Sustainability through FinTech: UK Virtual Hackathon & Startup Competition 27 – 29 May

From the 27th to the 29th of May 2021, 300 of the brightest students & alumni from all major universities in the UK will come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch innovative startups to accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals through FinTech products & services.The challenge will be to develop a… More Sustainability through FinTech: UK Virtual Hackathon & Startup Competition 27 – 29 May

What do you want from life after University? Our 3 tips for developing clarity & building success #MyNextSteps

If you’re thinking about life after university, then you’ll know there is a lot of complex feelings, like excitement, confusion, even some pressure. What steps can students of any year, as well as specifically finalists, do to get prepared for life after uni? Read on from career consultant Irrum Magre as part of our #MyNextSteps blog and workshop series.… More What do you want from life after University? Our 3 tips for developing clarity & building success #MyNextSteps

Creativity, Self-promotion, Resilience… What are the entrepreneurial skills and how can students develop them today #MyNextSteps

What are the essential knowledge, attributes, skills and experiences that can make a real difference in today’s changing working world? Read on advice and professional insights from Rebecca Hallam, our entrepreneurial freelance career consultant and today’s guest blogger. … More Creativity, Self-promotion, Resilience… What are the entrepreneurial skills and how can students develop them today #MyNextSteps

You’re not alone: How to talk about anxiety, stress and mental health at a Careers Guidance Appointment

We all deal with mental health struggles sometimes, and careers planning alone can cause feelings of anxiety or stress. Whether you are just starting to think about careers, changing your mind along the way, or ready to take your next steps, we are here to support you. In today’s blog, Career Consultant Sue talks tough conversations – and King’s Careers’ commitment to taking a positive and supportive approach to mental health.… More You’re not alone: How to talk about anxiety, stress and mental health at a Careers Guidance Appointment

Everything you need to know about King’s Insights Projects virtual internships: MSc Psychology of Neuroscience and Mental Health student Seiara’s story

186 students took part in our second round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship called the Business opportunity Accelerator project, where students researched ways to help businesses prepare for a post-Covid19 market and how the pandemic has altered their industry. Today’s blog is written by Seiara – showcasing her experience and giving invaluable advice in case you are interested to take part in an Insights Project yourself!… More Everything you need to know about King’s Insights Projects virtual internships: MSc Psychology of Neuroscience and Mental Health student Seiara’s story

Student placements in their own words: Jay at Jaivel Aerospace

A placement offers lots of ways to develop your skills – perhaps its the ones that bring you out of your comfort zone that really help you grow! In this blog, Computer Science with Management student Jay talks about what he got out of his placement experience, as well as his advice to students who are currently thinking about a year-in-industry placement.… More Student placements in their own words: Jay at Jaivel Aerospace

Opportunity alert: Innovation Bootcamp to help solve real-world issues in sustainability!

Are you looking to unleash your entrepreneurial ideas? Passionate about sustainability? Looking to get mentorship, networks, project experience and many other exciting perks? Then keep reading, because this opportunity might open lots of doors for you.… More Opportunity alert: Innovation Bootcamp to help solve real-world issues in sustainability!

5 Ways to Find Meaningful Work Experience this Summer: Career Consultant Fiona shares top tips #MyNextSteps

In this week’s #MyNextSteps blog, we talk about meaningful work experience. #MyNextSteps is our events and blog campaign, offering current King’s students and recent graduates relevant, reassuring and friendly advice to navigate the next steps of your career journey during Covid-19. … More 5 Ways to Find Meaningful Work Experience this Summer: Career Consultant Fiona shares top tips #MyNextSteps

Networking demystified: Easy ideas to start building your network! #MyNextSteps

In today’s #MyNextSteps blog, our Career Consultant Irrum Magre dives into the dreadful world of… networking! Or is it really that dreadful? Read on to find out how you can transform your thinking about networking, and start using conversations to learn about possible future paths and careers. Introduction I am actually quite resistant to the… More Networking demystified: Easy ideas to start building your network! #MyNextSteps

How’s your Learning Agility? Career Consultant Leslie’s tips on developing an adaptive learning mindset #MyNextSteps

In our first #MyNextSteps blog we are talking about the ability… no, AGILITY to learn! You might be a fast learner, but are you good at unlearning or re-learning? Read on to discover what Career Consultant Leslie Parsons has to say about this essential workplace skill. #MyNextSteps is our event and blog series all about reassurance, getting students feeling confident about your next steps and addressing Covid-19 changes for industries and ways of working.… More How’s your Learning Agility? Career Consultant Leslie’s tips on developing an adaptive learning mindset #MyNextSteps