A Theme of Cultural Interaction and Life-Long Learning Through Volunteering

Psychological research has identified volunteering as a beneficial medium in social inclusion aiding in combating isolation and helping community integration. Furthermore, volunteering can help gain vital employability skills that facilitate personal and professional development. Mental well-being and mental acuity. Both…

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The Creativity of Your Fellow Students Knows No Bounds

The Career Development Centre is proud to present our brand new Volunteering Stories 2015/2016. Stories of students just like you who, through volunteering, have made significant contributions not only to their own development but also for the benefit of society…

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Seven Best Questions to Ask in Your Interview

Contributed by Catherine Moolenschot at Inspiring Interns At Inspiring interns we’re constantly asking graduates and businesses questions to make sure we can match them perfectly. In an interview for a graduate job it is important to remember that asking the…

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Alumni Thursdays Week 2: Jeremy Cobbold (MBA)

As part of Employability Month our hope is to inspire you to dream about your future career. What better way than for one of our Alumni to share their experiences with you? Thus ‘Alumni Thursdays’ was born– in collaboration with…

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Guest blog: Research, prepare and practice: applying for jobs or summer placements

By Jason Nye, Student Recruitment Manager, CIMA It feels like the year’s only just started, but with the end of term already around the corner, you might be thinking about lining up a job or placement for the summer. About…

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Guest blog: Working in Financial Services

Interview with Daniela Hoffmann, Marketing Executive at Spread Co What was it about the financial sector that attracted you? Handling other people’s money is involved with a lot of responsibility and it is a great place to develop a career….

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Commercial awareness: what is it & why is it so important to employers?

Definitions Hands up who really knows what commercial awareness is? It has quite a complex definition that splits in to 2 main areas: Understanding what’s going on in the business world & how this affects your industry (for example, how…

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Guest Blog – Five Top Tips on LinkedIn: A link to potential employability

By Yoshita Raval, BA (Hons) Business Management – Accounting A social network, plain and simple is a way of connecting with people over the internet, whether it’s connecting with friends, colleagues or potential employers.

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Gain work experience with PwC AND transform the lives of disadvantaged children

Did you know that 1 in 3 disadvantaged children leave school with only basic qualifications? Team Up is a charity whose mission is to improve social mobility through their Rising Leader Programme. They have now teamed up with PwC and…

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Postgraduate/MBA International Mentoring Programme for Business Students

In addition to the mentoring schemes offered by the Career Development Centre, The Business Experience Team (BET) offer a mentoring programme for Full-Time International Postgraduate and MBA students in their first semester. This is a  four month programme to help Westminster…

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