Finding a role that ticks all the boxes – Anna

Anna is a Business Management graduate from Cardiff University. She recently completed an internship at one of the leading players in the global shipping industry. Anna discovered a strong interest in logistics, operations and supply chain management whilst studying modules in those areas at university and so when she came across an internship that captured…

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Doing something different each day with Events Management – Bogdan

Bogdan is a 2015 University of Brighton, International Events Management Masters graduate with a background in Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies. He has recently completed an Events Management Graduate Internship at a science and engineering industry body who are keen to create a community of geoscientists for networking and sharing ideas. Bogdan has always shown…

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The college & university leaver’s guide to looking for a job in 2018 – GUEST BLOG

This blog post was contributed by Will Potterton of leavershoodiescompany.co.uk. Employment in 2018 The House of Commons Youth Unemployment Statistics Briefing Paper, released on 21 March 2018 illustrates that the unemployment rate in relation to the age of people leaving college or university (18 to 24-year olds) has decreased by 0.6% in the year from November 2017-January…

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Frozen desserts with Freddy

Freddy is a Nutrition student from Leeds Beckett University. Freddy has recently completed a New Product Development Sandwich Placement with one of the largest manufacturers of frozen bakery products in Europe – Coppenrath & Wiese. Choosing where to do your placement year is a daunting process as you want to gain the most valuable experience…

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The Five Ps to Securing an Industrial Placement

As an undergraduate studying History at the University of Leeds, I was one of the many students unsure as to whether to take a year out in industry and I struggled to secure a placement when my search began. Many questioned how practical a humanities degree could be in real life industries and I needed…

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A Student’s Ultimate Guide for Studying Abroad – GUEST BLOG

You may have been studying already for a year or two at university and now are required to study abroad as part of your course, or you’ve just decided that you’re sick of home and you want a change of scenery. Whatever you choose, studying abroad can be an exciting but overwhelming experience. You want…

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Fashion and Statistics with PUMA – Jonathan

Jonathan is a Business Economics student from Leeds Beckett University. He is currently completing a Sandwich Placement at PUMA, one of the world’s leading sport lifestyle companies. Jonathan has always had a strong interest in Business and Fashion which was evident when he started his own small business selling rare designer clothes at the age…

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Common words and phrases to avoid in your job hunt

Some phrases seem to crop up frequently in job applications and the more you see them the more they grind your gears. I’m sure they are written with the best intentions, but when you’re writing a personal statement or cover letter, every word really does count, especially in the student and graduate market where experience…

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