Guest blog: Finding your ideal STEM graduate opportunity

Finding your ideal STEM graduate opportunity Not sure what industry, employer or sector you’d like to work with? Read on for Gradcracker’s step-by-step guide to find your ideal Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) opportunity. Choosing the industry Your first step is deciding on the industry you’d like to go into. Some of you may … More Guest blog: Finding your ideal STEM graduate opportunity

NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) – Is it for me?

You may have heard about the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP), seen as one of the main professional options for science graduates wanting to work in healthcare. Applications are now open (until Friday 8th February 2019). So is it one of the options for you to consider after you graduate, and if so how best should … More NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) – Is it for me?

Careers in space

Last week we held our ‘Careers in Space’ panel event featuring speakers from the UK Space Agency, RAL Space, Oxford Space Systems and UKSEDS. Over 100 students attended and learnt about the huge variety of careers available in this rapidly growing sector. Read on to find out more… Why is space important? Space underpins our … More Careers in space

Student Story: Mahdiyyah’s QMentoring Experience

Academic School: Biological and Chemical Sciences Degree Course: BSc Neuroscience Current Study Year: Third Why did you apply for a place on the QMentoring scheme? I applied for QMentoring because I wanted to get in contact with someone related to my course (Neuroscience), specifically someone within Healthcare/Medicine. I think it is very important to ask … More Student Story: Mahdiyyah’s QMentoring Experience

Application advice – Covering Letters for Science Students

As an Application Adviser who works primarily with the School of Engineering and Materials Science at QMUL, I meet a lot of students who are writing covering letters for jobs and internships. The problems these students encounter are by no means specific to SEMS, nor even to science subjects in general, but there are some … More Application advice – Covering Letters for Science Students