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Monday, August 18, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup

Hello everyone, I hope you're all enjoying your summer break! 
Welcome to this week’s weekly roundup post!

So, as always I am going to start off with the internship and graduate job deadlines.

Secure an internship: don’t miss next week’s work experience deadlines – Find out my here.

Don't miss out on this week's upcoming graduate job deadlines; find out how to apply here. 


Now, onto this week's career advice

CV and covering letter advice

If you’re working on your CV and covering letter to apply for a specific graduate position then take a look at our hints and tips on how to better your prospects by producing a great CV.

Have a browse through these articles: 


Hospitality

The hospitality, leisure and travel sector is full of employers who don’t require a 2.1. Relevant work experience is often much more important to employers in these industries. If this is the area you aspire to work in have a read of our article ‘ Graduate employers who recruit students with 2:2s: the hospitality,travel and leisure sector.

Finance

The application form for a graduate scheme or internship at Deutsche Bank isn't a 30 minute job, as the employer asks applicants to answer pretty big questions with pretty small word counts – either 50 or 100 words. Have a read of our article ‘Deutsche Bank application: don’t let the word count limit you’

Retail

Tejal Raichura, a merchandiser for womenswear jersey with Next, shares her insider knowhow with us. She explains everything from the application process to what it’s really like being a graduate in merchandising. Read her story ‘Inside story: how to get a job in merchandising’

Engineering

Don’t have a job lined up for when you graduate, or just want to take a gap year? Use the time out to boost your employability for civil and structural engineering, construction and surveying jobs, say our panel of construction graduate recruiters. Have a read of their article here: Can’t find a construction job?What graduates can do with a year out to become more employable.

TARGETpostgrad

Postgraduate study is a way of taking your subject to a new level and can also provide the skills, knowledge and contacts for your chosen career but one obstacle may stand in the way – money. Have a read of our article ‘What’s the difference between masters and PhD funding’

Enjoy the rest of the week!
Roxanne