What to do over the holidays

The length of the holidays when you’re at uni is slightly absurd, by real-world standards, but its existence is well justified. What you choose to do in your 3 months of summer holidays can be either very fun or a great CV booster or both. Last summer I made a fair effort at ticking the ‘both’ option. The … Continue reading What to do over the holidays

Internships, work experience, student placements, etc, etc…

Internships, work experience, student placements, I’m sure you’ve probably had six million careers talks all about the merit of doing them. The ‘transferable’ skills you’ll gain and how great it’ll look on your CV etc etc. I’ve been there, sitting in the lecture theatre thinking sure, sure, yeah, punctuality is important obviously, blah blah and … Continue reading Internships, work experience, student placements, etc, etc…

Spinning Plates – it can be done!

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!

Work work work work work….

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….

Work experience on campus

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

What do your fees get you?

Have you ever thought about what is actually available to you when you go to university? Here are 10 insights on what you can get for your fees. Before I go into the reasons, I want to touch on the issue of student debt. Many people are worried about the debt that comes with going to … Continue reading What do your fees get you?