Gunamay Sachdev is a current Computer Science student at King’s College London. In this entry of Global Placement Stories, Gunamay Sachdev talks about his misconceptions on being a software engineer and what it actually entails. This time last year was vastly different to now. I wasn’t even thinking of doing a year in industry, just… More Global Placement Stories | Gunamay Sachdev at Content Guru as an applications engineer
Maksymilian Sekula is a current Informatics student at King’s College London. In this entry of Global Placement Stories, Maksymilian discusses what to consider in finding a placement! This time last year, applying for placement roles was not an easy task, but it taught me a lot about job application processes. Firstly, being early is key.… More Global Placement Stories | Maksymilian Sekula at STFC as a software engineer
Careers Consultant Jalal Afhim has written a post about what to do in your summer. Of course, it is important to rest and have fun, but it’s also a great opportunity to get some work experience especially if you don’t have a lot. In the run up to summer many students will be feeling pressure.… More Making Good Use of Your Summer
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
In this blog you will learn how to use King’s careers services in the new academic year in 2021… More Our virtual careers services in 2021: Welcome to King’s Careers & Employability!
You may have seen this new programme promoted across King’s websites, socials and newsletters, but what is King’s Edge?… More King’s Edge: What’s it all about & how you can use your summer to #GetTheKingsEdge!
Feeling unsure about your Easter or Summer plans? Or maybe a bit overwhelmed about the best ways to develop your employability during your degree? Wherever you go, people may have different advice to give. In this blog, we’ll discuss the skill of critical thinking to help you feel confident and how you can choose the right step for you. … More What is ‘critical thinking’ and how can I apply it to finding work experience?
We’ve been buzzing about virtual internships since last year, and 2021 is looking even better with King’s students having access to lots of exciting work opportunities online and during our Internships & Placements Virtual Festival! But did you know there are two (two?) kinds of virtual internships? Read more to find out!… More The TWO types of virtual internships – and how King’s students can boost their employability online!
King’s Internships have launched a new portfolio to help King’s students access work experience. What are the Advance and Springboard programmes like? Find out all about these internship programmes and how King’s Internships helps students in breaking barriers and finding inclusive work experience during university!… More King’s Internships 2020 – what are the Advance and Springboard programmes?
Let’s talk about diverse and inclusive employers! This blog’s got you covered if you’re looking to find internships and work that helps you build success – and empowers students and graduates with disabilities!… More 6 disability-friendly websites for students and graduates on the job hunt