Email Etiquette

Keep it short. Easy to read, short and clear. Shrink sentences and list items. Save everyone's time by linking to the resources instead of leaving everyone to find them individually.Reply to all. Always remember to reply to all, the most common mistake amongst teams is lack of communication. Check that everyone relevant is included. Carbon [...]

Black History Month – Black Success Stories – Daniel

Black History Month – Black Success Stories – Daniel

1)     Brief Introduction to yourself and what you currently do, and what your main interests are   Hey, my name is Daniel Malaolu and I am currently on my placement year at PayPal as an Integration Engineer. If you couldn’t already tell by my surname, I am Nigeran! I have lived in London for my whole life, [...]

Studying To Be A Nurse- Meet Praise

Studying To Be A Nurse- Meet Praise

Questions: Brief description about yourself and your interests. “My name is Praise, I am from Nigeria half Igbo half Yoruba, I like listening to music, socialising with people and editing videos.” What do you study at university and why? What’s the story behind it? “I am currently studying Nursing in Univeristy, since when I was [...]

Video: The Con’s of Studying Full Time and Working Part Time (Retail Focused)

Video: The Con’s of Studying Full Time and Working Part Time (Retail Focused)

Disadvantages of a part time job for students: A number of students take up part time work for many reasons, for instance to have a means to pay their daily expensive, to start making savings, and many other reasons. This weeks video explores the various disadvantages to working part time while studying full time. https://youtu.be/RxZ7jgOl3PM

Working For A Small Firm vs Big Firm

Working For A Small Firm vs Big Firm

When deciding which organisation you would like to work for, an important factor to take into account is the size of the firm. This article will focus on the major differences between working at a small firm vs big firm. Small firms often have a transformational culture, whereas larger firms have a transactional culture: From [...]

How I went from a Psychology Grad to an IT Intern – |My Internship Experience @BGF

How I went from a Psychology Grad to an IT Intern – |My Internship Experience @BGF

Application Process: I had never heard about BGF (Business Growth Fund) before, but I received an email from Student Ladder advertising the various different types of internship vacancies they had. Prior to this, I had completed work experience in Investment Management so I knew this would be an industry that I would see myself working [...]

Exploring Different Careers Whilst at University

Exploring Different Careers Whilst at University

Recently, I finalised my studies at Goldsmiths, the University of London where I studied a BSc in Psychology and Management. I was reflecting and realised that I had explored so many different industries leading up and whilst at university, all of which made me understand things I am interested and things I am not so [...]

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Part #2

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Part #2

If you did not have the chance to read part 1 you can find it here. In Part 2 we feature some more experiences of students that have taken part in virtual internships and they provide us with insight on their key learnings. Students featured in this article: Builqis Jahan - "My name is Builqis and [...]

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Student Experiences with Virtual Internships & Where to Find Them Part #1

Are Virtual Internships Forming Part of our “New Normal”? – Student Experiences with Virtual Internships & Where to Find Them Part #1

With everything on a stand-still due to Covid-19, many organisations have had to rethink their talent pipeline management initiatives, consequently, this has resulted in drastic changes for many organisations. For some, this has included changing aspects of how their university internship programmes are run; some organisations have shifted their spring and summer internship programmes online [...]