Week 1, Autumn Term 2021


Out with the old and in with the new After months of online teaching and learning, staring at a screen and missing out on the full Uni experience, we’re finally at the stage where we can embrace campus life again. For some it might be an unfamiliar environment and may even be a bit overwhelming. … Continue reading Week 1, Autumn Term 2021

What Do You Actually Do? Episode 44: Graduation Special


Listen and subscribe on your favourite platform now. To celebrate graduation week here in York we have a special episode covering the key things you need to know about graduating in 2021 in the middle of a global pandemic. We cover how to start a new job from home, what to do if Covid stopped … Continue reading What Do You Actually Do? Episode 44: Graduation Special

“Tell me about yourself” Cracking the interview


Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com There’s some great help and advice on our website to help you with preparing for, and attending, job interviews. It includes thinking about how you’ll answer interview questions using the CAR or STAR technique. Use whichever you find easier to remember, to help structure your reply. Answering the question CAR … Continue reading “Tell me about yourself” Cracking the interview

Why Volunteer?


By Florence Orchard: Politics second year student at the University of York Volunteering at university is a great way to develop your skills, make new friends and support the community here at York. Here are my top reasons to volunteer at university. Doing good An obvious reason for volunteering is to put some good into … Continue reading Why Volunteer?

What do you actually do? Episode 43: Alex Stewart-Moreno, Trainee Solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/7AQ87OyyW2EOZkJcaImTdZ Alex graduated from York a couple of years ago. He studied Law and is now a trainee at Norton Rose Fulbright. He tells us about the reality of being a trainee, the best and worse bits, and what it’s like doing your training from home during a pandemic. … Continue reading What do you actually do? Episode 43: Alex Stewart-Moreno, Trainee Solicitor at Norton Rose Fulbright

What do you actually do? Episode 42: Dan Rutstein, making a portfolio career work


Subscribe on your favourite platform now. https://open.spotify.com/episode/2xIe9MlICI9bibsQO7MiDA Our guest today is Dan Rutstein, whose career history is proof that you definitely don’t have to pick one job and stick to it. Dan graduated from York and his career (so far) has included journalism, diplomacy, consultancy and podcasting. Kate and Dan talk about taking opportunities, transferable … Continue reading What do you actually do? Episode 42: Dan Rutstein, making a portfolio career work