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How to Deal With Career FOMO. Yes, It’s A Thing.

By Valentina Corrao, Employability Officer I am sure you are all familiar with the acronym FOMO. For those of you who are not, it means Fear Of Missing Out, the apprehension linked to missing out on opportunities, events, and social interactions that are happening elsewhere. Well, it looks like career FOMO is also a thing. …

Applications – Why You Shouldn’t Give Up

By Katie Watson, second year BA (Hons) History, student blogger Applying for graduate jobs, placements and internships is one very long process. It is tiring and often frustrating to put in all that time and effort only to receive a rejection email. Playing the long game is hard work and at times it seems easier …

Applying For Law Firm Vacation Schemes

By Ella Rees, final year law student When you first sit down with the prospect of writing multiple vacation scheme applications ahead, the process can seem overwhelming. I knew from when I started University that I wanted to pursue a career in commercial law. Despite this, I hadn’t had much luck with any first-year scheme …

How to make your part-time and summer jobs assets to your CV

By Imogen Daldy, final year French and History student blogger A fundamental mistake that a lot of students make on their graduate CVs is undervaluing their employment history. It’s one thing to be selective with what work experience you put on there, but it’s another thing to cut it all out because it doesn’t seem …

Internship Diaries: What To Expect

By Katie Watson, second year BA (Hon) History, student blogger Maybe you have finally landed your dream internship or you are deciding whether an internship is right for you? It can be good to know what to expect and that it isn’t running around getting people coffee. Over Easter, I had my first ever marketing …