We have the pleasure of welcoming guest blogger Chelsea Ferguson, who is here to talk about a little talked about career path: Internal communications! What is it, how did Chelsea end up working there, and what advice does she have for students interested in a career in comms?… More If I had to go back, I would choose it one hundred times over: Chelsea’s case study in Internal Comms career
From 15th – 26th February 2021, 26 students took part in our first round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship, which placed students in teams to work as consultants to a real business. They were tasked with researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.… More What’s it like being part of an Insights Project? BSc Psychology student Priya’s virtual work experience story!
Continuing our blog series all about the King’s Undergraduate Research Award, today’s blog is a real treat. Anna and Prokriti, both lecturers in Marketing at King’s Business School, talk about the inclusivity of academic research experience – regardless of what degree or career sector students are planning, KURF is a great way for students of any background build professional skills and experience.… More Not just for budding academics – KURF is great experience for all students! KBS Marketing Academic Faculties, Anna & Prokriti’s Case Study
We’re excited to have Kimberley, a Publisher commissioning commercial women’s fiction for Hodder & Stoughton as our guest blogger. She has been in publishing for the last twelve years working with many bestselling authors including Jojo Moyes, Giovanna Fletcher and Stephen Fry. Where did Kimberley’s career journey start? What lessons has she learned from the industry?… More Lessons from a career in Publishing: Kimberley’s Case Study
How can students use social media to enhance your digital brand? What about building an effective showreel or portfolio for a multimedia career? In today’s guest blog, KCL alumnus Omar reveals some exciting career lessons from journalism and creative industries! … More KCL alum Omar Mehtab’s top tips on Effective Portfolios for the Creative Industries
Mark Tricklebank is a Wellcome Trust Career Re-entry Fellow in the Department of Neuroimaging Sciences. He is a committee member for Proudly King’s. For LGBTQ+ History Month, he writes about his experiences of coming to terms with his sexuality and finding a career at King’s as a gay man with a disability.… More Navigating a Career in Science as a Gay Man with a Disability – Neuroimaging Sciences Fellow Mark’s story #ProudlyKing’s
Today’s blog is celebrating the opening of King’s Experience Awards applications for 2021 – with a special case study from its current showrunner! Read on to see what takeaways George himself got from the King’s Experience Award, and what advice he has for current students.… More KCL alumnus George’s experience with King’s Experience… from student to running the programme!
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
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