Jobs and work experience

Tips for Getting the most out of Work Experience

Posted on 5 June 2017 by Hannah

Work experience, though a great thing to put on your CV, is much more than that. It can help you to learn valuable skills and can prepare you for the working world. Here are my top tips for getting the most out of your time on placement: 1. First impressions First impressions do count and
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Interview Tips

Posted on 18 February 2016 by Hope

The second year Psychology students hoping to do placement next year are all currently prepping for, or taking part in interviews for their chosen placements. I’ve heard loads of different pieces of advice get passed around about what to do in preparation for your interview so I’ve tried to make a list of a few
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Volunteering in Cardiff

Posted on 31 December 2015 by Sophie

So as this is my second blog post I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of something that is relevant for the New Year period that’s almost upon us. I thought I would write about jobs and volunteering opportunities here in Cardiff University. Your time at university is a unique experience that most of
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Pleasure in the job

Posted on 15 December 2015 by Katie

The first term has drawn to an end, and although it doesn’t feel like it we are midway through the academic year. I think that everyone is glad of a break to spend time with family, friends and some cheesy Christmas telly! I’m sure that after the stress of exams and coursework, polishing off your
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Video Blog – Toby talks CUROP

Posted on 13 August 2015 by Toby

Two months spent on Creative Cardiff as part of a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme really paid off. So what is it and why should you consider one yourself? In this vlog I attempt to answer those exact questions, and in the article that follows, I’ve also added some personal thoughts in regards to the
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Learning Japanese with Languages for All

Posted on 1 July 2015 by Iain

Konichiwa. Senshuu, Nihongo wa benkyoo o shimashita. Watashi wa Iain o desu. Or for those of you who don’t speak Japanese: Hello. Last week I studied Japanese. My name is Iain. Yes, rather than spend the first few weeks of my holiday proper (after saying goodbye to all my friends) just moping around I decided
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Video Blog – Toby talks Bagging that Summer Internship

Posted on 30 May 2015 by Toby

With the academic year finally drawing to a close, we’ve already got another thing to worry about – bagging that summer internship. Although sitting in front of Netflix for three months may be the best thing you can think about right now, you know (in your heart) that you’ll get so much more out of
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Video Blog – Toby talks Student Media

Posted on 27 February 2015 by Toby

If you’re a Cardiff University student, it’s likely that you’ll have seen copies of Gair Rhydd and Quench magazine around campus. I’d argue that you’re just as likely to have listened to Xpress Radio while you’ve been rushing through the Union to get your lectures on time. The point I’m making is that student media
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