So why is work experience so important? It means you can earn money during your studies You’ll gain skills valued by future employers (e.g. commercial awareness, initiative, team work) You can build relevant experience for your future career You’ll find out what an industry / job role is like in reality It helps to build your … More How and why to get work experience
Weijia Sun, 3rd year E-Commerce Engineering student How did you hear about QTemps and how did you find the recruitment process? I heard about QTemps when I visited the Careers and Enterprise Centre and saw leaflets promoting it. I also remember several talks held by the careers staff on how to find a job using … More QTemps student story of the month: Weijia
With the first semester in full swing and deadlines looming for many students, finding a part time job is probably not high up your list of priorities. But the winter break is coming up, and it’s worth thinking about how you could potentially earn some extra cash over the holidays and boost your CV at … More Guest Blog: Students – Hospitality Needs You!
Name: Chirag Pattni University year or year of graduation: 2013 What did you study or what are your studying now? Psychology How did you hear about QTemps and how did you find the recruitment process? Through various Queen Mary websites and careers pages. The process of applications was simple and more straightforward than other websites I … More QTemps: Chirag’s experience
At the start of term, the summer can feel like a distant memory. But don’t forget about what you got up to over the holidays because you may well have gained some useful skills and experiences for your CV. It’s impressive to employers if the examples you use in your CV are quantifiable and specific, … More Make the most of your summer work
What is QTemps? QTemps is our on-campus recruitment service specifically for QMUL students and graduates, and is a great way of earning money whilst gaining meaningful work experience. Our part-time and one off jobs are mainly for students. As Queen Mary University is a London living wage employer we don’t work on any jobs that pay less than £9.75 per … More How to succeed finding part-time work with QTemps
As university fees keep rising and the opportunities for fully-funded scholarships fall, it becomes important for some that they are able to work. However, university can be quite demanding and the idea of working could seem like an extra burden. So here’s my list of 5 top things to consider when balancing study with part-time work. … More Full time study and part time work – is it really possible?