by Jessica Farnhill Young The term ‘internship’ often conjures up images of famous actors in Hollywood films, making coffee and running around in huge, beautiful, glass-walled offices. Themes like this make internships appear hardly accessible, and a very questionable use of the intern’s time. Like with most things in films, the truth is the reverse: … Continue reading How to Search for an Internship
What’s it like to do a placement year? – My experience
By Sophie Ashmore, BA Politics and International Relations Hi I am Sophie and for the 12 months between September 2018 and September 2019 I undertook a placement year at City of York Council (CYC) as part of my Politics and International Relations degree. Having already completed two years of my degree, in what seemed like … Continue reading What’s it like to do a placement year? – My experience
Spotlight on Placement Years
So you might have heard people talk about doing a ‘Year In Industry’ or a ‘Placement Year’ and wonder what it’s all about? There are 8 departments here at York who have a Year In Industry programme. They are the Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Electronic Engineering, Environment and Geography, Mathematics, Politics and The York … Continue reading Spotlight on Placement Years
My placement experience
Focusing in on your placement year search, the application process and decisions based around getting a placement alongside your studies can raise lots of questions. We have advice from students who have been where you are now, and have completed their placement year and returned for their final year of study. Anya, Physics Student, Student … Continue reading My placement experience
GUEST BLOG: Five top tips to make your job application stand out
Guest blog written by Liz Jarrold, Enterprise Rent-a-Car So you’ve done your research, you know the company you want to work for and you’ve found your ideal role. Now it’s time to take the first official step to starting your new career. Here are five top tips to help you with your online application. Tip … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Five top tips to make your job application stand out
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)
GUEST BLOG: First impressions count
Guest blog written by RateMyPlacement Looking for jobs can be a tiresome process; sifting through different roles and companies can take up a lot of time especially when you’re not certain what you’re looking for. It’ important to make sure that when you do eventually find that dream job you avoid making clumsy mistakes which … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: First impressions count
CAREERS BLOG: There are still jobs out there!
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers If it seems like all your friends have graduate jobs, summer work or travelling lined up for the end of the Summer Term and you’ve not yet, don’t despair – there are still opportunities out there. You just need to get looking and applying. Big company … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: There are still jobs out there!
Write about your course placement/internship 2014
If you can articulate, in 900 words, your experiences from your recent placement, you could win £500. ASET competition for a short essay which will inform others about the value of placement experience, clearly express the value of your learning and do so in a lively and enthusiastic manner. You must have undertaken a placement … Continue reading Write about your course placement/internship 2014
Open evening at Addleshaw Goddard law firm
If you are interested in a career in Law, come along to this open evening to learn more about the placement scheme and training contract opportunities Date: 20 November 2014 Time: 6pm - 9pm Venue: Sovereign House, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 1HQ RSVP: Please RSVP with your name, year and programme of study by email … Continue reading Open evening at Addleshaw Goddard law firm
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