This year I have been taking part in the leadership programme ParliaMentors, which is part of the Faith & Belief Forum (applications open now – but hurry, they close on Monday 1st April). The purpose of the scheme is to bring university students from a range of different faith and cultural backgrounds together to create … More Student Story: Being a ParliaMentor
Dan Fadoju, Geography graduate 2018 I took part in the QInsight: Civil Service Fast Stream pilot scheme last autumn and it was certainly one of the best opportunities I had whilst studying at QMUL. The scheme involved three sessions run at the university by the Civil Service Fast Stream during university hours. These were led … More Student story: Dan’s QInsight experience
Are you interested in a career with the Civil Service, but daunted by the application process? Or perhaps you’ve thought about a Civil Service career but just aren’t sure if it’s the right path for you? Or maybe you are interested in lots of big graduate schemes but are confused about how to approach their recruitment process? … More QInsight: Have you considered a career in the Civil Service?
Kamrul Alom I have recently completed my Politics degree at Queen Mary and am looking forward to my graduation ceremony in the next few weeks. I am passionate about technology and how it enables changes and breakthroughs in industries that have not changed for years, and how it has provided new transformations in the way … More Generation Rent: My PropTech experience
You have to admit that it’s nicely vague. So what exactly does it involve? If one had to define “working in policy”, it would be as a fusion of research, consulting and advice, often morphing into something dangerously adjacent to PR. Policy advisers provide the foundations and structure for decisions that are high- level and … More Working in Policy
Kate Reynolds, 3rd Year History student This year I am taking part in the Three Faiths Forum’s Parliamentors scheme, which is a UN award-winning leadership programme. As a Parliamentor I work with a team of 5 students from Queen Mary who all have different faith and cultural backgrounds. We are working on a social action … More Student story: My experience as a Parliamentor
Are you a social sciences or humanities postgraduate interested in pursuing a research career, but not sure if academia is the right path right for you? Read on to find out more about other opportunities for using your research skills… A large number of humanities and social science Masters and PhD students go on to … More Careers outside of academia for humanities and social science researchers: government and parliament