Kawtar El Ouaraini, BSc Business Management, graduating class of 2018 During my final year, I spent some of the first semester recreating a CV and applying to graduate schemes without support or help. After many rejections and several failed interviews, I slowly stopped applying and found myself solely focusing on revision and exams. After completing … More Graduate story: How can a careers appointment help me?
With exams now over, it’s time to start making plans for the summer. Read on for advice from Careers Consultant Andrea on how to make the most of the next few months … Browse our jobs boards for paid summer opportunities Consider volunteering in your sector of interest – there are 1000s of opportunities on … More Making the most of summer
Exams are over! But you might be wondering … what next? Firstly, don’t panic! We’ve heard almost 50% of UK undergraduates enter their final year of study not knowing what they want to do next… so you are not alone! We see lots of students at this time of year who don’t have a career in … More Career choice – top tips from Careers Consultants
1.Graduate schemes are the most common form of graduate employment. False – It’s been suggested that around 10% of graduate employment is in graduate schemes. Most are employed in graduate jobs in companies that do not offer graduate schemes. 2. Graduate schemes are a kind of training, rather than a job. False – although a lot … More 10 myths about graduate schemes
Congratulations to everyone receiving their exam results from QMUL; well done! Some of you might have faced the disappointment of just missing out on a 2.1, and are now left wondering what your future looks like with a 2.2. The first thing to remember is that a 2.1 isn’t a ticket straight into a dream job. … More What 2 do with a 2.2
After your exams, you might be considering continuing with university life and doing a postgraduate course. A few students have mentioned this to us already, so before you decide on anything, we’ve put together a list of things to consider. Think about why Be honest with yourself about why you want to carry on studying. Is … More Thinking about postgraduate study?
The uncertainty of what to do after university can feel stressful and overwhelming. With so many choices available, how do you start to find out what is right for you? Don’t feel under pressure to pick the ‘perfect’ role that you’ll then have to do for the rest of your life. The reality is, there … More Thinking about your future