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!

Not just for budding academics – KURF is great experience for all students! KBS Marketing Academic Faculties, Anna & Prokriti’s Case Study

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 is ‘critical thinking’ and how can I apply it to finding work experience?

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?

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?

Your questions answered about Graduateland and Focused Festivals

Our Autumn career events are in full swing, with our Focus on Banking, Finance and Consultancy career fair live all week! But we know that as King’s students, you will have a lot on your plate during these times: starting your studies virtually and getting to grips with all the complexity that comes with the various online platforms can be tiresome! In order to help you along, we answered some of the most common questions about our Focused Festivals. … More Your questions answered about Graduateland and Focused Festivals

Your ultimate guide to networking: Making connections in the video production industry  

Today we’re excited to learn about networking in the Video, Film & TV industries. Explore advice and top tips from our guest blogger, Dominic Sutherland, who is the Managing Director of NextShoot, a corporate video production company in London.… More Your ultimate guide to networking: Making connections in the video production industry  

What is inclusive design? Careers in inclusion & accessibility

We talked with Fara from the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE) about inclusive careers. What’s it like working in inclusive design and how can students channel their passion for accessibility and inclusion… and make it their career? Also, check out the Pathways programme to boost employability for disabled students in London!… More What is inclusive design? Careers in inclusion & accessibility

From MA History graduate to filmmaking professional – Dominic’s career journey

Dominic, who works in the video production and filmmaking industry discusses what’s it like to work in filmmaking and video production – with some helpful tips (and a work experience programme) for students interested in creative careers!… More From MA History graduate to filmmaking professional – Dominic’s career journey