After all the hard work, opening your results to find out you’ve got a 2:2 (or “a Desmond”, after King’s most famous son) can be a dispiriting moment. Part of that disappointment can come from the assumption that it will also have dire knock on effects for your career, but in reality there’s no reason… More What to do if You’ve Graduated With a 2:2
This terms competition round-up! Are you looking for some exciting competitions to apply to that would complement your studies and win you some prizes? Want to boast about your skills and let that successful glow shine all over the room and across the way? We’ve picked up details of some great prizes to apply for… More It’s time for a competition round-up!
We’re always recommending students join societies – it’s a great way of developing many skills useful in the working world, from leadership to working as a team, and we’ve heard from a range of employers that taking an active role in a student society is something they always look on very keenly in an application.… More Life as a Student Societies President: The Insider
Our second write up this week from the Global Careers Series comes from the event on working in the Middle East. If you missed the first post in our series, on working in South East Asia, no fear! You can find it right here. But here’s Melissa again with more…. We heard from an all-female panel… More Working in the Middle East
Our latest blog post is a guest post from Eva Stromsted, who is a postgraduate student in the Culture, Media and Creative Industries department here at King’s. For her master’s dissertation, she’s looking at the impact using creative CVs has on job applications. As part of this, she’s asking for your help – read this… More Can Creative CVs Increase Your Chances of Successful Job Applications?
There are many times users struggle to understand what type of picture to use on LinkedIn. Facebook is the social forum where you can update photos from your study trips, share your snapchat memories from the previous night at KCLSU Waterfront Bar or your Instagram filtered photos from strolling around the beach on holiday. We… More Find Your Next Job With LinkedIn – Optimize Your Profile With a New Picture!
About to graduate? Looking for your first full-time job? Look no further. You might have heard that King’s Careers & Employability offer great support and events to help you achieve your best possible future, but did you know they hire a King’s graduate as a Marketing and Communications intern every year?! The role calls for… More Probably the Best Internship in the World…
Are you a language graduate studying French, German or Spanish interested in working as a teacher? Seyran Khalili would like to make you aware of an exciting niche opportunity! Finding job opportunities that fit with your study programme can be challenging, but from time to time unique chances show up and we cannot stand by… More £28,000 Teaching Scholarships Available to Language Students
This February, King’s students had the opportunity to attend the first ‘Working in the Criminal Justice System in the UK’ event, chaired by Professor Elaine Player (Criminology and Criminal Justice). Missed it? No worries – here’s what happened! While the panel event’s main focus was on the career opportunities available within policing and the prison… More What We Learned From the Working in the Criminal Justice in the UK Event
On blog duty today is our Internships Assistant Melissa Larkin, with details of two exciting new schemes being run by the King’s Internships team. Finding and applying for an internship is hard work! But let me tell you- it is worth it! They’re a great way to gain work experience, meet loads of interesting professionals… More Introducing the King’s Internships: Advance and Springboard schemes