Tag: career advice

How to get a job at a start-up

This article is a guest post written by Mariota Spens. Mariota works as the Customer Support Associate at Thriva, a HealthTech startup that aims to be the world’s first personalised healthcare service. Previous to this she studied Fine Art at Oxford University and has also worked in EdTech.

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How I gained new skills and work experience during the summer

This article is written by Rikki Sandhu, 2nd year BA English Language and owner of www.lusciouslane.blogspot.com. She is passionate about creative writing and photography and is looking to kick-start her career in Marketing and PR. Finding a career after university isn’t always easy, so I’ve really learnt the importance of work experience and paid jobs to …

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Jobs and study opportunities abroad

The New Year sees the launch of a new resource.    GoinGlobal is a fantastic tool to help you research job and study opportunities throughout the world.

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How to get a placement in 2018

Written by Alex Baker, Placement Coordinator The spring term always brings the promise of lighter and warmer days; however, for students intending to do a Professional Placement Year in 2018/19, the spring term is also a very busy time. Balancing academic work with placement applications, sports, part-time work and “extra-curricular activities” is no mean feat …

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Contacting employers

You were at the Careers fairs What next? Written by Lucy Hawkins, Careers Consultant The main Careers Fair alone was attended by over 2,800 students, so there’s a good chance that you’ve been to one of our events. In case you’re wondering, here’s what we suggest you do next.

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