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My Approach to a Careers Fair

Jason Richards, Aerospace Engineering student blogger Careers fairs give students the opportunity to come and talk to employers who are keen to recruit UoN students for their internship and graduate opportunities. they are also a great place to start to explore different job roles, companies, and gain some career inspiration. In October,  I attended the …

Avoid Spam Applications

By Anna Scrivener, Careers Adviser We all get those email messages with offers that say, ‘look at me’, but actually aren’t tailored to us. What do we do with them? 9/10 DELETE. Sure, on the odd occasion the email has landed well, on pay day when you were feeling a bit flush, or their message …

Entering a Career or Sector Hard Hit by Covid-19

By Sarah Ainger, Senior Careers Advisor You might know what job you want after graduating but it could be in one of the sectors hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. But that doesn’t mean that you should give up on your dream career! Here are four things you can do to secure your first role: …

8 Tips for Speculative Work Experience Applications

By Rosie Pinder, BA English second year Finding work experience or an internship is a task on most students’ minds. This is especially true at the moment when opportunities are restricted by the need for the majority of work to be online. However, in many fields, it is possible to secure a placement even when …