Category: Work experience

Work Experience – a student’s perspective

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of gaining work experience alongside your studies. It can help with career decision making, allows you to develop transferable skills like communication and teamwork and builds your confidence and resilience. In this guest blog we hear from recent… Continue Reading “Work Experience – a student’s perspective”

Let the summer ‘work’ for you

I love this time of year (especially now I’m a term-time member of staff) as the long university summer holidays stretch out ahead of us. If you’re one of our students, or a finalist waiting for graduation, the holidays have already begun. How will… Continue Reading “Let the summer ‘work’ 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.

Randstad’s Quick Guide for Student Teachers

We’re always keen to hear from employers and recruiters who offer jobs to our graduates. In this guest blog Catherine Stockford from Randstad reflects on some of the FAQs from our Teaching and Education Fair. In February I attended the ‘Teaching and Education Fair’… Continue Reading “Randstad’s Quick Guide for Student Teachers”

National Careers Week

This week is National Careers Week. The week is aimed at promoting careers education within schools and colleges mainly. But I thought it would be a good chance for our Careers and Employability Team to promote our Careers and Employability service. Here is a… Continue Reading “National Careers Week”

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…