Cardiff University

Meet the Work Experience Team

Posted on 24 November 2017 by Amy

Employers are seeking graduates who have gained meaningful work experience during their academic studies. Cardiff University recognises this as a high-priority and students should too. Gaining relevant work experience and employability skills should be high on students’ agendas and we have a whole department of services dedicated to this. One section of this department is
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How to Motivate Yourself & Other Cardiff Award Magic by Lucy Aprahamian

Posted on 20 October 2017 by Amy

Cardiff Award student, Lucy, felt a little intimidated by the number of  extra-curricular hours she needed to complete when starting the Award. She has now been able to do over 4 times the amount required….. “Induction, 70 hours of extra-curricular activities, 5 employability workshops, a recruitment activity, CV clinic, a portfolio” – this is the list of
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How the Cardiff Award helped me get a graduate role at HMRC

Posted on 10 October 2017 by Amy

Gwenan Pugh, Cardiff Award Alumna, shares how the Cardiff Award helped her get a graduate role at HMRC……. Hi, my name’s Gwenan, and I completed the Cardiff Award during my second year at Cardiff University. Following completing the award I then became an Award Ambassador, and then an Award Mentor. I graduated Cardiff University in
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Why I recommend The Cardiff Award and Languages for All- by Lucy Ghent

Posted on 18 September 2017 by Amy

“I really can’t recommend it enough!” Lucy Ghent, shares how The Cardiff Award and Languages for All has benefitted her….. Now I’m in my final year at University, the prospect of applying for jobs and grad schemes is looming. Employers now more than ever are looking for stand-out candidates with transferable skills – which is
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Adam Dixon, his IBM experience (and what an experience!)

Posted on 14 July 2015 by Kathryn Foot

This post is written to document my experience winning the 2015 IBM Consulting Experience at Hursley and also highlight professional insights gained, to help you, the Cardiff University student, who could be studying anything from history to philosophy to medicine. About me: I am a 3rd year engineering student who didn’t even think of applying
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