Year Abroad – Make the most of the Opportunity

When I told people that I was going to Rio de Janeiro for my year abroad, I received a variety of reactions. Some were surprised, others were worried, and some were excited on my behalf.  Overall it wasn’t a positive. I was presented with scare stories and countless ‘but what if’s, which is not the … More Year Abroad – Make the most of the Opportunity

Boosting Your Employability

Firms want to recruit well-rounded individuals who have clearly developed relevant foundational skills. They will look at your participation in and experience of a range of activities across professional, academic and non-academic domains. If you only have academic experiences to demonstrate your competencies, this may not present you as a well-rounded individual and may suggest … More Boosting Your Employability

Letter to my 20 something year old self

By Husnara Begum, Warwick Alumna, Associate Career Coach and Contributing Editor of CheekyLittleCareers a careers and lifestyle website.   Looking back to 20 years ago I feel a huge sense of relief, thankful that the Millennium Bug didn’t as we all feared trigger the accidental launch of a nuclear missile and wipe out mankind. Indeed, as … More Letter to my 20 something year old self