So: you’re on your way to an Open Day. You’ve got an inkling of what you want to do, where you’d like to go and who you want to be – but how do you make sure you’re making an informed and considered choice about your future? The solution is easy. Ask as many questions … Continue reading The Five Best Questions to Ask at an Open Day
There is a common stereotype of the ‘panic masters’; a postgraduate degree undertaken after graduating because you don’t know what you want to do next. For Arts and Humanities students, it is sometimes seen as a last resort to avoid the world of employment for a year. Or as an option only for prospective PhD … Continue reading How studying for an MA can help your career
There are so many opportunities available at York to help enhance your future career prospects. Taking part in some of these has been a really fun part of my time at York. York Award In my first year as a postgrad student, I started working on the York Award. This is a great way of … Continue reading Making the most of career opportunities at York
Whatever year of study you may be in, it’s important to begin planning for your career early. If you try to build your C.V. early on then it takes the pressure off when you’re about to graduate. This is especially true if you have a specific kind of job you would like to apply for. … Continue reading Planning your career and building your C.V.
When you become a student at the University, you will be entitled to so many different opportunities. This could include volunteering, entering competitions or joining a society. What I want to talk about is the Business Accelerator Start Up. So – what is the Business Accelerator Start Up? Well; it’s a grant of £1,500, along … Continue reading You’re hired! The University’s Business Accelerator Start Up Grant
The diversity of Student Law Firms I’ll be the first to admit, it‘s quite daunting thinking about working with a group of people you’ve never met. That was certainly the view I had when walking into my first Problem Based Learning (PBL) session. My opinion quickly changed once I began to speak to my peers. … Continue reading Things to look forward to about Law at York
Hi, I’m Maxim. For the past year I have worked at the University in the Careers and Placements team. I have been responsible for various projects such as organizing employer events and creating student case studies. However, the bulk of my placement was based around my own student research project where I gathered student viewpoints, … Continue reading Placements with Careers and Placements
In this blog post I’m going to give my personal advice about moving on from university – I hope you find it helpful. Start early It might seem a long way off but a key piece of advice would be to start thinking about what you might like to do in the future early. This way … Continue reading Moving on from York
Societies play a huge part of university life here at York. They’re central to the student-organised activities at university and provide the best way of finding other people that are interested in the same things as you. Not only are they a whole lot of fun, but they can give you experience that might come … Continue reading Societies and Careers, time to explore!