Tag: Work experience

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”

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”

Looking for a part-time job?

If you’re looking for a part-time job to fit alongside your studies then look no further! Here’s our essential guide to finding a part-time job.  

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”

3 New Year Resolutions – Careers & Employability

Kick-start 2019 by committing to doing at least 1 thing to improve your future prospects. Here are our recommended top 3 career & employability resolutions. Volunteer Develop skills and add to your CV whilst giving your time and experience to a valuable cause. Find… Continue Reading “3 New Year Resolutions – Careers & Employability”

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.

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”