Guest blog written by Molly Mcgrellis, the Girl's Enrichment Mentoring Scheme and Mathematics, 3rd Year. The Girl’s Enrichment Mentoring Scheme (or GEMS for short), acts as a three way mentoring system consisting of a collaboration between students from the University of York, year 10 students from York High School, and women from Hiscox Insurance. As … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Lift off – inspiring women into business!
CAREERS BLOG: Volunteering – What’s the Point?
Careers blog written by Beth Matthews, Grad intern, Volunteering Project Support Officer I first became a volunteer when I was doing my GCSEs and contacted a local playgroup charity asking to come in for a few hours per week. My reasons were, on the most part, selfish – I wanted something to put on my … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Volunteering – What’s the Point?
Graduate of the Year 2015
Open to those about to start their final year and also to those who have just graduated, this competition (launched by Adzuna) aims to find the brightest and best graduates in the UK. The winner will receive an internship with a top employer, a CV mentoring session with a top entrepreneur, and £1,000 in cash. … Continue reading Graduate of the Year 2015
Discuss – law training programme (finishing your 1st year)
Discuss is an exclusive training programme, sponsored by five top City firms and run by Rare, for brilliant students who are interested in City law. The programme is open to students from any discipline, who are just finishing their first year at any university. It is aimed at students who are in receipt of means-tested … Continue reading Discuss – law training programme (finishing your 1st year)
GUEST BLOG: Alumni Mentoring Scheme – a view from both sides
Guest blog written by Crystal Chow, English Language & Linguistics (mentee) and Adelle Desouza (mentor). The Alumni Mentoring Scheme is a termly programme, open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, offering the opportunity for students to develop their career planning with the help of an experienced mentor drawn from the University’s extensive alumni network. Find … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Alumni Mentoring Scheme – a view from both sides
This is a unique opportunity for students with disabilities to broaden their horizon by gaining an insight into life at Google and to be given dedicated, expert careers advice with your own Google mentor. The programme consists of: a one-day interactive event where you can learn about Google and it products an opportunity to be … Continue reading Google TechAbility
Alumni Mentoring Scheme – applications open!
Open to both undergraduates and postgraduates, the AMS provides an excellent opportunity for current students to develop their career planning with the help of an experienced mentor drawn from the university's extensive alumni network. In the last round, we paired 50 students with 25 mentors from a range of sectors, including media, marketing, academia, the … Continue reading Alumni Mentoring Scheme – applications open!
Careers mentoring scheme
If you'd like to improve your career planning and professional network with the help of a personal mentor, visit our Alumni Mentoring Scheme web page. Don't miss this great opportunity to gain advice and inspiration from York alumni. The Scheme is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students and aims to help you identify your career objectives … Continue reading Careers mentoring scheme
Google Insight Day for students with disabilities
The Google TechAbility Europe Programme is a unique initiative to source, develop and recruit disabled computer scientists and business leaders of the future. This exciting programme will include the opportunity to participate in either a one-day technical or a business event at Google HQ in London, and an 8 to 12 week mentoring programme. Google … Continue reading Google Insight Day for students with disabilities
Win a mentoring opportunity
Win the chance to learn directly from three inspiring business leaders in London, plus £500 to spend on a swanky hotel and travel. Create a professional profile at http://www.weconnectstudents.com before midnight on 20 July to enter.
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