“How can I gain work experience with the Bank of England?”: Part One


What they can offer students On the 8th November this year, The Bank of England came onto campus to deliver a talk on their company culture and recruitment tips. Our Careers Consultant, Erica Rowell, went along to the talk and compiled some of the information that was given into a two-part blog for those who … Continue reading “How can I gain work experience with the Bank of England?”: Part One

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CAREERS BLOG: Ten tips for a graduate internship


Careers blog written by Nicola Haydon, Graduate Intern: Marketing and Information Support, Careers Just over a year ago I graduated with very little idea of what I wanted to do next. I had work experience in a range of different areas, but this meant that there wasn’t anything in particular that I had specialised in. … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Ten tips for a graduate internship

CAREERS BLOG: Top 5 tips for handling rejection


Careers blog written by Nicola Haydon, Graduate Intern: Marketing and Information Support, Careers Being rejected after a job interview (or anywhere in the job application process for that matter) is completely normal. Everyone has some sort of rejection story, and whilst it can hurt and knock your confidence, it’s important to bounce back and stay … Continue reading CAREERS BLOG: Top 5 tips for handling rejection

Careers events for Spring, Week 6


  Check out events for the week ahead. More at http://www.york.ac.uk/careers/events Employer events Assessment Centres with Teach First, Mon 8 Feb (Week 6), 5:30-6:30pm, P/T/005 (Physics) A session to help you understand what is involved in a Teach First assessment centre, and have a go at some of the activities. Limited places, book via Eventbrite: https://assessmentcentreworkshop.eventbrite.co.ukContinue reading Careers events for Spring, Week 6

Career events for Week 5


Check out events for the week ahead. More at www.york.ac.uk/careers/events Employer presentation/event Tue 2 Feb, 12:00 — YorHired - Summer Internships and Work Experience Fair. Skills course Wed 3 Feb, 13:00 — Project Management. Wed 3 Feb, 13:30 — Breaking news: Journalism workshop. Wed 3 Feb, 13:30 — Numerical Reasoning Tests Workshop. Careers workshop/briefing Mon 1 Feb, … Continue reading Career events for Week 5

Careers events for Spring, Week 2


  Check out events for the week ahead. More at http://www.york.ac.uk/careers/events Skills courses Wed 13 Jan, 14:00 — Work Ready Graduates Careers Workshop/briefing Wed 13 Jan, 13:00 — Applying for the York Award (graduating 2016) — V/123 (Vanbrugh). Thu 14 Jan, 14:00 — York Award Application drop-in - 2016 graduates — Careers Departmental event Mon 11 … Continue reading Careers events for Spring, Week 2