Volunteering is a fantastic way to gain work experience alongside your degree, and King’s offers heaps of opportunities for this! Did you know you can join King’s Sustainability to promote the championing projects run at the University as a volunteer? Read more from our student case study by Rebecca, a former Sustainability Champion Assistant!… More The value of volunteering: How my role as a Sustainability Champion Assistant helped my career journey
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!
If you’re thinking about life after university, then you’ll know there is a lot of complex feelings, like excitement, confusion, even some pressure. What steps can students of any year, as well as specifically finalists, do to get prepared for life after uni? Read on from career consultant Irrum Magre as part of our #MyNextSteps blog and workshop series.… More What do you want from life after University? Our 3 tips for developing clarity & building success #MyNextSteps
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
What can King’s students do to maximise virtual career planning and network within the finance sector? We spoke with Mark Owosu, a KCL alumnus and founder of Finstreet, an online knowledge factory around the finance industry – to get top tips around researching for your career planning, and tips on virtual networking!… More The Goal is Bigger than the Nerves: KCL Alumn Mark’s Networking Advice for the Finance Industry
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
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!
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 our previous blog, we explored the topic of disclosure and debunked myths about being open to a potential employer about your personal circumstances that may have affected your CV – but certainly not your potential! Today, let’s explore 3 example-based tips on describing gaps in your CV in a positive way.… More Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)