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Internships

Internships

Monday 12 November 2018

The benefits to completing an internship are endless. They provide invaluable insights into roles and industries help you to gain transferable skills and make job applications stand out to employers. An internship is a period of work experience, offered by an organisation, usually lasting for a fixed, limited period of time. They are typically undertaken by students and graduates looking to gain relevant skills and experience in a particular field. Employers frequently use these placements to assess a student’s or graduate’s capability and often recruit employees from their interns rather than advertising their vacancies externally. You should therefore apply for an internship which you have real interest in.

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10 things to do before starting Uni

10 things to do before starting Uni

Wednesday 18 July 2018

Now you've gained a place at university, it's certainly worth following our checklist of the things you'll need to buy and do to help the move run as smoothly as possible There's a lot to put into place the summer before starting university and this can seem like a daunting task. Creating a checklist and knowing exactly what needs to be done and when is a good way to help you relax. Read on to find out how to get started. Some of the items on this to-do list may not be the most exciting, but all are essential in ensuring your new student life begins without a hitch.

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The NUS guide to taking a gap year

The NUS guide to taking a gap year

Tuesday 15 May 2018

Ah the gap year. It is now seen by many young people as the defining formative experience of their life, the once in a lifetime opportunity to get out there and see the world just before or after entry into higher education or further study. Whether we party our way throughout the tropical beaches of South-East Asia or devote a portion of our lives to humanitarian work in the developing world, gap years are now heralded as something we should all strive to participate in.

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