Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

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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Should Students Bother With LinkedIn?

As a student, it’s always a good idea to do what you can at university to make your life a little easier when you graduate. One of the best things you can do is set yourself up on LinkedIn and start building your personal portfolio. You may think that you don’t need it right now …

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Cibyl Careers survey

This year we’re taking part in the Cibyl survey, one of the UK’s largest student careers aspiration surveys.  Cibyl provide employers and universities across the nation, with unparalleled insights into students’ career thinking. They will use your survey answers to provide us with a detailed feedback report. The reports will tell us how satisfied you …

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Career Opportunities in IT and Data Analysis online webinar

When: Monday 15 November,  13:00- 14:00,  online. There are increasing numbers of jobs involving analysing data and interpreting the results to make it meaningful for organisations so they can improve their business. If you are logical, enjoy problem-solving and like finding answers out of data or designing systems to find the answers then this could be a …

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A Guide to Startup Success for Students

Hannah Walters (The Writers Guild) More individuals are starting their own businesses than ever before. According to recent statistics, the majority of these are individuals currently studying at university. Students are launching their own businesses at a rate of one every two hours. This is hardly surprising. Starting your own business at university can be …

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