Thursday, April 2, 2015
The Interns guide to employment
Hundreds of thousands of fresh graduates are poised to leave university and join the job market. So this is a little letter to you all, to offer guidance and assistance in your internship/job hunt.
We all want to be interns at Google, and believe that it would be that easy to progress within our careers after university. Unfortunately, we cannot all be that lucky!
BUT IT'S NOT ALL DOOM AND GLOOM..
If you're looking for helpful insight into how to get that desired career when you finish university then I have exciting news for you all! Did you know that several prestigious graduate employers offer internships and graduate jobs to high performance students? We here at TARGETjobs have an entire section set up on our website dedicated to helping you find both internships and graduate jobs.
If you're looking for a way to enter into an industry you have always dreamed about.. then keep reading!
After researching the statistics, getting a job after university is either a conquest or a process which can be both exciting and hard work. To ensure that you have a better chance of getting a job with a leading employer, you should investigate into its internship scheme as soon as possible.
This is not an opportunity to be missed!
Internships offer a better prospect for students to gain high quality work experience. They also open up doors to candidates who have excelled with the company and could potentially progress into a job opportunity.
Competition will be a key factor when job hunting. This is inevitable, there are thousands of graduates searching for their ideal first job. This is why using your internship experience can become beneficial to you. Showcasing your knowledge and experience through your CV can help you stand out in the crowd.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
This is probably one of those questions that you have asked yourself when considering an internship. But the answer is simple... A JOB! According to Sallyann Birchall, UK head of graduate recruitment from Deustche Bank "We now do penultimate-year recruiting rather than final year recruiting, about 80% of our interns are offered positions."
This is positive news for graduates to keep pushing for the career that they want. There are many graduate recruitment agencies out there to help you, and we are one of them! TARGETjobs are there to help you with the process of your applications, share with you our top interview tips and offer a variety of opportunities on our graduate board.
Here are some great advice articles to help you:
Best of luck... I am sure you can all be SUPER INTERNS!