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A University of Warwick undergraduate offers further insight on how to take the first steps towards a career in investment banking.  In his latest blog on this topic he shares his experience of perhaps the most realistic route into the industry, the Insight day and Spring week. What happens on the insight days and spring …
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With hundreds of applicants per place for Spring weeks, internships and entry level jobs, investment banking is perhaps the most competitive sector in the graduate labour market. In this first of two blogs, a University of Warwick undergraduate shares his experience of the application process. “Most of the banks will come to campus and run …
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Harry Kane may win the Golden boot and Harry Maguire has emerged as one of the best defenders at this year’s World Cup, but one of the unsung heroes is England’s sports psychologist Pippa Grange. She has apparently been instrumental in developing the player’s resilience and a positive mental approach. We can learn some interesting …
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This world is both a strange, scary and complex place as well as being the most beautiful, amazing and inspiring one. How you view it will impact how much you enjoy it and how much you can and are able to achieve. How we approach our situations allows us to either be prepared for the …
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If you feeling apprehensive about life beyond graduation, you are not alone. Making a decision about your future may feel like a daunting prospect and you may not even be sure where to begin. How can you put things in perspective so that you can feel more positive?  At the Careers & Skills Service we …
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A network, ‘…an association of individuals having a common interest, formed to provide mutual assistance.’ In the context of a career, the ability to develop and maintain networks is a valuable skill that can create opportunities and provide the insight to inform your career decisions.  You may not even be aware of this, but you …
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A career in scientific writing provides an opportunity to combine literary and creative skills with the technical knowledge to communicate with your scientific peers. Here, Warwick alumni Nalini Adele Pinto (2016 MSc Graduate in Biotechnology, Bioprocessing and Business Management) describes her career trajectory in this sector A Master’s degree can create a lot of opportunities …
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Finally it’s results time. Instead of  the much hoped-for 2.1 (your ‘guarantee of future career success’) you’ve been awarded a 2:2! Suddenly your chances of getting a good graduate job recede into the distance. Rest assured that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Getting a 2:2 may feel like end of the …
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Arts students can be subject to derisory comments about their employability from housemates who are studying science or vocational courses. Unless the skills you are gaining from your degree discipline are made explicit it can be hard to justify how your skills make you equally appealing to graduate recruiters. These criticisms can be frustrating and …
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There is no one way of writing a CV, everyone has an opinion on the style and format! Well, here is a quick guide to putting together an effective CV that you can tailor to the job of your dreams, summer work or part time work. You need to think of how long the reader …
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