Leeds Internship Programme- working at a Swiss private equity firm

  Shakeel Kathrada is a 2019 University of Leeds Graduate who achieved a first class degree in BSc Mathematics with Finance. After graduation Shakeel applied for a 6 month internship at Lyrique, a private equity firm based in Nyon, Switzerland advertised through the Leeds Internship Programme. Here he talks about his time in Switzerland atContinue reading “Leeds Internship Programme- working at a Swiss private equity firm”

How I got my placement: Digital Marketing Assistant at the University of Leeds

Dan Rhodes is studying BA Digital Media at Leeds and is currently undertaking a placement year as a Digital Marketing Assistant within the University’s Facilities Directorate. He found his placement through the Leeds Internship Programme, and if you’re interested in doing his role next year, it’s currently being advertised here. Closing date is 25th March.Continue reading “How I got my placement: Digital Marketing Assistant at the University of Leeds”

How I got my placement: Student Engagement Intern at University of Leeds

Charlotte is a final year Business Management student at Leeds, currently undertaking a part-time, term-time only placement with the Work Placement team at the University of Leeds, through the Leeds Internship Programme I’m a final year Business Management student here at Leeds. I work with the Work Placement team in the Careers Centre as aContinue reading “How I got my placement: Student Engagement Intern at University of Leeds”

How I got my placement: Quality Management Assistant, University of Leeds

Grace Harding is studying Sustainability & Environmental Management at Leeds and is currently undertaking a placement year with the University’s Residential Services team, through the Leeds Internship Programme.  This year’s campus internships are now being advertised; you can see all open campus internships on the University’s jobs site. My placement My role as Residential ServicesContinue reading “How I got my placement: Quality Management Assistant, University of Leeds”

How I got my placement: Communications at the University of Leeds

Antoinette Flocel Abel is studying Broadcast Journalism at Leeds and is currently undertaking a placement year as a Communications Assistant with the University’s Communications team, which she secured through the Leeds Internship Programme. In this post she outlines her role, and her advice for other students seeking placements. My role I am the Communications AssistantContinue reading “How I got my placement: Communications at the University of Leeds”

How I got my placement: Retail Commercial Management at M&S

Leeds Management student Katy Ingham completed an internship with Marks & Spencer this summer, through the Leeds Internship Programme. In this post she shares what she learnt and her tips on finding and securing internships. What is the internship about? The internship gave me insight into a commercial management role within Marks and Spencer’s. DuringContinue reading “How I got my placement: Retail Commercial Management at M&S”

How I got my job – Data Analysis and Digital Communications Intern

This week, HR student Hristina talks about how she landed her placement at the University of Leeds Careers Centre. She gives a bit of insight into the Leeds Internship Programme as well as application tips and advice. I’m currently the Data Analysis and Social Media Intern here at the Careers Centre – after I finishContinue reading “How I got my job – Data Analysis and Digital Communications Intern”

Mix it up: 5 ways to get work experience this summer

Is getting some work experience on your agenda for this summer? It should be, as employers are increasingly citing this as one of the most important things they look for in graduate recruits. This needn’t be a chore nor does it have to take up much of your summer, but using a variety of different approachesContinue reading “Mix it up: 5 ways to get work experience this summer”

International Students – Working after your studies

International students – Life after Leeds Gaining employment after graduation can be difficult but particularly so for international graduates who need immigration permission. To be in the best possible position, you should start planning early. In this post Careers Adviser Laura Blackledge provides advice for international students who wish to remain in the UK onceContinue reading “International Students – Working after your studies”

How I got my placement: STEM Public Engagement Intern

Tay-Yibah Aziz is undertaking a placement year at the University of Leeds as a Public Engagement Intern, a placement she secured through the Leeds Internship Programme. During her placement she will be working with the STEM@Leeds team in Educational Engagement in partnership with WYSTEM, coordinators of the STEM Ambassadors voluntary programme in West Yorkshire.  InContinue reading “How I got my placement: STEM Public Engagement Intern”