Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers …even before you reach your final year! Once upon a time graduate recruiters started their recruitment process (often referred to as ‘the Milkround’) at the start of the Autumn Term, by placing adverts on graduate careers websites and in magazines and employer directories. They would … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Eager employers seek dynamic final year students…
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Where do you look for jobs in marketing? What are the professional associations in the environment sector? What can you do at York to improve your chances of getting into politics and public affairs? You can find out the answers to these questions and more on … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – job sectors
Guest blog written by Mark Bradford, STEM Graduates 48% of York graduates find work in Scientific, Engineering and Computing-orientated careers, so with graduation fast approaching it’s probably as good a time as any to introduce ourselves. STEM Graduates provide careers advice and graduate job opportunities for students and graduates from Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths degree … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: 5 Ways to Boost Your Employability as a Graduate
Now that you've got your first year at York done and dusted, you'll hopefully be settled into university life and keen to try new things. The long summer vacation is the perfect time to try your hand at getting some work experience to give yourself a head start at finding out what you enjoy and what you're … Continue reading Summer ideas for first years!
With graduation right around the corner, and exams almost out of the way, you'll be forgiven if career planning has taken a back seat. It's not too late to start thinking about life after university, so whether you've already got a job lined up, or you've no idea what you want to do, we've got … Continue reading End of term ideas for final years!
With your second year almost in the bag, you might be starting to think beyond university and what the future looks like. But there's still plenty for you to try and get involved in to help you decide what you enjoy and what you want to do after York. If you're hoping to get a summer … Continue reading Summer ideas for second years!
For five steps on how to manage multiple graduate job offers, see the STEM Graduates Careers Advice Blog. It offers advice on: weighing up opportunities researching them getting help accepting and declining.
Tuesday's advice: Practice Makes Perfect So you've secured your grad job interview but you're worried about what to expect? Making a killer application and getting through to the interview stage is brilliant, but now that you've got to that stage, you need to make sure you're ready for it. With Careers offering practice interviews as well … Continue reading Practice Makes Perfect
Summer’s nearly over and it's the start of the 2014/15 graduate recruitment cycle. Traditionally graduate employers start their recruitment drives in the autumn term, but more and more now start in late summer. These will mainly be the larger recruiting companies with graduate schemes, particularly in the finance and law sectors and for the Civil … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Watch out for early recruitment starts
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