Gaining school experience is a great way to explore whether teaching is for you and York Students in Schools (YSIS) is on hand to support you to do this. Each term, there is a range of opportunities you can get involved with, from Classroom Assistant roles, Speech and Language assessments, to Maths Workshops. YSIS recruits … Continue reading Interested in teaching and broadening your experience? Let’s talk Block Placements!
5 reasons you should volunteer this year
Let this be the year that you get involved with volunteering! The benefits of volunteering are huge - not only for those that you support, but for you as a volunteer. Volunteering is a great way of meeting new people, discovering more about the city you live in and gaining unique and exciting experiences that … Continue reading 5 reasons you should volunteer this year
Meet the Volunteering Team
The Volunteering Team in Careers and Placements is here to help you find volunteering opportunities that will help you to build your skills and confidence, gain fantastic work experience for your CV and enhance your wellbeing, all whilst making a huge difference to the city you’re studying in! As the new term starts, we wanted … Continue reading Meet the Volunteering Team
Things to do this Christmas vac
The Christmas vacation can be an odd time of year with a mix of things competing for your attention during the holiday season. Taking some time out and actually getting to relax, socialise and chill is a must after a busy Autumn Term. The benefit of recharging your batteries and having some downtime is essential … Continue reading Things to do this Christmas vac
3 ways to develop the skills that employers want
Employers who recruit students and graduates want more than a good academic record and degree class. They also want employability skills (eg IT, teamwork and communication skills), plus strengths and qualities (such as resilience and self-motivation). So, how can you develop these while you’re at university? Read on to find out. 1. Work experience Whether … Continue reading 3 ways to develop the skills that employers want
Get Started with Volunteering
So you’re thinking about getting involved in some volunteering? Fantastic! But now you need to make that first step, which can feel a little overwhelming. Here are some top tips to find a role that’s right for you, and secure that opportunity: Your interests What do you care about? If you like the idea of … Continue reading Get Started with Volunteering
Meet the Volunteering Team
The Volunteering Team in Careers and Placements are here to help you find volunteering opportunities that will help you to build your skills and confidence, gain fantastic work experience for your CV and enhance your wellbeing, all whilst making a huge difference to the city you’re studying in! As the new academic year starts, we … Continue reading Meet the Volunteering Team
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?
Gain Work Experience through Virtual Community Projects
Charlotte Wainwright, Operations Manager for Volunteering Though we know work experience might seem hard to come by at the moment, you can still develop your skills and enhance your CV through our recently launched Community Projects. These team based projects are currently running virtually, and are a fantastic way to build on your strengths and … Continue reading Gain Work Experience through Virtual Community Projects
5 Reasons to volunteer this term
By Charlotte Wainwright, Operations Manager: Volunteering When you get to University , it can be easy to become bogged down in your studies. Yet university is a great time to meet new people, discover more about the city you’re living in and gain exciting and unique experiences that can help shape your life and career. … Continue reading 5 Reasons to volunteer this term
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