Category: internships

Change 100: internships, professional development and mentoring

If you’re a university student or recent graduate with a disability or long-term condition, you’re invited to apply for Change 100 – a programme of paid summer internships, professional development and mentoring, provided by Leonard Cheshire.  Each year we partner with top UK employers who believe that disability isn’t a barrier to an excellent career, …

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Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival 2021

We are pleased to announce that the Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Internship Festival will take place 9 -11 June 2021. Featuring organisations with live graduate, internship and placement vacancies, tickets are free and you are all VIPs! Attend panel webinars (9 – 10 June) delivered by a range of employers looking to recruit to graduate …

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My internship with The Conservation Volunteers

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) is a community volunteering charity that help improve and promote local woodlands. Last year, I had the pleasure of doing an internship with TCV in which I helped on a woodland improvement project for Lousehill Copse in Tilehurst. My official role was Woodland Heritage Project Officer. As a second-year geography student …

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Benefits of undertaking a virtual internship during the pandemic

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When the first lockdown came, the dynamics of how organizations operated changed. Employers and partners worked together to run virtual internships for students, in order for students to gain a real understanding of the company and the sector despite the difficulties posed. Having found my virtual internship on LinkedIn through Inside Sherpa – now known as Forage. It was a tremendous opportunity to learn …

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Top 6 CV tips to land your dream internship

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Written by Discover Financial Services The following tips from the Discover Talent Team will help you get noticed, impress hiring managers, and shine bright. 1. Download a Template The easiest way to start? Download a template. Ask a friend, check your university’s career centre, or search the internet for a template you can build from. …

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