Tag: careers advice

How to explore alternative legal careers after graduating by Sofia Tyson

As you progress through your law degree at university, you’ll typically be bombarded with talk of training contract applications, vacation schemes and pupillages. Since these are the most conventional career paths in law, students can often feel pressured to conform and apply for these positions, fearful that they would otherwise be wasting what is a …

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10 steps to building a personal powerful brand for new opportunities

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If I asked a lot of you where you wanted to work and how much you wanted to earn in the next 5 years, I’m sure you would have an idea. My next question would be, how do you want to get there and this is where I find that a lot of people stumble. …

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Top 4 tips for aspiring data scientists

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On Monday 03 February 2020, we welcomed Jamie Samson as a speaker at our ‘Explore Careers in Data Science & Analytics’ event. Jamie has had an interesting career path; from Meercat Research to the Head of Data Science and Insights at Mindfolio and he shared his top tips for aspiring data scientists: Build up your …

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5 key themes from the explore careers in charities and non-profits panel

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On 27 January we welcomed a panel of professionals onto campus to share their experiences and offer advice to those interested in working for a charity or non-profit organisation. Here are five key themes from the discussion: 1. Securing paid opportunities: Making the transition from unpaid to paid roles and financial stability are concerns for …

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3 minutes on insight programmes

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Our Careers Consultancy Manager Anne Delauzun covers insight programmes in under 3-minutes! *Unfortunately due to an IT issue with our blogs, we are unable to embed the screencast. However, you can still click here to watch.

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