Class of 2020: Developing resilience in your job search

Aaliyah Farr is a Leeds Sociology graduate and now works as an Employability Progression Assistant at the Careers Centre. In this interesting and personal piece, she reflects on how her background contributed to a lack of self-confidence in her time at university and during the graduate job hunt, and what changes she made to overcome this,Continue reading “Class of 2020: Developing resilience in your job search”

Class of 2020: 5 things I wish I’d known about in my final year at university

Abdul Awke is a Leeds Chemical Engineering MSc graduate, and now works as an Employability and Progression Assistant at the Careers Centre where he helps final-year students with their career plans. Before starting here he admits he did nothing to help his chances of success after graduating, and here he shares 5 things he wishesContinue reading “Class of 2020: 5 things I wish I’d known about in my final year at university”

How I got my job: Graduate Recruiter & University Partnership Consultant at FDM

Lara Senhen  graduated from the University of Leeds with an MSc in International Business with distinction in 2017. Here she talks about her own career path and gives insight into her current position at FDM. During my studies, I applied for various graduate and entry-level jobs and it was frustrating receiving multiple rejections. I decidedContinue reading “How I got my job: Graduate Recruiter & University Partnership Consultant at FDM”

How I got my job: Women in Business at PwC

  Lucy Bonnett is a final year undergraduate student at the University of Leeds studying French and Mathematics.  She participated in the Women in Business Programme, a three day paid work experience programme with PwC.    Lucy was uncertain about her future career plans but took the opportunity to get an insight into professional services. Continue reading “How I got my job: Women in Business at PwC”

How I got my job in Medical Communications

In June 2017 Abigail Heffer graduated from the University of Leeds with a 2:1 in BSc Biological Sciences (Ind), she now works at ApotheCom as a Senior Account Executive.  Abigail  secured a placement year at Roche during her studies- with CV support from the Careers Centre.   Follow Abigail’s journey from University of Leeds student toContinue reading “How I got my job in Medical Communications”

How I got my job: Digital Marketing and PR

Lucy Bolland graduated in 2017 in MA Advertising and Marketing from the University of Leeds. Currently an Outreach SEO & PR Specialist at Hub MDP ​ she also has her own blog Life of Luce.​ Before moving to Leeds to study she completed a BA in Public Relations at the University of Sunderland. My firstContinue reading “How I got my job: Digital Marketing and PR”

How I got my job: Graduate GIS Consultant, Delta Simons

This article was guest written by Ryan Bell, who works for Delta Simons and is a graduate in Physical Geography. My role My role as a Graduate GIS¹ Consultant involves establishing and developing GIS capabilities for Delta-Simons Environmental Consultancy. To provide some context, this involves a full set-up of a functioning system to introduce GISContinue reading “How I got my job: Graduate GIS Consultant, Delta Simons”

How I got my placement: Clinical Psychology, Fieldhead Hospital

Bethany Temple studies BSc Psychology (Industrial), and has been on her placement with Fieldhead Hospital’s Bretton Centre in Wakefield for eight months. Getting my placement To be honest, I was completing application after application in the hope of finding some kind of experience within psychology, but at times they can feel like gold dust! I appliedContinue reading “How I got my placement: Clinical Psychology, Fieldhead Hospital”