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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

Translating

What is it about? What would I do? Is it for me? Where can I find out more? What can I do now to improve my chances? What is it about? Translators convert written material from one or more languages (‘source languages’) into the ‘target language’ which is most commonly the translator’s mother tongue, ensuring …

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Interpreting

What is it about? What would I do? Is it for me? Where can I find out more? What can I do now to improve my chances? What is it about? Interpreters convert spoken statements from one language to another. Interpreting involves listening to, understanding and memorising content, then reproducing statements, questions and speeches in …

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Finding work experience in journalism

Finding work experience in journalism, especially in the music industry, can be a daunting prospect. But it can be done as third year English Literature student, Laurence Green, has proved. With a good deal of planning, exploiting the power of Twitter and taking full advantage of the opportunities that he found for himself, Laurence has …

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What makes a successful copywriter?

This article has been provided by an external organisation – please read our disclaimer. One question that persists for all university students is – “what am I going to do when I leave uni?” For some of you studying English and other related courses, a career as a copywriter may have suggested itself. But this raises …

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Five ways joining an SME can kick-start your career

It’s cap and gown time. Goodbye and ‘Keep in touch’ time. Praying the landlord hands back your deposit time. And it’s also the time when the question, ‘So, what’s next?’ becomes ever more pressing. Little is said of the organisations that provide 60%* of private sector jobs and are often cited as ‘the backbone of …

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