Friday, November 21, 2014

TARGETjobs Weekly Careers Round-up

Hi everyone, 

Happy Friday! So, as always this is my weekly round-up post about all the new updates and opportunities available to you.

Let me start off with the upcoming postgraduate fairs!

As you may know from social posts recently, our postgraduate fair season kicked off with a bang in the North East. We are heading to the Midlands on the 26 November for our second fair! If postgraduate study is something you're keen to learn more about then visit our website here to find out more.

Now, onto careers advice

Graduate jobs and internship opportunities are piling up this week, check to see what's available and get your application in now.

Gaining work experience through internships is beneficial for your growth and career knowledge. It's a crucial stepping stone to getting on a graduate scheme and can really improve your CV. Check out our article 'Internships with big graduate recruiters' to gain some application tips

Investment and banking 
Advice on writing a covering letter and CV for internships and graduate jobs at Citi. The bank recruits on a rolling basis.

Financial services and insurance
The deadline for applications to Swiss Re’s graduate roles is January 4th 2014. The opportunities on offer, plus an advice article on what Swiss Re looks for in applicants and how they can demonstrate these competencies throughout the recruitment process.

Last year, over 3,700 of you took part in the trendence UK Graduate Law Barometer and you told us what you expect from the early stages of your law career and the application process. We gathered information from aspiring law students from over 120 universities across the UK and here's what we found. 'Graduate expectations vs reality for a career in law'.

That's all from me this week!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!