Archive for the ‘ Work Experience ’ Category

The competition is for one person to win a one-week internship at Camden-based online marketing agency atom42, working with their dedicated web designer.

The competition is ideal for students, either those studying web design, or just with a general interest in it.

Click here for details.

The closing date for the competition is 7 December 2014.

Swansea University has been registered and is eligible to participate in the GoEuro Scholarship Programme. The winning student will receive a scholarship of €2000 and the chance to complete a 1-3 month paid internship at GoEuro’s Berlin office.

The scholarship programme aims to stimulate innovation and creativity by awarding the student with the best ”A Closer Europe” entry the opportunity to gain professional experience at a growing Berlin start-up company. Students must submit an entry showcasing their vision of a more connected Europe, whether that be in terms of transport, culture, communication or any other theme… Entries will be accepted in a variety of formats from videos to essays, blog posts to YouTube clips, or whatever you can imagine! More information about the GoEuro Scholarship can be found here:

Following the publication of this agreement until 23:50 (GMT+1) on the 15/12/2014, any student currently registered at Swansea University is eligible to apply for the scholarship following the instructions detailed on GoEuro’s website.

This conference brings together the expertise of leading financial organisations across the UK in the first event of its kind in Wales. It will take place on the 8th of December in Cardiff City Hall.

The aim is to bring together a number of key business leaders to address students interested in a potential career in the financial sector. The conference will feature keynote speakers, panel discussions and interactive sessions as well as workshops and networking opportunities. After the event, students who attend will have the opportunity to submit their CVs which will then be made available to all sponsors and speakers to review as potential candidates for their recruitment schemes.

Visit for more information and online registration.

Take the trendence survey because they’re giving away…

  • Five x £500 Amazon vouchers, ten x £200 Amazon vouchers
  • A 12 month Spotify Premium subscription (every fortnight!)

Click here to enter the competition!

Trendence want to know what you think of your university course, which employers you like, and how you’re feeling about your future career. They use the results to put together research reports to help universities and employers across the UK, so that they know what kind of job you want.

It only takes 15 minutes (and you can take it on your mobile!)

It’s quick, it’s convenient, and you can win massive prizes! Why wait?

Take the survey now:

Would you like to know more about trendence? Here’s some extra information:

The trendence Graduate Barometer is the UK’s most comprehensive piece of research into students’ views on graduate careers and recruitment: over 27,000 UK students took part last year. Trendence also powers The Guardian UK 300, so ranking your favourite employers is a great way to influence their status in the publication.

Trendence is an excellent tool for helping students to think about graduate careers: the questions require you to rank employers in a variety of ways, helping you to think laterally about your career options and why you like, or don’t like, certain companies.

Your answers are completely anonymous. You are welcome to read trendence’s data protection policy .

Trendence abides by all MRS codes, ESOMAR codes and ISO 20252. They are conducting this survey in partnership with your Careers Service.

Would you like to attend events to benefit yourself and other students?

Do you have an interest in employability?

We are running our final volunteer Student Employability Representative training session on Friday 31st October from 11.00am – 1.00pm. At the event you will be able to find out more about the role, what it will involve and what you can expect from us, in addition to a short CV session to boost your skills.

Refreshments will be provided at the training session!

If you’re interested book your place via! We’re looking forward to working with you.

This new competition launched by the Intellectual Property Office seeks to complement the burgeoning student enterprise culture by encouraging the practical application of IP skills by HE students working in collaboration with HEIs and/or businesses. The main purpose of the competition is to recognise and reward student-centric projects that support the use and understanding of IP in student enterprise activities and increase the number of IP savvy graduates leaving HE. There’s a £750,000 prize fund available which will be used to award a number of individual prizes from £10,000 to £100,000.

Click here to read full details.

The competition will run until 12 December 2014, with fnalists announced in January and the winners in March 2015.

PwC will be hosting a dinner and networking event for Swansea University students later this term at the Belle Vue Bistro restaurant in the city centre.  The exact date is still to be confirmed.

Click here to reserve your place and find out more.

Our annual Careers Fair is your opportunity to come and talk to lots of potential employers all in one place here on campus.

You can download full details of the Fair at,on/.

Also, click  here to download a list of questions to help you with ideas about what you might want to ask employers.

Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over 19 months in Japan.

No previous experience of Japan or knowledge of the Japanese language is necessary.

The closing date for completed Daiwa Scholarship 2015 applications and submitting three reference letters is Thursday 4 December 2014. 

Since 1991, over 141 graduates from more than 40 universities and 50 different subject areas – from engineering to politics and from fine art to law – have taken part in this programme.

Visit to view detailed information and apply online.

Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea will be hosting this event TOMORROW, from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm in the Atrium, Digital Technium Building.

Click here for the Facebook event on the day of the Fayre.

There will be opportunities to speak to all the Discovery studet trustees and project coordinators as well as staff about the variety of volunteering projects working with young people, vulnerable adults, people with disabilities, to conserve the environment and as part of an international development project.

And there will be cake!

You can  visit the Discovery office in Fulton House and find out more at

An official programme sponsored by the government of Japan to promote mutual understanding and youth leadership skills to talented young people internationally.

The programme starts with activities in Tokyo, followed by six days on board an ocean liner.

Click here for more details.

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GoinGlobal provides country-specific career and employment information including worldwide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles and career resources for 30 countries.

The Careers and Employability Service at Swansea University has subscribed to this service so that our students can access it for FREE through the campus network at

You can create a personal account from a computer on campus and then use that account to log in to GoinGlobal from a computer off campus through the link above.  See FAQs about GoinGlobal and the User Guide online.

Join over 2,000 graduates committed to ensuring that every young person gets the education and opportunities in life that they deserve, regardless of their background.

Have you got what it takes to inspire, enthuse and excite a classroom of young people in a low-income community?

Teach First need energetic and highly motivated people like you to become passionate leaders and engaging role models to thousands of young people in classrooms up and down the country.  Join their two year Leadership Development Programme – a personalised programme of training opportunities, supportive coaching and work experience.

To find out more and apply you need to register your interest and fill in an online application form at

Teach First recruit on a rolling basis and fill their vacancies as soon as they find candidates who meet their competency and academic requirements.

Education has the power to transform lives.
So do you.

Change their lives.  Change yours.

Teach English in Hong Kong and travel Asia with the Chatteris International Graduate Programme.  Click here to view their video on YouTube.

In June and July, Chatteris is conducting weekly online information seminars for final year students and recent graduates to meet current staff. To find out more about the seminar and paid opportunities go to and look at the News section for details of how to sign up.

The Chatteris Educational Foundation is a non-profit charitable organisation aiming to help Hong Kong students improve their English, promote cultural exchange and develop young leaders with a global vision.

Film Trainee Finder is open for applications!

Getting your foot in the door can be hard, right?

Trainee Finder can help. It matches exceptional individuals to placements on feature films. Through Trainee Finder, film companies get the chance to hire the best trainees in the business. Which could be you.

If you already have some industry experience or good quality training under your belt, then you could apply to be a trainee.

Click here to apply.

If you have any questions on Trainee Finder, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.  Email or call 020 7713 9822.

Creative Skillset supports skills development for people and businesses to maitain UK Creative Industries’ world class position.  It is one of the Sector Skills Councils which make up the Federation for Industry Sector Skills & Standards.

Centre Screen Productions have an upcoming shoot in Llanelli, and have some work experience opportunities that they would like to extend to any interested Media/Film students at the University of Swansea.

They will be filming on the 4th and 5th of June, shooting a series of historical monologues for an upcoming installation at Llanelly House. The experience will be hands on, production runner experience. There are three roles – one with the make-up team, one with the wardrobe team and one general production runner.  Refreshments and meals during production will be provided. Transport costs will be reimbursed.

You can learn more about Centre Screen at

Teach First harnesses the energy, enthusiasm and drive of outstanding graduates and experienced professionals and equips them with leadership skills to enable inspirational teaching in schools in challenging circumstances across England and Wales.

Although the Teach First Leadership Development Programme is closed for applications at the moment, they are accepting applications for part-time campus roles and the autumn internship:-

Technoforte are currently recruiting for internships based in Bangalore, and will consider both non-Indian and Indian applicants.  Education at an institution outside India is one of the selection criteria.

Required skills sets as interns:

  1. Data Scientists and Statisticians. Their role will be Data Modeling and KPI definition for company Analytics. They should also have some insight into predictive analysis
  2. Graduates with specialization in Supply Chain Management
  3. MCA or Computer Science engineers who have knowledge of .Net and Java
  4. BBA or MBA graduates specialized in international sales

Remuneration: The stay cost up to INR 10,000 per intern will be undertaken by Technoforte. An internship allowance of INR 10,000 will be payable after 3 months subject to performance.

Accommodation: Technoforte can help interns to find suitable accommodation.

Number of interns to be recruited: To begin with 1 from each of the required disciplines –as mentioned below for India location, and possibly more depending on plans for the Wales office.

Application procedure: CVs should be sent to  Interviews will be conducted over web/telephone.

Internship duration: 1 year minimum.

Start date: The internship will be available in a month’s time.

Visa: Technoforte will provide the necessary documents for work visas for non-Indian applicants.

Becoming an ACCA brand ambassador provides an excellent opportunity to develop your employability skills and build your professional network while representing the leading global body for finance professionals.

You will receive a competitive salary as a temporary part-time ACCA employee and the hours are flexible to fit around your schedule.

To find out more and apply, click here.

Tips and advice from ACCA:

Graduating this summer?


GO Wales can offer you lots of opportunities:

  • Paid work placements
  • Jobs Growth Wales
  • Training Academies
  • Graduate Jobs