Making the most of your PhD – read this and THRIVE!

PhD study is all about intellectual curiosity, exciting research and – practical considerations…? That’s right; your groundbreaking doctoral research comes with some very real practicalities that need to be worked out before you can make the most of your further study. Guilherme Celestino, King’s College PhD candidate (Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies) shares his… More Making the most of your PhD – read this and THRIVE!

What is a psychological wellbeing practitioner and is it the job for me?

Read on as Louise shares her experience of applying for training positions, completing the training and working as a psychological wellbeing practitioner. As a psychology graduate, I had heard of the psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) role but apart from the rather long job title I didn’t really know much about it. So, I did what… More What is a psychological wellbeing practitioner and is it the job for me?

My First Steps: Nick Hodges, CEPA (Economics and Public Policy consulting)

The latest in our My First Steps series comes courtesy of Nick Hodges, who’s here to shine a light on Economic Consultancy as a career choice – possibly little-known up to now, it could provide an interesting and fulfilling route for a number of our students. We do have information on some related career choices… More My First Steps: Nick Hodges, CEPA (Economics and Public Policy consulting)

My First Steps: Rosanna, Civil Service Finance Fast Streamer

For the latest in our My First Steps series, we’ve got Rosanna, a recent graduate from the Political Economy department talking about what working life in the Civil Service Fast stream consists of….. Getting to work between 9:00 to 9:30am (tube traffic depending!), the first thing to do is grab a coffee and check emails… More My First Steps: Rosanna, Civil Service Finance Fast Streamer

My First Steps: Louis Mignot, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

Another new week brings the latest post in our My First Steps series. Up this week we’ve got Louis Mignot, a recent War Studies graduate with an interesting tale of how things not going to plan can still lead to you going down a desirable career path…. I graduated from King’s in 2016 in War… More My First Steps: Louis Mignot, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)

My First Steps: Kate Woods, Careers Consultant

We’ve got the latest in the My First Steps series, in which Marketing Assistant Seyran Khalili interviews various professionals about their first steps after graduating, and their advice for currrent students and recent graduates. Up this week, it’s Kate Woods who works as a Careers Consultant here at Careers & Employability…. Kate Woods is one… More My First Steps: Kate Woods, Careers Consultant