What’s it like being part of an Insights Project? BSc Psychology student Priya’s virtual work experience story!

From 15th – 26th February 2021, 26 students took part in our first round of King’s Insights Projects. The Shared Value project was a 2-week virtual internship, which placed students in teams to work as consultants to a real business. They were tasked with researching new ways for their client to grow their business in alignment with one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.… More What’s it like being part of an Insights Project? BSc Psychology student Priya’s virtual work experience story!

Three steps to describing your mitigating circumstances with confidence (Part 2)

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)

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!

Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Today we’re talking about whether cold-calling creative industry employers and applying for jobs speculatively can get you in for work experience. Hint: yes it can! Dominic Sutherland, our guest blogger is the Managing Director of NextShoot, a corporate video production company in London making business video content for well-known brands.… More Cold-calling and speculative job applications in the Creative Industries… does it work?

Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 2/2

In part 2 of the CV miniseries, we’re going further into CV and cover letter tips directly from a recruiter in the creative industries. What makes an impressive CV or cover letter? Can students make a great impression without much professional experience? (hint: yes!)… More Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 2/2

Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 1/2

We’re exploring all about CVs and Cover letters – but are there differences between different industries? In this blog miniseries, Dominic from NextShoot tells us how he views CVs and cover letters, what catches his eye as a recruiter, and how students can perfect their applications for top jobs in the video production industry!… More Writing CVs & Covering Letters for the Video Production Industry Part 1/2