As part-time work has taken a hit owing to Covid-19, it’s understandable that many students and students-to-be are finding the prospect of their income worrying. In this blog, we talk about self-employment as an alternative to part-time work, as well as some quick tips to help boost your income as a student.… More Alternatives to part-time work & extra income as a King’s student during Covid-19
Nicole Fleischer, 3rd year BSc International Management student spent the second half of her year abroad on placement working in Google’s EMEA Headquarter Offices in Dublin. Read all about her experience and what it was like to move from the offices to a virtual placement during Covid-19.… More Student placements in their own words: Nicole at Google Ltd.
Ana Jalba, King’s Alumni and Computer Science with a Year in Industry graduate completed her placement at Nomura in 2016/17 and now works in Software Engineering at Privitar. Two years on, Ana tells us about her career journey since graduating and how her placement helped her along the way!… More Student placements in their own words: Ana’s journey from placement to a graduate career!
Interested in experiencing some of what careers in software engineering can get you involved in? Bloomberg has just begun its exciting Summer of Puzzles programme – a gamified experience of getting up-close with your creative problem-solving skills, which is one of the core skillsets of a software engineer.… More Practice your creative problem-solving skills in the world of software engineering!
We talked with Fara from the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) about inclusive careers. What’s it like working in inclusive design and how can students channel their passion for accessibility and inclusion… and make it their career? Also, check out the Pathways programme to boost employability for disabled students in London!… More What is inclusive design? Careers in inclusion & accessibility
Dominic, who works in the video production and filmmaking industry discusses what’s it like to work in filmmaking and video production – with some helpful tips (and a work experience programme) for students interested in creative careers!… More From MA History graduate to filmmaking professional – Dominic’s career journey
On this week’s guest blog we are chatting with Simon Idio, a man on a mission to make a difference to homelessness in London. Service-mindedness and caring for the community are some of King’s most core values – and as a member of King’s community, you too can join to help make a difference!… More When service-mindedness meets fitness – The Circle Challenge!
Today we’re featuring an exciting case study from Poppy, a King’s alumna whose portfolio career is an impressive feat – not to mention while being a full-time parent! What’s it like following life’s opportunities along and build success towards diverse career interests?… More Career planning with flexibility: KCL Alumna Poppy’s portfolio career journey!
Guest blogger Liam from Passion.io is here to share a survival checklist for remote working – one that you can use to make sure you’re setting yourself up for success in a remote working role. What kind of mindset is important? What about the digital tools necessary? Read on to find out!… More The remote working survival checklist – with Passion.io
After a recent blog on toxic productivity and how to work on your career in a healthy way, today we’re diving deeper into feelings that might hinder our early career planning. Feeling worried or anxious about the prospect of your next steps after University is something that happens to many of us – but it’s never too late to start your discovery. … More Anxious about career planning? You are not alone!