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

Hustle culture at university vs. how to be engaged in careers without the pressure

Today we’re talking about those invisible pressures that students face in university. What is hustle culture, and how can students avoid the pressure of thinking about your future on top of an already demanding academic year? Read on to find out our tips!… More Hustle culture at university vs. how to be engaged in careers without the pressure

Industry insights into Marketing: KCL alumna Joana’s career journey (2/2)

Continuing on KCL alumna Joana’s case study, we are discussing the ins and outs of the marketing industry even more. How is starting a career in marketing really like? What’s it like being a woman in the industry and how are diversity and inclusion? Read on the second page of Joana’s 2-part case study.… More Industry insights into Marketing: KCL alumna Joana’s career journey (2/2)

Careers in the UK: Introduction to job hunting for international students

It’s one thing to move to the UK and begin studying in a whole new country… but on top of this, getting to know about careers and jobs in the UK can feel tricky at first! How do job hunting and the application processes work? What makes a UK style CV? What about cover letters?… More Careers in the UK: Introduction to job hunting for international students