The Christmas vacation can be an odd time of year with a mix of things competing for your attention during the holiday season. Taking some time out and actually getting to relax, socialise and chill is a must after a busy Autumn Term. The benefit of recharging your batteries and having some downtime is essential … Continue reading Things to do this Christmas vac
So many career options, so many things to do!
Whatever your year of study, there are things that can be done to enhance your employability. However, having a range of choices can be a little overwhelming and ‘careers stuff’ can seem serious, scary or just too far in the future to face now. Don’t be tempted to avoid it, though or to put off … Continue reading So many career options, so many things to do!
A guide to graduate job hunting
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.
Job hunting in tough times
By Irena Zientek, Operations Manager: Information and Engagement (Careers and Placements) Job hunting can be difficult at the best of times - it takes time, effort and (sometimes) trial and error. In the current situation it’s become even more difficult, with some employers suspending recruitment, reducing their vacancies or withdrawing job offers. It’s not just … Continue reading Job hunting in tough times
Job hunting for graduates
Careers blog written by Kelly McDonald, Careers and Placements This week we’re thinking about job hunting - there are lots of job sites out there, but here are a few resources to help you get started. Our website has a section to help you look for your first graduate job, and more on what the recruitment process is … Continue reading Job hunting for graduates
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
Web highlights #3: Look for work
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
Latest Careers news – Summer, Week 7
Latest news from Careers Get that job Job hunting toolkit for Final Year students - practical advice on finding jobs and understanding what employers look for in job applicants. York Profiles and Mentors - connect with York graduates and use their experience to understand a range of jobs, industries and sectors. CV and Interview Guides … Continue reading Latest Careers news – Summer, Week 7
Career events ahead
Check out events for the week ahead. More can be found at: www.york.ac.uk/careers/events Skills courses Wed 11 May, 13:00 — Career Planning for Finalists Wed 11 May, 16:00 — Science Postgraduates: Job hunting - where and when to look Thu 12 May, 12:00 — Finalists: Get Connected - Getting noticed online Careers workshops/briefings Mon 9 May, … Continue reading Career events ahead
Latest Careers News – Summer week 4
Don't miss out... Finalists! New job hunting toolkit now available Finalists' Careers events, Summer Term Finalist Careers events Summer Term 2016 (PDF , 268kb) Postgraduate Careers Support, Summer Term 2016 Postgraduate Careers Support Summer Term 2016 (PDF , 164kb) Applications are open for YSIS placements Week 3-5. Click here to apply for an Autumn Term 2016 … Continue reading Latest Careers News – Summer week 4
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