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How I got my job: Fundraising Academy Project Coordinator

Looking to break into the third sector or cultural industries? In this blog post University of Leeds student Nick Watts explains how he did just that with his industrial placement year.

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I’m Nick and I’m doing an industrial placement at DARE (a collaboration between Opera North and University of Leeds) as the coordinator for the UK’s first Arts Fundraising Fellowship Programme. Before that I had completed my second year BA Music and Philosophy (Ind). Continue reading

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How I got my job: Community Projects Intern

Interested in working for the Third Sector? How about staying in Leeds? Here’s how Leeds graduate Julia Kinch made it happen!

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Hello! I’m Julia, and I’m currently working as the Community Projects Intern with Leeds University Union. I graduated this summer with a BA in Philosophy and Sociology. Continue reading

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Getting into International Development

Are you interested in the International Development sector? In this blog post our Careers Consultant, Jessica Henderson, gives her advice on how to be successful in this field.

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What is it?

International development is a diverse and wide-ranging sector which is concerned with improving human quality of life, particularly in developing countries.  It aims to find long term, sustainable solutions to issues, covering potentially anything relating to the human condition.   These could be environmental, infrastructure, equality, human rights, economic, political or migration related issues to name but a few. Continue reading

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Careers…Making A Difference

Lauren McArthur, our Fair Liaison Officer gives her insight and advice on making the most of our upcoming ‘Careers . . Making A Difference’ event

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Public sector.  Not for profit.  Charities.  Central government.  Think tanks.   Government and Politics.  Volunteering in the UK and abroad.  Teaching.  Conservation.   Companies from all of these sectors and many more will be attending  the ‘Careers…Making  A Difference’ Continue reading

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