How Freelancing While Studying Can Build Your Employability

In this guest post, Isabella Blazevic, shares her experience developing employability skills through freelancing. It’s tough juggling both school and work as a student. You want to be able to study and get the marks that you want, but on the other hand, you need the money and experience. I remember feeling the same way with my previous part-time job. But now, I have the … Continue reading How Freelancing While Studying Can Build Your Employability

How to Source an Industry Placement Workshop

You can’t beat real-life experience.  Whether you’re in an arts, science or business degree, reaching out and finding your own industry placement is a worthwhile experience that will give you a competitive edge after graduating. Knowing your content is all good and well- and super important! But can you put it into practice in a real-life situation? This is the question all employers are asking, … Continue reading How to Source an Industry Placement Workshop

Sourcing your own Internship or Industry Placement

Trying to find an internship or work placement can be daunting. Especially when you’re trying to do it on your own. You’ve come across some great opportunities, but you’re not sure if it will meet the requirements of your degree or fit in around your other commitments. That’s where taking the Internship and Work Integrated Learning subjects come in handy. Alongside the skills you gain … Continue reading Sourcing your own Internship or Industry Placement

How to get work experience: turbo charge your employability

Are you interested in turbo-charging your future career prospects? Your university qualifications will make you a desirable candidate for future jobs, but having work experience is an advantage that can put you above other candidates. Doing an internship, placement, or IBL experience is one way to gain skills and experience in the workplace AND get credit for your studies. Come along to one of the … Continue reading How to get work experience: turbo charge your employability