With the technology challenges, distance learning and not getting to meet your new university friends, you might be reflecting on the Autumn term with mixed feelings. But can you also see your many successes? Seeing success during hard times is a skill you can learn, both to help your studies and career journey.… More “I’m struggling to see success!” Finding meaning in your Covid-19 university experience
Thinking about a career in medicine outside the lab? Have you thought about how your knowledge, attributes, skills and experiences, could apply to the path of a medical writer? If so… then Leon’s case study is one you don’t want to miss!… More From lab scientist to a career in medical writing: KCL alumnus Leon’s story
What is a UK style cover letter like? How can international students get acquainted on this important (but sometimes very mysterious!) job application document? Read on to find out!… More Careers in the UK: Cover Letter tips for international students
King’s Careers & Employability runs different kinds of appointments for students and graduates. Let’s talk about what our practice interviews are like and how you can maximise your experience when meeting with a career consultant before your big interview day.… More How to make the most of a Practice Interview appointment
Today we are excited to hear about how KCL alumnus John reflects his journey from deciding to undertake a TEFL course, what benefits and challenges the experience offers (that no one tells about!) and what it’s like to apply for roles in the field of TEFL after you have your qualification. … More Thinking about a TEFL qualification? KCL alumnus John shares his experience!
Mark Owusu, a King’s alumnus, blogs for us about some important reflections from his career journey. How do early career experiences, like odd jobs or entry level roles, help us learn important lessons and build success down the line in our careers? Find out by reading on!… More Valuable lessons in disguise: KCL alumnus Mark’s reflections about his early work experiences
Have you interacted with an employer virtually before? Whether you’re a digital veteran or a newcomer to our virtual Career Festivals, webinars and drop-in sessions, you can learn a lot about an industry’s sustainability and environmental initiatives simply by asking focused questions from employers. Read on for ideas about what to ask!… More What questions should I ask employers at career events? A sustainability & environment edition!
Today we’re talking about how students can get creative about work experience in the film and video sector – it doesn’t always need to be through a placement. How can students present university coursework and passion projects in a professional context? Find out here!… More Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience
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
Today we have the pleasure of featuring a guest blogger Edward Prendergast who currently works in the strategy & delivery team at Esme Loans (a rotation within the NatWest Commercial Banking graduate scheme). What’s it like being in a Finance grad scheme? Find out from Edward’s story!… More Five things I learnt from a graduate scheme in finance