Just a reminder that we will be closed on Monday 27 May for the bank holiday. We will re-open for emails, telephone calls and vistors on Tuesday 28 May, as usual.
The Real Alchemist Startup Weekend on 28-30th June is aimed at students, graduates, academics, professionals, entrepreneurs and creative minds who want to spend the summer developing venture ideas, forming teams and getting ready to pitch to investors.
Those ventures voted the best of the weekend will get spaces to join Accelerate Cambridge, the start-up “accelerator” established by Cambridge Judge Business School.
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The management role may seem like one exclusively cordoned off to those with an age of experience under their belts, those that have rose up the ladder step by step and those that have been about long enough to have the company values embedded thoroughly into their mind set. But it’s said that it’s observation, not old age that brings wisdom, and if you observe and absorb the right lessons, you can be an incomparably successful manager no matter how old or experienced you are. Break down the barriers with these ideas and become the best you can be.
Could you persuade people to eat in better ways? Utilise your writing, design, film and other skills and enter the challenge to win £500.
Run by Friends of the earth, partnered with People and Planet and supported by the NUS and Part Time Carnivore, this competition challenges you to submit a concept to persuade people to eat a more sustainable diet.
- Entries close at midnight on 9 June.
- Full details at www.foe.co.uk/getgobby
Adzuna.co.uk and Milkround have teamed up to launch a nationwide campaign to find the UK’s Graduate of the Year 2013.
The winner will secure a paid internship with a major UK employer (including Google, L’Oreal, Sony and eBay), £1,000 cash and a CV mentoring session with a top UK entrepreneur.
Graduates are asked to fill in a short Q&A on their achievements. Applications close at the end of May. Semi-finalists will be selected in July and the winner will be announced on 1 August.
To apply, visit www.adzuna.co.uk/jobs/graduate-of-the-year.html
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple is hosting its annual Question & Answer Day on Sunday 16 June (10am – 5pm) at the Inner Temple, Central London.
The event is open to all university students interested in a career at the Bar, but who haven’t yet started the BPTC or joined an Inn of Court.
There’ll be workshops and seminars and the opportunity to talk to practitioners in an informal setting.
Admission is free but students must book a place in advance in order to attend. Visit www.innertemple.org.uk and click on Careers Guide and Forthcoming Events.
Staying in York over the summer? Want to get involved in the community next academic year?
York Students in Communities is offering a range of exciting individual volunteering opportunities available over the summer break or when you return in the autumn as well as regular on-going opportunities.
Organisations include Adult and Community Education, Friends of St. Nicholas Fields, Missing People, National Trust, SNAPPY, Wilberforce Trust, York Archaeological Trust, York Libraries and York Museums Trust.
Deadline: Midnight, Friday Week 6 (31st May)
To find out more and to apply visit www.york.ac.uk/careers/communities