Looking for a placement – what I could have done differently
Applications / Job market

Looking for a placement – what I could have done differently

Industrial or ‘sandwich’ placements are extended periods of work experience that typically take place during a penultimate year of undergraduate study. The benefits are well-documented and include the opportunity to develop and convincingly demonstrate your employability skills to employers. University of Warwick Chemistry undergraduate Manpreet Kaur reflects on her experience of the application process and … Continue reading

In praise of the employability of Arts graduates
Job market / Self awareness

In praise of the employability of Arts graduates

Arts students can be subject to derisory comments about their employability from housemates who are studying science or vocational courses. Unless the skills you are gaining from your degree discipline are made explicit it can be hard to justify how your skills make you equally appealing to graduate recruiters. These criticisms can be frustrating and … Continue reading