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
Guest blog by York graduate, Dan Weston, Senior Consultant at TRM Recruitment Are you coming towards the end of your time at the University of York? Have you got that sinking feeling that you have enjoyed your course, but you just don’t know what to do next? That was me back in 2014, exactly like … Continue reading How to find a Career outside of your field of Study
Guest blog written by Rhiannon Stokes, York graduate, Frontline Rhiannon Stokes studied Applied Social Sciences at the University of York and joined Frontline’s Leadership Development programme as part of the 2015 cohort. Here Rhiannon shares her experience of applying to Frontline, the journey that led her to apply, and how she found the application process. … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline
Careers blog written by Sue Russell, Information Assistant, Careers York Profiles & Mentors is a careers profiles and mentoring tool for University of York students, created by Careers and York Alumni Association. Further information can be found here: http://www.york.ac.uk/careers/profiles …but in brief Current University of York students can write a profile about work experience and … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: York profiles & mentors
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
Entrepreneurs’ Boot Camp, Graduate Entrepreneurship Project, 29 June - 2 July 2015, York If you have an idea for a new venture but need help getting it into shape we can provide the expert advice you need to start. You will learn about the practical aspects of starting up, such as finance, marketing, business planning … Continue reading Entrepreneurs 4 day Boot Camp, York – get expert advice for your new venture
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!
Free access for York students to 10 minutes With - the website that gives you insider knowledge from top professionals. Sign-up with your University email address and you can: Build your own profile Find jobs across industries and geographies Watch and learn from interviews with professionals in the field Browse company profiles Read blogs with … Continue reading How can 10 Minutes With help you?
On Wednesday afternoon the Ron Cooke Hub played host to one of the highlights of the year in Careers – the Careers Celebration and Awards 2014! Hundreds of students were invited to celebrate their achievements made through Student Volunteering (York Students in Schools, York Students in Communities, @Work), the Student Internship Bureau, Student Enterprise and … Continue reading Careers Celebration Awards 2014
As part of International Coaching Week (19 - 25 May), Coaching York is offering free coaching events throughout the week in York. The events are open to students, members of the public, businesses and professional coaches. For full details see http://www.coachingyork.co.uk/international-coaching-week-2/