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Work Experience, Placements and Internships

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 184
Series:

Career Skills

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Paperback - 9781137462015

01 December 2015

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30 November 2015

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This book provides students and graduates with a concise guide to work experience, placements and internships. It explores the full range of opportunities in key graduate sectors and offers support for each stage of the...

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This book provides students and graduates with a concise guide to work experience, placements and internships. It explores the full range of opportunities in key graduate sectors and offers support for each stage of the journey, from finding appropriate opportunities and applying for posts to developing a strategy and making the most of a placement.

This is an indispensable resource for anyone applying for placements, internships and graduate jobs. It will also be a valuable resource for careers advisors and staff on employability, personal development and career planning modules.

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  • Provides guidance on finding a range of opportunities, including voluntary work, part-time jobs, temp work and formal internships, both in the UK and overseas
  • Shows students how to sell themselves effectively in written applications and interviews and impress employers
  • Includes insights from employers
  • Contains reflective exercises in every chapter
  • Accompanied by a companion website with a wealth of additional resources

Introduction: Why You Need This Book
1. Why Experience Matters
2. Planning Your Route
3. Managing Your Networks and Social Media
4. Extra-curricular Activities and Volunteering
5. Part-time, Temporary and Full-time Work
6. Internships and Placements
7. Heading Overseas
8. Managing Your Journey and Staying Safe
9. Applications and Interviews
Notes
References
Index.

Students using Work Experience, Placements and Internships have free access to the following resources:

  • Self-assessments on a range of topics, including identifying potential contacts, using social media effectively and preparing for different elements of the job application process
  • Worksheets with top tips to help students develop their skills through volunteering and working abroad
  • Practice verbal and numeric reasoning tests, complete with answer keys

Access the student resources here: https://www.macmillanihe.com/companion/palgrave-career-skills/resources/Work-Experience-Placements-and-Internships/
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Steve Rook has been a student-focused University Careers Adviser for twelve years and has also managed his own successful recruitment company. He currently supports academics at a number of universities across the UK. His extensive professional experience in the UK and Australia combined with years spent travelling the world have informed his unique approach to career planning. Steve is also author of The Graduate Career Guidebook. If you would like him to design a workshop or event for your students on any area of career planning, enterprise or leadership, contact him at steventhomasrook@yahoo.co.uk.

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Steve Rook has been a student-focused University Careers Adviser for twelve years and has also managed his own successful recruitment company. He currently supports academics at a number of universities across the UK. His extensive professional experience in the UK and Australia combined with years spent travelling the world have informed his unique approach to career planning. Steve is also author of The Graduate Career Guidebook. If you would like him to design a workshop or event for your students on any area of career planning, enterprise or leadership, contact him at steventhomasrook@yahoo.co.uk.

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