Why Women’s-Only Events are “Completely Unfair”

They say inspiration comes in many forms. Apparently, that also applies to the legendary student-run UCL page UCLove. If you’re not familiar with UCLove, it’s an anonymous submission platform for UCL students to submit their thoughts and questions (alongside their library crushes). I was on Facebook this morning when I came across this post (in summary, women’s only events are unfair and it would be … Continue reading Why Women’s-Only Events are “Completely Unfair”

5 Secrets Every Spring Intern Knows

This past month has been full of challenges (not least, finishing a mountain of Easter chocolate!). However, one of my standout memories of April 2018 will always be completing my two Spring Weeks. If you’re not familiar with the process, “Spring Weeks” are multiple-day insight programmes ran during the Easter period. They offer a first look into an industry and are often the first step … Continue reading 5 Secrets Every Spring Intern Knows

Spotlight On: Bright Network

Looking for your latest opportunity? Still yet to act on those career resolutions you were planning back in the magical haze of the holiday season? Worry not – we’ve partnered up with Bright Network to help you to get a leg up on your careers ladder! What is Bright Network? Bright Network is pretty much what it says on the tin – an online community full of … Continue reading Spotlight On: Bright Network

Tips & Tricks: Video Interviews

The back-to-uni season is among us, and with that, come the replies to all those applications you sent out in a mad panic last term! The next stage for most of those will be video interviews. If you’ve been selected, congratulations! Here are some of our top tips on how to excel in them: The Set Up Make sure light is coming from in front … Continue reading Tips & Tricks: Video Interviews

7 No-Sweat, Career-Building New Year’s Resolutions

Fed up of all the New Year’s #fitspo posts? (Yeah, me too). Why not give your CV a workout instead! “Getting better at the careers thing” is definitely a resolution that I’ve heard from several peers, so here are some simple new year’s actions to get you started: 1. Revamp your CV: Because honestly, how long has it been since you last had a look at … Continue reading 7 No-Sweat, Career-Building New Year’s Resolutions

5 Ways to Amaze at Insight Days

Insight days are the humble underdog of the application process. Whilst flashy internship offers might seem exciting, insight days give you an early, low-commitment opportunity to explore the diverse career paths available to you and help to shape your career decisions. Take this opportunity to grow your knowledge, experience and yourself – welcome to our beginner’s guide to insight days! What are insight days? Insight … Continue reading 5 Ways to Amaze at Insight Days

5 Essential Steps to Make Any CV Experience Excellent!

Out of all the CV worries I hear, one is the most common: lacking relevant experience. However, once these conversations develop, it becomes clear what the real issue is. It’s not lacking experience, it’s lacking the knowledge of how to frame that experience. From part-time work to sports teams, voluntary work to attending insight days, there is great potential to showcase what you’ve done and what makes … Continue reading 5 Essential Steps to Make Any CV Experience Excellent!

The Beginner’s Guide to Spring Weeks

In your first year of studies and want to begin getting some experience in consultancy or finance? One of the easiest ways to do this is through a Spring Week programme. What is a Spring Week? An internship/multiple-day insight during the Easter period. These tend to be between 2 days to a week long, and are often a first look into an industry. These placements … Continue reading The Beginner’s Guide to Spring Weeks

6 Simple Search Strategies to Find Your Perfect Opportunity

“How did you even hear about that? I didn’t even know applications were open!” It often feels like even though there are lots of opportunities out there, they’re impossible to hear about until it’s too late. Many great chances pass applicants by as they just didn’t know they existed. This definitely used to be the case for me, until I changed how I was looking … Continue reading 6 Simple Search Strategies to Find Your Perfect Opportunity

10 Top Terms to Decode Your Internship Application

When I started my university-level internship applications, little did I know I’d soon be learning another language alongside Spanish! Internships and applications have their own terminology to refer to a variety of steps in the process – some of which are pretty obvious, others completely unfamiliar. It’s useful to know the basics when you’re new to the game, so you can figure out what you … Continue reading 10 Top Terms to Decode Your Internship Application