Heritage Work Placement Module at Lancaster City Museum

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers course specific employabilty modules throughout your degree so you can improve your skills and experience that also contribute to your degree. In this blog post, Tom and Charlotte provide feedback on their experience working fro Lancaster City Museum in a work placement module. Tom Huntington is a Read more about Heritage Work Placement Module at Lancaster City Museum[…]

FASS Internship Scheme: Book Production and Publishing Assistant

  Carnegie Publishing Ltd is a publishing company based in Lancaster, established 35 years ago. They publish a range of books for their own lists but the main part of the business is their complete book production service for external clients, including university presses, societies and individuals. They have expertise in all aspects of the Read more about FASS Internship Scheme: Book Production and Publishing Assistant[…]

📣 Placement Year sign up deadline extended to Monday 28th January! 📣

We know it’s a hectic time of year, so we’ve given you all an extra week to register interest in the Placement Year. A placement year (sometimes known as a sandwich year, or year in industry) is a year of professional paid employment which you can add to your degree, extending your degree from three Read more about 📣 Placement Year sign up deadline extended to Monday 28th January! 📣[…]

Becky Bowman’s Placement Year story as a Stained Glass Artist

In December 2018 I had the pleasure of catching up with Becky Bowman, a BA Fine Art with Placement Year student who is flourishing in her Placement Year role as a Stained Glass Artist with Reyntein Studios in London. Becky discovered this opportunity through a family friend who had also worked as an intern with Read more about Becky Bowman’s Placement Year story as a Stained Glass Artist[…]

Placement Year Applications- Speculative Approaches

Have you heard the term ‘speculative application’ thrown about a lot but you’re not entirely sure what it means? Or are you not finding the sort of roles that interest you, but know which organisations you would like to work for? Hopefully, this guide to speculative applications will help you understand the term, and start Read more about Placement Year Applications- Speculative Approaches[…]

Morgan Stanley

Developing Commercial Awareness with Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley have composed a series of webinars, to give you an insight into Morgan Stanley’s divisions and how each of them interact- these are global in context and are useful for boosting commercial awareness. Morgan Stanley are open to applications from students of any discipline; so no matter your degree subject, if these areas Read more about Developing Commercial Awareness with Morgan Stanley[…]

FASS Placement and Internship Support Sessions Available

Did you know there is specialist and bespoke support available for FASS students who are undertaking a Placement or Internship programme? Every Monday there is a Placement and Internship drop in session from 1:30pm – 3.30pm in FASS Meeting Room 1, where you can come to discuss any questions or concerns, and seek advice on topics Read more about FASS Placement and Internship Support Sessions Available[…]

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[…]

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?[…]

Lancaster University Career Mentoring Programme

Time is running out to apply for the Lancaster University Career Mentoring Programme. The application window closes on 23rd June at midnight, so there’s not long left now to submit your form. If you haven’t heard about the mentoring programme, don’t bury your head in the sand anymore! This is what one of last year’s Read more about Lancaster University Career Mentoring Programme[…]