Working in editorial is a high-stakes, high-reward environment. It’s one of the most competitive industries, with entry-level roles frequently snapped up fast – and with good reason, as they lead to senior positions like commissioning editors and managerial titles within the prestigious publishing world. And, as with most prestigious establishments, finding a way to get a foot… More 5 Skills You Need to Succeed in Editorial
Hi, my name is Emily and I am a self-declared professional undergraduate student. By that, I mean I’m on my way to completing my second degree – and yes, that’s 6 years of undergraduate studies! I completed my first degree in Political Science and Sociology at McGill University, in Canada, while my second degree here… More Confessions of a… Professional Undergraduate Student
Apply for one of the best student jobs ever! If you’re here reading this blog, it means you want to know what it might be like working as an events and marketing assistant at King’s Careers and Employability. Well speaking from experience, you won’t be disappointed. The job which I found on King’s Talent Bank was so… More The Marketing Assistant – aka One of the Best Ever Student Jobs
In honor of National Trivia Day we have put together a list of Careers Trivia full of fun and unexpected career facts! Read on to have your socks knocked off! Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister spent his gap year trying to make it as a rock music promoter in London at the age of 18!… More National Trivia Day – Careers Trivia
Careers in the Charity Sector With over 180,000 charities in the UK alone, the charity sector is expanding and looking for employees! But with the current economic climate, it can seem difficult to land that dream entry-level job in the charity sector. So think outside of the box; charity jobs are varied! Charities need all… More You’re Hired!
Looking back at my now two-and-a-half years of living and studying in London, one thing is clear to me – I have often said that choosing to study abroad was and is one of the best decisions I ever made (…and I always meant it!). Leaving behind the small Norwegian town I grew up in,… More A few things I learned while studying abroad…
Postgrad versus Undergrad: Things to Know So you did it. You forgot about the pain you endured during you undergrad and opted to go again. Well done and welcome to the club of – just couldn’t get enough and wanted more. So is it really that bad? Have I made the wrong choice? Should I… More Oops! I Did it Again…
Continuing on from Part One in ‘How to Get Experience Without Experience‘. Student societies Getting involved with student societies isn’t just an enjoyable way of spending time with people who you share interests with, but can also help you to develop experience. Think about ways that you actively get involved with the societies you’re a… More The Greatest Careers Riddle of All Time: How to Get Experience Without Experience (Part Two)
Amongst the many frequently used words you’ll hear if you spend time coming to careers events and appointments (CV, internships, jobs) there’s one that arguably stands as being used more than any other – experience. Whether it’s an employer stating that they like to see experience in similar roles and industries from applicants, Careers Consultants… More The Greatest Careers Riddle of All Time: How to Get Experience Without Experience (Part One)
If you’re interested in a career in journalism (and if you’re anything like me…), it has probably crossed your mind that the life of the journalist seems full of excitement, fun opportunities to travel, discover new things, and meet interesting people. What’s not to like?… More Launch your Career in Journalism!