Today’s piece features some nice words about us from Samer Hammoud, who’s studying a BSC Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry. He wrote a piece on the NMS blog last month detailing how using the services provided by Careers & Employability, completing the King’s Leadership and Professional Skills Award (KLPSA) and discussions with lecturers and… More Testimony from a Chemistry student
Up first in our new series Melissa Larkin, who is King’s Internships Assistant here at Careers & Employability, shares her views on being a recent graduate looking for a “real” job in a new country. Want to find out more about what we’re hoping to achieve with this series? Read Seyran’s introductory blog post here.… More My First Steps: Melissa Larkin, Internships Assistant, King’s Careers & Employability
By Seyran Khalili, Postgraduate Student in Psychosis Studies and Marketing Assistant at King’s Careers & Employability. I’m happy to announce that our new blog series “My first steps” launches next week! You’ll get a sneak peek into my interviews with King’s Careers & Employability staff and recent graduates – they’ll be sharing their careers stories… More Introducing the “My First Steps” Series
We’ve got a slightly longer blog post than usual today, as one of our Marketing Assistants, Emily Lemaire, sat down with Bruce Fanshawe, a PhD student here at King’s who’s secured a job through the Civil Service Fast Stream. Read below for more about Bruce’s story, how King’s Careers & Employability assisted him along the… More Confessions of a KCL Student – Bruce, PhD Student, Civil Service Fast Stream
We’re taking it back to the Summer of 2017 (so not too long ago!) and looking at some great footage taken by our global interns! Annie Batten, completed a Marketing Internship in Beijing with the Global Internships Programme: 360 support through a trusted King’s provider model – watch and listen to her video below! Andreea Prodan, completed… More #TravelThrowback
Are you… unsure of what you would like to pursue as a career? confused about what does and doesn’t belong on your CV? terrified by the thought of being interviewed by a potential employer? hesitant about networking with professionals? anxious about the transition to working life? Well fear no more because the Future Advantage Series… More Get a Head Start on Your Future!
Are you a student (law or non-law!) interested in qualifying as a solicitor? To do this, you’ll need to apply for a training contract (‘TC’ in law lingo) – a two-year period of training at a law firm. It can be stressful to figure out where to start, so here’s a quick guide to help… More Training Contracts 101
No, you cannot use that Walden IG filter photo of you on a night out with your friends cropped out for LinkedIn. It just doesn’t work. LinkedIn is not Instagram and though people may act like it, it is not Facebook either. Yes, it is a social media platform – but it is a professional… More #SELFIE
What is it? The King’s Leadership & Professional Skills Award (KLPSA for short) is a great way to learn various professional and leadership skills. Throughout the award, you have the chance to reflect on your strengths and how to improve them, as well as learn how to communicate your skills in your professional life. KLPSA… More Why do KLPSA?
On August 26 a former world champion boxer, possibly the greatest boxer of all time will come out of retirement to face a Mix Martial Artist (MMA) and current UFC champion. Labelled the “money” fight with expected revenue expected to exceed $1bn in total sales. If you’re not a fan or familiar with boxing, this… More Boxing: An Interview Metaphor! IT’S TIME – LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!