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Exploring opportunities: my journey to a placement at LeftLion

By Josephine Ruffles, student blogger During university there are endless amounts of opportunities to get involved in, from internships and societies, to placements and careers fairs. The university partners with many different organisations that offer term long placements which is a great way to learn about different industries and grow your CV. What placement did …

What could I do on a gap year after university, and why should I take one?

By Josephine Ruffles, student blogger © Pixabay by user 7523944 A gap year has a preconceived notion that people who go on them have no set career plans. However, if you plan properly and decide what you want to achieve from this period off, it can be incredibly productive and useful for your future career. …

How to use LinkedIn to your advantage as a politics student

By Josie Ruffles, politics student. You may have been asked the question, ‘What will you do with that degree?’ or thought to yourself, ‘Where does this lead to?’. Politics and American Studies, or any degree related to politics or humanities, helps you develop skills that can take you into any industry. I took the degree …

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