CAREERS BLOG: Resource Review – New Scientist

UoY Careers Imagine the possibilities LARGE dark green Careers blog by Hilary Neary, Information Assistant, Careers

Most people have heard of New Scientist magazine. It has a global readership and is a common sight on newsagent’s shelves. We also subscribe to New Scientist at Careers and have the weekly edition available for students to browse as well as a back catalogue of previous copies that students are welcome to come in and read.

What is New Scientist?

New Scientist magazine is a weekly publication covering most areas of science including biology, chemistry, physics, technology, health and public policy. It is not a scientific journal but a magazine that could be read by scientists or non-scientists alike. In fact, New Scientist’s mission statement is to “report, explore and interpret the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture” thus making it an excellent and comprehensible source of information on what has been happening in the science community as a whole.

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Find out about work with Cancer Research, 17 November London

Cancer Research – Join us at our first Graduate Open Evening!

Hear from directors, as well as current and previous graduate trainees to find out about working with Cancer Research UK. Places are limited to first come first served. Register now to secure your place!  Sign Up here!

Monday 17th November, Cancer Research UK, Angel Building, 407 St John Street, London EC1V 4AD, 6.30pm – 8.30pm.  Registration deadline Friday 31 October.

You can also register by emailing or calling 020 3469 8400.

Retail sector – so much to offer!

The Graduate Retail Fair is an excellent way of finding out about the different opportunities within the retail sector (buying, store management, HR, logistics, other business functions). With attending employers recruiting to graduate posts, internships and placements, students from all years are welcome to come along.

GUEST BLOG: Careers in Technology – Not what you think!?

KPMG trainee Guest blog written by Lorna Croot, Technology Graduate Trainee, KPMG

Ever considered where a career in Technology Consulting could take you?

You may not have thought a career in Technology Consulting might be for you, but as the global demand for Technology solutions grows, this work offers huge scope for bright minds looking for internships or graduate positions – and best of all, not all roles require a Technology related degree, all training will be given on the job.

This work can take you to the heart of the business world and as an Technology intern or graduate trainee, you’ll be working to help develop game-changing solutions on exciting projects for fascinating clients — from cyber security to new financial technology, from governments to global blue chip clients.

Let’s hear from KPMG Technology Graduate Trainee Lorna Croot. 

Lorna Croot – BA, Modern Languages and European Studies, Bath University

Joining KPMG’s Technology Consulting practice is a lot like opening a box of chocolates for the first time … you never quite know what you are going to get. But what you do know is that it will be exciting, there will be a lot of variety and you will learn a lot. As a graduate on the job hunt, the decision to pursue a career in Technology Consulting at KPMG will not leave you disappointed, much like a box of chocolates.

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