Careers latest news – Week 2


 Latest news from Careers. Volunteering opportunities: York Students in Schools are offering  the chance to be involved with some great School Projects. Working alongside York-based employers (Northern Rail, York Marriott Hotel, York Designer Outlet, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Aviva and Hiscox), you'll help inspire children and young people. Check out the YSIS project briefs and be sure … Continue reading Careers latest news – Week 2

Careers’ meet the team: Sally Greenwood, Volunteering Project Officer


Name and job title: Sally Greenwood, Volunteering Project Officer, York Students in Schools How long worked in Careers at York and what did you do before you worked here? I have worked at Careers for two and a half years. Before joining the team, I studied for a Masters in International and Global Education. What do you do … Continue reading Careers’ meet the team: Sally Greenwood, Volunteering Project Officer

Careers news Weeks 5 and 6: Volunteering, postgraduate study, internships, careers events and more…


In this issue: Start it! Tour de France Festival Funding- What’s your idea to engage the city? Last chance to apply for a Spring term YSIS placement! Do it! Community Placement -  Apply now! Deadline 7 November, Week 6 Get your game on at the University’s first Game Jam! Employer Events in weeks 5 & … Continue reading Careers news Weeks 5 and 6: Volunteering, postgraduate study, internships, careers events and more…

Could you use your language skills to help children in York?


York Students in Schools (YSIS) Language Support Register Are you bilingual or fluent in another language? The YSIS Language Support Register needs you! Pupils in York schools speak over 50 different languages, and finding language support can be very difficult. To help support them, YSIS is looking for bilingual students and students fluent in a … Continue reading Could you use your language skills to help children in York?

York Students in Schools


York Students in Schools (YSIS) is a hugely successful volunteering scheme, based in Careers, which sees University of York students getting involved in local schools.  Students volunteer for a ten week placement of half a day a week, and the experience is highly valued by the students, school pupils and teaching staff.  See more http://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/features/ysis/.  There will … Continue reading York Students in Schools