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 February 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

With over 700 hours of voluntary work under her belt and a CV overflowing with experience, Clementine is ready to hit the ground running when she returns to University in September to complete her Events Management degree. Having recently secured an impressive position as a Freelance Runner with the BBC she truly is is living

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Posted by on January 31, 2017 at 9:37 am

Local family run business, Huddersfield Central Lodge Hotel have recently offered a number of international students fantastic work experience opportunities to flourish not only in their field of work, but on a personal level too. Students’ hardworking and compassionate attitude has not gone unnoticed and is highly regarded by the owners of the hotel. Students have shared

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Posted by on November 1, 2016 at 10:00 am

Outfits and images provided by Grace Flood. Name: Francesca Moffatt Company name: Missguided Position: Production Coordinator / Model Booker What was your first job? Working very unsociable hours in a bar! What did you want to be when you grew up? I just knew that I wanted to work in fashion, but wasn’t sure which area.

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Posted by on October 25, 2016 at 8:34 am

  Grace Flood, a final year Fashion Communication and Promotion student shares her placement experience at fashion brand Missguided & how her wide ranging experiences have helped her carve out the next steps in her career path… Name: Grace Flood Studying: Fashion Communication & Promotion (Final year) Placement company name: Missguided Position: Styling Intern What

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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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Posted by on June 16, 2016 at 11:01 am

So… Summer is finally here and I have finished my first week of my internship at ADC Property Solutions Ltd. My morning starts the same every day, with the sweet smell of coffee from the local coffee shop, gearing myself to catch the 229 Leeds bus at 8:20am to work.   The bus journey to

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Posted by on August 26, 2015 at 10:47 am

If you want to try something new at university this year then why not check out Radio Hud? Becoming part of the radio society is a rewarding and an awesome hands-on learning experience. Here are eight ways working for your University radio station can change your life forever: It develops your verbal communication skills. While playing

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Posted by on May 13, 2015 at 10:16 am

Santander Internship Programme In January 2015 Social Progress Ltd took the leap of faith and took Esther Orridge on as an intern though the Santander Internship Programme. The 3 month internship was part-funded by Santander, which enabled Social Progress’s owner, Janet Bebb to expand without having to take as much of a financial risk as

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Posted by on April 9, 2015 at 2:10 pm

Another Perspective I also work full time as a Careers Advisor for a company called Aspire-I in Bradford, delivering the careers advice and guidance under the National Careers Service. We take on placement students doing various courses from careers guidance to apprentices doing business admin, and I see and support a wide range of placements

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