If you’re curious about opportunities to work in health, you might be surprised to know that there are plenty of options that don’t involve face to face patient care. The range of roles available that utilise skill sets in non-clinical work and from a diverse range of educational backgrounds are important in supporting the day … Continue reading Careers in… Health Management, Research and Consultancy
Careers in… Policy, Government and Public Affairs
Wednesday 22 February, 6pm - Exhibition Centre, University of York We are actually covering a very wide cross-section of career options with this event which I have summarised neatly into three distinct areas giving you an overview of the breadth of exciting career opportunities they offer. Careers in Policy Often when we think of Policy … Continue reading Careers in… Policy, Government and Public Affairs
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
Why don’t museums, publishers or creative industry employers come to Grad Fairs?
As a careers consultant working with Arts & Humanities students, this is a question I get asked all the time. It’s a fair question as it’s logical to assume that any employer that recruits graduates (and/or students for an internship or placement year) would want to come to an event aimed at students seeking employment … Continue reading Why don’t museums, publishers or creative industry employers come to Grad Fairs?
A guide to graduate job hunting
Now graduation is over you may have turned your attention to the little matter of job hunting. Here are some handy tips on getting started.
How commercial awareness can help your job applications
Recruiters look for many skills in job applicants - team work, communication, problem solving, and more. One skill that employers like to see, but is one that is often overlooked by candidates, is commercial awareness. It isn’t a skill that is only expected of business or management students - students and graduates of any subject … Continue reading How commercial awareness can help your job applications
Time for a well-earned break (and possibly one careers action?!) this Christmas
Christmas vacation - at last! We’re all feeling the strain after this year’s unexpected events, so this vacation is a particularly welcome time. Yes, you might have revision to start or course work to finish, but be sure to take a breather as well. It’s more important than ever that you take some time to … Continue reading Time for a well-earned break (and possibly one careers action?!) this Christmas
A Trip to Media City Salford
Following on from Stefan's account of his trip to Media City , here Nurain shares the highlights of her visit too On 11th March 2020, the Careers and Placement team organised a trip to BBC, Media City for 21 students. The one-day trip consisted of a tour of the BBC studios and a panel discussion … Continue reading A Trip to Media City Salford
A Trip to Media City Salford
Back in early March, the Careers and Placements team arranged a student visit to Media City, Salford. The purpose of the visit was to find out more about the broadcaster's work and career opportunities. First year BSc Film and TV student, Stefan Darling and First-year BA Historical Archaeology student, Ariane Da Silva Palmas joined us … Continue reading A Trip to Media City Salford
Meet Our Panellists – Meg Roberts, Creative Director, Schwa Consulting
The third panellist we're featuring for our Careers In... event is Meg Roberts. Meg is a Creative Director at communication consultancy, Schwa and she'll be on our panel for careers in journalism, publishing and writing. Read on to find out how Meg developed her love for language into a career Working with words I used … Continue reading Meet Our Panellists – Meg Roberts, Creative Director, Schwa Consulting
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