Reflections on working a summer in HE
Job market / Warwick

Reflections on working a summer in HE

James Pritchard is a final-year Sociology student who completed the Warwick Undergraduate Internship Programme during the summer vacation. He worked as the Social Media Intern in Student Careers & Skills, having previously worked with us as Student Careers Representative for the Department of Sociology . He is passionate about issues in higher education and wanted to gain work experience … Continue reading

How an open mind and the right attitude can open doors for you.
Applications / Job market

How an open mind and the right attitude can open doors for you.

What do you think is one of the main defining factors in securing and developing a career? Employers consider a multitude of factors, but make their final decision based primarily on evidence of a positive and constructive attitude. Ian Barwick a Warwick Classics graduate from 2013 now working for E3 Consulting passes on his job … Continue reading

Making the most of a Sector Specific Fair or Conference
Job market / Warwick

Making the most of a Sector Specific Fair or Conference

So, you’re interested in attending an event in your sector – the one you’re passionate about! Now might be a good time to think about why you’re so interested in this occupational area? Are there any holes in your knowledge about possible careers for you? Do you have any idea about how to go about finding your dream job?  Are … Continue reading

A placement year at an SME – a Chemistry student enthuses!
Job market / Work experience

A placement year at an SME – a Chemistry student enthuses!

Recently we’ve had several posts about working in the City, but today it’s the turn of the scientists to take centre stage. You may have the option as part of your degrees to do a placement year and for some it may be a requirement. There’s lots of research which suggests that such a placement can be really beneficial. … Continue reading

Summer in the City – a reflection on internships
Job market / Work experience

Summer in the City – a reflection on internships

At this time last year we posted reflections by one of our students on summer work experience in the PR, comms and charity sectors. This year Jake Schogger a Law and Business student and founder of City Career Series (which produces commercial law and investment banking handbooks) has given us his thoughts on a busy summer of law internships which culminated in a series of job … Continue reading