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Friday, October 3, 2014

TARGETjobs career advice weekly roundup





Hi everyone, 

Welcome to this week's career roundup post! We have a variety of advice for you this week.





As always, to start off the roundup here are this week's upcoming graduate jobs and internship deadlines:

Whether you're looking for an industrial placement for your year in industry or an internship to boost your employability, there could be something right for you in next week's internship deadlines. Have a look here to find out more.

If it's a graduate job you're looking for, you have come to the right place. Take a look at the opportunities available to you here.

Construction
‘Who are the most popular construction, civil engineering and quantity surveying graduate employers?’ Have a read of our article to see which employers came out top in the trendence Graduate Barometer 2014.

Finance
Can extracurricular activities help you get an investment banking graduate job? According to graduates who landed analyst roles with the likes of Nomura, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs - yes you can! Find out more in our article.

Law
The TARGETjobs Law team has surveyed graduate recruiters about starting salaries for their next intake of trainee solicitors – and their salaries for newly-qualified solicitors at the end of their two-year training contract. Have a read of our article 'How much will you earn as a trainee solicitor?'

Marketing
If you're considering a career in marketing, advertising or PR, this sample of employers may help you to kick-start your career. Have a read of our article here.

Getting into marketing requires more than a Steve Jobs turtleneck and the gift of the gab. Find out what you need to know about managing accounts and working in branding with our guide to entry-level routes into marketing

trendence
This week the trendence survey saw it’s huge 2014 launch, and we already have hundreds of answers rolling in! If you’ve not heard about trendence before then you should know that we use it to create The Guardian UK 300 and a ton of research reports for university Careers Services across the UK, so that they know how to help you. You can even write out feedback to your university directly in the survey (and it’s completely anonymous, of course).

Our prizes this year are better than ever: we’re giving away five x £500 Amazon vouchers and ten  x £200 Amazon vouchers at the end of the survey, and (as if that wasn’t enough) we’re also giving away a 12-month Spotify Premium subscription every single fortnight. Enter the competition here.

Other articles you may be interested in: 
 
That's all from me this week!
Good luck in your applications

Roxanne