Guest blog written by Giang Nguyen, YUSU Academic Officer I was once amazed when a recruiter told me that you will improve your chance of getting a job if you meet their employers. It is true. It is very true. By meeting the current employee or their recruitment team, you will be able to gauge … Continue reading Your chance to meet employers on campus
Events & appointments
Not just for finalists – how to make the most of Careers and Placements
Events, events events We run a programme of events each term. We talk about them a lot but that’s because we have some great guest speakers and some really useful insights that we want you to make the most of. Autumn term sees our three big recruitment fairs which we have divided into sectors - Law, … Continue reading Not just for finalists – how to make the most of Careers and Placements
What to expect at an Assessment Centre
If you’re going to apply for a graduate scheme, you’re likely to encounter an assessment centre at some point along the way. The very idea of an assessment centre can be hugely intimidating and scary but by understanding what you can expect and why they’re used, it can help to remove some of the fear … Continue reading What to expect at an Assessment Centre
Decoding our Events Programme
Every term Careers and Placements organises events on campus. Now that we’re in week 5, you may have seen emails and social media about some of our careers events so far or you may have been to an event or careers fair. We’ve organised over 100 of them for this term alone! If you haven’t … Continue reading Decoding our Events Programme
Careers fairs – what are the benefits?
So, the next few weeks see the career fairs making their appearance this Autumn. Which means lots of employers on campus, showcasing their graduate jobs, placement year offerings and internship opportunities. Obviously a recruitment fair is not the only way to find work - you can search for vacancies online or even have them sent … Continue reading Careers fairs – what are the benefits?
10 things you need to know about Careers and Placements
We’re not just Careers and Placements, we’re also Volunteering, the Student Internship Bureau, Enterprise and we run the York Strengths and York Award programmes We’re here for everyone. You don't have to be in a particular year of your degree. We're here for all York students and are happy to see you whatever career path … Continue reading 10 things you need to know about Careers and Placements
York team in Atlanta trading strategy competition
On Thursday 19th April, five York students will take part in the final of a competition in Atlanta, Georgia, where they will present a trading strategy that they have devised over the last few weeks. Out of over 60 universities worldwide, each were able to submit up to two teams, York was the only British … Continue reading York team in Atlanta trading strategy competition
GUEST BLOG: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline
Guest blog written by Rhiannon Stokes, York graduate, Frontline Rhiannon Stokes studied Applied Social Sciences at the University of York and joined Frontline’s Leadership Development programme as part of the 2015 cohort. Here Rhiannon shares her experience of applying to Frontline, the journey that led her to apply, and how she found the application process. … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline
GUEST BLOG: How to talk to employers at a careers fair
Guest blog written by RateMyPlacement Careers fairs are designed to give undergraduates and employers a platform to meet, interact and discuss potential careers. They are a chance for you to meet an experienced professional face-to-face, and find out what is like to work for a particular company, or to work in a specific sector. The … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: How to talk to employers at a careers fair
Why all York students should consider a Placement Year
Careers blog written by Nicola Clemmit, Placement Coordinator, Careers and Placements New this year, all York undergraduate students can pursue a Placement Year through a Placement Year programme managed by Careers and Placements. This means all York students can access more roles, opportunities and substantive work experience routes in your university years which will strengthen … Continue reading Why all York students should consider a Placement Year
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