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4 May 2016 - 2:48 pm 5 things I learned as the Student Markeing Intern at USE


It’s been quite some time since I wrote a blog. So just to update you, my event, Liberating Potential, was a huge success and is going to happen agin next year too. So keep your eyes open.

So in this blog I am going to write about the top five things I learned this year as the Student Marketing Intern at University of Sheffield Enterprise.

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10 July 2015 - 2:46 pm The ultimate secrets of getting an internship leaked…

Hello all! Yeah, I know, long time no see… But this time, I have some useful stuff to offer you: tips to get a placement, yey!

The placements market is still offering a couple of last chances to get a job for the summer or a year, so please jump onto this last train, get a great experience and boost your employability by doing one! Either way, no worries, even if it’s already too late, you can start thinking about next year, because the vacancies mainly begin to open in September. It’s almost time!

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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” »

30 April 2014 - 10:23 am “So why do you want this job…”

Apparently, outside of university life, with its missed 9am lectures, late night philosophical musings and periodic alcoholic over-indulgence, there is a real world that you have to enter one day. It’s a world that’s seemingly defined by the horrors of unemployment, the instability of zero-hour contracts and the precarity of internships, with only a faint glimmer of hope that you might end up doing something you don’t mind after years of toil. And somehow, after three or four years of intense (or not so intense) study, you’re meant to know what it is you want to do in that world.

If that sounds like you, then you’re like me, and it’s pretty terrifying. How the hell are you meant to know what you want to do? Well I can’t give you the answer, but there might be ways of getting closer to it.

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