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Internships

Wednesday 1 May 2019Careers 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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3 tips for successful group work

3 tips for successful group work

Wednesday 13 February 2019Careers and Jobs

Group work is a great opportunity to analyse, discuss and explore ideas with fellow students making it an increasingly significant part of many degrees It allows you to develop key transferable skills such as teamwork, organisation, communication, leadership and problem solving. In addition to this it can be extremely beneficial to both your academic performance and long-term personal development, particularly as the ability to work well with others is a key requirement for many graduate jobs. Follow these tips to help ensure that your assignment results in success…

Group work is a great opportunity to analyse, discuss and explore ideas with fellow students making...

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