Maximising Opportunity

As a student or graduate, you need to make the most of the opportunities available to you. One such opportunity, which is a great platform to meet potential employers and to learn to network, is careers fairs. Most Universities hold these at least once a year (but often, there will be one per semester). However,…

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Not another lecture on the importance of communication skills

“I have good communication skills…” That’s brilliant. But are you really communicating with me when you say this? If I am your prospective new manager, I want to get a sense of your personality. I want to know how well you can adapt your tone and choice of language. I need to see if you…

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Rebecca Hall – Broadening Your Knowledge

Our guest blog is written by Rebecca Hall , a Geography graduate from the University of Aberdeen, who is currently on a Business Co – Ordinator internship via Step with a marketing and management consultancy based in North Yorkshire.   I secured a three month Graduate Business Co-Ordinator internship via Step with an established marketing…

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Robyn Willis – Developing in Design

Our guest blog is written by Robyn Willis, an Interior Design graduate  from Anglia Ruskin University, who recently completed a Design Development Internship via Step at a specialist interiors contractor for museums, galleries and high end retail who specialise in the design development of interior fits outs.   I completed a degree in Interior Design…

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James Grey – Renewing Aspirations

Our guest blog is written by James Grey, who has completed post-graduate study in Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment, and also has an undergraduate degree in European Social and Political Studies from UCL. He recently completed a Renewable Energy Internship via our partners WEXO, at a company that invest in and manage renewable energy…

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Why should you do a graduate internship?

So you’ve finished Uni yet you’ve not managed to secure that high paying, high flying graduate job that you were told about all the way through your studies? I know that it can often be dangled like a carrot in front of you, but in all honesty, you’re not alone in this situation. I’ve been…

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The Power of Networking: Cabs & Conversations = Connections

Towards the end of university I remember a certain message being circulated via lecturers, that message was “it’s who you know and not what you know that counts”. As a student about to graduate, I was guilty of being a little blinded and naïve.   At the time I was working towards a degree in Film…

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Alice Death: Food & Future Employers; Advantages of Aquent

 Our guest blog is written by Alice Death, a Marketing student from the University of Reading, who recently completed a recruitment placement via Step at Aquent; a recruitment agency specialising in a wide range of Marketing jobs across the UK.    Wow- what a 12 weeks it has been. I can’t believe how quickly this internship…

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