Which event is for you? Who will be there? And why you should come along
Students ALWAYS ask me: “should I do Frontrunners?” – my answer is always “YES!” (voice of Internal Work Experience Office, Candis Roberts here)
Don’t just take my word for it – here’s what some of our students say they’ve gained from a Frontrunners placement.
An internship can help you build your confidence, develop workplace skills, apply your knowledge in a practical workplace setting, prove yourself to an employer, and can substantially boost your employment prospects. Completing an internship after you graduate could also give you the edge in the job market and allow you to try out different career options.
But don’t just take our word for it; two of last year’s success stories – Candis Roberts and Claire Parry-Witchell – talk here about their internship experience at Essex.
You’ve made it. The long summer break is behind you and you’ve found your way to Essex to start the serious business of getting your degree…
Here, final year American (US) Studies student, Esohe Iriowen, shares her experiences behind the scenes at one of London’s biggest music festivals …Wireless.
At this time of year it can often feel like University life is winding down for summer, but our team is busy beavering away in the background, drawing on mounds of research from CareerHub and our employer connections to suss out what’s going on with the labour market, both locally and nationally.
Do you worry that your disability or long term health condition will affect your employment prospects? It may surprise you to know that increasing numbers of employers are actively seeking disabled and diverse candidates.
So, let’s talk about positive disclosure – what it is and how to handle it in job applications and interviews.
Instead of binge-watching box sets you could fill your time broadening your skills, making new contacts and preparing for your career.
Our five steps will show you how a productive break can also be fun: Continue reading