Gaining school experience is a great way to explore whether teaching is for you and York Students in Schools (YSIS) is on hand to support you to do this. Each term, there is a range of opportunities you can get involved with, from Classroom Assistant roles, Speech and Language assessments, to Maths Workshops. YSIS recruits … Continue reading Interested in teaching and broadening your experience? Let’s talk Block Placements!
The Value of Volunteering and Part-time Work
By Agnieszka Mozdzyn With over 700,000 students graduating each year in the UK, competition for graduate-level jobs can be particularly fierce - and it can be hard to stand out from everyone else. Doing some volunteering or having a part-time job can be the solution – and although it involves you giving up some of … Continue reading The Value of Volunteering and Part-time Work
5 reasons you should volunteer this year
Let this be the year that you get involved with volunteering! The benefits of volunteering are huge - not only for those that you support, but for you as a volunteer. Volunteering is a great way of meeting new people, discovering more about the city you live in and gaining unique and exciting experiences that … Continue reading 5 reasons you should volunteer this year
Meet the Volunteering Team
The Volunteering Team in Careers and Placements is here to help you find volunteering opportunities that will help you to build your skills and confidence, gain fantastic work experience for your CV and enhance your wellbeing, all whilst making a huge difference to the city you’re studying in! As the new term starts, we wanted … Continue reading Meet the Volunteering Team
Things to do this Christmas vac
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
What’s on in Careers and Placements?
It’s summer term and we’re open as usual for appointments, drop-in and a busy events programme but here are some other highlights to look out for this term. Student Internship Bureau The SIB team have been busy collecting together some great opportunities for paid, project-based jobs in the local area this summer. All opportunities are … Continue reading What’s on in Careers and Placements?
Get Started with Volunteering
So you’re thinking about getting involved in some volunteering? Fantastic! But now you need to make that first step, which can feel a little overwhelming. Here are some top tips to find a role that’s right for you, and secure that opportunity: Your interests What do you care about? If you like the idea of … Continue reading Get Started with Volunteering
Meet the Volunteering Team
The Volunteering Team in Careers and Placements are here to help you find volunteering opportunities that will help you to build your skills and confidence, gain fantastic work experience for your CV and enhance your wellbeing, all whilst making a huge difference to the city you’re studying in! As the new academic year starts, we … Continue reading Meet the Volunteering Team
Volunteer to enhance your wellbeing at University
Volunteering is a fantastic way to meet new people, make a difference in the community, and boost your confidence. All of these positive outcomes can help support your overall wellbeing, helping you and those around you! The Volunteering team is on hand with a great range of roles, so whatever your interests you can get … Continue reading Volunteer to enhance your wellbeing at University
What can you gain from volunteering?
Olivia Green: Social and Political Science third year student at the University of York Olivia has shared below her top reasons for why you should consider volunteering while you're a student in York Friends There is the obvious reason that is at the core of so much of student life – meeting new people. Volunteering … Continue reading What can you gain from volunteering?
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