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?
CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – student groups’ pages
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Most of the information on our web pages is appropriate for the majority of students. For example, if you want part-time work or you’re starting to think about your future career, the basic information is the same whether you’re a postgrad, undergrad, UK or international … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – student groups’ pages
CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – York profiles
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Want to know what it’s really like working in a particular job or work sector? Would you like to hear it from those in the role? It’s always good to find out about what a type of work’s really like direct from those doing the … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – York profiles
YuStart and YuFund
YuStart - Matched Funding Launched in January, YuStart is the UK’s first University crowdfunding platform, which has raised over £17,000 for 14 projects, ideas and events since it started. Projects have ranged from volunteering, outreach, research to sport and special interest societies, see the latest ones here. This term we are offering a matching scheme … Continue reading YuStart and YuFund
GUEST BLOG: Alumni Mentoring Scheme – a Mentor’s view
The Alumni Mentoring Scheme is a termly programme, open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, offering the opportunity for students to develop their career planning with the help of an experienced mentor drawn from the University's extensive alumni network. Guest blog by Angela Kitching, York graduate Two things got me interested in being a mentor … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Alumni Mentoring Scheme – a Mentor’s view
Alumni Mentoring Scheme for recent graduates
Applications are now open for the Alumni Mentoring Scheme for recent graduates. In Week 11, Careers will launch a short mentoring project for recent graduates, as part of the Alumni Mentoring Scheme. The project has two aims: 1. To support recent graduates in the transition from university to the world of work ... 2. To … Continue reading Alumni Mentoring Scheme for recent graduates
CAREERS BLOG: It’s time to network at Professional Connect
Media & publishing Technology Life sciences & environment If you’d like to work in any of these sectors, come along to the Professional Connect event on Thursday 2 May (6.15 – 8.30pm) in the Physics/Exhibition Centre. At the start of the evening, there will be panel question and answer sessions for each of the three sectors, … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: It’s time to network at Professional Connect
Alumni Mentoring Scheme – applications open!
Open to both undergraduates and postgraduates, the AMS provides an excellent opportunity for current students to develop their career planning with the help of an experienced mentor drawn from the university's extensive alumni network. In the last round, we paired 50 students with 25 mentors from a range of sectors, including media, marketing, academia, the … Continue reading Alumni Mentoring Scheme – applications open!
Careers mentoring scheme
If you'd like to improve your career planning and professional network with the help of a personal mentor, visit our Alumni Mentoring Scheme web page. Don't miss this great opportunity to gain advice and inspiration from York alumni. The Scheme is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students and aims to help you identify your career objectives … Continue reading Careers mentoring scheme
Graduates – stay in touch!
If you're graduating this summer and still not sure what you're going to do next, why not stay in touch with Careers? Complete the mailing list form (also at http://www.york.ac.uk/careers/alumni). If you're interested in getting a bit of intensive careers support, sign up to our Summer School (running 3 - 5 July). For more info … Continue reading Graduates – stay in touch!
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