In today’s blog, law career consultants Caroline and Brett take the pen to celebrate the end of exams with students of the Dickson Poon School of Law, and offer some ideas to help navigate your next steps during the summer.… More A Check-in with King’s Law students: 5 tips for incorporating careers into your summer!
Young people are as passionate as ever about working in the field of sustainability. However, the field remains a difficult one to break into, and the pandemic has placed additional challenges on job seekers. Today, student and KCL Sustainability Engagement Assistant Helena helps you reflect and consider how you can embed sustainability into your career planning.… More Green Career Planning: How to figure out your sustainable career path and find ideas (part 1/2)
186 students took part in our second round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship called the Business opportunity Accelerator project. Read more how BSc Accounting & Finance student Heli described her work experience!… More Building global team-working skills: Accounting & Finance student Heli’s Insights Project experience!
Are you a budding tv writer, hoping to get your foot in the door? Well, how does a talent fellowship at Netflix sound? We thought so! The Screenwriters’ Fellowship is looking for budding tv writers from underrepresented backgrounds, to shape a more diverse and inclusive industry in High End TV & Film. … More Opportunity Highlight: Apply now for The Screenwriters’ Fellowship from Netflix, Bisha K Ali & Sky!
Are you a recent, or soon-to-be graduate? Guest blogging today is Helena, BA Geography graduate, all about the experience of being a graduate in 2020, and how to build resilience during uncertain times. … More Building resilience during your post-university years: BA Geography Graduate Helena’s advice
If you’re thinking about life after university, then you’ll know there is a lot of complex feelings, like excitement, confusion, even some pressure. What steps can students of any year, as well as specifically finalists, do to get prepared for life after uni? Read on from career consultant Irrum Magre as part of our #MyNextSteps blog and workshop series.… More What do you want from life after University? Our 3 tips for developing clarity & building success #MyNextSteps
What are the essential knowledge, attributes, skills and experiences that can make a real difference in today’s changing working world? Read on advice and professional insights from Rebecca Hallam, our entrepreneurial freelance career consultant and today’s guest blogger. … More Creativity, Self-promotion, Resilience… What are the entrepreneurial skills and how can students develop them today #MyNextSteps
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!
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
In today’s blog, Danielle, guest blogger and King’s Careers & Employability Microintern talks about finding an internship during lockdown. Tune in for some advice and inspiration about what it’s really like, and Danielle’s top tips for students thinking about internships.… More My tips for finding and securing an internship during lockdown: KCL student Danielle’s story