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What can I do with a Sport and Exercise Science degree?

Steve Carter, Career Consultant talks to us about the wide range of options available to Sport and Exercise Science students and why it is so important to be able to promote the transferable elements of your degree course.

So, what can you do with a degree in Sport and Exercise Science (SES)?  This is a question that I am sometimes asked by SES students themselves, and by some employers who think that all SES students do is play football and rounders all day!

The short answer to this question is anything, or at least the 60/65% of graduate jobs that are not asking for any specific degree discipline.  This percentage increases for SES students as they can obviously do those graduate roles that do require specific sports related knowledge (of which more below) and careers related to biomedical sciences Continue reading

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What employers do for us…

Jenny, our intern, gives us an insight into how employers are attracting new recruits.

Spending the last few weeks promoting and advertising the Yorkshire Graduate Recruitment Fair I have learnt a lot about the 110 organisations that are attending, including what lengths they go to to attract new graduates and students. Using many novel ways, employers are trying to attract the best of us to apply for their graduate schemes and placements.

Here are just a few examples of what they are doing to grab our attention Continue reading

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