Hello everyone, my name is Sara! I graduated last summer from Queen Mary with a BSc Economics and Politics. During my last year of my undergraduate degree, I applied for the Civil Service Fast Stream and I received an offer for a place on the Government Economic Service (GES) scheme. However, I decided to defer … More Graduate story: Sara’s Civil Service success
Ash Rahman, SEMS graduate I joined Queen Mary as an international student in 2013. I did Mechanical Engineering with Robotics and Control Systems as my undergraduate degree. I graduated with a BEng in July 2017 and then joined Jaguar Land Rover’s graduate scheme as a Graduate Product Development Engineer in September 2017. The product development … More Graduate story: Navigating the visa process
Got an upcoming video interview? We’re pleased to announce we have just launched InterviewStream – our *brand new* video interview platform, where you can record and practise a number of ready made video interviews or create your own custom interview from a large bank of questions. Practise whenever, and wherever! Take your mock interview using … More Introducing InterviewStream!
Want to make a real difference with your degree? Ever considered a a public sector graduate scheme? Here are 5 top opportunities for graduates in the public sector: Teach First The biggest graduate recruiter in the UK, Teach First places graduates in schools with a higher-than-average proportion of free school meals or in areas of deprivation. After … More Graduate opportunities in the public sector
Now that graduation is over, many of you are no doubt thinking of your next steps into the workplace. While the structured graduate schemes of the big well-known companies can be a great option, you should also consider the opportunities available at small and medium-sized organisations, known as SMEs. According to Prospects, more than a … More Have you considered working in a small organisation?
After studying at QMUL, it might seem like the natural option to look for work in the capital after graduation. The number of possible businesses to apply to as well as the vast and diverse job options available in London is almost too big to comprehend. Many companies have their head offices here and it … More Careers outside London
A recent study from the AGR (Association of Graduate Recruiters) suggests that almost 50% of employers think that graduates don’t have the skills expected of them at the point of hiring. On average they reported that a quarter of their graduate intake are lacking essential soft skills. But what exactly are soft skills? They could be … More Impress employers with your soft skills