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Successful Applications

Work Experience, Internships and Jobs

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 168
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Pocket Study Skills

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18 February 2019

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Packed with top tips and helpful examples, this concise book takes students through the process of preparing and making successful applications for work placements, internships and graduate jobs. It encourages students to...

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Packed with top tips and helpful examples, this concise book takes students through the process of preparing and making successful applications for work placements, internships and graduate jobs. It encourages students to think about what they want from their career and to identify roles which match with their personality, strengths and experiences. Chapters provide practical guidance on researching opportunities, crafting CVs and cover letters and preparing for interviews and assessment centres.

This handy guide will be an invaluable resource for all students looking to secure work experience, placements or internships whilst at university, and land the job they want after graduation.

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  • Supports students throughout their entire university journey, from applying to part-time student jobs and work placements through to making job applications upon graduation
  • Helps readers to reflect on where they are and where they want to be, and equips them with the tools and confidence to make strong job applications
  • Contains lively illustrations, charts and diagrams throughout

Acknowledgements
Introduction
About this book
PART I: Your and Your Goals
1. What Makes You Who You Are?
2. Making Choices and Setting Goals
PART II: Developing Your Job Search Strategy
3. Networking: Building Networks and Using Them for Research
4. Find the Right Match: Analysing Opportunities
5. Creative Job Hunting
PART III: Successful CVs and Cover Letters
6. Setting Out Your CV
7. Making Your CV Look Good
8. Successful Cover Letters
PART IV: Successful Application Forms
9. Tackling the Questions on Application Forms
10. Writing with Impact
PART V: The Interview and Onwards
11. Excelling at Your Interview
12. After Your Interview
References
Useful Resources
Index.
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Bruce Woodcock was formerly a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent, UK. Over the course of his career he has developed ground-breaking careers materials including one of the most widely used graduate careers websites in the UK, which receives over 6 million visitors a year.

Jenny Keaveney was formerly a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent, UK.

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Bruce Woodcock was formerly a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent, UK. Over the course of his career he has developed ground-breaking careers materials including one of the most widely used graduate careers websites in the UK, which receives over 6 million visitors a year.

Jenny Keaveney was formerly a Careers Adviser at the University of Kent, UK.

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