Sophie Chadwick (University Outreach Coordinator at STEM Graduates) chats to Zoe Craig, University of York, 2014 BSc (Hons) Biology Graduate, about how she improved her employability. STEM Graduates are a recruitment agency who recruit specifically for full time, permanent graduate job roles in the STEM sector. They also provide graduate careers advice. What are … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Increasing Your Employability: Tips from a Recent Graduate
GUEST BLOG: The work of an Asda Trainee
Guest blog written by Isabelle Wynne, Assistant Merchandiser in Kids, Homewares and Festive, Asda Background: University of York English and History BA Current Role: Assistant Merchandiser in Kids Homewares and Festive What attracted you to applying for the Asda Graduate Scheme? I worked in retail while at university which gave me a real passion for the … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: The work of an Asda Trainee
CAREERS BLOG: Careers in writing (part 2 – Literary Agent)
Careers blog written by Kate Morris, Careers Consultant, Careers Next in our series covering careers in writing, we look at the work of a Literary Agent. What do they do? A few things: Discover new authors. Provide editorial feedback and help authors to polish their work before submitting to publishers. Pitch books to publishers, negotiate fees, … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Careers in writing (part 2 – Literary Agent)
CAREERS BLOG: 8 Things you need to know about Careers
Careers blog written by Hilary Neary, Information Assistant, Careers. Welcome! You’re new to the University or back at York for another year and it’s the start of Autumn term. There will be lots of things competing for your attention right now and perhaps you think Careers isn’t relevant for you yet, but here are 8 reasons why … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: 8 Things you need to know about Careers
GUEST BLOG: The work of a web analyst
Guest blog written by: Will Broook, Web Analyst, Jet2holidays 1) What is your name? Will Brooks 2) What degree/postgraduate course did you study and where? History and Economics at University of Manchester 3) What is your current job title? Web / Digital Insight Analyst 4) How did you get your current job - what were the … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: The work of a web analyst
Update on MOOCs!
You may have seen our previous posts about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) outlining the benefits of taking part. Whether you read the original blog or not, have a look at the MOOCs and Your Career infographic, produced by Affordable Online Colleges, and see MOOCs can help.
Quick guide: managing your graduate job offers
For five steps on how to manage multiple graduate job offers, see the STEM Graduates Careers Advice Blog. It offers advice on: weighing up opportunities researching them getting help accepting and declining.
GUEST BLOG: Four extra-curricular activities that employers value
Guest blog written by Seb Atkinson, first aider and writer for Safety First Aid Blog. Whether you’re approaching the end of your degree or the end of another academic year, now’s a great time to reflect on the experiences you’ve gained outside of your course and consider what to add to your CV. What are … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Four extra-curricular activities that employers value
GUEST BLOG: Journalism is changing
Guest blog written by James Toney of News Associates Journalism is changing. In the 1980s people used to talk about alternative comedy. They don't talk about alternative comedy any more, it’s just comedy. In the same way, the demarcation lines between the traditional media and those pesky internet upstarts, Huffington Post, Buzzfeed or Vice, are … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Journalism is changing
Aspiring Journalists and Bloggers Needed!
Student and Graduate Publishing are offering students and graduates the opportunity to write content and have their work published in one of their magazines and on their websites. They produce: Grad Mag– http://www.graduatemag.co.uk/, Loud – http://www.loudmag.co.uk/ and Study International – http://www.studyinternationalmag.com They are also offering a limited number of internships. For more information email email@example.com
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