You might have spent lots of time developing your application skills and now… it’s just time to wait. When you’re waiting to hear back from recruiters, many feel stressed or anxious. Caroline Lindner, Career Consultant talks about developing patience and what to do during the ‘waiting period’.… More Waiting to hear from employers? Our 6 tips to staying patient and why your application is taking so long
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
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
What is a UK style cover letter like? How can international students get acquainted on this important (but sometimes very mysterious!) job application document? Read on to find out!… More Careers in the UK: Cover Letter tips for international students
King’s Careers & Employability runs different kinds of appointments for students and graduates. Let’s talk about what an application advice appointment is like and how you can maximise your experience when meeting with an application advisor.… More How to make the most of an Application Advice appointment
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?
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
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
There are so many examples of CVs and cover letters online, and so many “dos” and “don’ts” in the job application process. Everyone has a different style or a new comment to make, and it’s hard to know if you’re heading in the right direction. In this article, our Application Adviser Humarrah Sheikh discusses when… More When is your CV good enough?
Now that the new year is upon us, you might be starting to apply for jobs – whether that’s part-time work alongside your studies, a summer internship, or a graduate job! As our application adviser, Andrea, tell us, don’t forget about your cover letter… Alongside your CV, your cover letter (CL) will be your first… More Top 3 tips for your first cover letter!