Internships v paid work

Some students find they get more out of paid work than internships. Which would you choose?

This Guardian Article looks at the merits of working while you study versus the experience students can gain while undertaking an internship. Both paid work and internships are an excellent way of boosting your employability skillls but which option works best for you?


Careers Fair for Malaysian Students 1st April

The United Kingdom & Eire Council of Malaysian Students (UKEC) are running the 2012 UKEC-Graduan Career Fair on Sunday 1st April at University Colleague London. This annual event will provide students with an opportunity to apply for jobs or internships this coming summer in Malaysia. 

Every year, approximately 40 firms and businesses spanning across various industries from Malaysia participate in the annual Careers Fair to provide you with more information and opportunities, about either working or undertaking an internship with them. 

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: 1 April 2012, Sunday (Interviews will be held on 2nd and 3rd April by the respective companies)

Time: 9am – 5pm

Venue: University College London (UCL)

 To apply for either a job or an internship, all you need to do is to send your CV to, and we will forward it to all participating companies for you! Yes, it’s that simple. On top of that, the best 100 CVs will win an invitation to a luncheon and networking session with top corporate leaders from Malaysia. 

The deadline for submission is 14 March 2012, 11.59pm, so do send in your CVs as soon as possible! 

For further details please see the website: