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!
Trick or treat?! As Hallowe'en’s witching hour approaches, it’s time to gather around the flickering fire and chill your blood with some truly ghastly horror stories, courtesy of our resident 'ghost writer'! Our first tale of terror… You’re on your own. There’s no one around – the house is eerily deserted. The night has fallen … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG EXTRA: A little something for Hallowe’en!
Careers blog written by Kelly McDonald, Careers and Placements This week we’re thinking about job hunting - there are lots of job sites out there, but here are a few resources to help you get started. Our website has a section to help you look for your first graduate job, and more on what the recruitment process is … Continue reading Job hunting for graduates
Careers blog written by Mandy Simmons, Careers Information Officer There's lots of useful information on the Careers website, but not everyone's aware of the great resources available. So, welcome to the first in a series of web page highlights, to help you make the most of what's on offer. First we start with the basics... Careers … Continue reading Web Highlights #1: Using Careers Gateway
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 Tuesday 15 March, 2.30pm - 4.00pm (staff meeting) Tuesday 22 March, 10.00am - 1.00pm (staff training) Monday 28 March (Easter Monday bank holiday) Appointments with our Careers Consultants … Continue reading Latest news from Careers
Latest news from Careers Volunteering deadlines Deadline for applications to YSIS Student Managers - Sunday 21 Feb. Application form available from the YSIS web pages. Deadline for @Work - Sunday 21 Feb. Application form available from the @Work web page. Brush up your skills Last chance to attend two skills courses running this week... Business ethics (the course … Continue reading Careers latest news – Spring, Week 7
Latest news from Careers Volunteer in the local community We are recruiting student volunteers to work in local schools and community organisations during the summer term. Placements can fit around your timetable and will only take a few hours of your time each week. We have community placements in a range of organisations including heritage, … Continue reading Careers latest news – Spring, Week 5
Latest news from Careers Don't forget... 27 January - Assessment Centre Activity Day 13.30 - 16.30 in the Ron Cooke Hub (RCH/037) - Q & A panel with employers followed by interactive workshop sessions to have a go at putting what you learn into practice. For more details see our Assessment Centre Activity Day 5 February … Continue reading Latest Careers News, Spring week 4
Latest news from Careers Look out for... 2 February - Internships & work experience fair. A chance to meet employers and organisations, get ideas for summer internships, and have your CV reviewed. More details to follow at our What's on page. 23 February - Working in... Advertising, marketing & PR / Health / Criminal justice. … Continue reading Careers latest news – Spring, Week 1
Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Resources Manager, Careers Want to know what it’s really like working in a particular job or work sector? Would you like to hear it from those in the role? It’s always good to find out about what a type of work’s really like direct from those doing the … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Hidden web gems – York profiles