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!
With exams now over, it’s time to start making plans for the summer. Read on for advice from Careers Consultant Andrea on how to make the most of the next few months … Browse our jobs boards for paid summer opportunities Consider volunteering in your sector of interest – there are 1000s of opportunities on … More Making the most of summer
Exams are over! But you might be wondering … what next? Firstly, don’t panic! We’ve heard almost 50% of UK undergraduates enter their final year of study not knowing what they want to do next… so you are not alone! We see lots of students at this time of year who don’t have a career in … More Career choice – top tips from Careers Consultants
Making decisions about your future career can seem like an arduous and research-intensive process. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t some great ways to spend 10 minutes of your time that can ultimately help you to make the right choices. Coffee break coming up? Then consider the following short sharp exercises: Prospects Planner One of our … More 4 short sharp careers exercises for your coffee break
Congratulations to everyone receiving their exam results from QMUL; well done! Some of you might have faced the disappointment of just missing out on a 2.1, and are now left wondering what your future looks like with a 2.2. The first thing to remember is that a 2.1 isn’t a ticket straight into a dream job. … More What 2 do with a 2.2
It might surprise you but there’s actually a lot more to charity fundraising than you may think, and the term describes a wide range of incredibly important roles in charitable organisations. So what roles are available? A typical fundraising team might be made up of the following: Community fundraising – This team works with a … More Charity fundraising – more than just shaking a bucket
You don’t need to have studied Engineering to begin a career as a professional engineer Why should I consider an engineering conversion course? An engineering conversion course can be a great way to learn new skills, build on your existing knowledge and increase your employability. In an ever competitive job market, the demand for engineers … More Guest blog: MSc Engineering conversion courses at the University of Exeter