Elliot Spaull: From Super Nintendo to .NET Developer

Our guest blog is written by Elliot Spaull, a Computer Science (Games Programming) graduate from Kingston University, who recently completed a 12 week  .NET Developer Internship with Step at IC Design; an independent branding, web and print agency based in Central Hammersmith.   Coming out of University and starting the job search was kind of…

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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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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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The Importance Of Being Positive!

A Bit to Help You! All internships need a certain range of skill(s) to be successful. Regardless of your field, the host business will be looking for a strong and relevant academic background and sometimes certain practical abilities when reviewing applications for consideration. This applies to internships and permanent roles.You need to remember to present yourself in the…

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Giuseppe Silvestri: “Spotting a Rare Beast”; What to do with a Biology Degree

Our guest blog is written by Giuseppe Silvestri, a Reproductive Medicine MSc graduate from University of Kent, who is currently on a six month Step molecular biologist placement at Cell Projects Ltd; a biotechnology business that develops and manufactures an extensive range of products used for DNA sampling and Molecular Biology based in Kent.   I started…

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How Social Media Can Help In Your Job Search

You may spend many a day ‘tweeting’, ‘liking’, watching the top ten funniest cat videos in the world on YouTube, you Instagram the amazing dessert that you are about to devour, snapchat a selfie after burning off the calories from said dessert at the gym and “check-in” at your local cinema to tell everyone that…

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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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How to be ‘The Perfect Applicant’

S As an Account Manager here at Step I really have seen some AWFUL applications. I say awful, I really mean lazy. On the other hand, I really have seen some EXCELLENT applications, applications that have led me to calling them straight away and organising an interview immediately. I wanted to therefore write a blog…

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