Erasmus+ Funding for Graduate Traineeships – 2018 Application open, deadline 1st June

Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme for boosting skills and employability through education, training, youth and sport. Queen Mary University of London participates in the Erasmus+ Programme and will supply funding to a limited number of students for a traineeship in Europe. Students in their final year who are planning on doing a traineeship (internship/work placement) outside the … More Erasmus+ Funding for Graduate Traineeships – 2018 Application open, deadline 1st June

Thinking of taking a gap year after graduating?

Taking a “gap year” either for self-fulfilment or career development can reap rewards. In a recent survey, 37% of employers believe it increases people skills, and 35% agreed a year out helps people adapt quickly to new situations. To make the most of it, make your time out count: Why take a year out? Going abroad … More Thinking of taking a gap year after graduating?

Creative job hunting

Tell us about unconventional ways of finding a job! Many students come to Careers & Enterprise looking to apply for graduate schemes online, usually in the autumn term before they graduate. In my experience, graduates apply for these schemes for a number of reasons including: They are much talked about and well publicised through publications … More Creative job hunting

Graduates finding work: the long and winding road

Deep breath. Seeking gainful employment? You could still be looking (whisper it) six months hence. There, I’ve said it. Shock, horror, step back in amazement. That’s just on average.  It could be slightly less or – you’re ahead of me here aren’t you? – it might be more. It’s only logical. Keenies applying in their … More Graduates finding work: the long and winding road