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A perfect way for your CV to stand out

By Grace Whitaker, modern languages and translation student I think everyone who participates in the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge comes to it from a plethora of ways. My friend found out about it from an email and when she told me, I immediately jumped at the opportunity. I have been fortunate enough to be apart of the …

A unique and valuable challenge

by Cerys Welch, liberal arts student I applied for the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge (NCC) originally to earn credits towards the Nottingham Advantage Award. I expected tick-box exercises; lots of supervision; and minimal opportunities to be innovative and original. In reality, it felt like I was really working as a consultant and had control over what …

With no work experience, the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge was perfect for me

By Devashree Vaidya, work and organisational psychology student As an international student with no prior work experience, I started applying for jobs and realised the importance of work experience to strengthen my job applications. I was impressed with the multiple avenues that the University offers to enhance students’ CV and employability. Building my CV and giving back During …

Want to explore a career in consultancy?

By Joe Houghton, economics student I applied for the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge (NCC) as I’m interested in working in a consultancy in the future, so this was a great opportunity for me to explore consultancy further. I knew that the experience gained on the NCC would be useful to add to my CV and talk …

How on earth can I get graduate level work experience during lockdown?

By Jill Bennett, Placements Projects and Systems Co-ordinator  Got more time on your hands and wondering how to use that time productively?  Keen to get some work experience and develop your employability skills?  If so, then take a look at our new Virtual Nottingham Consultancy Challenge.   What is the Virtual Nottingham Consultancy Challenge? We understand that during the COVID-19 …