Oh my gosh, I don’t know what to do with my life!!! I’m sure this is one thought that you may have experiences at some point in the run up to Uni. Is uni even the right thing for me? What if I get there and don’t like it? What if I get there and … Continue reading York, and then what? Careers, travel and further study
Internships are like test drives. They give you an opportunity to test out different industries and to weigh up their pros and their cons, before you decide which one to pursue. I have always envied those with a grand plan for their life. Those who knew from the moment they locked eyes with a dolphin … Continue reading A dozen top tips for getting the most out of your internships
By now, you’re probably eagerly awaiting your offers or even prepping for interviews. While some of you could not be more excited to start uni, a lot of you might also feel a tiny bit unsure about your subject choice. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Sometimes, I still feel that way. In this post, … Continue reading My degree and confidence
As a mature Masters Student studying Global Marketing, I considered that doing an internship would be invaluable experience and I was eager to find one. I couldn’t believe how many opportunities there are being a student at the University of York for internships. I took my first internship in January and my second in June. The beauty … Continue reading Spinning Plates – it can be done!
I hope the Easter break has been enjoyable for us all? It went by so quickly, as has our second year at university. It’s been great fun so far but the time has come to put our heads down for the final stretch. With assessments fast approaching, it’s clear to say that all of our … Continue reading Assessments, internships and holidays
I’m now well and truly on the “home straight” of my degree (which I cannot believe as I’m writing this!) and in the last year I’ve been thinking a lot about work and what I’m doing next. Where is my degree going to get me? What have I achieved in the last three years? What … Continue reading Work work work work work….
I’ve been at home recently for Easter, spending some time with my family, and generally just neglecting the copious amounts of work that I have to do for the next term with regard to assessments. Pretty standard student behaviour. This post is inspired by a conversation I had with my sister whilst I’ve been here. … Continue reading ‘I Don’t Just Want an Office Job’
I’m sat in the library writing this after a very fulfilling and busy second half of term. Work has been going well and everything that was due at the end of this term has been submitted and I’m now looking forward to writing my report for my mini-project. I thought I deserved a holiday to reward my … Continue reading Is it really the end of term?
The third and final year of my degree is, in theory, the year I make plans for after university ends. In theory. The reality has actually been very different, but it’s not the end of the world! I always knew that I wanted to come to university. I wanted the experience of living away from home and … Continue reading Back to the future
Overall, this past term has been yet another success for the IM students at York. We have learnt many new skills through both personal and group projects. Nevertheless, with the end of the academic year approaching, it’s safe to say that Easter is a welcome break. Now that many of us have a little … Continue reading Work experience on campus