Calling all current and future freelancer students! You can now get yourself a free membership to The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE). Lots of students run a side-business or side-hustle to supplement their income during university and gain some extra experience. This could be anything from tutoring and teaching to graphic and… More Calling all current and future freelancer students
Exams are over, essays are handed in, and summer is finally upon us! If you’re in between university terms then a couple of months of freedom loom ahead. However, you should not let these months go to waste. Summer is a great time to be productive without the pressure of university work and with extra… More Use your summer productively!
With exams approaching, we know that your career prospects might not be your top priority right now. However, this does not mean that by the summer you have missed your chance to engage with us. In fact, King’s graduates have the option of using our career services, for free, for up to two years after… More Goodbye King’s, Hello Career
Every month, King’s Careers & Employability collates some of the best competitions currently available for students. Don’t miss out on these opportunities as a way to enhance your CV and career path! Shark Tank of Wellness Student Global Competition This unique global challenge rewards students for their most innovative, impactful ideas for the wellness industry.… More We’re back for another competition round-up!
Starting a part-time job during your time at university is good for more than just earning some extra cash for the weekends; it’s a good way to build up your CV! Employers often tell us that a student who works part-time during their studies shows that they are motivated and have developed skills in time… More How to get part-time work at university
With some sun and an intermittent heat wave gracing us these past months, it might seem like summer is just around the corner. However, we still have exam season to get through before we can finally put our feet up. Whether you’re coming up to your first university summer or if you will be fully… More There is still time to get a summer internship!
Welcome to another competition round-up – your place to find out about some of the exciting competitions and opportunities looking for applicants like you… Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize This competition is looking for talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary… More It’s competition round-up time!
If you’re unsure about what is going on with Brexit, don’t worry, we’re here to help! It is good to get informed and a great place to stay updated is on the King’s Intranet. Here you can view the latest updates and information as the Brexit process develops. There is a wealth of information for students, including resources on travelling, Visas, fees, healthcare and… More What is going on with Brexit?
The final part of our three-part series on how to become LinkedIn savvy is upon us! This post will focus on why networking is the most effective job search tool. These materials have been created by Sabrina Woods and additional handouts can be found at www.sabrina-woods.com/linkedin. Networking is the most effective job search tool Increase your… More Networking as part of the job search
It is not always the case that your perfect job or internship is advertised in plain sight. Sometimes the job search needs a little initiative and sometimes you will need to be the one to reach out to employers. Although it can seem intimidating, sending out a speculative job application can have its benefits and will show the… More Dos and don’ts for making speculative applications