Civitatis International Junior Associate Training Course


The Junior Associate Training Course: JUNIORASSOCIATE.ORG has been re-opened by Civitatis International and is an internationally respected residential course producing the highest calibre employable graduates of International Relations and the Social Sciences.

The Junior Associate course develops the skills and character of the Junior Associate in increasing intensity with continuous assessment and feedback for self-improvement. For those able to graduate from the Civitatis International Junior Associate course and who follow our advice there is a 100% success rate for them finding a degree relevant high-level job, with our help, within a few weeks of graduation from the course.

The course selects the best graduates in International Relations and other disciplines and entry to the course is highly competitive. Youtube testimonials from our Junior Associates and an application form to join the course are available online at: JUNIORASSOCIATE.ORG

Applications are now open for entry this summer and Michaelmas.

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CAREERS BLOG: Website to Watch – The Marketer


UoY Careers Imagine the possibilities LARGE dark green Careers blog written by Hilary Neary, Information Assistant, Careers

If you have already pinpointed marketing as a career you would like to pursue, or you have decided it is a sector that you would like to investigate further then The Marketer is one tool that can help you in your research. The Marketer is the communications website and magazine of The Chartered Institute of Marketing, the UK’s leading professional marketing body.

You may be wondering how a trade magazine which is aimed at people working in marketing roles and who are members of CIM can be of value to someone just starting out and still considering their career options? Here are some ways it can help you:

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中国留学生: 毕业之后回国找工作 – 来自于Careers Service的帮助


你知道Careers Service官网有很多帮助中国留学生回国找工作的资源么?如果不知道的话, 让我们一起去看看里面都包含一些什么吧

为了找到相关的页面, 首先, 你需要登陆到Careers的官网,然后,点击 International students,点击进去,你就可以找到很多关于国际学生找工作的有用资源。这个页面可以带 你进入到International Students的页面,然后你点击Returning Home。在页面的右侧,有 Focus on China的信息,这个是专门针对中国留学生的。点击那个链接,你就可以找到你需 要的页面啦!

. 这个页面包含了很多有用的资源比如一些链接和社交资源。例如,在Researching部分,你 可以找到一些有用的指导书籍, 里面介绍了中国就业情形和提供了一些找工作的建议,所 以,在申请工作之前,你需要做一些这方面的研究工作,帮助你更好的找到工作

除此之外,有一些找工作的网站链接也是很有用的。你们应该都很熟悉一些网站比如 http://www.zhaopin.com 和www.51job.com 这些网站上面包含了很多招聘信息,所以你可以去这 些网站找到你需要的信息。除此之外,你可能会认为在英国读书和在国内的大学读书相比 较而言,缺乏了一些社交资源,而这些社交资源恰好在你找工作的时候是十分重要的。 在 中国,大公司一般都有正规的录取流程,但是一些中小企业主要通过社交渠道去招聘人才 但是,你不需要担心你会缺少类似的社交资源,因为即使你在英国读书,你也可以接触到 中国的就业信息,比如通过Chopsticks Club – 这是一个以英国为基础的,囊括中国和英国就 业信息的网站 相信你可以在上面找到有用的信息。

最重要的是,你可以使用 York Profile database 和约克大学的校友建立联系,询问他们关于 找工作的信息和技巧。你可以通过查看他们的简历,去了解中国的就业市场和学习找工作 的技巧 并且 他们当中的有些人还会提供联系方式,这样的话,你就可以通过他们的联系 方式,私信给他们,去问一些你不懂的问题。

以上的这些仅仅是一个关于怎么搜索就业信息的简单介绍, 更多有用的资源还需要你去发掘 和学习,快快行动起来,去发现有用的资源吧 祝你好运!如果你有任何问题或者建议,欢 迎发邮件到careers@york.ac.uk 告诉我们哦!

Check out our careers resources for Chinese students returning home.

针对中国留学生毕业之后留英实习工作的 Tier 5 (International Student Internship Scheme) 签证讲座


讲座概述:
此次讲座主要针对在英中国留学生毕业之后想要留英的工作签证问题。ISIS这个项目是为了方便英国雇主去雇佣中国留学生而设立的。该项目为期一年,在这一年中,实习人需要持有 Tier 5 签证。该项目对于雇主和留学生来说,都是一个很好的契机,因为雇主会在一年实习期之后,决定是否录用你为全职工作人员。此次讲座主要为了解释该项目的背景,目标,优势以及申请该项目所要具备的条件!

背景介绍:
在2014年2月,BIS和UKTI对于ISIS项目做出了提议,随后不久UKVI(英国签证和移民中心)Home Office正式宣布此项目成立。这是一个得到英国政府支持的工作实习项目,成功申请该项目后您将获得 Tier 5 的为期一年的实习签证。该项目主要为了加强英国和中国的商业经济交流和联系。如果您想了解更多关于此项目的信息,请登录官网查询:www.ukisis.org/

Wednesday 29 April – presentation starts at 2.00pm in B/B/ 006 (Biology Block B) – all Chinese students welcome!

Crowdsourcing challenge


Take part in PwC’s crowdsourcing challenge and you could win £1,000

We’re excited to launch a new crowdsourcing challenge for students focused on identifying the key actions businesses should take to build trust in society.

The Challenge is focussed on a broad question:  What can businesses tangibly do to build trust in society?

Post your ideas, comment on other people’s ideas and vote on the ideas you think really stand out, and you could have the opportunity to pitch your idea to a panel of PwC Board Member’s and win £1,000 plus an exclusive work shadowing opportunity.

Register to take part.  https://forms-v1.akkroo.com/hosted/pwc/30407 We’ll send you a password and link to the Challenge website www.pwc.com/uk/careers/trust-in-business

The Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2015!


Introducing – the Targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2015!

Do you have what it takes to be a Targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year Award winner? Last year the University of York had a finalist – can we go one better this year and win?

Targetjobs is searching the best universities in the UK to find the ten most outstanding undergraduates, and, if you are a penultimate year student, EDF Energy, E.ON, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Gazprom, Laing O’Rourke, Mars, Mayer Brown and Rolls Royce are looking for you! You can only choose to enter one award though, so visit the website to find out more.

Award categories:

  • Maths, Economics and Finance
  • Future Business Leader
  • Management
  • Female
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Low Carbon Energy
  • Engineering
  • Construction, Engineering and Design
  • Computer Science

Practise key assessment-centre related, skills, network with employers and be crowned an Undergraduate of the Year Award winner 2015!

Win Graduate jobs, internships and international placements, as well as trips to the USA, Dubai, continental Europe, Singapore and many other prizes.

Log onto  the Undergraduate of the Year website and start your application!

Closing date 4 February 2014.