I applied to QConsult so I could take advantage of the career opportunities at QMUL. I didn’t want to go into consultancy necessarily but it seemed like an excellent way to get exposure into the workplace and business. This was true … More QConsult: Hester’s story
LinkedIn has become a powerful force in recruitment, with the number of members exceeding 470 million worldwide. The social media site for business is now a useful resource when it comes to recruitment. It helps candidates find great opportunities through the job search function, and it gives prospective employers a way to scope out the … More Guest blog: How to Write a Great LinkedIn Summary
Dr Shivonne Gates has a PhD in Linguistics from QMUL and is now a Researcher at social research agency NatCen. She tells us what it’s like to be researching in a different domain to her PhD. In a couple of sentences, what do you do day-to-day? I do qualitative research into social problems that then … More From PhD to social research
Read on to see how SBM students are developing their skills & preparing for the workplace by gaining experience with SBM… Towrima Karim, BSc Marketing & Management 2019, Student Engagement & Marketing intern What you did you do as part of your internship? I started working straight after I finished my final exams! As part … More Kickstart your career as an SBM Intern!
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
We’re delighted to announce that Queen Mary Chemistry student Rebecca Rickwood recently won a coveted place in the finals of the national Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards. Rebecca has been working hard alongside her studies over the last few years to develop her business, Gement, an eco-friendly cement, with support from the Queen Mary Careers and … More QMUL student in entrepreneurship finals
The first thing to say is don’t panic. There are many students that have obtained a 2:2, or lower, and many of them go on to work in the legal profession in various ways whether as a legal assistant, paralegal, solicitor or barrister. The most important thing to do is acknowledge this and devise a … More I want to be a lawyer but I have a 2:2. What are my options?