Recently, the number of students worried about their applications for summer internship deadlines has increased. Whilst it is true that a lot of internships had opened in autumn, there are still a lot of major companies who’s looking for the perfect candidate for summer 2023. I spoke to one of our resident career consultants, Andrea… More Worried about summer internships? Read this guide!
King’s Careers & Employability hosts a multitude of events throughout the year to ensure that students are equipped with all the knowledge they need to make their career decisions. As part of that, we host a ‘Focus on…’ week in each sector. Our annual Focus on Government, Public Sector & Policy week was hosted from the… More Interested in Government, Public Sector, and Policy? Review the events you missed!
Are you interested in a career in Banking? Are you unsure about the different roles that are within this everchanging industry? Deutsche Bank published an “unofficial guide to banking” which is a great general resource for you to use when finding information about finance. Banking is not always straightforward. It can be confusing and overwhelming.… More An unofficial guide to banking | How to get started in an everchanging industry
Sustainability. A word we hear often. I am sure that many of you care about the direction that the world is currently moving towards and want to be part of the solution, not the problem. Many students dream of a more green, action led planet where the effects of climate change are minimised. From… More Four tips for pursuing a career in sustainability
Imogen Hanson, our Employer Relations & Development Adviser, has given some great advice to law students who may currently be doing work experience on how to balance work mode with rest. It is so important to look after yourself, especially after the year we have all had. So, take it easy and enjoy your Christmas… More How to have a productive, unproductive break | Law student edition
Communications and Engagement Assistant Fatima Malik has written about imposter syndrome and how it specifically affects people from minority groups. Is this feeling of failure something that you have experienced? Read on to see Fatima’s perspective and what to do to overcome this common feeling. Imposter syndrome can be loosely defined as an internalized belief where… More Dealing with imposter syndrome as a minority
It is very easy in life to not know what you want to do, where to start or how you are meant to find out. For some, they have a clear path that they want to follow and for others it often seems like they’re at a crossroad full of traffic. What is important to… More The Unplanned Career: how taking chances can change your life | Part 1
The Department of Global Health and Social Medicine has recently celebrated the achievements of Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority alumni by showcasing their success in their chosen careers. As part of their commitment towards anti racism, they have created a video series that displays the achievement, leadership and talent of four alumni students who give… More Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority success stories: how these former Global Health and Social Medicine students are determined to make a change
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
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, where students researched ways to help businesses prepare for a post-Covid19 market and how the pandemic has altered their industry. Today’s blog is written by Seiara – showcasing her experience and giving invaluable advice in case you are interested to take part in an Insights Project yourself!… More Everything you need to know about King’s Insights Projects virtual internships: MSc Psychology of Neuroscience and Mental Health student Seiara’s story