What’s it like to do a placement year? – My experience


By Sophie Ashmore, BA Politics and International Relations Hi I am Sophie and for the 12 months between September 2018 and September 2019 I undertook a placement year at City of York Council (CYC) as part of my Politics and International Relations degree. Having already completed two years of my degree, in what seemed like … Continue reading What’s it like to do a placement year? – My experience

GUEST BLOG: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline


 Guest blog written by Rhiannon Stokes, York graduate, Frontline  Rhiannon Stokes studied Applied Social Sciences at the University of York and joined Frontline’s Leadership Development programme as part of the 2015 cohort. Here Rhiannon shares her experience of applying to Frontline, the journey that led her to apply, and how she found the application process. … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline

GUEST BLOG: The charity sector, a road to an interesting career


Guest blog written by CharityJob What comes into you head when you think of charity work? Is it volunteer work? High street shops? Do you fear reduced career prospects and a low salary? Well, it’s time to change your expectations because the charity & not-for-profit sector is a fantastically unique and diverse sector where many dedicated … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: The charity sector, a road to an interesting career

Grad schemes: are they for you?


Thanks to Jacob Turner, Careers Information Desk Intern, who made some great notes for us at our recent panel event: Are grad schemes for you?   Employer panel: Mark Page- TJX Europe (TK Maxx), Senior Talent Acquisition Elin Williams- Civil Service Fast Stream, Senior Cohort Leader Hannah Dillon- L'Oreal, Campus Ambassador Pash Selopal- Frontline, Recruitment … Continue reading Grad schemes: are they for you?

Careers fighting illegal antiquities trading- could you make a difference?….


As an archaeologist, you probably care deeply about researching and protecting the past- whether that’s through commercial archaeology- helping ensure building regulations are met; community archaeology - helping connect the public to the past and raising the profile and importance of heritage; or perhaps you’re interested in heritage protection in a more literal sense- working to … Continue reading Careers fighting illegal antiquities trading- could you make a difference?….

Civitatis International Junior Associate Training Course


The Junior Associate Training Course: JUNIORASSOCIATE.ORG has been re-opened by Civitatis International and is an internationally respected residential course producing the highest calibre employable graduates of International Relations and the Social Sciences. The Junior Associate course develops the skills and character of the Junior Associate in increasing intensity with continuous assessment and feedback for self-improvement. For … Continue reading Civitatis International Junior Associate Training Course

CAREERS BLOG: Working in… event – why should I go?


 Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers What’s the difference between jobs in advertising and those in marketing? What opportunities are there for graduates in the criminal justice system? Who works in the health sector, other than doctors and nurses? Find out the answers to these and more at this term’s Working … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Working in… event – why should I go?