Tips & Hints

  • It's not too late for me to get a job, is it?

    It's not too late for me to get a job, is it? A common question we are asked by final year students in our Quick Queries is "its not too late for me to get a job, is it?".  This is a totally understandable question...

  • 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...

  • Do I really need to know Excel?

    Do I really need to know Excel? Students sometimes come in to our office asking about the usefulness of Excel in graduate job hunting and how to get additional training.  My advice to you is don’t sit back and think...

  • Environmental Careers - Part 2

    Environmental Careers - Part 2 On Monday 5th March People & Planet Society held an excellent careers evening inviting several professionals to speak about environmental career options. This is a summary of what the speakers shared and the great advice they...

  • 1000+ Years of Careers Advice

    1000+ Years of Careers Advice   So, what do graduates do 10 years on? What have they learnt along the way, what challenges have they overcome, regrets and poor decisions made, pros and cons of different jobs, thought processes and...

  • Environmental Careers - Part 1

    Environmental Careers - Part 1   On Monday 5th March People & Planet Society held an excellent careers evening inviting several professionals to speak about environmental career options. This is a summary of what the speakers shared and the great...

  • International Careers - curious about a career in international development (part 2)?

    International Careers - curious about a career in international development? As it is International Careers Week we will be sharing two exciting blog entries written by professionals working in international development. Wednesday we had Katherine who works in a NGO in Uganda. Yesterday...

  • International Careers - International Development and Education

    International Careers - International Development and Education As it is International Careers Week we will be sharing two exciting blog entries written by professionals working in international development. There are still many events to attend this week if you are...

  • Make volunteering count on your CV!

    Make volunteering count on your CV!   From 19 - 25 February 2018 Student Volunteering Week is celebrating the contribution and impact of student volunteers and encouraging even more students to get involved! In the spirit of volunteering I am...