by Jessica Farnhill Young The term ‘internship’ often conjures up images of famous actors in Hollywood films, making coffee and running around in huge, beautiful, glass-walled offices. Themes like this make internships appear hardly accessible, and a very questionable use of the intern’s time. Like with most things in films, the truth is the reverse: … Continue reading How to Search for an Internship
It’s summer term and we’re open as usual for appointments, drop-in and a busy events programme but here are some other highlights to look out for this term. Student Internship Bureau The SIB team have been busy collecting together some great opportunities for paid, project-based jobs in the local area this summer. All opportunities are … Continue reading What’s on in Careers and Placements?
Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com A few weeks ago we shared a blog on how to get started when you don’t know what to do but what if you can’t get started because procrastination keeps getting in the way? Procrastination is avoidance of a task. When you need to start an essay but you put … Continue reading Getting started with career planning – breaking the procrastination cycle
A week of employer talks for students interested in working in China and SE Asia Sign up to the Asia Careers Insight Series sessions to discover career opportunities and better understand the recruitment market across Asia. There are over 20 short talks with recruiting employers to help you find out about their job opportunities and … Continue reading Asia Careers Insight Series
New Year and it’s time to make those resolutions. It might be to get more exercise, eat healthier, have more sleep, learn a new skill, recycle more - all equally worthy. If you haven’t got any new year’s resolutions, why not consider making a careers resolution? Something to help your future plans along? Here are … Continue reading 5 Careers Resolutions for the New Year
Three York History of Art graduates joined us by video call during the lockdown to tell us what they do and how they got there, and give some advice and top tips for current students pursuing careers in arts and heritage. Here’s what we learned. You can watch the full video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3CICiPU9Xo Networking works … Continue reading Careers in Arts & Heritage
(Please note: These tips were inspired by a Bright Network webinar on Commercial Awareness) When you think of soft skills that employers are looking for, you’ll probably think of communication, teamwork, self-motivation and organisation, alongside others. But there are probably some that you haven’t thought of. Bright Network recently conducted a survey with both students … Continue reading Commercial Awareness – What is it and why do employers want it?
Today's episode of What Do You Actually Do!? will be focusing on studying a PhD in general, but more specifically in Chemistry. We interviewed PhD student, Aiden Heeley-Hill who is studying Atmospheric Chemistry and has a keen interest in science communication. Subscribe on your favourite platform now. About Aiden Aiden is a PhD candidate in … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do!? Episode 23: Aiden Heeley-Hill, PhD Student
Guest blog by Jayme Wium from SME Loans Students readying themselves for the job market at the University of York are undoubtedly in a prime position to enter the fin-tech industry. If finance and technology are your current study focus, the innovative emerging industry of fin-tech awaits you – and wow, does it have a … Continue reading Top 5 tips for applying to work in fin-tech
What they can offer students On the 8th November this year, The Bank of England came onto campus to deliver a talk on their company culture and recruitment tips. Our Careers Consultant, Erica Rowell, went along to the talk and compiled some of the information that was given into a two-part blog for those who … Continue reading “How can I gain work experience with the Bank of England?”: Part One