Do you: want to use your summer vacation to get some top-notch work experience? fancy making a difference to an organisation you work for?want to experience working in a particular sector or role? need something tangible for your CV?want to stay in the York area over summer? If it’s ‘yes’ to any or all of … Continue reading Get ready to grab an internship!
Now graduation is over you may have turned your attention to the little matter of job hunting. Here are some handy tips on getting started.
Its not all grad schemes for big companies. Start-ups and SMEs can be a great place to start your career. Read this guest blog from TalentPool to find out why.
Students sometimes wish they’d done a bit more research before studying or working in another country – and we have a great online resource to help you do just that! How do you know about… Business practice and workplace etiquette? Suitable gifts when visiting someone – and which flowers can cause offence? Bargaining when … Continue reading Going abroad? Check out GoinGlobal!
So you might have heard people talk about doing a ‘Year In Industry’ or a ‘Placement Year’ and wonder what it’s all about? There are 8 departments here at York who have a Year In Industry programme. They are the Departments of Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Electronic Engineering, Environment and Geography, Mathematics, Politics and The York … Continue reading Spotlight on Placement Years
This post was originally published a few years ago - but the advice from our Chinese graduates is still good if you're thinking about your return to China: Seven million new graduates will enter the job market in China this year. If you are a Chinese student at York you might already be thinking about … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Chinese students: Advice from graduates in China
We've had a busy few weeks in Careers and Placements running our careers fairs, and responding to a wide variety of questions. One thing has stood out - some of you are feeling slightly panicked at the thought of grad scheme applications, and worried about missing out on the opportunities on offer right now or … Continue reading Graduate scheme or graduate job – or just confused?