Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Operations Manager: Information & Engagement, Careers and Placements On Christmas Day, after the turkey has been eaten, the presents have been ripped open and you’re recovering from too much pud, you can slouch into the sofa and breathe a sigh of contentment. However, the Christmas vacation isn’t all about … Continue reading Avoid those awkward questions this Christmas!
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 another student who has been where you are now and has completed her placement year and returned for her final year of study. Lucy, Management Student, … Continue reading My placement experience (part 2)
Careers blog written by Nicola Clemmit, Placement Coordinator, Careers and Placements New this year, all York undergraduate students can pursue a Placement Year through a Placement Year programme managed by Careers and Placements. This means all York students can access more roles, opportunities and substantive work experience routes in your university years which will strengthen … Continue reading Why all York students should consider a Placement Year
Careers blog written by Cara Close, Graduate Intern - Student Engagement & Communications, Careers With exams (almost) over and summer holidays just around the corner, it’s all too easy to forget about responsibilities for a while and let the months breeze by. However, you will thank your past self at your graduation by using this free … Continue reading Careers blog: Why should I do a summer internship?
Okay, so ideally you’d like to have a holiday at some point in the summer vacation and rightly so. What with a full academic year of assignments, essays, tutorials, lectures and exams - you’ve earned the break. However, with 13 weeks of vacation, it’s also an ideal time to get some work experience in whatever … Continue reading Do you know what you’re doing this summer?
Spring Term (and once exams are over) is a good time to explore career options and opportunities for those who haven't already done so. What might you explore? If you're not sure what you might be interested in doing after university, why not try generating some ideas by visiting our Get ideas section. There are … Continue reading Welcome back: it’s time to explore!
You don’t have to be studying Law to be a lawyer… come along to our Law Fair on Wednesday 12 October any time between 12pm-3pm in the Physics Exhibition Centre. Law firms are looking for students from a range of disciplines who can offer qualities such as good communication skills, research skills, attention to detail, … Continue reading Opportunities for law and non law students at our Law Fair, Wednesday 12 October
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
Latest news from Careers Exclusive opportunity with FDM! Fast-track the application process and win a graduate role with FDM. Take either the IT Graduate positions with FDM challenge, or the Business Graduate Positions at FDM challenge. The winners of each challenge will be offered a graduate role at FDM, and the finalists will be invited … Continue reading Latest Careers news, Summer Week 6
Latest news from Careers We’re still open during the Easter vacation Monday 14 March – Friday 8 April Open: Monday – Thursday, 10.00am – 4.00pm Closed: Every Friday Monday 28 March (Easter Monday bank holiday) Appointments with our Careers Consultants will still be available. See Careers Gateway or our Opening Times webpage to see when they … Continue reading Careers Latest News