Tag Archives: Experience

13 May 2015 - 2:20 pm Developing my professional skills

I was allocated by the Taste of Work team for a four hour work internship as a receptionist at the University of Sheffield Enterprise (USE). As a chemist, it feels unusual to work outside of the laboratory as it requires communicating with humans instead of chemicals. Continue reading “Developing my professional skills” »

10 May 2015 - 2:13 pm A Taste of USE

This is my first blog about the USE. I am very fortunate that I have been given the opportunity to do a “Taste of Work” at USE. During this time I understood more about what extra things USE do and their current Evolve Competition, as well as finally getting the chance to see what USE looks like. Continue reading “A Taste of USE” »

8 May 2015 - 1:46 pm Taste of Work Adventure

Hope I do not bore you, I am gonna tell you my Taste of Work experience in USE. Well, to be honest, I hesitated a little when I first applied this session. But then I thought “why should I let go of this opportunity?” So I decided to give it a go. And it turned out to be great after all. Continue reading “Taste of Work Adventure” »

29 April 2015 - 1:16 pm Join The Energy Community

Hello from The Energy Community! In this blog, we’re going to introduce ourselves, describe our journey so far and then we’ll be telling you about a vacancy for an IT manager role: we want to take on another voluntary member which, if successful, could lead to a permanent offer with shares in the company. So skip to the bit you like, or enjoy the whole story. Continue reading “Join The Energy Community” »

5 March 2015 - 5:57 pm A contagious creative atmosphere and enthusiasm all around.

Last November it happened again: over the course of 54 hours, nine teams of highly motivated entrepreneurs developed an array of products for a chance to present themselves on an international stage. Continue reading “A contagious creative atmosphere and enthusiasm all around.” »

13 November 2014 - 9:00 am Take part in our ‘Winter Wonderland’ Christmas Markets!!

Do you want to increase your sales, time management, communication and customer service skills?

Or do you simply just love Christmas?

If so, then why not have your own stall at our Christmas Markets?

Continue reading “Take part in our ‘Winter Wonderland’ Christmas Markets!!” »

5 November 2014 - 5:05 pm A Taste of Work Experience

Hi! Or, as we say in Kenya, jambo! I’d like to tell you  about my taste of work experience at the Enterprise Zone.

Taste of Work is a scheme by the University of Sheffield to provide people (like me) who haven’t had any part time jobs before, with a taste of what a part time role would entail. Continue reading “A Taste of Work Experience” »