5 Lessons I Learned as a Research Assistant

When I handed in my final university essay, I thought my days of journal reading were over… little did I know I’d be invited to join a team at a political research institution over the summer! Whilst most of my work experience has been in management consulting and (recently) technology, I’m always keen to explore new areas. Here’s what I learned by volunteering in a … Continue reading 5 Lessons I Learned as a Research Assistant

Her Business Now: Free CV Review (NOW CLOSED)

This opportunity has now closed. Thank you for all of the positive engagement and feedback will be posted shortly! Are you an undergraduate student working on your CV for that ideal grad job or internship? Not sure how to improve and need a bit of advice? This weekend, here at Her Business Now we are hosting a FREE CV review weekend to help you secure … Continue reading Her Business Now: Free CV Review (NOW CLOSED)

5 Mistakes I Made on My Internship

As the summer draws to a close, thousands of students across the country are rolling off summer internships. Inevitably, that means nearly every third Linkedin post is a success story about the awesome things that undergrads have achieved this summer! Social media is very much a highlights reel, and for young women to succeed in male-dominated industries, we need to normalise the day-to-day learning experience … Continue reading 5 Mistakes I Made on My Internship

¿Qué? 6 Top Tips to Find a Summer Internship on Your Year Abroad

If you think finding an internship is tough, try doing it whilst simultaneously settling into a new country! Penultimate year students are key targets for internship schemes, and this is no different in this year’s recruitment cycle. However, students on their year abroad often miss out on key deadlines and opportunities due to juggling all the additional challenges that a new environment brings. If you’re … Continue reading ¿Qué? 6 Top Tips to Find a Summer Internship on Your Year Abroad

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 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!