Commercial Awareness – What is it and why do employers want it?


(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?

Knowledge Transfer Partnership – Fast-track your career!


Blog by Emma Urjasova, Knowledge Transfer Administrative Assistant, University of York What is a KTP?  The innovative and contemporary Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Programme is a prestigious innovation scheme that brings together an expert academic team, a dynamic company and a graduate or postgraduate, known as a KTP Associate. Working collaboratively, this partnership delivers an … Continue reading Knowledge Transfer Partnership – Fast-track your career!

Nissan Plant Visit Exclusively for York Students Wednesday 26th October 12-6pm (Transport provided)


 Exclusive trip to Sunderland to visit the Nissan plant for York students Wednesday 26th October 12 - 6.00pm (Transport from campus included - applications close 20 October) What is it? Careers is organising a unique plant visit to Nissan in Sunderland exclusively for 20 York students to learn more about the company, its operations, values … Continue reading Nissan Plant Visit Exclusively for York Students Wednesday 26th October 12-6pm (Transport provided)

Opportunities for law and non law students at our Law Fair, Wednesday 12 October


You don’t have to be studying Law to be a lawyer… come along to our Law Fair on Wednesday 12 October any time between 12pm-3pm in the Physics Exhibition Centre. Law firms are looking for students from a range of disciplines who can offer qualities such as good communication skills, research skills, attention to detail, … Continue reading Opportunities for law and non law students at our Law Fair, Wednesday 12 October

GUEST BLOG: Beyond the graduate fair – what to do next


Guest blog written by Scott Logic. You've probably heard it a million times before, but it seems many students still  believe that they'll get their degree, toss their mortar board into the air and casually stroll into their dream job. Sadly this is rarely the case, regardless of your academic talent. More commonly, students must … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Beyond the graduate fair – what to do next

Graduate Opportunities, internships and events for Japanese speakers


The following opportunities and events are now available for anyone with good Japanese language skills: 1. Nikko Asset Management - Graduate Program and Summer internship Recruitment seminar and interviews:  Date: 18 (Sat) 19 (Sun) April in London Location: Hilton Euston  Nikko Asset Management is Asia's premier global asset manager, with approximately 18.64 trillion yen in assets under management. www.nikkoam.com/about/nikkoam … Continue reading Graduate Opportunities, internships and events for Japanese speakers