My name is Ryanna Douhoure and I recently completed my MSc International Business and Politics at Queen Mary University of London. I am currently completing an internship at ING Bank within the Global Markets Research Department. How? During my time at QMUL I was extremely attentive to the regular careers emails and ensured I engaged … More Graduate Story: Ryanna’s Internship Experience
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!
Whether you are approaching an employer speculatively about a role that isn’t advertised, or you are applying for a role where you are given little information, looking at the organisation’s website can give you helpful clues about what to include in your application. So if you don’t have a formal job description listing essential skills, … More Get to know future employers: find clues on their website!
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: charities and NGOs
When attending an interview, one of the things you may be asked is a question around commercial awareness. Recruiters will want to know that you have a genuine interest in the commercial world and in particular they want to know that you are passionate about their business and the industry they work in. Demonstrating your knowledge and … More Developing your commercial awareness, by being aware
Are you contemplating postdoctoral study and considering your funding options? If so, you might be interested in attending some of the events planned for Fellowship MAY! Fellowship Day began as an event in the School of Medicine and Dentistry more than a decade ago, and invited representatives from the major Research Councils, Charities and Trusts … More Interested in postdoctoral study and considering your funding options?
Gill Lambert, Careers Consultant This blog focuses on how to research a company, an activity which is needed to make your cover letter stand out and also to answer the inevitable interview question “Why do you want to work for us?” I wrote this blog because my daughter recently asked me how to research a company. She … More How to research a company