Competition Highlight: Immerse yourself into startups with Josa COVID-19 Bounce Back Bootcamp!

Ever considered a career in startups or Fintech? Passionate about the future of entrepreneurship? Then check out this fast-approaching opportunity with Josa! (Applications deadline 5 April 2021) … More Competition Highlight: Immerse yourself into startups with Josa COVID-19 Bounce Back Bootcamp!

The reality of virtual work experience during lockdown – BA Classical Studies & Comparative Lit student Maria’s story

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, researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Today, Maria tells us about her experience with the programme.… More The reality of virtual work experience during lockdown – BA Classical Studies & Comparative Lit student Maria’s story

Unlocking sustainability careers with an Insight Project – MSc Geopolitics, Territory and Security student Selen’s story

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, researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Selen tells us about her experience with the programme. Applications for Insights Projects are currently open for the next cohort!… More Unlocking sustainability careers with an Insight Project – MSc Geopolitics, Territory and Security student Selen’s story

Opportunity highlight: 2021 Better Working World Data Challenge seeks students to develop data model & tackle real-life problems!

Calling all students and early career data scientists! Looking for a challenge to immerse yourself in data and tech, and the opportunity to learn from industry experts and collaborate with students around the world to build your experience and develop exciting skills? Then check out this competition!… More Opportunity highlight: 2021 Better Working World Data Challenge seeks students to develop data model & tackle real-life problems!

What’s it like being part of an Insights Project? BSc Psychology student Priya’s virtual work experience story!

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!

The Goal is Bigger than the Nerves: KCL Alumn Mark’s Networking Advice for the Finance Industry

What can King’s students do to maximise virtual career planning and network within the finance sector? We spoke with Mark Owosu, a KCL alumnus and founder of Finstreet, an online knowledge factory around the finance industry –  to get top tips around researching for your career planning, and tips on virtual networking!… More The Goal is Bigger than the Nerves: KCL Alumn Mark’s Networking Advice for the Finance Industry

Nightingale: Navigating your STEM Career PODCAST with guest speaker Shelly-Ann from King’s Careers!

King’s students create amazing initiatives – and today’s highlight is the KCL Womxn in STEM society’s podcast. Nightingale: Navigating your Career in STEM recently featured a guest from King’s Careers, our Application Adviser Shelly-Ann! Below are links to where you can listen to the informative and inspirational podcast.… More Nightingale: Navigating your STEM Career PODCAST with guest speaker Shelly-Ann from King’s Careers!

Opportunity Highlight: DXC Technology’s Virtual University Innovation Challenge: Starts on 24th March

Looking for something to do over the spring weeks? How about exploring and developing your Tech skills and working on a Dragons Den style innovation challenge? If you’re interested, read on…… More Opportunity Highlight: DXC Technology’s Virtual University Innovation Challenge: Starts on 24th March

Opportunity Highlight: The World Ethical Data Forum Student Initiative

The following information was provided to us by the World Ethical Data Forum Deadline 1st March Our lives are increasingly online, every aspect, every field and every institution is implicated. Data and technology are at the heart of our contemporary world. COVID-19 has seen the rapid acceleration of this move to the digital sphere. With… More Opportunity Highlight: The World Ethical Data Forum Student Initiative

Startup or Corporate? Tips for the intrepid graduate (2/2)

To startup, or not to startup. That is the question… again! In the second part of the blog series, guest blogger Adrienne from Arctic Lake discuss some more things to keep in mind to maximise your probability of success in either startup or corporate life… and minimise the potential for heartache. Startups are great, but… More Startup or Corporate? Tips for the intrepid graduate (2/2)