Alternatives to part-time work & extra income as a King’s student during Covid-19

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

Student placements in their own words: Ana’s journey from placement to a graduate career!

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!

Practice your creative problem-solving skills in the world of software engineering!

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!

What is inclusive design? Careers in inclusion & accessibility

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

From MA History graduate to filmmaking professional – Dominic’s career journey

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

When service-mindedness meets fitness – The Circle Challenge!

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!

Career planning with flexibility: KCL Alumna Poppy’s portfolio career journey!

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!

Anxious about career planning? You are not alone!

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!