How  to make successful applications for graduate jobs and further study
Applications / Self awareness / Work experience

How to make successful applications for graduate jobs and further study

Earlier this year, a research report attempting to identify factors leading to graduate success  was published by The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. ‘Planning for success: Graduates’ career planning and its effect on graduate outcomes’  surveyed 7,500 graduates across 27 Higher Education Institutions.  The research explored the importance of different behaviours, characteristics and factors important in determining … 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