Asifa Edroos – 2nd year, BSc Economics QTaster gives you the opportunity to experience different sectors, working environments and roles across a range of graduate employers. It is open to all undergraduate Queen Mary students in second or third year for 2018-19. Asifa took part in the spring and tells us about her experience. Why … More QTaster: Asifa’s story
It’s quite easy to write a quick email and press send, or rush a phone call when you’re busy. But this can have a negative impact on the way that your future employer or clients see you. The way you come across on the phone or via email represents who you are both personally and … More Guest blog: Phone & Email Etiquette
Thinking about autumn term already? Don’t forget that QConsult starts again next term and applications are open NOW. Carola Bigogno (Biomedical Sciences graduate) took part in QConsult last year, working on a project for a local housing charity. Here’s what she had to say about her experience on the programme: Why did you get involved … More Student story: My QConsult experience (applications open now!)
Taking a “gap year” either for self-fulfilment or career development can reap rewards. In a survey last year, 37% of employers believe it increases people skills, and 35% agreed a year out helps people adapt quickly to new situations. To make the most of it, make your time out count: Why take a year out? Going … More Thinking of taking a gap year after graduating?
There are many reasons to volunteer, like wanting to help others, keeping up a hobby, making use of spare time, meeting new people etc. Often people forget that volunteering can also be an important step to getting that desired job or place on a postgraduate course. Volunteering can give you structured opportunities to establish, improve … More The value of volunteering
QTemps is a Queen Mary University of London’s recruitment service offering temporary work to current students and graduates. We offer temporary work on campus and with our local business partners. With so many temping agencies around, what makes QTemps any different. Find out more: Why should I choose QTemps? Employability for our students and graduates … More Q&A with QTemps
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