As I see my umpteenth stressed out student, anxious to obtain the Holy Grail of a Spring Week it occurs to me that as a careers professional I have a love: hate relationship with them. So why is that?
Getting a job on a graduate scheme often involves leaping over a series of hurdles including online tests and assessment centres. Situational judgment testing is a favourite of many employers. It can be assessed both online and face to face. So what does it mean and how do you excel?
This is a common question. So, is there an answer? There’s always the temptation to come out with the proverbial “How long is a piece of string?” We can do better a bit better than that though. The starting point is “What are you applying for?”
“Torn between a year in industry or studying at a university abroad, I decided to try and achieve the best of both…an internship in industry abroad!” Second Year Chemistry student, Gabrielle Newson, undertook a summer internship abroad and here she shares her top tips for success.