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An International Student’s Journey: From Uncertainty To Confidence About My Future

By Elizabeth Quishpi, MSc International Business A little bit about me I am Elizabeth Quishpi, an MSc International Business student, and the journey that I have gone through to be in Nottingham has not been short or easy. I was born in Ecuador, South America, and my parents decided to move to Spain when I …

Five Years in 365 Days: A Guide to NUBS Postgraduate Careers

What if you could catapult five years into your career in just 365 days? I bet, just like me, you are excited about such a possibility. Well, what if I told you that such a springboard exists at Nottingham University Business School through the Postgraduate Careers Team? Let me break it down for you. Every …

CV Templates – Style over Substance?

Getting started with your CV For many students, the beginning of your postgraduate course is a time to put some work into your CV so that you can be ready to respond to opportunities. Maybe you’re updating it to include your MSc or MBA and if you’re an international student, you might be creating a …

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Career Coaching Services: Thinking that you need to pay for career coaching? Think again!

Are you making the most of what is on offer as part of your MSc from the Business School’s Postgraduate Careers Team? A series of online careers sessions to help you navigate the current situation. 1-1 coaching with an experienced Careers Consultant to discuss your individual career pathway, job applications and interviews. The latest insights …

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Finding work in your home country whilst in the UK (Wendi Wu now working for BP(China) provides advice)

1 What is your new job title: MI Analyst at BP in Shanghai 2 What companies have you previously gained employment with: Pingan Insurance in Shanghai Headquarters and PayPal. 3 What recruitment stages did you go through for the role at BP? It’s a very complicated recruitment process for BP Application (3 open questions) – …

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Making the most of your Careers Service

By Teresa Corcoran, Postgraduate Careers Consultant, Nottingham University Business School This Blog was written for the Midlands International Group (a group of representatives from over 15 Midlands based university career services). The MIG have a specific focus on careers support for international students and graduates. In this blog I will explain how to make the …

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12 Postgraduate Careers Facts for Christmas!

In the countdown to the festive period we’d like to share our 12 Postgraduate Careers Facts for Christmas. You might just find there’s more to us than you think!……..   1) 18 years and still going strong The Postgraduate Careers Team provides a specialist careers service for MSc, MBA and PhD Business School students and …

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Increase your employability as a NUBS postgraduate student

Whether you already have lots of work experience or none at all, are aiming to start your own business, gain employment or go on to further study, there are a range of steps you can take to make the most of your MSc year. At Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) we run a weekly Accelerated …

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NUBS MSc students – Tips to get ahead with your career

By Teresa Corcoran, Postgraduate Careers Consultant. Attend and engage with your timetabled Accelerated Career Leader Programme This programme, which compliments your MSc course, is unique to postgraduate students in the Business School and means you gain access to support from your Postgraduate Careers Consultant on a weekly basis. We have something for every step of …

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Networking and Your Personal Brand

By Teresa Corcoran There is a lot of information out there about ensuring you network effectively. I want to present some of the issues international students may face and propose practical ways to overcome these difficulties. However, firstly I want to talk about the importance of “Personal Branding” in all your networking endeavours. Why Network? …

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