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

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GUEST BLOG: What soft skills do employers in digital look for?


Thomas O’Rourke is the owner of Decking Hero, an online DIY affiliate website. After graduating from the University of Leeds in 2010, he has accumulated over 6 years of experience in digital marketing, having previously worked as the Head of Account Management for a leading UK digital agency. It can be tough getting your first … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: What soft skills do employers in digital look for?

Career events ahead


 Check out events for the week ahead. More can be found at:  www.york.ac.uk/careers/events Skills courses Wed 11 May, 13:00 — Career Planning for Finalists Wed 11 May, 16:00 — Science Postgraduates: Job hunting - where and when to look Thu 12 May, 12:00 — Finalists: Get Connected - Getting noticed online Careers workshops/briefings Mon 9 May, … Continue reading Career events ahead

GUEST BLOG: “Accountancy is boring” – myth busting


 Guest blog written by Dan Yeo is Media & Online Relations Manager at an award-winning digital marketing agency. How you choose your degree course is an incredibly subjective process, differing greatly from person to person. 535,820 students applied to study at universities throughout the UK in 2015, a modest 1% increase in overall student numbers … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: “Accountancy is boring” – myth busting

GUEST BLOG: What is risk management and how do I get started?


 Guest blog Q&A with Opus Energy Choosing a career is no mean feat, especially when there’s a plethora of paths to choose from. Today we’re delving into the world of ‘risk management’ – a field you may not know much about. However, if you’ve got numerate or analytical skills, you may find that this type … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: What is risk management and how do I get started?

GUEST BLOG: Software lifecycle career options


 Guest blog written by: Jeff Cunliffe, Director, Automation Consultants Career opportunities in computer science are good. The economic recovery is boosting job prospects, and coupled with the nationwide skills shortage in STEM subjects, there’s now plenty of demand for high-quality graduates. It’s wise to get an idea of the roles available and what each one … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Software lifecycle career options