Are you an undergraduate and thinking about getting work experience over the summer but afraid that it’s too late? Don’t worry because there are still things you could get involved in to help you develop your skills over the summer and there are plenty of opportunities available.
In this post we will highlight some quick ideas of where to look for work experience and how to find it:
- Speculative applications
A lot of vacancies are not advertised, so there is an advantage to approaching an organisation off your own back. If you approach an organisation yourself, it already demonstrates that you have knowledge of them and you actually want to work for them. You can also highlight exactly how much experience you would like with the organisation and if it’s a large company, you can highlight if you would like experience in specific areas of that company. Check out our website for full details of how to apply speculatively. Continue reading