Normally, you probably wouldn’t want to hear about Christmas in September, but if you’re job hunting for vacation work, you may be interested to hear (courtesy of HR Grapevine)…
- Amazon is set to hire 15,000 extra staff across the UK for seasonal roles
- John Lewis are due to take on 2,000 temporary sales assistants for the festive period.
Which all goes to prove, now is the time to start looking for part-time/temporary work for the Christmas vacation. Have a look at our information sheet, Finding part-time and temporary work in the UK for vacancy sources and information about employment issues.
As part of Global York Week 2012 we asked York students to tell us about their experiences of working overseas. Today’s case study is from Jasmine who spent 5 months teaching children in Ghana. You can read about her experiences here.
If you want to find out more about opportunities to get work experience, volunteer or study overseas please come along to our International Work Experience, Study & Volunteering event on Wednesday to meet organisations with opportunities abroad.
USA (3 months, Summer 2011)
Who organised your trip?
I had help from BUNAC, a travel and work abroad organisation. Continue reading
If you’re looking for temporary work in London over the summer vacation, visit the Vacation Link Service on the NASES website. This gives you contact details of job shops throughout the UK.
Some more interesting topics coming up tooday and tomorrow on the Guardian Careers Forum.
Vacation Schemes and Placements: How to boost your CV over the long summer break. Join the Guardians live Q&A on vacation schemes and placements, Wednesday 1-4pm http://bit.ly/lLRi4J
Tomorrow (Thursday) attention turns to the CV itself, with the next popular CV clinics. An expert panel will answer all your CV-based questions and ensure that yours stands out from the crowd.
Also on Thursday – The Guardian CV Clinic is back. Get help with yours with the help of the experts in our live Q&A, Thursday 1-4pm http://bit.ly/e2BL7w
We are pleased to announce that the IPA Summer School 2011 has now officially launched and students can now apply here
For those that are not familiar with the IPA Summer School, it is now in its 5th consecutive year. Students are given the opportunity to spend a summer in a leading advertising agency where they will gain first hand experience of agency life and will take part in a series of evening sessions where leading industry practitioners share their experiences.
Candidates can enter for the client services/planning programme (10 weeks) or the creative programme (5 weeks).
Deadline for applications: 5 April 2011