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Doing a Career 360
Emily O’Connell Bater spent years working the glamourous world of film but will soon begin a qualification in primary school teaching. Why the dramatic change of career? After graduating from...
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Want a Literature Outreach Job?
Before interning at Literature Wales in Cardiff, I thought working in the arts meant encountering shows or exhibits that were so 'artsy', they didn't make sense. I’ve volunteered for...
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How to Network Effectively
When my internship at the Writers’ Centre Norwich (WCN) finished, I didn’t know what to do next. I wasn’t sure if I should have pushed for a job, asked for more experience, or expected the...
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Five Ways to Make the Most of your Internship
I was lucky enough over the summer to get a place as an editorial intern at GTI Media, the parent company of TARGETjobs , a popular graduate careers website. The internship lasted four...
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Take Control of your Career
I have been thinking about this blog for five weeks now, desperately trying to come up with something personal to write about. Nothing seemed relevant enough, or more importantly, interesting...
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How to Get on the Careers Ladder
I spent most of my degree in a state of panic, worrying about my future as an English graduate with no relevant work experience. I knew a degree alone would not be enough. While trying to keep...
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The Civil Service - Apprentice Style
When the job pack arrived on my doorstep I was elated. I had come across information about the Civil Service Fast Track one Sunday when my parents insisted I start looking for work. I’ve always...
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