Category Archives: Placement/Work Experience

How to make the most of what you have got when applying for work experience

To celebrate National Student Employment Week (23rd February – 27th February 2015 ) NASES (National Association for Student Employment Services) has published an article about how to make the most of the skills and knowledge that you do have to … Continue reading

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Thinking about a first year ‘insight’ scheme? What you need to know…

Myth busting blog article from the University of Warwick about what first year ‘insight’ schemes offered by employers are REALLY about and the benefits they bring… Read More

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Want a summer job? Make sure you apply early!

Are you a student looking for a summer job – what is out there? Summer jobs are one of the most sought after work opportunities in the UK at the moment. Nearly everyone still in education gets a summer holiday, … Continue reading

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Internships/Placements: how to make the most of them for your future employment prospects

With many students and graduates about to start summer internships, here’s how to make the most of your placement – and maximise your chances of getting a good job from it… Read More

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Advice on summer internships from a recent graduate

If you are still unsure on applying for summer internships here are some words of advice from a recent University of Manchester graduate Justin Colver on why he values internships, what he would have done differently and how he thinks … Continue reading

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How to make the most of work experience: interns share their tips

From being sociable to turning up on time – here’s some advice from Guardian Careers on surviving placements, from young people who’ve been there… Read More  

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Student reflections on a summer of work experience

One of University of Warwick’s student bloggers, Katy Edwards, spent a very busy summer completing a range of work placements and has taken time out from her final year studies to share her insights and tips… Read More More information … Continue reading

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