Student placements in their own words: Jay at Jaivel Aerospace

A placement offers lots of ways to develop your skills – perhaps its the ones that bring you out of your comfort zone that really help you grow! In this blog, Computer Science with Management student Jay talks about what he got out of his placement experience, as well as his advice to students who are currently thinking about a year-in-industry placement.… More Student placements in their own words: Jay at Jaivel Aerospace

My tips for finding and securing an internship during lockdown: KCL student Danielle’s story

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

Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Today we’re talking about whether cold-calling creative industry employers and applying for jobs speculatively can get you in for work experience. Hint: yes it can! Dominic Sutherland, our guest blogger is the Managing Director of NextShoot, a corporate video production company in London making business video content for well-known brands.… More Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Careers in the UK: Introduction to job hunting for international students

It’s one thing to move to the UK and begin studying in a whole new country… but on top of this, getting to know about careers and jobs in the UK can feel tricky at first! How do job hunting and the application processes work? What makes a UK style CV? What about cover letters?… More Careers in the UK: Introduction to job hunting for international students

Meaningful work experience – get ready for Summer

Now that Winter is nearly over (ok, it’s still cold – but we’re getting there!), we’re starting to think about our summer plans and, with three months off from uni, there is plenty of time to squeeze in work experience amongst the holidays!   What is meaningful work experience?   Although “internships” is a bit… More Meaningful work experience – get ready for Summer