My placement journey with Blackpool Council has been a real rollercoaster ride, and at times that has been quite literal too! It’s been an amazing year, with many unexpected twists and turns along the way, which have made my role as their Student Communications Assistant; enlightening, energising, engaging and to put it simply – so […]Read More Placement Year – Keyleigh Packer – Blackpool Council
As I reach halfway I have suddenly realised how quickly my placement year is moving along. I’m looking forward to the next 3 months for the latter end of my placement. I’ve begun ongoing shadowing opportunities int he office within the areas of Global Logistics, Business Partners and Supply Chain. Everyone in the office is […]Read More What I have learned from my placement so far – Laura Conchie
Hello, I’m Shannon McCaul a BA Advertising and Marketing placement student working for Communications International Group in London. This is my second blog on working life in London. This time I am going to talk about being away from university and the contrast between working and student life. In my last blog, I mentioned how […]Read More Working life in London – Shannon McCaul
Trying to get an industrial placement is a challenging, yet highly rewarding journey that many students at LUMS will choose to go on during the course of their studies. The first step in this journey is, of course, doing your research and submitting some applications. Once you’ve successfully completed this stage – and congratulations if […]Read More Placement Search – Lewis Nicholas
All my friends and acquaintances who wish to study abroad, keep asking me about the job prospects in the UK. I tell them that getting in the job in the UK is as challenging, as it would be in any part of the world. The job markets in the world are becoming more challenging day-by-day […]Read More Guest Blog: Anjani Sarin – Career Support at Lancaster University
My journey of making the decision to pursue Management from Lancaster University has been very unique. It was a bright sunny day early in February when I decided to attend the college fair organised by a counselling agency in Delhi. I chose it because, with a full-time job, I knew I would not be able to […]Read More 5 Reasons why I chose Lancaster University
MSc Management student, Keira, started receiving job offers in November 2017, and has already secured a management position in a fast-expanding UK-based company, with months to go before graduation. She tells us her job-hunting story here… First things first, start early. There is no such thing as ‘starting too early’ for career seeking. My first […]Read More Guest Post: Job offers by November!
Some of you will come to university knowing exactly what it is you would like to do after you graduate. I suspect however that the majority of you will either have some vague ideas but are still unsure, or you may be someone who hasn’t a clue. I can safely say that I am somebody […]Read More Deciding the next step after your degree
From the very beginning of the course, I have always enjoyed Employability weeks. These are special events designed by the Careers team in order to prepare us for life ahead. Over the two terms, there have been many events, such as Networking day, Team Building away days, and one-on-one sessions with Martine and Peter (Career […]Read More Where are they now?
A mix of first, second, and third year students spent a very enjoyable day in Manchester as part of Lancaster University’s Capital Connections programme, which offers undergraduates the opportunity to gain an insight into working at different companies in Manchester. The trip is fully-funded, and it provides students with a fantastic chance to discover what […]Read More Capital Connections- Manchester 2018