Guest blog written by Govind Panesar, PPE (with Placement Year) What is ‘York Leaders’?York Leaders is an exciting opportunity for second (or middle) year undergraduate students from all academic disciplines to gain exclusive access to an intensive training course which aims to advance your understanding of what it means to be a leader and develop … Continue reading My experience with York Leaders
It's Autumn term and if you're a second year, you will have already seen emails in your inboxes about York Award applications. As everyone starts planning and thinking about their future after graduation, applying for the York Award is a great way to help you stand out from the crowd! It's a certificate that shows … Continue reading Should I apply for the York Award?
You may remember, we spent the first half of term encouraging you to get involved with all sorts of activities from work experience to volunteering, student societies to attending careers fairs. Hopefully, you did do one or two things - but there’s no point in just doing! We suggested trying things out so you could … Continue reading Time to take stock
Read Oli's top tips on your York Award Application and why you should do it in the first place
York Award. You probably feel like you’re seeing or hearing about this every way you turn. It’s true, but there’s a good reason why we bang on about it so much! Most students from their first year at University do lots of things besides their academic studies and these can be useful opportunities to develop … Continue reading I keep hearing about this York Award, but what is it?
Guest blog written by Jessica Chatburn, Second Year Archaeology & Heritage student University is so much than going to classes and getting a degree. It is about developing who you are as a person, experiencing new things, and challenging yourself beyond that of your degree. Not only will you have tonnes of fun doing extra … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: York Award for 1st years
For Spring term we are piloting a new way for you to get help from us - an online Careers Q&A on the topics we get asked about most. The sessions will run on alternate Tuesdays between 11.00am and 1.00pm - you can find a full list of dates and topics below. First up (Tuesday … Continue reading New for Spring term: online Q and A with the Careers team
This term we have launched a new online careers newsletter for international students at York. We will be posting lots of news that will help you to make the most of your time while you are here, as well as planning your future. It will include events, international student careers news, guest blogs, success stories and lots more. … Continue reading New online newsletter for international students at York
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers As this academic year draws to a close, we take the chance to look back at the highlights of another busy year. October saw three recruitment fairs, bringing over 100 employers to campus, not including all the individual employer presentations, skills courses and social activities … Continue reading Review of the (academic) year
Check out events for the week ahead Skills courses Tue 31 May, 12:30 — Finalists: Discover your Strengths Thu 2 Jun, 12:00 — Finalists: Where to Look for Graduate Jobs Careers workshop/briefing Wed 1 Jun, 11:00 — Finalists: Careers advice drop-in — Careers Thu 2 Jun, 10:30 — Access your future — P/L/005 (Physics) Departmental … Continue reading Careers events – Summer, Week 8