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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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23 February 2016 - 9:29 am How running a skill-building programme gave me more skills than I ever thought

When I was given the task of facilitating the Get SET sessions I admittedly didn’t think it be more than turning up and getting paid. I definitely didn’t think it would help me develop some vital skills for my future – of course I was wrong.

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10 February 2016 - 8:55 am Join Up Your Skills to get more from your time at University – and win £50!

Exams are over and the Spring Semester is about to begin – are you feeling the pressure? You’ve got new modules to do well in, a CV to perfect, essays to plan, different group projects, even more books to read… If only there was some way you could get some help and make sure you have the skills to do well in everything.

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29 December 2015 - 11:00 am My First Semester as a USE Intern and changing expectations

My first semester as USE intern has come to an end and it has gone by so quickly! I’ve had a lot of fun and learnt a lot of new things.

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22 December 2015 - 10:52 am Christmas 2.0

Christmas. As I write this, it is exactly 2 weeks away (yay)! I am personally counting down the days at uni until I can go home: food and warmth from Mum and Dad’s house and a much-deserved rest before exams start in January.

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24 September 2015 - 2:41 pm EVERY END A NEW BEGINNING!

As the title implies something is coming to an end but I hope this is only the start of an exciting journey! Continue reading “EVERY END A NEW BEGINNING!” »

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16 September 2015 - 9:13 am IMPORTANT NOTICE!

Let’s imagine you have completed all the steps to starting up your own business; you’ve got really cool partners, a funding on the way and you think your company’s name simply rocks. You are ready to conquer the world! Are you? Continue reading “IMPORTANT NOTICE!” »

19 August 2015 - 1:48 pm Brand names or should we say brand gags?

Ever wondered why your product doesn’t sell abroad or why people in some countries laugh every time you mention it? Continue reading “Brand names or should we say brand gags?” »

18 December 2014 - 10:49 am Think Like an Entrepreneur

Hello Everyone,

I spent a lovely Tuesday morning at the USE as part of the “Taste of Work” scheme. I was extremely happy when I received the email from the “Taste of Work Team” telling me that I will be working at the USE.

A tale about myself: My name is Baiju Shah, currently in my first year studying a Bsc. in Economics. I come from the beautiful country Kenya, which is famous for its runners, amazing wildlife and scenery, as well as the warm hearts of all the citizens. Apart from that, it is also a country known for its innovation and the emerging market. There is tremendous innovation that goes in Kenya, one of the most famous tech innovations in the world is known as “MPESA” which is the way most Kenyans transfer money from one another without necessarily owning a bank account or debit card, just their mobile phones! Continue reading “Think Like an Entrepreneur” »

25 November 2014 - 9:21 am Conquering fears and gaining confidence

As well as being an intern here at USE, I am Vice President Talent Management of AIESEC Sheffield. I know it sounds like a boring mouthful but I promise it’s a whole load of fun and being a part of AIESEC has been such a positive influence in my life!

So for a start, I bet you’re wondering what is AIESEC? This is a question I get SOO much and all of us at AIESEC find it very difficult to answer.

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