Commercial Awareness a.k.a. How to show firms that you have business sense

You know how when a song gets played over and over again it really puts you off that song and you start to hate it?  I think the term ‘commercial awareness’ is like that song.  The phrase has been used for so long and so often that for many students, it has become really off-putting … More Commercial Awareness a.k.a. How to show firms that you have business sense

Plagiarism alert! The consequences of dishonesty in the graduate recruitment and selection process.

Originally posted on The Careers Blog:
Plagiarism…the act or practice of taking someone else’s work, idea, etc., and passing off as one’s own.You may have come across plagiarism within the context of academic work. However some graduate recruiters have also found a very small number of applicants to be guilty of plagiarism through their recruitment…

Sun… Sea… and Successful Careers: How a study year abroad has benefitted my career prospects

Studying abroad may sound like a year of fun and travel, but few people realise how beneficial it can be to students looking to advance their careers. At a time where it seems everyone has a solid 2:1 degree from a prestigious university, a year abroad can make you stand out from the rest. Here … More Sun… Sea… and Successful Careers: How a study year abroad has benefitted my career prospects

“Your greatest resource is your time”: How to balance applications with your university life

In July 2019 Valerie (careers consultant for Warwick Law School) spoke to student Amy Wang about how she secured her vac scheme at Morgan Lewis. Valerie: Why did you want to do a vacation scheme in the first place? Amy: A vacation scheme is the ultimate opportunity to assess how the cultural fit of a … More “Your greatest resource is your time”: How to balance applications with your university life

Advice from a Warwick Law School graduate on receiving a BPTC Scholarship

Top tips for getting a BPTC Scholarship by Holly Girven, Warwick Law School Alumni. Before coming to university I was fairly certain that I wanted to become a barrister and three years later I am about to embark on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) having received a scholarship from Gray’s Inn to fund the cost … More Advice from a Warwick Law School graduate on receiving a BPTC Scholarship