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
By Stephen Furlong, Information Officer There’s never been a better time to be looking for a job or work experience in the creative sector in Yorkshire. Traditionally, graduates wanting to work in creative industries like film and TV, communications, arts and culture, and software and game design, have looked to London to find work. But … Continue reading Working in the cultural sector in Yorkshire
Here are 5 ways you can use Careers and Placements this term to support you whether you're not sure where to start, you want to find out more or you're in the midst of applications. Use our events to explore options and do some researchOur careers events are designed to give you an insight into … Continue reading 5 ways we can support you this term
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
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?
This post was originally published a few years ago - but the advice from our Chinese graduates is still good if you're thinking about your return to China: Seven million new graduates will enter the job market in China this year. If you are a Chinese student at York you might already be thinking about … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Chinese students: Advice from graduates in China
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
Our Working in Research event on Thursday night is your chance to meet professionals working in a research role in a range of different sectors - and this includes a number of graduates from York. We hope you have a great evening! Did you know we have another great way to connect with York graduates? … Continue reading Opportunities to connect with York graduates online and in person
Guest blog written by Serife Gunal, Careers Student Brand Ambassador There’s something about the words ‘assessment centre’ that makes me want to shudder, in fact, there’s been times where hearing ‘grad job’ or ‘internship’ has made me feel queasy! I realise now that those fears were somewhat misguided and that applying for grad jobs and … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Assessment centre? No need to shudder!
Spring Term (and once exams are over) is a good time to explore career options and opportunities for those who haven't already done so. What might you explore? If you're not sure what you might be interested in doing after university, why not try generating some ideas by visiting our Get ideas section. There are … Continue reading Welcome back: it’s time to explore!