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How to Get the Most out of Sixty Minutes at a Careers Fair

By Kathryn Moss, Employability Officer With lots of careers fairs happening at Nottingham, the possibilities available are vast. You might be thinking “How can I fit it all in?!” We know you’re busy and attending a fair while you have other deadlines looming might feel like a difficult task. Don’t despair, here are four things you can do to prepare; before, …

Five Activities on Jubilee Campus to Help You Start Thinking About Your Career

By Kathryn Moss, Employability Officer Did you know that careers events, advice and information are all available on Jubilee Campus too? If you live close by, study at Jubilee or just fancy a change of scenery, you have access to a fantastic offering. Here are five activities happening this term:  1. Come to the Jubilee …

Five Tips to Help You Find a Graduate Job with Your Dream Company

By Grace Pownall, final year, studying civil engineering Way back in October 2015, right at the beginning of my second year, I wrote my first-ever careers blog post. For it I covered the civil engineering autumn careers fair. I went along with a particular goal in mind: to kick-start my search for the perfect summer placement.  Little …

How to Make the Most of a Careers Fair

By Kathryn Moss, Employability Officer With lots of exciting recruitment fairs coming onto campus over the coming weeks,  we thought that we would share some tips about how you can make the most of your time at the fair, and how to use your time wisely. If you have never been to a careers fair before or …

Three Steps To Make The Most of Networking Events

by Krishna Rajan, BMedSci, graduated 2016, and 4th medical student Even though my fellow colleagues and I are (un)lucky enough to know what job we will have upon graduating our course, most of us are still unclear about what career we see ourselves in. As a result, when career networking events pop up, I am …

Naturejobs Expo London: What Is It and How to Make the Most of Your Day

by Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser to Research Staff and PhD Students For the last three years I’ve been one of the team of CV checkers at the London Naturejobs Expo and have experienced first hand this busy recruitment and careers event targeted at PhD and postdoctoral scientists – although masters and undergraduate students are also …

Get Ready for the Graduate Jobs Fair in Five Easy Steps

By Rajesh Ramesh, student blogger Exams are coming to an end and the summer is nearly in our grasp. Before you say goodbye to a year of coursework submissions, exams, projects, viva sessions, lectures, field visits and internships – phew, that was a long list – there’s one more thing you need to do. Get …

Five Reasons to Attend Engineering Employability Week

By Grace Pownall, student blogger Are you a student from the Faculty of Engineering? Want help finding a graduate job or industrial placement in engineering? If you’re reading this blog, it’s likely that your answer to both of those questions is yes! In that case, here are five reasons why you should go to the inaugural Engineering Employability …

Exploring the Internship Fair

By Lydia Percival, student blogger Last month, I attended the Internship Fair. The fair provided students with the opportunity to find out about internships offered by a wide range of employers.  While I greatly enjoyed my long summer of relaxation and part-time work at the student accommodation services at Loughborough University, I think next summer it would be a good …

Q. What can you do with an arts or social science degree?

By Laura Estrop, Social Media Officer  A. Anything! But have you considered a career in management? As an arts or a social science student you have a wide and varied skill set, which makes you very attractive to employers. However, this diverse set of skills and knowledge could also mean that you’re unsure about the career …