Category: opportunities

A range of opportunities for students to develop their career

Self-Employment Case Study- Executive Coach

Claudia Day, current student, MSc Coaching and Behavioural Change, Executive Coach What or who inspired you to become self-employed? My dad, my kids and my university studies. My dad was always self-employed, having kids made me want flexibility, and my university studies (MIT and Henley) made me feel it was doable. Have you been in …

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Self-Employment Case Study- Data Analyst

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Lucas Cimno, UoR graduate, BA Entrepreneurship and Management with Placement, Freelance Videographer, Data Analyst at Duke Media What or who inspired you to become self-employed? Self-employment has always been a trait taught to me by my father. It is a matter of making things happen with the tools you have around you. What are your …

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Self-Employment Case Study- Videography/Photography

James Bird, current undergraduate, BA Politics and International Relations, Videographer and Photographer at James Bird Visuals What or who inspired you to become self-employed? I already pursued my passion of photography and videography and wanted to become paid for it. I did a few jobs for free and then found paying clients and built up …

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I’m Entering my Final Year at University…

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By Hannah Vernon, Media & Communications at Gradcracker   Get prepared before you start The summer before you enter your final year is your chance to do some all-important career planning and prepare for when employers open up their opportunities in the Autumn. If you haven’t already, try to establish which industry sectors you might …

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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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