Friday, July 11, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup

Hello, it’s that time of the week again for me to tell you what we've been reporting in this past week on all things to do with graduate recruitment. 

As always I am going to start this week's roundup with next week's graduate job and internship deadlines.

So, calling all graduates, you've had a month or two of winding down after the stress of your last exam and now you're in the perfect frame of mind to start focusing on kick-starting your career. For next week's graduate job deadlines look no further, check out our article here.

It might already be July, but that doesn't mean it's too late to apply for internships and work experience. Deadlines for a host of internships available through ScotGrad and Step are fast approaching. Internships are a great opportunity to find out if you like working in a particular area, get some all-important experience. Check out the internships available here.

Now, onto career advice.

Are you considering working abroad after university? According to the trendence UK graduate barometer survey one in four students plan on working abroad after graduation. Have a read of our article 'One in four UK students plans to work abroad after graduating' to find out more.


Planning on applying to CMS Cameron McKenna for a training contract by 31 July? Then make sure you follow our advice when crafting your application form answers.


HSBC and Willis are among the many employers in retail banking and insurance that highlight the importance of emotional intelligence. It’s a quality that’s easily forgotten because it’s not explicitly requested or graduates don’t know what it means. Have a read of our article 'Emotional intelligence - a must have for financial services graduates' to find out more.

Interested in working as a financial manager? Have a read of what would be expected of you in our job description article. 'Financial manager - job description'.

Art & Design

Do you aspire to be a Graphic Designer? Read our job description article to find out what is required of you and how to make that dream a reality.


Are you looking for funding options for your postgraduate study? Have a read of our article 'Government bursaries for teacher training, social work, medical and healthcare courses' to find out more.

That's all from me this week,
Best of luck with your applications.

Have a fun weekend!

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