Research is a form of freedom: Santiago, Reader in Economics at FoSSPP discusses the KURF programme

In today’s blog, Santiago Sanchez-Pages, a Reader in Economics at King’s reflects the value of KURF in a multidisciplinary setting, that gives students the opportunity to hone skills, experience new things and build their confidence through academic research. Applications for KURF in 2021 are still open, so hurry to apply before the deadline of 18 April!… More Research is a form of freedom: Santiago, Reader in Economics at FoSSPP discusses the KURF programme

Keeping up with the Industries: 5 minimal-commitment career hacks for a busy spring term schedule

In the middle of assignments, dissertations, proposals and exams (we’re not even mentioning the pandemic), preparing diligently for your next career steps might not be on top of your long to-do list. In this blog, you’ll learn how you can keep on track with industries and build your career planning confidence with the time you have at the moment: checking out the 5 minimal-commitment steps to a BIG impact!… More Keeping up with the Industries: 5 minimal-commitment career hacks for a busy spring term schedule

If I had to go back, I would choose it one hundred times over: Chelsea’s case study in Internal Comms career

We have the pleasure of welcoming guest blogger Chelsea Ferguson, who is here to talk about a little talked about career path: Internal communications! What is it, how did Chelsea end up working there, and what advice does she have for students interested in a career in comms?… More If I had to go back, I would choose it one hundred times over: Chelsea’s case study in Internal Comms career

Competition Highlight: Immerse yourself into startups with Josa COVID-19 Bounce Back Bootcamp!

Ever considered a career in startups or Fintech? Passionate about the future of entrepreneurship? Then check out this fast-approaching opportunity with Josa! (Applications deadline 5 April 2021) … More Competition Highlight: Immerse yourself into startups with Josa COVID-19 Bounce Back Bootcamp!

The reality of virtual work experience during lockdown – BA Classical Studies & Comparative Lit student Maria’s story

From 15th – 26th February 2021, 26 students took part in our first round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship, which placed students in teams to work as consultants to a real business, researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Today, Maria tells us about her experience with the programme.… More The reality of virtual work experience during lockdown – BA Classical Studies & Comparative Lit student Maria’s story

Unlocking sustainability careers with an Insight Project – MSc Geopolitics, Territory and Security student Selen’s story

From 15th – 26th February 2021, 26 students took part in our first round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship, which placed students in teams to work as consultants to a real business, researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Selen tells us about her experience with the programme. Applications for Insights Projects are currently open for the next cohort!… More Unlocking sustainability careers with an Insight Project – MSc Geopolitics, Territory and Security student Selen’s story

Opportunity highlight: 2021 Better Working World Data Challenge seeks students to develop data model & tackle real-life problems!

Calling all students and early career data scientists! Looking for a challenge to immerse yourself in data and tech, and the opportunity to learn from industry experts and collaborate with students around the world to build your experience and develop exciting skills? Then check out this competition!… More Opportunity highlight: 2021 Better Working World Data Challenge seeks students to develop data model & tackle real-life problems!

What’s it like being part of an Insights Project? BSc Psychology student Priya’s virtual work experience story!

From 15th – 26th February 2021, 26 students took part in our first round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship, which placed students in teams to work as consultants to a real business. They were tasked with researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.… More What’s it like being part of an Insights Project? BSc Psychology student Priya’s virtual work experience story!

Not just for budding academics – KURF is great experience for all students! KBS Marketing Academic Faculties, Anna & Prokriti’s Case Study

Continuing our blog series all about the King’s Undergraduate Research Award, today’s blog is a real treat. Anna and Prokriti, both lecturers in Marketing at King’s Business School, talk about the inclusivity of academic research experience – regardless of what degree or career sector students are planning, KURF is a great way for students of any background build professional skills and experience.… More Not just for budding academics – KURF is great experience for all students! KBS Marketing Academic Faculties, Anna & Prokriti’s Case Study

The Goal is Bigger than the Nerves: KCL Alumn Mark’s Networking Advice for the Finance Industry

What can King’s students do to maximise virtual career planning and network within the finance sector? We spoke with Mark Owosu, a KCL alumnus and founder of Finstreet, an online knowledge factory around the finance industry –  to get top tips around researching for your career planning, and tips on virtual networking!… More The Goal is Bigger than the Nerves: KCL Alumn Mark’s Networking Advice for the Finance Industry