You may remember, we spent the first half of term encouraging you to get involved with all sorts of activities from work experience to volunteering, student societies to attending careers fairs. Hopefully, you did do one or two things - but there’s no point in just doing! We suggested trying things out so you could … Continue reading Time to take stock
Guest blog written by Nicole Ell, Graduate & Placement Recruitment Coordinator, Nissan Undertaking a placement is a big decision for some, and an obvious choice for others. It offers you the chance to gain valuable experience spending time working for an employer and carrying out duties or tasks as any other employee of the company … Continue reading Guest blog: Why do a placement?
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Something we’ve noticed in recent years - and this year in particular - is the number of first year students getting involved with Careers events and actions. Which is great! Many students of all years realise they need to be getting work experience, developing skills, … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: We’re not just for final year students
Some of you may have seen the recent article in Nouse entitled “Home students must aim higher” published on 1st June 2014. The author raises concerns about home students not engaging with the internationalisation process and lacking intercultural competencies that overseas students have. At Careers we understand how important it is to assist in the creation of internationally competent graduates … Continue reading Student Internationalisation
Guest blog written by Matt Jones for BT Business "The only source of knowledge is experience." - Albert Einstein Graduating can be a scary time for any student. As you take those first few- what can seem daunting - steps it is important to start thinking about whether you want to continue into further education, begin a … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: the value of experience
Now you’ve had a term to settle in to Uni life here at York, it might be time to get involved with some new experiences. You might already have joined some student societies or got a part-time job, but why not consider what else you might do outside of your studies? Whether it’s finding a … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: First years – time to get involved
Graduate Programmes - the Stepping Stone to Employment The Problems Facing Graduates To avoid having to train and monitor newcomers in the company, which can be a lengthy and costly process, employers would rather take on candidates who’ve gained previous experience in the field - this helps to cut training costs and reduces the risks … Continue reading Guest blog from FDM: Graduate Programmes