Now graduation is over you may have turned your attention to the little matter of job hunting. Here are some handy tips on getting started.
Guest blog written by Rhiannon Stokes, York graduate, Frontline Rhiannon Stokes studied Applied Social Sciences at the University of York and joined Frontline’s Leadership Development programme as part of the 2015 cohort. Here Rhiannon shares her experience of applying to Frontline, the journey that led her to apply, and how she found the application process. … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline
Trick or treat?! As Hallowe'en’s witching hour approaches, it’s time to gather around the flickering fire and chill your blood with some truly ghastly horror stories, courtesy of our resident 'ghost writer'! Our first tale of terror… You’re on your own. There’s no one around – the house is eerily deserted. The night has fallen … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG EXTRA: A little something for Hallowe’en!
Guest blog written by Careers Student Brand Ambassadors, Charlotte Noddings and Serife Gunal Are you panicking about what comes after graduation? Do you already have an idea of what you want to do but don’t know where to start? Here we outline some of the most common paths you can pursue and signpost you to some … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Graduate options
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers If you're job hunting there are some basics you need to know: where to find vacancies and how to get through the recruitment and assessment process. The Careers website's look for work and apply for jobs sections are where you need to start. As the title suggests, … Continue reading Web highlights #3: Look for work
Guest blog written by RAM Tracking Following on from the successful appointment of Graduate Marketing Assistant, RAM Tracking asked a series of questions helping to inspire and educate future graduates currently at University. As a brief insight, Becky graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in Psychology. In total, a series of 8 questions were asked to … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: From university to work
Don't miss a great opportunity to meet and chat with employers at our All Sectors Fair today (Thursday 20 October). Recruiting to a variety of roles for graduate vacancies, internships and insight days. It takes place in the Physics & Exhibition Centre, 11.00am - 3.00pm and is open to all students of any subject and any … Continue reading Graduate and internship recruiters on campus today
Studying a science, engineering, maths or technology subject? Interested in meeting employers with graduate and internship opportunities who want to recruit you? Then don’t miss the STEM Fair on Wednesday 19 October, 11.00am – 3.00pm in the Physics & Exhibition Centre. Check out the organisations who’ll be on campus that day – they’re all listed … Continue reading STEM students. Don’t miss this!
Careers blog written by Nicola Haydon, Graduate Intern: Marketing and Information Support, Careers Just over a year ago I graduated with very little idea of what I wanted to do next. I had work experience in a range of different areas, but this meant that there wasn’t anything in particular that I had specialised in. … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Ten tips for a graduate internship
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers What employers want in an applicant Obviously, employers want to recruit the best candidates possible, but what is ‘the best’? ‘The best’ Some people might assume ‘the best’ means the candidate with the highest qualifications and a stack of relevant work experience, achievements and extra-curricular activities … Continue reading Careers Blog: What Employers Want