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Navigating the Careers and Employability Service

By Hemakshi Soni, BA Sociology and Social Policy Navigating the Careers and Employability Service can feel overwhelming with the large variety of support services to boost your career confidence. I have simplified key information to help current students make the most of the resources and highlighted some examples of current events, placements and graduate schemes. …

How my placement impacted my career aspirations

By Hemakshi Soni, BA Sociology and Social Policy © via Unsplash by Elio Santos Last summer, I undertook a four-week placement as a Social Media Assistant. Through this experience, I learned a range of valuable skills and deepened my understanding of my strengths, passions and interests which has helped me with future career choices.  The …

The Change in Legal Services and What’s Needed When Applying to Law Firms

By Modupe Allen, second year law student What do the websites of Gunnercooke and Mishcon de Reya reveal to potential lawyers of the future about the change in legal services and what’s needed when applying to law firms? The above question was posed by Craig Sharpe from Axiom DWFM who recently came to Nottingham to …

My Career Mentoring Experience

By Mila Apostolova, BA Hons International Media and Communications Studies. After I started my second year at university, I was determined to make the most out of it and take advantage of all the various careers programmes that the Careers and Employability Service offers. I attended different workshops and one was about the career mentoring scheme. …

I Want To Work for an NGO… but How Do I Make It Happen?

By Rowena Harris, Student Blogger Feeling at a crossroads regarding what you want to do in the future? You are not alone. As I am sure many other students do too. I have a vague idea about what I want to do in the future. But it kind of stops there… So, the question is, …