Work Experience

  • 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...

  • How to make the most of your placement or internship!

    It is that time of the year when I start talking to 2nd years accross the Faculty of Science about how to make the most of their placement year. Looking for a placement or internship is like looking for a...

  • 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...

  • Selling your part-time work experience to employers

    I've seen a few students recently who have asked 'but are employers really interested in my job in a bar/shop/restaurant?' While some sectors will require relevant work experience, UK graduate employers value any experience that gives you insight into the world...

  • Is it time to talk about my future?

    Today, I had a 1:1 meeting with a Bath graduate, towards the end of our appointment she said "I wish I would have thought about my future much earlier" Many of you will be excited about coming to Bath, frantically...

  • Make the most of your Summer!

    Yesterday, my colleague Ghislaine Dell and I contributed to a session on 'Make the Most of Your Summer'. We loved it and are really looking forward to the participants letting us know what they're getting up to over the summer...

  • Crack on with planning your job hunt!

    This is our last blog post till the 13th April, whilst your thoughts may have turned to a well earned break we wanted to share with you some tips on how you can make the most of the Easter Vacation to...

  • Our most comprehensive resource to help you find an internship!

    For a number of our students thoughts have turned to finding a summer internship and we thought we would pull together helpful websites to kick start your internship applications. General sites CareerPlayer - Search graduate internships by industry and location....

  • Democracy Day - Have you thought of a career in Politics?

    Today across the BBC, Democracy Day is marked with special programmes looking at democracy in the UK and across the globe. The 20th January 1265 is widely recognised as the day England's first parliament was held.  This year also sees...