International Futures Summer Webinar Series

Posted by Mark Gilbert on 5 June 2015

Every year The Careers Group runs a series of webinars for international students from across the University of London. Don’t miss this summer’s series, which will cover finding work in the UK and overseas. To participate in the webinar you need to register your place.

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Topics: networking, job hunting, employability skills, CVs and applications, career choice, International Students

80,000 people did this last year - now it's your chance and it's free!

Posted by Sue Moseley on 27 May 2015

Want to learn how to make effective career decisions?

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Topics: networking, job hunting, employability skills, CVs and applications, career choice, International Students, Interviews

Looking for a Job? Come and meet employers at the London Graduate Fair - 17th June 2015

Posted by AndyWalsh on 30 April 2015

As the summer approaches and exam fever takes over it’s worth giving 5 minutes thought to what you plan to do next. If you are in your final year, one possible option is gaining a job in the UK rather than going back home.

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Topics: networking, job hunting, CVs and applications, career choice, International Students

When in Rome... (Part 2)

Posted by Mark Gilbert on 24 March 2015

Nick Elliott offers more insights on working culture across Europe.

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Topics: networking, employability skills, International Students

When in Rome… (Part 1)

Posted by Mark Gilbert on 23 March 2015

International Jet-setter Nick Elliott reports on the differences between three very different working cultures. Vive la difference!

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Topics: networking, employability skills, International Students

But none of my family are professionals…

Posted by Rosalind Kemp on 22 December 2014

Five tips for networking without family connections

Networking is important in job seeking and exploring your career options, from helping you to discover unadvertised vacancies to developing commercial awareness. But what if you don’t know anyone in the types of roles that interest you? This problem is particularly common for students and graduates from less affluent backgrounds so here’s some advice on overcoming that barrier.

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Topics: networking, Diversity

Marketing yourself back home. Part 2- Networking…

Posted by AndyWalsh on 20 June 2014

 

 
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Topics: networking, job hunting, employability skills, International Students

Getting work as a 'global graduate'

Posted by Sue Moseley on 8 May 2014

Many students in the UK are from international backgrounds. For example, 60% of postgraduate students in higher education are from non EU countries (source: AGCAS). In the current job market there is considerable power in being a ‘global graduate’. It’s a VERY important point to build on if you are an international student and relevant to all students, since the qualities that come with being a ‘global graduate’ are sought by MANY employers across MANY sectors.

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Topics: networking, employability skills, CVs and applications, International Students

Social media: how do you use it well?

Posted by Abi Sharma on 16 March 2014

Careers information often talks about using social media for your job search. Almost everyone nowaways is on twitter or facebook or linkedin or googleplus. Social media is all around us. We can be inundated by information from it and we can waste a lot of time on it but we can also harness it for our benefit to crowdsource funding for new projects, learn about career insights, network with professionals and enhance our job searching. How do we do this?

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Topics: networking, job hunting, CVs and applications, International Students

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