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Vlog: Sooo...what shall I do when I graduate? | Digital Marketing

Third-year student, Maria, explores options for when she finishes her degree in Contemporary Chinese Studies with International Relations. In this vlog, she talks about her experiences at the Digital…

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Advice for medical students considering academic medicine

Nick Raine-Fenning, Consultant Gynaecologist and Reader at the University talks about how he became an academic and provides advice to medical students who may be considering academic medicine as an…

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Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

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Putting together your application portfolio for medical specialist training

James Offer, Nottingham alumnus, explains what you should include in your application portfolio providing examples from his own experience. James also provides his top tips on getting your portfolio…

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Organising my F2 medical training year abroad

Ciara Deall, Nottingham alumna, talks about how she organised her F2 training year in Australia and why she decided to spend another year there working before returning to the UK to continue her…

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LinkedIn: Connection Invitations

Are you looking to make connections on LinkedIn? To ensure you get positive responses to your request, follow the three P's! Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

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LinkedIn: Your Summary

Are you using LinkedIn to make contacts and search for job vacancies? Then you'll need a strong personal summary. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

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LinkedIn: Your Professional Headline

Your professional headline is one of the first elements of your profile that LinkedIn users will see and so it's important to get it right. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager, from…

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Career advice | Get support from an eMentor

Talk through your career ideas with our alumni eMentors. Hear about their experience of life after university, how they got into their professional sector, and the skills you'll need in the…

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Career advice | Professional guidance from alumni

Talk through your career ideas with our alumni eMentors. Hear about their experience of life after university, how they got into their professional sector, and the skills you'll need in the…

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Career advice | How to write a great application form

Erica Sparkes, Employability Education Projects Officer gives her advice on making an effective job application.

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Career advice | How to ace an assessment centre

Shelley Ashenden, Senior Careers Adviser, gives her top tips for acing an assessment centre.

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Career advice | How to make your CV stand out

Cathy Sibley, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives her top tips on how to make sure your CV stands out from the rest and is placed in the 'interview' pile!

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Career advice | How to give a strong presentation

Luke Lynch, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives his top tips on how to deliver an effective presentations during the recruitment process. Often this is an activity that students or…

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Career advice | How to write an effective covering letter

Hayley Gilmore, Students' Union Employability Manager, gives her top tips on writing an effective covering letter when applying for a job vacancy.

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Karen Cox - Career Support

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013-2017, speaks about how the University of Nottingham has supported her career

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - working on a research project for Romax Technology

Carlos Bianco, Head of Commercial Operations, talks about the research project that he set our students as part of the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge. He explains what they are going to do with the…

From  Jackie Thompson 6 Months ago 0 likes 19 views 0  

What does a sports consultant do? Richard Watton, alumnus, explains

Richard Watton, who works for The Sports Consultancy in London, talks about his role liaising with cities and sporting bodies to deliver high profile events. He also explores the skills you need and…

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A look back at the Nottingham Advantage Award 2016-17

Through the Nottingham Advantage Awards our students develop their employability skills through the completion of three extracurricular modules. There are 300 modules to choose from and it's…

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

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How The Vine Community Centre benefited from our student consultants

Cheryl Hemmings, Centre Manager and Rupert Aikman, Board Director talk about how a group of multi-disciplinary students helped to raise the profile of The Vine and encourage more people to volunteer.…

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John Hess, BBC editor talks about the challenges faced by political journalists

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015, In this video he talks about the challenges of political journalism, the difference between regional and national reporting and…

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John Hess, BBC political editor talks about pursuing a career in journalism

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015. In this video he talks about his interest in politics and the skills you need to become a journalist. In this competitive area of…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Chris McDonald from Golder Associates talks about his career in waste management

Chris McDonald, Principal at Golder Associates, talks about his career in waste management and sustainability. He advises students interested in the environmental sector to think about what type of…

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Emily Buddin - Using the skills from her geography degree in transport planning.

Emily talks about her interest in transport planning and how she uses the skills developed during her geography degree in her job on a daily basis.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus, talks about the job application process

Carl, who competed his PhD Astronomy, secured his first position as a Data Analyst with Tessella. He gives an insight into the application process he experienced with Tessella

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Alexander Stephens, engineering alumnus, talks about his move into the construction sector

Alexander studied mechanical engineering and now works for Bouygues, a UK construction company. He talks about his role, why he moved into the construction sector, why he loves it and the…

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Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Dr Tamela Maciel talks about using her PhD within science communications.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at National Space Centre talks briefly about her role and moving into industry rather than academia following a PhD.

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John Pearson, geography alumnus, talks about getting a job with the Foreign Office

John talks about the career routes into the Foreign Office, the work experience and skills that would be helpful when applying for a position and how he uses the skills he developed during his degree…

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Roger Freestone, Industrial Tutor, offers advice to students considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Roger offers advice to students considering a career in pharmaceuticals about what they need to know about the industry, the latest development around the world and in the UK, and how students can…

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Carwyn Jones, maths graduate, talks about his first role within the pharmaceutical industry

Carwyn started his career as a medical sales rep (also known as 'carrying the bag') and he talks about what this involves, the training and progression routes. Carwyn is now Partner at Open…

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Clive Olamiju, classics graduate, talks about his role at Propercorn

Clive talks about his role as Operations Executive at Propercorn, a highly successful small business whose popcorn is sold in supermarkets and outlets worldwide. Clive talks about how the skills he…

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eMentoring - bring your career ideas to life

Laura Mingley, biology graduate talks about how the eMentoring scheme helped her gain a first-hand insight into the career that interested her. She asked her mentor, Paul Little, an alumnus of the…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Having an intern to focus on our exhibition redesign

Jamie Duff, Heritage Officer at Green's Mill and Science Centre, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has helped the charity to focus on redesigning their visitor exhibition. Jamie…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Helping students to build their CV

Ross Davies, Director at Strafe Creative, talks about how they have supported students to gain the skills and experience for the creative sector through the Nottingham Internship Scheme. The…

From  Jackie Thompson A year ago 0 likes 65 views 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Bringing fresh ideas and skills to build the business

Emma Brown, Head of Project Management at Protolan, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has been so successful because the interns have brought in new ideas and skillsets to build…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Recruiting new talent for the business

Aaron Dicks, Managing Director at Impression, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has enabled him to recruit new talent for the business - achieving a 100% conversion rate! Ben Garry,…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Gaining experience in my chosen career

Rachel Flaxman, classical civilisation student, talks about her summer internship at Green's Mill and Science Centre and how it has given her an insight into a career in heritage. Rachel's…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Developing the skills for working life

Shannon Berridge, English student, talks about her summer internship at Strafe Creative - how she has developed the work-related skills that she will need for working life and gaining some work…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Improving my coding skills

Matt Kempa, computer science student, talks about his summer internship at Strafe Creative and how he developed his coding skills through the projects he worked on and the advice from the directors…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working for a small company

Ollie Thompson, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the advantages of working for a small to medium-sized enterprise. Ollie's internship was organised…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working in a professional environment

Daniel Markcoons, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the work he was involved with and how he gained a valuable insight into a professional working…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Making an impact

Ben Garry, BA English graduate, talks about his internship as a digital marketing executive and how he improved the online visibility of his clients' businesses and that of his employer,…

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American and Canadian Studies Alumni event 2016

Staff and students from the Department of American and Canadian Studies met with former students to discuss career opportunities.

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Kate Scott, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Kate Scott, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Miranda Keast, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Miranda Keast, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, talks about her career path

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Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, talks about his career path

Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, talks about his career path

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Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

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Staff and students from American and Canadian Studies respond to the 2016 Alumni event

Staff and students from American and Canadian Studies respond to the 2016 Alumni event

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Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

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Why employers recruit Nottingham students

Three employers talk about the quality of students from the University

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Office Wear Fashion Show

Find your office style at the Office Wear Fashion show. Leading clothes retailers around Nottingham have teamed up on our panel, which also includes leading graduate employers, to show off the…

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Graduate Jobs Fair 2016

Discover your passion at the Graduate Jobs Fair. Find out how diverse your options really are, and explore different roles in different sectors. www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers/gradjobsfair.

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Faculty of Arts Futures Festival 2015

As a Faculty of Arts student, we invite you to the Futures Festival, a showcase of all the amazing opportunities, activities, projects and experiences you can get involved in during your time here.

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London PR, Nottingham Internship Scheme

A short video of interns and former interns placed by the University of Nottingham via the internship scheme at Nottingham company London PR. Filmed and edited by Alex Wilkinson of Alex Wilkinson…

From  Alex Wilkinson 2 Years ago 0 likes 343 views 0  

Sport Lived, Nottingham Internship Scheme

A short video of interns and former interns placed by the University of Nottingham via the internship scheme at Nottingham company Sport Lived. Filmed and edited by Alex Wilkinson of Alex Wilkinson…

From  Alex Wilkinson 2 Years ago 0 likes 261 views 0  

Go Dine, Nottingham Internship Scheme

A short video of interns and former interns placed by the University of Nottingham via the internship scheme at Nottingham company Go Dine. Filmed and edited by Alex Wilkinson of Alex Wilkinson…

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Non-interactive video interviews: part one

A short introduction to non-interactive video interviews, often used by employers during the recruitment and selection process.

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Summer Internships Scheme - Instantview

Mark Habgood, CEO at Instantview and Nick McBlain, computer science student, talk about their experience of the Summer Internships Scheme, organised by the Careers and Employability Service.

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Summer internships - ICN

Geoff Baker, CEO at ICN, Prachi Jain, management studies student and Greg Dougall, economics with Chinese studies graduate share their experiences of the summer internship scheme.

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Summer internship - ATG

Gary King from ATG Global, and James Carter and Naichen Xing, UoN engineering students, talk about their experiences and benefits of the summer internships scheme.

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Faculty of Arts Futures Festival

It’s never too early to start thinking about your future and the Faculty of Arts Futures Festival is the perfect place to get you started. The festival will give you lots of ideas about how to…

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Careers and Employability Service

Duong An, studying MSc Manufacturing Engineering and Management, explains how he used the service and secured a graduate job with Rolls-Royce. There is a specialist careers adviser who works with PhD…

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IT Community Consultancy Project

This project offers The University of Nottingham’s computer science students the opportunity to work with local charities to provide technology solutions to issues they face. The students gain…

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Careers and Employability Service

Second year History student, Laurence Britton, introduces the Careers and Employability Service. This information can be found in an alternative format on their website or by visiting the service in…

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