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Get off to a Flying Start With a Year Abroad

By Alice Gould, student blogger Whenever anyone asks me about my year abroad in Lund, Sweden it’s hard not to start spouting every cliché you can think of. The thing is, they’re all true. My year abroad was the best year of my life, I did meet incredible people from all around the globe, and …

The verdict is in… what employers wanted at The Law Fair

By Alice Gould, student blogger Aside from a great opportunity to stock up your stationery collection there is actually a good point to The Law Fair: for both you to increase your likelihood of being hired and for employers to notice potential employees. The reason employers attempt to lure you in with the promise of …

Spotlight on… Law for Non Law

By Priya Thakar, student blogger Back in March, I attended the ‘Spotlight on… Law for Non-Law’ event, organised by Careers. The event was very popular and it was interesting to me that there were students from a wide variety of subjects with a keen interest in the law profession. Courses varied from mechanical engineering to …

How to build your commercial awareness and get that job

By Joshua Clinch, trainee solicitor  There’s no greater truth than the famous idiom, knowledge is power. If you want to succeed in a field and be given the job, you need to show that you’ve taken all of the steps needed to be informed.  We spoke with Joshua Clinch, a trainee solicitor from Norton Rose Fulbright, who …

Using your revision to generate career ideas

How do you revise? Thinking about how you work can be a useful way to generate ideas about the kind of environment you’d like to go into after leaving Nottingham. We explore careers that might suit the common types of reviser that emerge in the lead up to exams. The negotiator Without your input, group …

Online Q&A round-up part 4

By Pablo Costa, Careers Adviser, Careers and Employability Service Missed our last online Q&A of the spring term? Check out our compilation of this week’s questions and answers. What would be your biggest piece of advice for succeeding in assessment centres for investment banking positions? (Jason, economics) Practise, practise, practise! Find as many example assessment exercises, …

Your questions about legal careers, answered

By Sam Longe-Thomas, Events and Vacancies Team Leader and Peter Kay, Senior Careers Adviser Considering a career in law? At our Law Speed Networking event on Tuesday 12 November, you will have the chance to talk to staff from top law firms and a law school.  All are welcome! What is speed networking? You have …