Students often tell us that it’s impossible to find ‘an exciting graduate role offering the potential for progression into leadership AND with scope to make a measurable difference to society’. Yet few have considered the national graduate leadership programmes such Police Now (neighbourhood police officer), Frontline (social worker), Unlocked Graduates (prison officer) and Teach First (teacher).
Here’s why we think they’re worth a look.
There is a widely held belief that law careers are not an option for non-law students.
We want to challenge that belief because we know that the skills you need for your ideal career are something you develop over time, no matter what subject you are studying.
This means that you are likely to relate to the skills needed to be a lawyer even if you are not studying law.
It can be all too easy to become daunted by the prospect of approaching a potential employer, but take a step back for a minute and consider the following: every day, most of us interact with others either on a face to face, virtual basis, or both. When you attend a class, society or go on a night out you meet others and connect with them, often exchanging contact details. Here’s how to apply these skills you already have to a formal setting.