Work Experience

Benefits of using your University’s Career Service

Posted on 14 October 2020 by Your Student Life, Supported

The team from Grad Hive tell us how useful your University Careers service can be, even when you’ve graduated. By The Grad Hive Your university has many useful resources when it comes to employability; one of which is their careers service. Today, we’ll be using Cardiff University’s career service as an example of how these
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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
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Meet Bethany Lane: Highly Commended Cardiff Award student

Posted on 8 April 2020 by Your Student Life Supported

What motivated you to join the Cardiff Award? I had heard a lot about the Cardiff Award, and I seemed to already be doing many things that could contribute towards it, such as being a Student Mentor. I thought that it was worth going the extra mile and working towards it, as I thought that
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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From insight to Career – My experience at Diverse Cymru.

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Your Student Life, Supported

Georgia Marks, a final year law student tells us how she secured a job after her work experience insight at Diverse Cymru. What was the name of your insight and what did it involve? My insight was a policy and research insight at Diverse Cymru. It involved gaining understanding into the workings of policy and
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The summer I met Boris

Posted on 24 October 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Challenging my mind set I, like many others, thought that the Civil Service Fast Stream wasn’t meant for people like me. I wasn’t male, I didn’t go to Oxbridge and I hadn’t studied PPE. The Bridge Report, published in 2016, found that the Fast Stream intake was still less socially diverse than Oxford and mentally,
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Make the most of your summer with an Internship at Green Man Festival!

Posted on 26 April 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Green Man is the largest open-air music, science and arts festival in Wales. It is known for supporting emerging artists and many successful acts first performed at Green Man. It is one of the few remaining large independent UK festivals and refuses corporate sponsorship and uses that freedom to support a variety of projects including
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Manteisiwch i’r eithaf ar eich haf gydag Interniaeth yng Ngŵyl y Dyn Gwyrdd!

Posted on 26 April 2019 by Your Student Life Supported

Gŵyl y Dyn Gwyrdd yw’r ŵyl gerddoriaeth, gwyddoniaeth a chelfyddydau awyr agored fwyaf yng Nghymru. Mae’n adnabyddus am gefnogi artistiaid newydd, gyda llawer o fandiau llwyddiannus wedi perfformio yno am y tro cyntaf. Mae’n un o’r nifer fach o wyliau annibynnol mawr sy’n dal i fodoli yn y DU. Mae’n gwrthod nawdd corfforaethol ac yn
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How We Got a Job at Escentual (And What It’s Like to Work Here!)

Posted on 19 October 2018 by Your Student Life, Supported

When the worlds of technology, supply chain, design and editorial collide, you get a really diverse mix of people and a wide range of talents working under one roof. That’s exactly what makes Escentual so brilliant. Our multi-skilled team is hardworking, collaborative and innovative – and it just so happens to be behind one of
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Sut y Cawsom Swydd yn Escentual (A Sut Brofiad Yw Gweithio Yma!)

Posted on 19 October 2018 by Your Student Life Supported

Pan mae meysydd technoleg, cadwyni cyflenwi, dylunio a golygu yn gwrthdaro, cewch gymysgedd amrywiol iawn o bobl ac amrywiaeth eang o dalentau’n gweithio dan un to. Dynna’n union beth sy’n gwneud Escentual mor wych. Mae ein tîm aml-dalentog yn weithgar, yn gydweithredol ac yn arloesol – ac mae’n digwydd bod yn gyfrifol am un o
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