What to expect at an Assessment Centre


If you’re going to apply for a graduate scheme, you’re likely to encounter an assessment centre at some point along the way. The very idea of an assessment centre can be hugely intimidating and scary but by understanding what you can expect and why they’re used, it can help to remove some of the fear … Continue reading What to expect at an Assessment Centre

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Decoding our Events Programme


Every term Careers and Placements organises events on campus. Now that we’re in week 5, you may have seen emails and social media about some of our careers events so far or you may have been to an event or careers fair. We’ve organised over 100 of them for this term alone!  If you haven’t … Continue reading Decoding our Events Programme

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: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline


 Guest blog written by Rhiannon Stokes, York graduate, Frontline  Rhiannon Stokes studied Applied Social Sciences at the University of York and joined Frontline’s Leadership Development programme as part of the 2015 cohort. Here Rhiannon shares her experience of applying to Frontline, the journey that led her to apply, and how she found the application process. … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Becoming a Social Worker with Frontline

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