What to expect at Careers and Placements this term


On campus We are open on campus from 10:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. The Enquiry Desk will be staffed and Careers drop-in will be available for quick queries with an Information Officer, between the drop-in hours of 11:00 to 13:00. Watch our video on Facebook or Instagram to see the safety measures we have … Continue reading What to expect at Careers and Placements this term

Your chance to meet employers on campus


Guest blog written by Giang Nguyen, YUSU Academic Officer I was once amazed when a recruiter told me that you will improve your chance of getting a job if you meet their employers. It is true. It is very true. By meeting the current employee or their recruitment team, you will be able to gauge … Continue reading Your chance to meet employers on campus

Not just for finalists – how to make the most of Careers and Placements


Events, events events We run a programme of events each term. We talk about them a lot but that’s because we have some great guest speakers and some really useful insights that we want you to make the most of. Autumn term sees our three big recruitment fairs which we have divided into sectors - Law, … Continue reading Not just for finalists – how to make the most of Careers and Placements

10 things you need to know about Careers and Placements


We’re not just Careers and Placements, we’re also Volunteering, the Student Internship Bureau, Enterprise and we run the York Strengths and York Award programmes We’re here for everyone. You don't have to be in a particular year of your degree. We're here for all York students and are happy to see you whatever career path … Continue reading 10 things you need to know about Careers and Placements

GUEST BLOG: How to talk to employers at a careers fair


 Guest blog written by RateMyPlacement Careers fairs are designed to give undergraduates and employers a platform to meet, interact and discuss potential careers. They are a chance for you to meet an experienced professional face-to-face, and find out what is like to work for a particular company, or to work in a specific sector. The … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: How to talk to employers at a careers fair

Careers blog: Why should I do a summer internship?


 Careers blog written by Cara Close, Graduate Intern - Student Engagement  & Communications, Careers With exams (almost) over and summer holidays just around the corner, it’s all too easy to forget about responsibilities for a while and let the months breeze by. However, you will thank your past self at your graduation by using this free … Continue reading Careers blog: Why should I do a summer internship?

Careers in technology and engineering


Careers blog written by Irena Zientek, Information Development Manager, Careers Two areas with high demand for graduates are technology and engineering. Skills shortages in these areas mean there are lots of opportunities for graduates with the necessary qualifications and experience. Developers and cyber security specialists are particularly in demand – just think of the recent … Continue reading Careers in technology and engineering