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7 Speedy Ways to Impress Employers at the Graduate Jobs Fair

The end of exams is in sight, but have you thought about what you’d like to do after you leave the world of revision, exam stress and post-exam celebrations? Our Graduate Jobs Fair is the perfect opportunity for you to meet employers and find out about job opportunities for 2016 and beyond. If you’ve not …

What to Expect From a Spotlight On…

by Bethany Ramshaw, BSc Animal Science There are a lot of degrees that naturally lead onto a specific career. Lots of students who study medicine go on to be doctors; a common path for law students is to go on to be solicitor. The clue is very often in the title of the course – but not always. …

3 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 …

How to Start Your Career in Science Communications

By a final year PhD student Spotlight On… Science Communications and the Media is just around the corner, so we though this might be an ideal time to reflect on what happened at last year’s event. Six representatives from industries ranging from space exploration and experiments to ship investigations in Antarctica came together to share …

An Arts Degree is the Best Preparation for the Digital World

by Lauren Wilson, English and French graduate As we all know, an arts degree doesn’t prepare you for a particular profession; cue the decision-making over what career you will forge after graduating! However, this ‘open-ended-ness’ is also one of the best things about studying English, languages, music, history of art, the list goes on… A …

How to Get More out of An Employer Presentation

By Grace Pownall, student blogger Last year, I attended employer presentations by two engineering consultancies, Arup and Atkins. These presentations are designed to attract potential applicants for the company’s graduate schemes, however they are equally useful for someone searching for a summer placement or work experience, like I was.  Here are five reasons why employer presentations …

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 5 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 …

5 Reasons to Download the Careers Fair App Today

The Careers Fair app is live and ready to go. It’s available to download on iOS and Android, and should take less than a minute for you to install. So, why should you?  1. Save the planet one fair at a time If you’ve been along to a fair this year, it’s likely that at …

5 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 …