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Making money as an online tutor

Posted by careers consultant on 15 June 2015

Tutoring online could be the next big thing in private tutoring. But what is it, how does it work, and can you make money out of it?

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Topics: teaching

Want to leave the world of medicine?

Posted by careers consultant on 25 March 2015

Whether you’re a medical student or a foundation trainee, the prospect of divorcing yourself from a world you've (heavily) invested in is a huge one.

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Topics: Medicine and Healthcare, career choice

Rock Physics and Scilly Birds: Exotic vacancies this week

Posted by careers consultant on 16 March 2015

We've a bit of an exotic, international flavour to our jobs this week. Whether you're interested in changing the world, studying the world or just working in a beautiful part of the world there's something for you amongst our 3,027 vacancies on JobOnline.

Here are our picks for this week:

Thousands more jobs can be found on JobOnline.

Firecrest photo by Flickr user davethebird used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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Topics: teaching, STEM, Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy, charity, Working abroad, Postgraduate study, creative industries

Get into Teaching

Posted by careers consultant on 3 March 2015

Do you know your Premier Plus, GTTR, SCITT and QTS? Those who do, teach. With so many changes to graduate routes into teaching, it can be difficult to know which route is best for you, what other options exist and what support you may get. The DfE Get into Teaching website has useful resources and regularly puts on free events where you can find out more about the different types of teachers, the qualification routes and how to apply.

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Topics: teaching, Postgraduate study

Police Now: Inspire Me

Posted by careers consultant on 10 December 2014

In the recent Careers in Security forum it was mentioned by several speakers that the Police Force had traditionally been a main feeder to the sector. Whilst the profession is now more diverse the general feeling was that interesting and challenging experiences gained in the Police, H.M Forces, or elsewhere are still highly valued. This year the police have launched Police Now, a scheme similar to Teach First allowing the top graduates the opportunity to develop leadership skills on a 2 year scheme. Here a UCL graduate talks about her experiences with the MET. Thanks to our colleagues at UCL for sharing this post.

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Topics: Peace, Politics and Policy

Paid Work Summer 2015

Posted by careers consultant on 2 December 2014

NCS with The Challenge is a government funded programme that brings together 16 and 17 year olds, from all different backgrounds, to make a difference within their local community.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy

Join Oxfam’s Constituency Campaigner Programme

Posted by careers consultant on 2 October 2014

 

“Oxfam campaigns on a range of issues to overcome poverty and suffering and we would like to invite students to join our voluntary Constituency Campaigner Programme.

The Constituency Campaigner Programme offers you the opportunity to develop your political campaigning skills and to use these to influence local politicians and other decision makers. No previous experience is required but a genuine passion and commitment to improving the lives of those living in poverty is essential. Our current priority campaigns are inequality and climate change.

If selected, you will take part in our training programme, have the ongoing support of Oxfam staff, receive monthly updates and actions designed to help you engage and influence your MP on Oxfam’s campaign issues. There will be opportunities to attend Oxfam’s events and take part in campaign actions. If you’d like to take part in the programme, please apply via our website at www.oxfam.org.uk/ccp where you will find a role description and an application form. CV’s are not required as selection will be based on the application form and a short telephone interview.

Applications should be returned to ccp@oxfam.org.uk by 5th October for this recruitment round.

Successful candidates will be expected to attend a full day’s induction training – either in Manchester on the 1 November or in London on the 8 November. Travel expenses to the induction training will be reimbursed.

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Topics: Peace, Politics and Policy

Part- time Marketing Assistant on campus

Posted by careers consultant on 17 September 2014

Sorry for the short notice - the deadline is Friday lunchtime.
This internship opportunity is paid and could fit around the commitments of a current student.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy

Control Risks - Research Internship

Posted by careers consultant on 17 September 2014

This is a paid internship opportunity with political risk specialist Control Risks. It is full time so perhaps most suitable for a recent graduate. Full details are on JobOnlinestrong>.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy

AKE - Intelligence Analyst

Posted by careers consultant on 16 September 2014

AKE have often recruited from King's in the past and are currently looking to fill a full-time position in its Intelligence department. Full details are on Jobonline. They also offer remote internships, which are worth looking out for.

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Topics: Jobs and Internships, Peace, Politics and Policy

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