Undecided?

china_terracotta armyJust graduated?  How about spending eight weeks in China in autumn 2017?

Learn Mandarin and take up a five-week internship placement in an industry sector of your choice with the Generation UK – China Autumn Language & Internship Programme!

There are 30 funded places for eligible graduates in Chengdu and Qingdao, a chance to get ahead and boost your employability and cross-cultural awareness. Check out the other opportunities if you’re not able to apply for this Programme.

 

Submit your application by 31 July 2017 at 23:59 PM (BST). Find out more

Follow the journey’s of this year’s participants on Instagram and get inspired!

Curious…

about what other students who study the same course as you go on to do once they leave uni?choices

Take a look at What do Graduates do?

The report (3 November 2016) uses data from the Destination of Leavers of Higher Education (DLHE) survey to.give a picture of the destinations of 2015’s first degree graduates in January 2016 – six months after they had left university.

Meet Balla Marah…

a Brunel alumni.  Find out what it’s really like to work as a graduate electrical engineer for Hoare Lea.  Balla studied for a masters in Sustainable Electrical Power at Brunel.yourcareer

Check to see whether Hoare Lea are recruiting: you can find out about available opportunities at www.hoarelea.com.

 

 

Excel in an investment banking division internship

poundGet some tips to help you achieve your dream of moving on from an internship to getting a graduate job in the sector by reading this efinancialcareers article giving tips from current analysts, formerly successful IBD interns and career consultants.

What do recruiters want?

noworkexperienceWell, there are two main things apart from your qualification(s) that recruiters value!  Your graduate job search may prove tricky if you lack these.

  • Work experience
  • Soft skills, eg communication, team work, initiative, creativity, leadership, flexibility.  In other words the skills that you need to do the job and work in a particular organisation

Work experience: How to find it

Skills/competencies
An article on TARGETjobs should help you to understand the different competencies graduate employers expect, provide tips on how to develop them, and give examples of how they are assessed and how to demonstrate your abilities.