King’s Careers & Employability are constantly hosting events throughout the year, but it can be hard to keep up. If you missed an event, do not fear – you can now feel as if you were there due to the wonderful invention of Lecture Capture! Hidden within KEATS sits the Careers & Employability Hub. Once you’re in,… More Never miss a King’s Careers event again!
Welcome to the second post from our three-part series on how to become LinkedIn savvy! This post gives some tips and advice on how to build and maintain a LinkedIn network. These materials have been created by Sabrina Woods and additional handouts can be found at www.sabrina-woods.com/linkedin. Add to your connections Invite past and current coworkers,… More How to build and maintain your LinkedIn network
Today we have the first of a three-part series on how to become LinkedIn savvy, starting with some top tips on how to get your profile looking its best! These materials have been created by Sabrina Woods and additional handouts can be found at www.sabrina-woods.com/linkedin. 1. Get a professional headline (in 120 characters). See below for some examples and you can find more… More Your 10-point check list for a savvy LinkedIn profile
Today is #UniMentalHealthDay and this year it is all about using your voice! In light of this, we thought we’d share some resources related to your personal wellbeing whilst you’re at university and outside of it. Keeping up with your academic work, balancing a social life and extra-curricular activities, in addition to being on the lookout for and securing great career… More University Mental Health Day: use your voice
International Women’s Day is coming up on Friday 8 March 2019! The theme for this year is #BalanceforBetter, calling for a more gender-balanced world. To promote this campaign, individuals are posting images with the hashtag and striking a pose with their hands out 🤷♀️ To celebrate International Women’s Day at King’s, there are several events on campus that aim to… More Celebrating International Women’s Day at King’s
Have you got a project you are dying to start but your student loan won’t quite cover it? Introducing the Student Opportunity Fund (SOF)! Made possible by the generosity of King’s alumni, all undergraduate and taught postgraduate students can now apply for grants to cover the cost of innovative projects that will enhance their educational experience. Individuals… More Girls (and boys!) just wanna have funds
Welcome back to our long overdue competition round-up! This is your chance to see some of the exciting competitions that are currently open for applications. From the Student Publication Awards to L’Oréal Brandstorm, we have picked out three competitions that could boost your career. Student Publication Association (SPA) Awards Claimed ‘the UK and Ireland’s top awards for student… More It’s time for a competition round-up!
Today we have a guest post from Gradcracker – a UK careers website for STEM students! Keep reading to learn about researching the companies you are interested in working for and why this is so important… When searching for a work placement or graduate role, you need to know who you’re applying to, as well as what job you’re applying for. By creating a shortlist of companies prior to your job search,… More The importance of company research
Creating your first CV can seem daunting, but do not fear, we are here to help you! As your CV is often the first thing that employers see, it is important to give off the best impression. Understanding how to build your personal interests, experiences and achievements into a strong CV will be invaluable in… More How to build your CV from scratch
When faced with the question “Tell me about yourself” in an interview, it can be easy to suddenly forget everything there is to know about yourself! By knowing how to confidently answer this question, you will never need to feel stuck in an interview again. With help from our Careers Consultants, we have compiled together… More “Tell me about yourself” – how to answer this question at interview