Tag: career advice

10 types of scientist

Image of a scientist evaluating test tubes in a lab

Original blog from Science Council, who provide the quality assurance system for those working in science.    Not all scientists wear white coats and work in labs. There are a wide variety of jobs and careers that require knowledge and application of science, from research to business and from regulation to teaching. The Science Council …

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Professional Placement Year Boot Camp

Professional Placement Year Boot Camp

Boot Camp for Year-Two students Are you a Part 2 student who is keen to do a Professional Placement Year in 2019/20? Attend our dedicated 1-day Professional Placement Year Boot Camp on November 8th and hit the ground running.

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How to break into the charity sector

Girl standing and presenting to an unseen audience.

Written by Lucy Gibb, Charity Fast-Track Support Assistant Lucy studied at Cardiff University, where she completed a degree in adult nursing. She practised as a nurse before moving into the charity sector. She has worked in events, fundraising and student support and is now working for Charity Fast-Track in a support role. I never really thought …

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Things I’ve learned while planning my PPY

Charlie is on top of a cliff watching the sunset.

This blog is written by Charlie Cooper, a third-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing (CBM) student at the University of Reading. Charlie is currently doing a Professional Placement Year in Cape Town, South Africa, where he joined Avirtual to learn SEO, digital communications and PR.

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5 apps to progress your career at university

Business man

This summer, the mobile app ecosystem is turning 10. To celebrate, we have decided to explore the App Store and see what’s on offer to help you get your career on track. There are over 2 million apps in the App Store alone so here is our suggestion based on the ones we were able …

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