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 graduate Natasha Barnes about her work experience with McGinley Education.
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 you be spending your summer and can you be doing things… Read More Let the summer ‘work’ for you
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.
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 speakers working in education related jobs gave an insight into their… Read More 8 careers beyond the classroom
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 list of the different ways in which you can access Careers… Read More National Careers Week
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…
The Careers Service offer Careers Express (quick query drop-ins) and 45 minute one-to-ones but if you’ve not used the service before you might be unsure of what exactly seeing a Careers Adviser entails and how it might be of benefit. Our services are free to use and our Advisers are all trained professionals. We see… Read More Why see a Careers Adviser?