Category: Getting into

How I got my job at Liverpool’s Growth Platform

About me: My name is Jacob Sanderson, I completed a Business Management degree at Hope University between the period of 2016-2019. I am local to the Childwall area and stayed at home during my time at Hope. I completed my degree with a grade… Continue Reading “How I got my job at Liverpool’s Growth Platform”

Making job ‘Connex-ions’. Gaining experience to support my studies and my future employability

The graduate job market is a competitive place. What can you be doing whilst at university to stand out, gain experience and ensure you’re one step ahead of your peers when it comes to securing your dream job? In this student blog we hear… Continue Reading “Making job ‘Connex-ions’. Gaining experience to support my studies and my future employability”

Considering a Graduate Career in Mental Health?

If you’re in your final year looking for a graduate training programme a lot of schemes have early closing dates and are recruiting now for June/July start dates. If you’re looking for a graduate job check out the vacancies currently available on My Careers Centre.… Continue Reading “Considering a Graduate Career in Mental Health?”

How I got my job at BDO in Liverpool

Here in the Careers and Employability Team we love hearing, and sharing, the experiences of our graduates in the workplace. In this blog we hear from Denis, A Geography graduate from Hope, who’s now working for BDO LLP in Liverpool. What is my job… Continue Reading “How I got my job at BDO in Liverpool”

Born to teach? The why, who and what of teaching

Ahead of our Teaching & Education Fair on Monday 25 February let’s take a quick look at what is involved in a career in education, from why people do it to how to get started on your teaching career. Whether you are studying your… Continue Reading “Born to teach? The why, who and what of teaching”

Do Your Research: Teacher Training

Interested in teacher training? Doing your research is key to finding the right option for you and ensuring you make an informed choice before applying. The new Department for Education (DfE) search tool – Find postgraduate teacher training courses in England allows you to… Continue Reading “Do Your Research: Teacher Training”

Teacher Training – applications now open

Postgraduate Initial Teacher Training (England & Wales) opened for applications on 9th October and we’ve already seen a lot of personal statements at our Careers Express drop-in. If you’re thinking of applying to teacher training to start in 2019 this blog’s for you!

BA Education Careers Insight Event

Following on from our recent blog post 8 Careers Beyond the Classroom here’s another fantastic career insight blog for Education students. In this blog Kerry Chaplin, Level I Education Student Advocate, details what she learnt at the recent Level I Careers Education event.

8 careers beyond the classroom

For a lot of Education undergraduates teaching can be the logical next step in your career path but what if you know that teaching’s not the right route for you?  Our Careers Adviser, Anna Worsley, recently attended an Education Alternatives training event where eight… Continue Reading “8 careers beyond the classroom”

Diary of a Special Collections Intern: Week Four

Originally posted on Brontë Babe Blog:
This week marked the halfway point of my internship at Liverpool Hope University’s Sheppard-Worlock Library, and week four brought fascinating manuscripts, some beautiful ephemera, and the return of an old friend. To recap, my main task is to…