Young people are as passionate as ever about working in the field of sustainability. However, the field remains a difficult one to break into, and the pandemic has placed additional challenges on job seekers. Today, student and KCL Sustainability Engagement Assistant Helena helps you reflect and consider how you can embed sustainability into your career planning.… More Green Career Planning: How to figure out your sustainable career path and find ideas (part 1/2)
We have the pleasure of welcoming guest blogger Beth-Anne Bruce to talk about her journey in Accountancy. Interested in exploring the career path? Find out Beth’s top tips for students, what skills are currently sought after in the industry from graduates, and how her career journey looked like, to become an ACCA Chartered Accountant. … More Making genuine connections & geeking out over Maths: Beth-Anne’s career case study in Accounting!
Continuing our blog series all about the King’s Undergraduate Research Award, today’s blog is a real treat. Anna and Prokriti, both lecturers in Marketing at King’s Business School, talk about the inclusivity of academic research experience – regardless of what degree or career sector students are planning, KURF is a great way for students of any background build professional skills and experience.… More Not just for budding academics – KURF is great experience for all students! KBS Marketing Academic Faculties, Anna & Prokriti’s Case Study
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
In today’s blog, our Employer Engagement Advisor Kalina Zlatkova brings industry insights to students and grads interested in Marketing and Communications. How has the industry changed due to Covid-19, and where is it heading?… More What’s the future looking like for the Marketing and Comms Industry? (Covid-19 update) Part 1/2
We’re passionate about careers opportunities, and we’re even more passionate about feeling good in your career journey. Today’s opportunity is organised by Lloyds Banking Group – starting from January 25th, students can take part in various online experiences “from finance to food and games”, with networking opportunities and fun!… More Opportunity alert: Lloyds Banking Group begins the ’Feel Good Fest’!
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!
We hope you’ve had a restful holiday season and are excited for the return to study and life in the virtual King’s community. Fighting the post-holiday slump is not easy and the pandemic isn’t helping – so in today’s blog, we’re talking about reflection and goal-setting to the new semester ahead.… More It’s January, now what? Your guide to Reflection & Goal setting!
We’re excited to dive into a new series: stories of King’s community via its staff networks. Today, KCL alumna and King’s Sustainability Officer Alexandra talks about her career journey so far, what she values in staff networks, and why it’s useful for students to know about workplace communities!… More Stories from King’s staff networks: KCL alumna and Sustainability Officer Alexandra’s passion grew into a career
In this blog, we discuss how you can talk about your disability with an employer. You might want to explain how you have developed strengths and skills that will be useful in the workplace, explain mitigating circumstances like lack of work experience or grades that don’t reflect your abilities, in a way that helps the employer make reasonable adjustments – or helps you be open because it’s an important part of your identity.… More Disability confidence beyond the application process: explaining mitigating circumstances (Part 1)