Thriving in a hybrid world of work
On the 16th of March 2020, the Careers Service switched to remote delivery. I cannot believe its nearly a year since the pandemic transformed our personal and professional lives; it is hard to remember what life was like before COVID-19....
How to find research experience during your studies
Our focus in Careers this month is on ways you can find work experience; ranging from formal internships, volunteering to sourcing opportunities speculatively. Do have a look on MyFuture for a wealth of resources including recordings of our recent talks....
Brexit and graduate job hunting
Brexit was the big worry at the start of 2020, then COVID happened and here we are, and neither is entirely resolved. It is too early to tell the impact Brexit is likely to have on UK industries especially as...
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