Mark Tricklebank is a Wellcome Trust Career Re-entry Fellow in the Department of Neuroimaging Sciences. He is a committee member for Proudly King’s. For LGBTQ+ History Month, he writes about his experiences of coming to terms with his sexuality and finding a career at King’s as a gay man with a disability.… More Navigating a Career in Science as a Gay Man with a Disability – Neuroimaging Sciences Fellow Mark’s story #ProudlyKing’s
We all deal with mental health struggles sometimes, and careers planning alone can cause feelings of anxiety or stress. Whether you are just starting to think about careers, changing your mind along the way, or ready to take your next steps, we are here to support you. In today’s blog, Career Consultant Sue talks tough conversations – and King’s Careers’ commitment to taking a positive and supportive approach to mental health.… More You’re not alone: How to talk about anxiety, stress and mental health at a Careers Guidance Appointment
In today’s #MyNextSteps blog, our Career Consultant Irrum Magre dives into the dreadful world of… networking! Or is it really that dreadful? Read on to find out how you can transform your thinking about networking, and start using conversations to learn about possible future paths and careers. Introduction I am actually quite resistant to the… More Networking demystified: Easy ideas to start building your network! #MyNextSteps
Today we’re talking about those invisible pressures that students face in university. What is hustle culture, and how can students avoid the pressure of thinking about your future on top of an already demanding academic year? Read on to find out our tips!… More Hustle culture at university vs. how to be engaged in careers without the pressure
Young people are as passionate as ever about working in the field of sustainability. However, the field remains a difficult one to break into, and the pandemic has placed additional challenges on job seekers. Today, BA Geography Graduate and KCL Sustainability Engagement Assistant Helena shows practical steps to how you can build your career success and employability in sustainability during Covid-19.… More Green Career Planning: How to develop your employability & sustainable careers resources (part 2/2)
Young people are as passionate as ever about working in the field of sustainability. However, the field remains a difficult one to break into, and the pandemic has placed additional challenges on job seekers. Today, student and KCL Sustainability Engagement Assistant Helena helps you reflect and consider how you can embed sustainability into your career planning.… More Green Career Planning: How to figure out your sustainable career path and find ideas (part 1/2)
In celebration of our learning Pathway How to Talk to Employers, to help students gain confidence and prepare for employer interactions, we spoke with a Grad Recruiter to demystify the experience of talking with employers at career festivals. When they talk to King’s students, what do employers think about? What is their role in the situation? What can students do to feel less nervous? Find out here!… More The other side of virtual networking: What’s it like from an employer’s perspective?
What’s it like getting onto a PWP traineeship? We talked to a PWP Trainee about their career journey and how they kept building employability (and resilience!) during unsuccessful applications to get where they are today.… More How to find your resilience: PWP Trainee’s tips for budding psychologists + worry management tips!
In today’s blog, guest blogger Sheilina Somani from APM talks about a career path to project management. Read more and gain inspiration from real professionals in the field! … More The I’s have it – Lessons from Project Management as a career path with Sheilina from APM
Read all about what events we have this year and take part in exciting career learning opportunities with industry professionals across all sectors and professions. You don’t have to be interested in any specific careers to attend our events – all students are welcome, whatever stage of career thinking you are at!… More Top 20 King’s careers events you DON’T want to miss this Autumn Term 2021!