Posted by on May 2, 2017 at 9:36 am

  Alina took part in The Huddersfield Graduate Programme last year and shares her experience of the process and success in her role! About You Full Name Alina Chiriceanu Where are you from Bucharest, Romania Course title Product Design (BA) Course start year 2012 Course end year 2015 About your internship employer Company name Visual

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Posted by on March 7, 2017 at 11:08 am

Name: Errietta Kostala Company name: FairFX Position: Software Architect What did you want to be when you grew up? I guess it was a variety of things that changed over time. I think the first thing I wanted to be was a teacher, but then it changed to a video games tester because I thought it would

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Posted by on January 19, 2017 at 12:01 pm

“I opened up my options and looked at graduate roles” Company Development Programme: Graduate Scheme, FutureLeader – Operations What did you want to be when you grew up? It changed every week, but I definitely didn’t think about working in insurance! What made you decide to study Criminology at the University of Huddersfield? When choosing

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Posted by on January 17, 2017 at 12:05 pm

Name: Marcello Fabiano Company Name: Social Chain / SPORF Position: Head of Sport & SPORF What was your first job? Worked in my parent’s business (restaurant) but then ended up working for a tech start-up in Sydney, Australia straight out of University. What did you want to be when you grew up? Footballer, own a

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Posted by on January 11, 2017 at 10:17 am

Name: Hannah Lunn Company name: One17 Architects & Interior Designers Position: Interior Designer / Architectural Assistant What was your first job? ‘Copy Centre Specialist’ at Staples. A pretty fancy title for a photocopier attendant, I must admit.  What did you want to be when you grew up? In order of age; Farmer, Police Woman, Hockey

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Posted by on December 6, 2016 at 9:50 am

  Guest post by ClickMechanic Working Hours Let’s make no bones about it, working in a startup is hard! You’ll be part of a small team trying to build things from nothing in a fraction of the time it should take, and this requires a level of dedication that can be lacking in corporate environments.

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Posted by on November 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

Did you know:  – 82.4% of graduates being scammed believe they are not being targeted – Of those targetted, 46.7% suffered financial loss of up to £2,600 – 71.5% of job hunters think scammers target those looking for their first job – 1 out of 3 students feel vulnerable when job hunting – 41.9% of these

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Posted by on August 30, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Grace Morton secured an internship through The Huddersfield Graduate Programme, and reflects on her time within local company MacComms…  I initially heard about the MacComms internship from The University of Huddersfield’s Job Shop. I was near completion of my final year studying English Literature and Creative Writing. It was the perfect opportunity to utilise my

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Posted by on July 14, 2016 at 10:23 am

Recently graduated with a creative degree or about to embark on your final year? This post is for you! Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots  gives her expert advice on getting your foot on the ladder of a creative career. Don’t forget recent graduates of the university are able to sign up to our Graduate

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Posted by on June 28, 2016 at 10:06 am

Interning as a Research Officer for Community Foundation for Calderdale I had recently finished my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and knowing it was going to be difficult to get a job straight away, I sought advice through the University of Huddersfield Careers and Employability Service.  I spoke to the lovely Su Maynard who went through

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