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Win-win internships

With applications for 2013 Leeds Internship programme in full swing, Jenny, our graduate intern, has been speaking to students, graduates and employers who participated in the programme last year, discovering there are many benefits for all parties.

With nearly 60% of graduate employers warning that applicants with no work experience have little or no chance of receiving a job offer*, it is not enough to simply have a hard-earned degree to get those coveted careers any more.  But how beneficial is work experience to students apart from bulking up their CVs? To learn more about the benefits of this vital CV booster I have been talking to employers and students who have been involved in the Leeds Internship Programme Continue reading


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Love Leeds? How to get a graduate job in the region

Steve Carter, one of our Careers Consultants, gives his tips for students wanting to work in Leeds or the surrounding area after graduating.

Leeds Town Hall

Every year there are a number of students who, after enjoying their time here at Leeds, want to stay in the area Continue reading

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Graduate jobs: It’s not all about the graduate schemes

We see many students – particularly at this time of year – who are concerned they might have missed the boat with graduate jobs, or who aren’t interested in the graduate training schemes with the large corporates, but aren’t sure what their options are. Whilst it can feel that these training schemes are a graduate’s only option, nothing could be further from the truth Continue reading


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