Academic School: Languages, Linguistics and Film Degree Course: BA Comparative Literature and Linguistics Current Study Year: Graduated December 2017 Why did you apply for QMentoring? Like many other students, I was very anxious about whether or not I would be “successful” after completing my degree. I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to secure … More Student Story: Laura’s QMentoring Experience
Are you a social sciences or humanities postgraduate interested in pursuing a research career, but not sure if academia is the right path right for you? Read on to find out more about other opportunities for using your research skills… A large number of humanities and social science Masters and PhD students go on to … More Careers outside of academia for humanities and social science researchers: charities and NGOs
Are you looking to gain some work experience this summer? QProjects Summer places QMUL students in local charities completing challenging projects which are flexible around your other commitments. Looking to build your CV? This is a great way to get some experience while giving back to your community. Amrin Nahar applied for a QProject in … More Looking for work experience? QProjects Summer applications open now
Are you interested in working on a unique project that will not only change lives, but enrich your career prospects? Developed from QMUL’s award-winning QProject programme, QConsult Community is an excellent opportunity to develop key skills in a real-life setting. Successful candidates will consult on a project within a not-for-profit organisation in our local, East … More QConsult Community: where groups of QMUL students take on strategic projects in the charity sector.
The great American writer and philosopher Elbert Hubbard once said, ‘the best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today’. In this day and age it seems his statement remains just as apt; the headlines and the employers continually stress upon us the importance of being as ‘job ready’ and ‘employable’ as … More QProjects: Meaningful work experience in the charity sector
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