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Working while studying

Working while studying

Monday 12 November 2018Careers and Jobs

Working while studying. If you want to self-fund your Masters and avoid postgraduate debt, full-time work and part-time study is a viable option. Working while studying can be financially and professionally beneficial, but balancing earning and learning is difficult. Getting the best from postgraduate study requires resilience, good time management, genuine enthusiasm for your course and dedication to see it through to its conclusion. To succeed, you must implement routines and plan each day in advance. Most importantly, you must have open and honest conversations with your employer and potential course leader before applying for postgraduate study, as this will make the arrangement run more smoothly. Discuss study timetables and working hours, and be clear that you’ll need to amend each accordingly.

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Internships

Internships

Monday 12 November 2018Careers and Jobs

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.

The benefits to completing an internship are endless. They provide invaluable insights into roles...

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