Career Mentoring Scheme: Opening Soon

The Lancaster Career Mentoring Programme gives you the opportunity to spend time with a working professional, getting an insight into what they do and how they got there. Originally designed for undergraduate students, the programme has been running since 2008 and has become progressively more popular each year. Even if you have no idea what Read more about Career Mentoring Scheme: Opening Soon[…]

Lancaster Enterprise Centre

I want to make things happen   Whether you’re an undergrad or a post grad, first year or final year, and regardless of your degree background, if you have an idea for a business, project or social enterprise, we can help you to get started. You might dream of running your own company, or you Read more about Lancaster Enterprise Centre[…]

How to find a graduate job using twitter

Think of Twitter as a very busy, enormous, endless party filled with influential people. Find out how you can use Twitter to network, gather information and ultimately get ahead in the graduate job hunt. Think of Twitter as a very busy, enormous, endless party filled with influential people. If you’ve just been using Twitter to Read more about How to find a graduate job using twitter[…]

The importance of social media in your job hunt

Using online platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn to create profiles and engage in networking is an effective way to impress employers and boost your chances of landing a job With High Fliers’ The Graduate Market in 2017 report confirming that graduate recruiters continued to increase their use of social media during 2016/17, there are no excuses Read more about The importance of social media in your job hunt[…]

How to write a speculative application

Not all graduate jobs are advertised – to find these hidden roles you’ll need to write a speculative application to a company you’re interested in working for Being proactive in this way can give you access to a much wider variety of roles and increase your chances of success in the competitive job market. What Read more about How to write a speculative application[…]

What can I do with my politics degree?

You might be interested in a career in central or local government, the Civil Service or charity work after finishing your politics degree, but there are also plenty of other careers open to you, including law and business. Politics students are typically up to speed with current affairs and interested in leadership and the ways Read more about What can I do with my politics degree?[…]

What can I do with my Film Studies degree?

A degree in film studies provides you with a combination of theoretical and technical skills that are transferable to a whole host of careers in the creative industries Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Broadcast engineer Broadcast presenter Location manager Programme researcher broadcasting/film/video Television camera operator Television/film/video producer Television production coordinator Jobs Read more about What can I do with my Film Studies degree?[…]

The top 10 skills that will get you a job when you graduate

Have you got the key skills graduate employers look for? You’ll need to give examples of these essential competencies in your job applications and interviews to impress recruiters and get hired.   Graduate employers place a lot of emphasis on finding candidates with the right skills and competencies for their organisations. Depending on the career Read more about The top 10 skills that will get you a job when you graduate[…]

What can I do with my Criminology degree?

As a criminology graduate with critical thinking, analytical and communications skills, you’re attractive to employers both inside and outside the criminal justice sector Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Community development worker Police officer Prison officer Probation officer Social worker Youth worker Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Adult guidance Read more about What can I do with my Criminology degree?[…]

I have a degree, now what?

If you don’t know what career you want when you graduate, you may have more options than you think. There are jobs in law, finance, IT and management that are open to graduates from any degree background. Even if you don’t know what the practical applications of your degree are, many graduate employers do. They Read more about I have a degree, now what?[…]