QTaster: Duro’s story

Duro Ogbobine – 2nd year, Biomedical Engineering with Industrial Experience Why did you apply to QTaster? Currently I am a Biomedical Engineering student, interested in understanding how engineering and medicine can be combined to provide advanced healthcare. Despite my interest in this course I still had doubts about whether I would want to go into … More QTaster: Duro’s story

5 Reasons Why Every PhD Student Should Obtain Consulting Experience

Brinda, PhD student, Barts Cancer Institute For a long time, I associated the term ‘consultancy’ with a 21st century buzzword, the financial sector, Canary Wharf, and smartly dressed professionals who had ‘500+’ connections on their LinkedIn profiles. (Un)surprisingly, I was not the only one who thought that the ocean of opportunities beyond the breadth of … More 5 Reasons Why Every PhD Student Should Obtain Consulting Experience

Guest blog: How to Write a Great LinkedIn Summary

LinkedIn has become a powerful force in recruitment, with the number of members exceeding 470 million worldwide. The social media site for business is now a useful resource when it comes to recruitment. It helps candidates find great opportunities through the job search function, and it gives prospective employers a way to scope out the … More Guest blog: How to Write a Great LinkedIn Summary

Make the most of your summer – top tips for your LinkedIn profile

Your exams are finally over (congratulations!) and you’re probably already planning your summer? Use your time wisely and think about getting ready for the next academic year. There is no better way to do that than setting up a LinkedIn profile (for those of you who don’t have one) or polishing an existing one. Of … More Make the most of your summer – top tips for your LinkedIn profile