Work Experience

Work Experience including: Advice, Support & Information, Work Placements & Tasters and Work Experience in Schools.

Dilynwch yng nghamre gweithwyr allweddol: Darganfyddwch yrfa mewn Addysgu

Posted on 23 February 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

Bu cynnydd yn y ceisiadau am hyfforddiant athrawon ers pandemig y coronafeirws yn ôl y Sefydliad Cenedlaethol ar gyfer Ymchwil Addysgol (NFER). Mae’n amlwg bod diddordeb wedi tyfu yn y proffesiwn ‘gweithiwr allweddol’ gwerth chweil hwn. Pam mae addysgu wedi dod yn fwy poblogaidd? • Mae’r pandemig wedi cynyddu apêl gyrfaoedd gyda mwy o bwrpas cymdeithasol.
Read more


Follow in the footsteps of key workers: Discover a career in Teaching

Posted on 23 February 2021 by Your Student Life, Supported

There has been a rise in teacher training applications since the coronavirus pandemic, as reported by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). It’s clear that interest has grown in this rewarding ‘key worker’ profession. Why has teaching become more popular? The pandemic has increased the appeal of careers with a greater social purpose. There
Read more


Lowri Pitcher

My experience of an On-Campus insight

Posted on 7 December 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Lowri Pitcher tells us about her On-Campus insight with the Residence Life team here at the University. What was your insight? The internship involved contacting local companies to arrange vouchers/freebies for students who are moving into residences this year. The latter weeks involved doing large-scale translations of website articles from English to Welsh. What attracted
Read more


Lowri Pitcher

Fy mhrofiad i o fewnwelediad ar y Campws

Posted on 7 December 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Lowri Pitcher yn dweud wrthym am ei mewnwelediad ar y Campws gyda’r tîm Bywyd Preswyl yma yn y Brifysgol. Beth yw eich interniaeth? Roedd yr interniaeth yn cynnwys cysylltu â chwmnïau lleol i drefnu talebau/nwyddau rhad ac am ddim ar gyfer myfyrwyr sy’n symud i breswylfeydd eleni. Yn ystod yr wythnosau olaf bûm yn
Read more


Martina: Ysbrydoli gwyddonwyr ifanc drwy brofiad gwaith

Posted on 25 September 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Martina Bonassera yn ysgrifennu am ei lleoliad dros yr haf, sydd wedi rhoi profiad gwaith hanfodol iddi, cyflog a dechrau da ar ddatblygu ei phortffolio, i gyd wrth weithio o bell dramor yn ystod pandemig y coronafeirws. “Rwy’n credu fod y dywediad yn wir: “Yn y tywyllwch mae dod o hyd i’r golau.”“ “Martina
Read more


Martina: Inspiring young scientists with work experience

Posted on 25 September 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

Martina Bonassera writes about her summer placement, which has provided her with vital work experience, a salary and a head start on building up her portfolio, all while working remotely overseas during the coronavirus pandemic. “I believe it is true when they say: “It is in the darkness that one finds the light.”“ My name
Read more


Llwyddiant diweddar ar gyfer un o raddedigion Prifysgol Caerdydd sy’n amlygu manteision cydweithio rhwng addysg uwch a’r diwydiant

Posted on 30 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Roedd Roula Khir Allah, un o raddedigion diweddar LLM Cyfraith Masnach Gydwladol, wedi digalonni ar ôl methu â chael swydd Paragyfreithiol, er iddi wneud cais am sawl swydd. Roedd hi ar fin rhoi’r ffidl yn y to. Cafodd gyfarfod gyda’i Chynghorydd Gyrfaoedd, Helen McNally a roddodd arweiniad iddi ynghylch gwella ei CV a’i llythyr eglurhaol,
Read more


A recent success for a Cardiff graduate highlights the benefits of collaborative working between higher education and industry

Posted on 30 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Roula Khir Allah, a recent graduate of LLM International Commercial Law, had become become disheartened by being unsuccessful despite applying for many Paralegal opportunities. She was on the verge of giving up. She met with her Careers Adviser, Helen McNally, who gave her guidance on improving her CV and cover letter and suggested that she
Read more


Clarissa: Pam dod yn fyfyriwr hyrwyddo?

Posted on 29 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“Roedd dau reswm imi gael fy ysgogi i ddod yn hyrwyddwr myfyrwyr. Yn gyntaf, fel myfyriwr MSc, roeddwn i eisiau dod o hyd i rôl hyblyg a fyddai’n ffitio o amgylch fy astudiaethau. Yn ail, a’r hyn y denodd fi fwyaf at y rôl benodol hon, fel person sy’n hoffi cymdeithasu, roedd gennyf i ddiddordeb
Read more


Clarissa: Why become a student champion?

Posted on 29 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

“There were two reasons I was motivated to become a student champion. Firstly, as a MSc student, I wanted to find a flexible role that would fit around my studies. Secondly, and what attracted me most to this particular role, as a people person, I was really interested in the prospect of being able to
Read more


Gwerth fy Interniaeth Ar y Campws

Posted on 6 March 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

I mi, roedd ymgymryd ag Interniaeth Ar Gampws mewn ymchwil (a elwir yn gynharach yn CUROP) yn gyfle cyffrous a ganiataodd imi gymryd rhan mewn ymchwil bwysig, ddiddorol a pherthnasol a oedd yn ategu fy astudiaethau. Cefais gyfle i weithio ar y rhywogaeth grwban Madagascar sydd mewn perygl difrifol o farw allan, y Ploughshare o
Read more


The benefits of my On-Campus Internship

Posted on 6 March 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

For me, undertaking an On-Campus Internship in research (formerly known as CUROP) was an exciting opportunity that allowed me to become involved in important, interesting and relevant research that complemented my studies. I had the chance to work on the critically endangered Madagascan tortoise species, the Madagascan Ploughshare. I succeeded in producing genetic data that
Read more


Sut arweiniodd fy Interniaeth ar y Campws at PhD

Posted on 24 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Mae Ryan Coates yn dweud wrthym ni am ei Interniaeth ar y Campws mewn ymchwil, yn gweithio gydag academyddion yn y Brifysgol. “Roedd ymgymryd â phrosiect Interniaeth ar y Campws (CUROP) yn rhan allweddol o fy mhenderfyniad i ddilyn gyrfa sy’n canolbwyntio ar ymchwil. Yn ystod fy ngradd israddedig, roeddwn i’n gwybod fy mod i’n
Read more


How my On-Campus Internship led to a PhD

Posted on 24 February 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

Ryan Coates tells us about his On-Campus Internship in research, working with academics at the University. “Undertaking an On-Campus Internship (CUROP) was a key part of my decision to pursue a research-focused career. During my undergraduate degree, I knew that I enjoyed practical sessions, but these were rarely reflective of what research is actually like.
Read more


Dafydd working on a digital farm

Datblygu fy ngyrfa gydag interniaeth yn Digital Farming

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Dafydd yn dweud wrthym am ei leoliad gwaith fel Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil yn Digital Farming a sut mae wedi ei helpu i fod yn fwy cyflogadwy Beth yn enw eich lleoliad a beth mae’n cynnwys? Cynorthwy-ydd Ymchwil yn Digital Farming. Roedd y rôl yn cynnwys mesur ac addasu pH ac EC y tanciau dŵr ar gyfer
Read more


Dafydd working on a digital farm

Growing my career with an internship at Digital Farming

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Dafydd tells us about his placement as a Research Assistant at Digital Farming and how it helped him become more employable. What is the name of your placement and what did it involve? Research Assistant at Digital Farming. The role involved measuring and adjusting the pH and EC of the water tanks for the strawberries
Read more


Lily Ginns at work

Gaining experience on-campus with an internship

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Lily tells us about her on-campus internship with the Centre for Education Support and Innovation and how it’s helped boost her employability. What does your placement involve? My placement involves assisting with the evaluation of National Student Survey (NSS) data and evaluating Student Champions teams, including helping structure their work for the next academic year,
Read more


Lily Ginns at work

Ennill profiad gyda interniaeth ar y campws

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Mae Lily yn dweud wrthym am ei hinterniaeth ar y campws gyda’r ganolfan cynnal addysg a’r arloesedd a sut mae’n helpu i roi hwb i’w chyflogadwyedd. Beth oeddech chi’n ei wneud ar leoliad? Mae fy lleoliad yn cynnwys helpu i werthuso data’r Arolwg Cenedlaethol o fyfyrwyr a gwerthuso timau Hyrwyddwyr myfyrwyr, gan gynnwys helpu i
Read more


CEP W

“Y Prosiect Profiad yn y Dosbarth wedi profi i mi fy mod i wrth fy modd yn gweithio gyda phlant ac rydw i eisiau parhau i wneud hynny”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Bu Zoe, myfyriwr Hanes a’i bryd ar fod yn athro, yn gwneud profiad gwaith yn Ysgol Gynradd Adamsdown yng Nghaerdydd yn cefnogi athrawon a phlant yn y dosbarth. Roeddwn i eisiau cael mwy o brofiad yn gweithio gyda phlant tra yn y brifysgol, felly gwnes i gais am le ar y Prosiect Profiad yn y
Read more


CEP

“The Classroom Experience Project has given me a sure idea that I love working with kids and want to continue doing so.”

Posted on 6 December 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Zoe, a History student and aspiring teacher, took part in work experience at Adamsdown Primary School in Cardiff where she supported teachers and children in class. I wanted to gain more experience working with children whilst at university, so I applied to the Classroom Experience Project. I found out about the project through my Careers
Read more