KCL alum Omar Mehtab’s top tips on Effective Portfolios for the Creative Industries

How can students use social media to enhance your digital brand? What about building an effective showreel or portfolio for a multimedia career? In today’s guest blog, KCL alumnus Omar reveals some exciting career lessons from journalism and creative industries!  … More KCL alum Omar Mehtab’s top tips on Effective Portfolios for the Creative Industries

Got your eye on KURF? War Studies Post-Doc Fellow Victoria talks her project + advice for students!

We’re excited to dive into the King’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship experience… and our new series “Got Your Eye on KURF?” will feature stories from KURF academics about their projects, what the experience of being (and leading) an Undergraduate Research Fellow is like, and their advice for interested students! First case study of the series is from Victoria from War Studies.… More Got your eye on KURF? War Studies Post-Doc Fellow Victoria talks her project + advice for students!

Careers in Marketing and Comms Industry (Covid-19 update) Part 2/2

What career paths are out there and how can you build work experience for a career in Marketing and Communications? In part 2 of the blog series, our Employer Engagement Advisor Kalina Zlatkova brings industry insights to students and grads interested in a career in this diverse and exciting sector.… More Careers in Marketing and Comms Industry (Covid-19 update) Part 2/2

“I’m struggling to see success!” Finding meaning in your Covid-19 university experience

With the technology challenges, distance learning and not getting to meet your new university friends, you might be reflecting on the Autumn term with mixed feelings. But can you also see your many successes? Seeing success during hard times is a skill you can learn, both to help your studies and career journey.… More “I’m struggling to see success!” Finding meaning in your Covid-19 university experience

Valuable lessons in disguise: KCL alumnus Mark’s reflections about his early work experiences

Mark Owusu, a King’s alumnus, blogs for us about some important reflections from his career journey. How do early career experiences, like odd jobs or entry level roles, help us learn important lessons and build success down the line in our careers? Find out by reading on!… More Valuable lessons in disguise: KCL alumnus Mark’s reflections about his early work experiences

What questions should I ask employers at career events? A sustainability & environment edition!

Have you interacted with an employer virtually before? Whether you’re a digital veteran or a newcomer to our virtual Career Festivals, webinars and drop-in sessions, you can learn a lot about an industry’s sustainability and environmental initiatives simply by asking focused questions from employers. Read on for ideas about what to ask!… More What questions should I ask employers at career events? A sustainability & environment edition!

Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience

Today we’re talking about how students can get creative about work experience in the film and video sector – it doesn’t always need to be through a placement. How can students present university coursework and passion projects in a professional context? Find out here!… More Create your own work experience: tips for entering the video industry without placement experience