The prospect of moving from student life to the world of work can be a bit daunting. There may be a number of unknowns ahead - from not knowing what you’re going to do after university to not knowing what to expect of the work environment of a graduate. Despite the uncertainty though, there are … Continue reading One thing you can be certain of, if you’re uncertain about your next steps
Guest Blog: About Graduate Programmes…
By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker It’s never too early to start thinking about your next steps after university. So, whether you’re in your first or final year, or you’ve already graduated, you might like to take five minutes to find out what a graduate programme involves.(P.S. A quick note to final year … Continue reading Guest Blog: About Graduate Programmes…
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!
Finding Graduate Jobs
By Stephen Furlong, Careers Information Officer Searching for your first graduate job can be stressful, but there are things you can do to make the process a little easier. Find the right job sites It helps to know where to look. Job sites like Indeed can be great because they list so many vacancies – … Continue reading Finding Graduate Jobs
Careers FAQs for final year students
I've not even started thinking about what I want to do next - are you still able to help? Don't worry - we can still help. Very soon, the Careers Consultant who looks after your department will be emailing you directly to check what we can do to help you plan for your future. Look … Continue reading Careers FAQs for final year students
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
Careers latest news
It's fairs week! Find out more about each fair (who's coming, times and venues) via the links below. Don't miss out - organisations at all fairs will be offering insight schemes and summer internships as well as graduate jobs, so whether you're a first year or a finalist, there will be something for you: Weds … Continue reading Careers latest news
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