China calling

InternChina_oct17Are you looking for an internship and like the thought of China as a destination?  The good news is that the University will provide a travel bursary for L1 and L2 students to get there. However, the program is open to all students.

InternChina are coming on campus at 2:00pm on Monday 23 October 2017 to tell you more about their program.  You’ll also have the chance to meet Brunel students who took part in the program last year!  You must register to attend at http://bit.ly/2y1yhXU.

  • Get an insight into modern China
  • Gain valuable work experience
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese, and
  • Discover traditional Chinese culture.

Also check out the Generation UK – China programme in partnership with the British Council who offer several other programs for working and studying abroad.

Internship?

There are 20 part-time paid internships on offer – the Mayor’s Entrepreneurpoundpuzzle Internship.  If you’re a current university student based in London it’s a great opportunity for to gain work-based skills in a local government environment.

Interns will get the chance to:

  • help to run the Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition
  • help to shape the competition to reflect the needs of London’s students
  • assist in promoting the competition to students and staff at London’s Higher and Further Education institutions
  • be the main point of contact for volunteer student ambassadors.

The closing date for applications is 20 September 2017.  Find out more information and apply.

Jobs or internship at home or internationally?

goinglobal_aug17GoinGlobal is a career and employment resource for jobs and internships and abroad, including study abroad pre-departure information. To help you get the most out of GoinGlobal you can attend an online training webinar by registering at Student Training Registration:

  • 7, 13, 21 September 2017
  • 10, 18, 24 October 2017

The GoinGlobal homepage gives dates of future sessions.

You can:

  • View GoinGlobal on any mobile device with a new responsive site design
  • Receive instant updates on new job listings and internship opportunities matching your search criteria if you set up a Personal Account. A “My GoinGlobal” account also provides a customised career experience, allowing you to bookmark and save content and resources of interest.
  • Experience GoinGlobal in more than 50 languages with an automatic translation feature

Please join us for an upcoming training session to learn how GoinGlobal can fast track your career goals.

Entry level job: Arts or Creative industries?

Take a look at STEP – a twelve month paid internship where you will be paired with two gap_leapeast London creative organisations to gain experience in diverse areas of the industry. If successful you will undertake two six month internships.

The basics: you will need to be:

  • Resident in one of these East London boroughs: Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest.
  • 18-30 year olds
  • Ambitious to work in the arts and creative industries

Contracts start from October 2017.  Full information at www.createjobslondon.org/training-and-events/training-programmes/step.
Application deadline: 31 August 2017

China internship – Generation UK


Spend two months next year interning in an industry of your choice – choose from six locations and over 15 industry sectors.  Funding covers all internship placement fees, accommodation, comprehensive travel insurance, business and cultural activities, as well as airport pick-up and support throughout your placement.

Open to current undergraduates and recent graduate it’s a great opportunity to get work experience in a different culture.  Find out more