Jordan Burton: Design in Action

  Our guest blog is written by Jordan Burton, an Architecture graduate from Central Saint Martins, who is currently on a  three month Step Graduate Design Technician placement at Benchworks; a specialist interior contractor with extensive experience in the Retail & Commercial and the Museum & Heritage sectors based in Kent.    Having completed my…

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Preparing For Your All Important Interview!

There is an abundance of useful (and not so useful) advice out there for preparing for that all-important interview, so I’ll attempt to keep this reasonably short and sweet. I have one friend who swears by playing Bon Jovi ‘You Give Love a Bad Name’ on repeat whilst getting ready for any interview. He claims…

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Step + Intern = Career + Business Growth

One of the reasons why Step is so highly regarded by policy makers, businesses and universities is that year after year the students and recent graduates who take part in the programme deliver real tangible benefits for their host businesses whilst at the same time are developing their own employability skills and acquiring important work experience in…

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Bethany Pickles: Sandwich Placements at Puma – More than just an intern

Our guest blog is written by Step candidate; Bethany Pickles, a Manchester Metropolitan Undergraduate currently undertaking a Merchandising Sandwich Placement at PUMA.   During my second year at Manchester Metropolitan University where I am studying Fashion Buying and Merchandising, we had the option to start applying for placements for our third year studies. Placement year…

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Catherine Moore: 12 Month Industrial Placement

Our guest blog is written by Step candidate; Catherine Moore, a Queen’s University, Belfast, masters student studying Chemical Engineering and currently undertaking a 12 Month Industrial Placement at ADM.    Having applied to my University for a MEng sandwich course, I had always known that an experience in Industry prior to my final year was…

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10 Tips In Finding The Perfect Graduate Role

  You may have graduated a while ago and your search for an internship or for permanent employment may have stalled. However, do not fear! We have ten tips that may just help you with your search and with interviews to motivate you on the way! 1. Check & update your profile regularly. Making sure that your…

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Bhavisha Vanmali: Life after Uni – Industry experience essential

Bhavisha Vanmali is a Business & Marketing graduate from Manchester Metropolitan University who is currently a Research & Marketing intern at Barrs Court Engineering via a Step placement.    After graduating, like most people I was still very unsure what I wanted to pursue as a career. I studied Business and Marketing which I really…

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