By Tricia Raxworthy, Information & Engagement Officer An email in your inbox invites you for an interview - but along with excitement and relief that you’ve made it to the next stage in the recruitment process, you may also experience feelings of anxiety and stress. Read on to keep those interview nerves in perspective: Photo … Continue reading Manage your interview nerves
A week of employer talks for students interested in working in China and SE Asia Sign up to the Asia Careers Insight Series sessions to discover career opportunities and better understand the recruitment market across Asia. There are over 20 short talks with recruiting employers to help you find out about their job opportunities and … Continue reading Asia Careers Insight Series
Careers blog by Tricia Raxworthy, Information and Engagement Officer in Careers and Placements In our last blog, placement year student Sophie shared some of her top tips for working from home and looking after yourself. This week we’re still thinking about things to help you get through the current situation. It’s easy to feel as … Continue reading Well what do I do now?!
Blog by Emma Urjasova, Knowledge Transfer Administrative Assistant, University of York What is a KTP? The innovative and contemporary Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Programme is a prestigious innovation scheme that brings together an expert academic team, a dynamic company and a graduate or postgraduate, known as a KTP Associate. Working collaboratively, this partnership delivers an … Continue reading Knowledge Transfer Partnership – Fast-track your career!
by Tricia Raxworthy, Information and Engagement Officer Every year thousands of York students get involved in volunteering – but why do they do it, and could it be for you? Why volunteer? There are lots of different reasons for volunteering. Volunteering means you can: give something back, show your commitment by supporting a cause you … Continue reading Volunteering – why me?
If you're job hunting, you're likely to be spending a lot of time online - and while you're focussed on your job hunt or application, it can be easy to miss warning signs that all is not as it should be… Read on to find out what to look out for and how to stay … Continue reading Job hunting – stay safe online!
Over 2,000 students visited our fairs in weeks 2 and 4 this term – and we asked them what they thought.
Careers blog written by Tricia Raxworthy, Careers and Placements We know that applying for jobs can be a time-consuming, and at times dispiriting business. But a little extra time spent on your CV and application can be all it needs to get you an interview. Log into the VLE and have a look at our … Continue reading Winning CVs and applications
Careers blog written by Tricia Raxworthy, Careers and Placements Summer can be time to take a break, time to reflect on the past year, and also to consider: which way next? If you're starting to think about your future direction after your degree, we have some resources to get you started: Prospects: What can I … Continue reading Which way next?
Thanks to Jacob Turner, Careers Information Desk Intern, who made some great notes for us at our recent panel event: Are grad schemes for you? Employer panel: Mark Page- TJX Europe (TK Maxx), Senior Talent Acquisition Elin Williams- Civil Service Fast Stream, Senior Cohort Leader Hannah Dillon- L'Oreal, Campus Ambassador Pash Selopal- Frontline, Recruitment … Continue reading Grad schemes: are they for you?