Category: Making applications

How to…find a placement year

With the option of a taking a placement year as part of your course now available to the majority of level I students here’s our guide to finding and applying for a placement year. Your Placement Year Search It’s hard to know where to… Continue Reading “How to…find a placement year”

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?”

5 common mistakes to avoid when creating your CV

There you are, staring at a job description which is perfect for you (or at least a job that will do for now!)…you click ‘Apply’ hoping to upload your CV and get through this application quickly as the deadline is at midnight… when you… Continue Reading “5 common mistakes to avoid when creating your CV”

Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement)

Hello, Welcome to the follow up blog from the recent Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement) workshop, run in our Employability Hub. Remember to look out for and book on to further workshops through the events section in My Careers… Continue Reading “Making Successful Applications (standard application forms using a personal statement)”

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!

How to secure a teaching job overseas

This weeks blog has been written by Teachers for Asia. Teachers for Asia have helped thousands of people find teaching positions since 2009 in many locations throughout China, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar and Thailand. Below they have shared their top tips… Continue Reading “How to secure a teaching job overseas”

Writing Applications

Making an application for a job can be very daunting, there are normally 2 different ways that employers use to manage their applications. Some ask for a CV and cover letter others have their own application process. The video below explains how you can… Continue Reading “Writing Applications”

Social Media and your career

If you use social media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) have you ever thought about whether the views and information you share might affect your career prospects? In this blog we’ll look at social media posts that have hit the headlines and we’ll offer advice on… Continue Reading “Social Media and your career”

Interview Tips

Congratulations, you’ve impressed with your job application and have been invited for an interview. You’re one step closer to getting your dream job but for many the interview stage can be the most daunting part of any recruitment process. We’ve put together our interview… Continue Reading “Interview Tips”

Routes into Teaching

With UCAS applications for postgraduate teaching opening on Thursday 26th October 2017 we’re currently seeing a lot of students with a range of questions about getting into teaching.  Here’s our quick need to know guide…