Global Placement Stories | William O’Brien at Lloyds Banking Group

William O’Brien is a Chemistry student who completed their placement at Lloyds Banking Group. Read more to find out his top tips when applying for placements and why you should try to get industry experience. Tips for the application process  This really became my life. Any spare time around my studies I was on LinkedIn,… More Global Placement Stories | William O’Brien at Lloyds Banking Group

Networking as a minority

Fatima Malik, one of our Communication and Engagement Assistants, has written a post about how to network as a minority. It can often be scary and overwhelming but the key thing to do is to start! Continue reading to see what Fatima’s top tips are when trying to network. Networking comes easily to some and… More Networking as a minority

LinkedIn Learning Courses | Make the most out of your free access

A great way to boost your employability and have an impressive LinkedIn profile is to complete some LinkedIn Learning courses. You have free access to thousands of high quality, current and engaging video tutorials to support your career needs. Are you aspiring to be in a management position? It would be beneficial to take courses… More LinkedIn Learning Courses | Make the most out of your free access

International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias

  Happy International Women’s Day! This year’s theme is #BreakTheBias. Now, it is normal to have biases towards people, it is part of human nature. Our collective biases are often present in the systems and cultures that contribute to gender inequalities. Rachel Thomas, co-founder and CEO of LeanIn.org and OptionB.org stated that “Gender bias and… More International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias

Dealing with Rejection

Karen Idesoh is one of our Careers Consultants who has written a great post about dealing with job rejection. Rejection can be difficult to overcome but always remember that as one door closes, another one opens! Back in the day when formal job offers were sent by post I regularly received my job rejection letter… More Dealing with Rejection

Our experiences as Inclusive Careers Education Ambassadors

Our experiences as Inclusive Careers Education Ambassadors  In this post, we will be giving you an overview of the Inclusive Careers Education Ambassador (ICEA) pilot programme, our experiences as Ambassadors, and highlight upcoming career-related opportunities.  My name is Kirushney Kalamohan and I graduated in 2021 in Physics with Astrophysics and Cosmology and have been working… More Our experiences as Inclusive Careers Education Ambassadors

What life might look like after graduating

As we edge towards the end of the academic year, it can be daunting thinking about life post-graduation. After spending the majority of your formative years in a rigid school system, the summer after graduating can feel liberating yet equally overwhelming when you haven’t got anything lined up. Life post-graduation looks different for every student… More What life might look like after graduating

New podcast alert! A Date with Diversity podcast launches Wednesday 2nd March

Do you feel that there isn’t enough information and conversations around diversity in the workplace? Are you interested in hearing the stories and career experiences of people from diverse backgrounds? Look no further as my new podcast “A Date with Diversity” launches on Wednesday 2nd March at 6pm!   So who am I and why… More New podcast alert! A Date with Diversity podcast launches Wednesday 2nd March

Undergraduate Bursary opportunity for ecology careers development!

Applications are now open to undergraduates for the Span Trust Next Generation Bursary administered by the British Ecological Society. Bursary awardees will receive an equivalent of £2,250 of career development support including: £1,250 funds to use on equipment, training, work experience placements, and anything awardees feel benefits their career development Careers coaching and networking opportunities with BES staff and… More Undergraduate Bursary opportunity for ecology careers development!