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UoN to GSK – My Experience Applying for an Industrial Placement

By Hannah Evans, Cancer Sciences student blogger This year I applied to do a year of work experience in one of the biggest pharma companies in the world, GSK. For my fourth year I need to do a project whilst on placement. Glaxo Smith Kline is a key player in the development of cancer drugs, …

Acing Applications – My Top Tips For a Cancer Sciences Placement Year CV

By Hannah Evans, Cancer Sciences student blogger So, you’ve found a company offering an amazing placement that you’d love for your fourth year. But now comes the hard part, getting accepted onto it. Different placements have different requirements for their applicants, but one thing they all have in common is needing a CV. After writing …

Funding Festivities – My Experience Working Over Christmas

By Hannah Evans, Cancer Sciences student blogger If you’re anything like me then around the holiday season you’ll find you’ve got a lot more time and a lot less cash. So, holiday temp jobs are an absolute life saver! I’ve had a holiday temp job for a few years now, and honestly I can’t recommend …

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Exploring for Experiences – My Experience Writing Speculative Applications

By Hannah Evans, Cancer Sciences student blogger Sometimes you have a job or placement in mind that just isn’t available on any websites. You might have a specific project you want to carry out, a specific experiment you want to try or a specific company you want to work for. When this happens, you should …

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Why I’ll Be Attending Careers Talks on Offer This Autumn

By Hannah Evans, Cancer Sciences student blogger As someone who is currently looking for a biotech placement for next year, I am trying to find out as much as possible about what makes a good application. So, I’ll be going to one of the ‘Ask an Expert: CVs and Application Forms’ talks coming up. When …

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