Volunteering

  • Three steps to CV Heaven

    Last time I wrote about the most common questions we are asked/advice that we give here in CV-Land at the Careers Service Not-so-secret tips for your super CV Today I just wanted to give you one short and snappy tip....

  • Welcome Freshers, Returners and Postgraduates - Autumn 2019

    Welcome Freshers, Postgraduates and Returners - Autumn 2019 Ah, you found (or re-found) our careers blog, well done! Now, quickly,  subscribe to our blog (link on the right hand side) and welcome to a wealth of careers resources, inspiring articles...

  • Application tips for the professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

    A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to sit down and chat with Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis, Director of Studies for Bath’s professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She shared some valuable insights, application tips and vital resources for aspiring clinical...

  • 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...

  • International Careers - curious about a career in international development (part 1)?

    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. Yesterday we had Katherine who works in a NGO in...

  • 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...

  • Career Planning Checklist for First Years

    Career Planning Checklist for First Years I hope you have enjoyed the first few weeks on campus!  In the next few years you may make friends for life and acquire knowledge that will inspire you in many different directions, I...

  • Make volunteering count on your CV

    Volunteering work can be equally as useful as paid work experience when it comes to applying for jobs and many students forget to emphasize their volunteering experience on their CV or don’t include it at all. Here are some tips...

  • Making full use of your gap year!

    Making full use of your gap year! Before I took a year off to go travelling, I was worried that I would return to unemployment and worst of all, having to go back to living with my parents!! However, returning...