People move jobs more and more nowadays, often into new fields, disciplines and roles. Our job titles may reflect this or they may not – I moved straight into my last role as “Senior Careers Consultant” – scary! As a PhD you may be moving into one of the most “rarefied” of atmospheres. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2017
The ‘snowflake syndrome’. Are today’s students too touchy?
In 2016, ‘snowflake generation’ was added to the Collins English Dictionary’s words of the year. The definition? “Young adults of the 2010s, viewed as being less resilient and more prone to taking offence than previous generations”. In a list which included Brexit, what made this one equally topical? Guest contributors Inspiring Interns share their perspective. Continue reading
Stuff you missed in history – The CV
There is a lot going on in the world and it seems daily we are seeing historians commenting on how current global events, such as Donald Trump and Brexit, relate back to our history. This got me thinking about the CV, what is its history and what can we learn from how it has evolved over … Continue reading
Getting a job in Government and Politics
So you’re able, you’ve got a list of experience as long as a freight train and a genuine interest in the sector. But you know that getting in is not going to be easy. Speakers at the recent ‘Getting into Government and Politics’ sector event run by Student Careers and Skills at the University of … Continue reading