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  • Finding last - minute summer work experience

    I find that our excited Jack Russell gets me motivated every morning so I hope this brief blog entry on finding last - minute summer work experience may do the same for you! Is it too late to find summer...

  • How to handle job offers

    Picture this: Your phone rings, it is a unknown number - you answer with much trepidation. It is someone from the graduate recruitment team following an assessment center you went to. Hurrah they have offered you the job. This should...

  • Introducing the Careers Fair app - Summer Internship Fair

    Introducing the Careers Fair app - Summer Internship Fair On Friday 17th November we are running our much anticipated Summer Internship Fair in the Founders' Hall from 10am - 3pm. At this event you can find out everything about summer...

  • Careers in the Civil Service

    Careers in the Civil Service This blog post was originally posted by Sue Briault, but has been updated to include current information and links. For up to date news and information about Civil Service Fast Stream and for the chance...

  • Where are the jobs for me? 5 tips for looking in the right place

    I'm starting to notice a theme with a number of students I have been talking to. They feel like there are plenty of jobs being advertised as well as employer events going on but there is nothing for them. There is...

  • Are you getting paid the new living wage?

    The Government’s National Living Wage was introduced on 1st April. For students and graduates over the age of 25 this means by law you should be being paid at least £7.20 per hour. For more information about how this might...

  • Project positive body language at interviews!

    You followed all the interview preparation rules and have researched your target employer in depth, both from its website and wider media. You've re-read your application, practiced psychometric tests and your academic grades are great. You have relevant experience, have...

  • China Disability Scholarship!

    Applications for the 2016 CRCC Asia and the British Council China Disability Scholarship are now open. Now running for a fourth year, the scholarship was established in January 2013 to offer students with a disability the opportunity to participate in...

  • New Semester - New Careers Events - New Jobs

    The staff in the Careers Service are delighted to see campus back in to full swing, especially now students are booking appointments and once more engaging with their careers research and investigation. We do like to be busy! Here are three...

  • How to handle tricky interview questions!

    OK, confession time! A long time ago, when I went for my first interview for a graduate scheme at a leading advertising agency - right at the end the interviewer asked me, "so, if you could be a vegetable; what...