Why Volunteer?


By Florence Orchard: Politics second year student at the University of York Volunteering at university is a great way to develop your skills, make new friends and support the community here at York. Here are my top reasons to volunteer at university. Doing good An obvious reason for volunteering is to put some good into … Continue reading Why Volunteer?

What do you actually do? Episode 43: Alex Stewart-Moreno, Trainee Solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/7AQ87OyyW2EOZkJcaImTdZ Alex graduated from York a couple of years ago. He studied Law and is now a trainee at Norton Rose Fulbright. He tells us about the reality of being a trainee, the best and worse bits, and what it’s like doing your training from home during a pandemic. … Continue reading What do you actually do? Episode 43: Alex Stewart-Moreno, Trainee Solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright

What do you actually do? Episode 42: Dan Rutstein, making a portfolio career work


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2xIe9MlICI9bibsQO7MiDA Our guest today is Dan Rutstein, whose career history is proof that you definitely don’t have to pick one job and stick to it. Dan graduated from York and his career (so far) has included journalism, diplomacy, consultancy and podcasting. Kate and Dan talk about taking opportunities, transferable … Continue reading What do you actually do? Episode 42: Dan Rutstein, making a portfolio career work

Top Tips for completing your York Award application


By Govind Panesar, York Strengths and York Award Assistant The new York Award is here! For those that don’t know, this is a formal award of the University that demonstrates to employers that you have taken a proactive approach to life during your time of study. The award aims to recognise personal and professional development within … Continue reading Top Tips for completing your York Award application

What do you actually do!? Episode 39: Alison Critchley, Technology Delivery Manager, Co-op


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/06oh76IT84eadmfBOdAL6V After graduating from York in 2011, Alison started her working life in account management before taking a short career break to figure out what she actually wanted to do. She now works for the Co-op's start up Health business in Manchester as a Technology Delivery Manager but has … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 39: Alison Critchley, Technology Delivery Manager, Co-op

What do you actually do!? Episode 38: Ian Henderson, Academic Clinical Fellow, NHS


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6lHpwWigLPTizKvWqvNSUp Ian is an Academic Clinical Fellow and junior doctor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. After graduating in English during the 2008 credit crunch, he pursued Graduate Entry Medicine and an MSc in Global Health Science. He divides his time between clinical work and research into complications of pregnancy. Useful … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 38: Ian Henderson, Academic Clinical Fellow, NHS

What do you actually do!? Episode 35: Christina Copland, Genealogist


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/show/2PvxnCxBm71BTIW2UEWH7v Christina works for the family history company Ancestry, where she researches client families in the U.S, Canada, U.K, Ireland and the Caribbean. She gained a PhD in History from the University of Southern California in 2018, and before that an MA in Modern History from the University of … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 35: Christina Copland, Genealogist

What do you actually do!? Episode 30: Daniel Arda, Sustainability Assistant Manager


Today’s episode of What Do You Actually Do!? will be focusing on corporate social responsibility. We interviewed Daniel Arda, who works as Sustainability Assistant Manager at Grant Thornton. Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2jnOxXcoMmkFr1SNLHUStk Daniel is Sustainability Assistant Manager at Grant Thornton UK LLP. During six years in professional services, he has inspired colleagues to … Continue reading What do you actually do!? Episode 30: Daniel Arda, Sustainability Assistant Manager