Latest Careers News – Summer, Week 2



Latest news form Careers…


Applications opening and closing!

York Award for first years – don’t miss the deadline! Deadline Friday 22 April at 5.00pm 

If you’re a first year there is only a few days to complete and submit your online York Award application. Don’t worry – it’s not complicated, it’s open to all first years and we have lots of support available. Check out the York Award web pages and come and talk to us in Careers if you need help. Or drop into one of our York Award clinic this week:

  • Week 2: Wednesday 14:00-18:00 in RCH/018 (Ron Cooke Hub Hes East)
  • Week 2: Thursday 18:00-20:00 in D/114 (Derwent) Last chance to get support and beat the deadline

York Students in Schools applications open Tuesday Week 3: Be on board. Be engaged. Be inspirational.

Commit 8 – 10 half day sessions over autumn term in a primary or secondary school in York. Training sessions are provided by YSIS to prepare you for life in the classroom which could include helping out in a range of subject and activities, including language support, after schools clubs, and classroom assistance.

York Students in Communities Applications Open Tuesday Week 3: Discover the city and make an impact.


Get to know your local community by getting involved in a placement in heritage, conservation, education or the public sector. Could you be a mentor, activity helper, guide or befriender? Take a look at what’s on offer and apply by midnight Sunday Week 5.

Charity Internships Open Tuesday Week 3: Experience a career beyond profit.

If you’re interested in a career in the third sector and want to gain first hand experience of the workplace in a charity, we have voluntary internships starting in the summer break and autumn term. Find more information on the York Students in Communities pages and discover the right internship for you.

Win £2,000 with your business idea

Deadlines for our Enterprise competitions are just around the corner! Win £2000 for you business idea with Plan ENVY.  Plan ENVY deadline – Friday 29th April (Friday 22nd if you would like to be considered for the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards) Find out more online.

Tier 5 event for Chinese Students, Wednesday 20 April 2016
16:00 – 17:00
Location:  A/EW/003 (Alcuin East Wing)

Find out more about Tier 5 visa sponsorship offered by the UK International Student Internship Scheme

Paid Summer internships 
Paid summer vacation internships in the local York area (and beyond!) now open through the Student Internship Bureau. Find out more online. Apply: and view what’s advertising on the ‘Exclusive Opportunities @York’ tab. These are great paid internships that we have set up exclusively for you directly with local organisations.
We are also advertising lots more externally sourced internships for this summer on  the Careers Gateway – use the “Internship/placement up to 12 weeks” filter in the Opportunities search for a full list of internships on offer.  More opportunities added daily!  If you need help come and talk to us.