QMUL research internships available!

Calling all undergraduate students! Looking for flexible, on-campus, paid research experience? Apply for a part time student internship doing critical research into some of the most important issues facing QMUL today. These self-directed, research-based internships will focus on the following issues: Inclusivity and diversity in the curriculum BAME student attainment Student retention Commuting students These … More QMUL research internships available!

Guest blog: How to make the most of your internship

Although they can get a bad rep, internships can be a really valuable thing in transitioning between university and the start of your career. Plus, not all internships are unpaid – an increasing number of employers are recognising the importance in providing a salary to their interns. However, like with all work, you really get … More Guest blog: How to make the most of your internship

Guest blog: The Radical Sabbatical – Trying 25 Careers In A Year

In September 2016, I quit my grad scheme and ‘job for life’ with the Civil Service to try 25 careers through short-term work experience and internships, in a year – before my 25th birthday. I realised that, aged 24, I still had absolutely no idea what I really wanted to do. It was a gamble, … More Guest blog: The Radical Sabbatical – Trying 25 Careers In A Year

Student story: I’ve sorted my summer

Hi, I’m Sharika and I am a second-year English student. Alongside my studies, I work as a Student Ambassador for the Widening Participation team at Queen Mary. The aim of Widening Participation is to encourage students from disadvantaged social backgrounds to consider pursing higher education. Not only is this an incredibly rewarding job which gives … More Student story: I’ve sorted my summer