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
So many career options, so many things to do!
Whatever your year of study, there are things that can be done to enhance your employability. However, having a range of choices can be a little overwhelming and ‘careers stuff’ can seem serious, scary or just too far in the future to face now. Don’t be tempted to avoid it, though or to put off … Continue reading So many career options, so many things to do!
Making applications – it’s not all about CVs!
Here in Careers and Placements we often get questions about CVs - How do I write one? What should I include? Can someone ‘check’ my CV? It’s natural to think of CVs first when considering applying for jobs (and further study), but for some opportunities and organisations, and at certain times of the year, application … Continue reading Making applications – it’s not all about CVs!
Letter to a prospective History postgraduate
If you're going onto - or considering doing - postgraduate study in History, take a moment to read about the experience of a recent PhD student. http://blog.historians.org/2018/03/letter-to-a-prospective-history-graduate-student/#comment-2342623
Welcome back: it’s time to explore!
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!
CAREERS BLOG: 2 quick courses to get you grad job ready
Careers blog written by Hilary Neary, Information Assistant, Careers As online learning has become more popular there is now a diverse range of short courses to participate in, including several on the topics of job hunting techniques and employability. I’ve recently enrolled on two of these to see how useful they are. The two I’ve … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: 2 quick courses to get you grad job ready
CAREERS BLOG: careers in research
Careers blog written by: Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers If you love the research elements of your course, you might be thinking you’d like a graduate jobs which revolves around research. To many that means academia, but you might be surprised which other sectors offer work in research. Only a relatively small number of graduates … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: careers in research
CAREERS BLOG: get ‘Grad Job Ready’!
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers It’s Summer Term and the final straight for those of you finishing your course in June. You may have a job or postgrad course already in the bag - if so, well done! However, if you’re one of those looking for a job or further … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: get ‘Grad Job Ready’!
In other news…
External events and news you might be interested in. BUNAC is please to announce that applications are now open for the 2016 BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust (BEST) Scholarships. The BEST Scholarships offer financial assistance to eligible candidates looking to undertake postgraduate study in the USA or Canada. Deadline for applications is Friday 1 April. Registration … Continue reading In other news…
Careers events for Spring, week 8
Check out events for the week ahead. More at http://www.york.ac.uk/careers/events Employer presentation/event Mon 22 Feb, 13:30 — Afternoon skills session with Ashurst Mon 22 Feb, 14:45 — Ashurst - Meet the recruiter Tue 23 Feb, 15:00 — Fulbright Commission - Postgraduate Study in the US Wed 24 Feb, 17:00 — Bright Futures: How to … Continue reading Careers events for Spring, week 8
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