"work experience" blog posts

Casual conversations: Juggling Law, commuter life and Inclusivity on Campus A student looking at camera

Casual conversations: Juggling Law, commuter life and Inclusivity on Campus

Get ready to meet Jack, a Law student who's not just managing his academic studies but is also juggling part-time jobs, volunteering, advocating for change, and navigating the commuter life. He shares insights into his campus journey, work experience, and the wonderful people he's encountered along the way. We're thrilled to have him share his story with us!

Posted on: 1 December 2023

My Work Experience: Surya

My Work Experience: Surya

Surya shares his experience of being an international student at the University of Liverpool and working part-time as campus ambassador for Student Circus.

Posted on: 17 November 2023

My Work Experience: Rachit

My Work Experience: Rachit

Rachit shares his experience of being an international student at the University of Liverpool and working part-time as campus ambassador for Student Circus.

Posted on: 17 November 2023

Why am I being ghosted by the job I want? 3 tips to cope with job rejection

Why am I being ghosted by the job I want? 3 tips to cope with job rejection

Job rejection is something we all deal with - whether it be for a part-time student job you want for some extra cash, a placement, or a graduate job.

Posted on: 6 October 2023

My Work Experience: Aleisha

My Work Experience: Aleisha

Aleisha is Mechanical Engineering student who has also been working in a Learning Technologist Support role for the School of the Arts alongside her studies.

Posted on: 26 July 2023

My Part-Time Job Experience at University of Liverpool

My Part-Time Job Experience at University of Liverpool

Khilan Santoki is an international student from India who alongside his studies has a part-time job as a Lab Demonstrator at the University of Liverpool’s Computer Science Department.

Posted on: 20 June 2023

Meet the University of Liverpool’s Student Circus Ambassadors

Meet the University of Liverpool’s Student Circus Ambassadors

Meet Om and Syed, two postgraduate international students at the University of Liverpool who currently work as Campus Ambassadors for Student Circus.

Posted on: 12 June 2023

My Internship Experience at the University of Liverpool

My Internship Experience at the University of Liverpool

MSc Digital Marketing & Analytics student Duong talks about her recent internship with the University's Centre for Innovation in Education

Posted on: 6 June 2023

My Placement Experience: Meghan Williams

My Placement Experience: Meghan Williams

Meghan Williams tells us more about her placement experience in the Neurology Labs in the Walton Centre in Fazakerley, Liverpool.

Posted on: 7 February 2023

Everything you need to know about Brand Ambassador jobs

Everything you need to know about Brand Ambassador jobs

Many companies employ students as Brand Ambassadors, but what do these roles involve and what's the best way to find them? In this Blog post we explain everything you need to know.

Posted on: 12 December 2022

Part-Time Jobs: An International Student Perspective

Part-Time Jobs: An International Student Perspective

This blog from Aditi, our International Employability Experience Graduate Intern, covers the key benefits and advantages of having a part-time job during studies from an international student perspective.

Posted on: 14 November 2022

I Got Hired: Graduate Land Buyer

I Got Hired: Graduate Land Buyer

Jonathon Jackson is a Town and Regional Planning (MPlan) graduate from 2021, currently on the Aspire graduate programme in the Land Department at Barratt Developments.

Posted on: 20 September 2022

I Got Hired: M62 Vincis

I Got Hired: M62 Vincis

Mia Hargreaves, a recent Communications and Media graduate, tells us more about her current graduate role.

Posted on: 15 August 2022

My virtual internship experience

My virtual internship experience

Biological and Medical Sciences student Meghan took part in a Bright Network Virtual Internship in June.

Posted on: 29 July 2022

My Internship Experience: Anna-Maria Hartley

My Internship Experience: Anna-Maria Hartley

Cognitive Neuroscience MSc Student and recent Psychology BSc graduate, Anna-Maria Hartley tells us about her internship experience within the NHS.

Posted on: 12 April 2022

My Lab Internship Experience: Madiha Adam

My Lab Internship Experience: Madiha Adam

Biological and Medical Sciences student Madiha Adam, tells us about her remote internship at Cagan Lab.

Posted on: 31 March 2022

My Lab Internship Experience: Joseph Carr

My Lab Internship Experience: Joseph Carr

Biochemistry student Joseph Carr tells us about his internship with the Liverpool Aortic Biomechanics and Biochemistry Research Group (LABB) within the University of Liverpool.

Posted on: 31 March 2022

My Placement Experience: Emma Smith

My Placement Experience: Emma Smith

Student Emma Smith tells us about her placement at Bradford and District Care NHS trust.

Posted on: 31 March 2022

My Internship Experience: Destiny Kumari

My Internship Experience: Destiny Kumari

Student Destiny Kumari tells us about her internship as a Support Worker.

Posted on: 31 March 2022

My Lab Internship Experience: Ana Ribeiro

My Lab Internship Experience: Ana Ribeiro

Psychology student Ana Ribeiro tells us about her internship for Imagine Independence, a mental health charity.

Posted on: 31 March 2022

My Internship Experience: Jaskirat Kaur

My Internship Experience: Jaskirat Kaur

Biological Masters student, Jaskirat Kaur tells us about her internship in Cambridge at a health tech company called Health Data Insight.

Posted on: 31 March 2022

I Got Hired: My first week as a Kickstart Intern

I Got Hired: My first week as a Kickstart Intern

From the Job Centre to the Careers Centre – My first week as a kickstart intern. Mariam Abood tells us more about the first week as a Kickstart Digital Communications Assistant in the English Department at the University of Liverpool.

Posted on: 18 March 2022

Get Ahead / Get Hired programme: Ellie's Experience

Get Ahead / Get Hired programme: Ellie's Experience

Ellie is a second year Law and Business student at The University of Liverpool who took part in our Get Ahead/Get Hired iniative. In this blog post she talks about her experience on the programme.

Posted on: 22 February 2022

I Got Hired: Software Engineer at Lusis Payments, Paris

I Got Hired: Software Engineer at Lusis Payments, Paris

Sourav Das is a 2021 graduate from the MSc Business Analytics and Big Data programme at the University of Liverpool, now working as a Software Engineer at Lusis Payments, Paris.

Posted on: 21 October 2021

Micro-Internship with Mindless Academy

Micro-Internship with Mindless Academy

Earlier this year Emily completed a 4-week digital micro-internship with Mindless Academy. In this blog post she talks about the internship and how it has benefitted her.

Posted on: 21 July 2021

Chemistry student wins National Undergraduate Placement of the Year award

Chemistry student wins National Undergraduate Placement of the Year award

Harriet McNicholl, a third year Chemistry with Research in Industry student, has been named the National Undergraduate Placement Student of the Year 2021 by the Society of Chemical Industry.

Posted on: 7 July 2021

Digital Micro-Internship with Mindless Academy

Digital Micro-Internship with Mindless Academy

In April 2021 Morgan completed a 4-week digital micro-internship with Mindless Academy. In this blog post she talks about what she did on the internship and how it has benefitted her.

Posted on: 25 June 2021

I Got Hired: Louisa, advanced Tutor and Brand Ambassador for The Tutor TrustLouisa_Tutor_Trust

I Got Hired: Louisa, advanced Tutor and Brand Ambassador for The Tutor Trust

Louisa works as an Advanced Tutor and Brand Ambassador for The Tutor Trust.

Posted on: 10 June 2021

What I gained from the Skills Enhancement Programme

What I gained from the Skills Enhancement Programme

Final year BA Geography student, Grace Barrett, talks about participating in the University of Liverpool Skills Enhancement Programme last year, and what she gained from taking part.

Posted on: 6 May 2021

I Got Hired: Junior Product Manager at ValueChain Enterprises

I Got Hired: Junior Product Manager at ValueChain Enterprises

Nachilila Kaluba graduated in 2020 with a BSc Computer Science with Software Development degree, and now works for Valuechain Enterprises Ltd as a Junior Product Manager. In this blog post Nachi talks about what she gained from studying her degree, and offers advice for current students on making the most of their time at university.

Posted on: 29 April 2021

Parliamentary Researcher in the House of CommonsStudent in London

Parliamentary Researcher in the House of Commons

After graduating from the University of Liverpool in 2020, I began working as a Parliamentary Researcher in the House of Commons.

Posted on: 26 April 2021

I Got Hired: Tutor at The Tutor TrustA student

I Got Hired: Tutor at The Tutor Trust

Oscar works part-time with The Tutor Trust as a maths tutor in local secondary schools.

Posted on: 11 February 2021

Year in Industry Placement with First Derivatives

Year in Industry Placement with First Derivatives

My Industrial Placement Journey: Erin Camlin, BSc Mathematics with Finance, incoming Financial Engineer placement student with First Derivatives plc.

Posted on: 11 February 2021

I Got Hired: Intern at Mindless Mag

I Got Hired: Intern at Mindless Mag

Lexie is a final year BA Hons Communication and Media student who undertook an internship with Mindless Mag last year.

Posted on: 1 February 2021

I Got Hired: Merchandising Placement at The Very GroupStudent profile

I Got Hired: Merchandising Placement at The Very Group

Helena Peters is a BA Business Management student, currently undertaking a year in industry placement year with The Very Group at their HQ in Liverpool.

Posted on: 3 December 2020

My internship with Change 100

My internship with Change 100

Last summer (2019), I was selected by Leonard Cheshire, to take part in the Change 100 internship programme.

Posted on: 30 June 2020

My placement year during lockdown

My placement year during lockdown

Sadly, my placement year at First Mile Technologies in Toronto, Canada had to be cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted on: 28 May 2020

My career journey so far

My career journey so far

Hi, I'm Ned and I'm currently in my fourth year at University as an International Business Student.

Posted on: 6 May 2020

Volunteering on my placement with Everton FC

Volunteering on my placement with Everton FC

Lucy is a BA Marketing with a Year in Industry student at the University of Liverpool, who is currently on a placement with Everton FC. Find out about her volunteering experience:

Posted on: 27 April 2020

I Got Hired: Digital Marketing Intern at Enterprise Rent-a-Car

I Got Hired: Digital Marketing Intern at Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Nicole Head is a BA Marketing student, currently undertaking a placement year as a Digital Marketing Intern with Enterprise Rent-a-Car. We've asked her to tell us what she's been doing so far on her placement year and how her time at university has prepared her for the role. She also offers some advice to students thinking about a year in industry placement, and some of her favourite experiences while at university.

Posted on: 25 November 2019

I Got Hired: My Placement Year with the Bank of England

I Got Hired: My Placement Year with the Bank of England

Adam Day is a student on the BA Business Economics with a Year in Industry degree. He has just returned to the University to complete his final year after spending 13 months in a placement role, working as a Research Assistant at the Bank of England in London. He talks about his course, working at the Bank of England, and the benefits of gaining work experience and making the most of what university has to offer.

Posted on: 25 November 2019

My placement at Unilever

My placement at Unilever

Lily completed a placement at Unilever- watch this short video to find out all about it!

Posted on: 15 July 2019

Enterprise internship at LAB by Capacity

Enterprise internship at LAB by Capacity

Aliema undertook an internship at LAB by Capacity to improve her marketing and communications skills. Watch this short video to find out how she did this.

Posted on: 15 July 2019

My Summer Internship at Enterprise-Rent-A-Car

My Summer Internship at Enterprise-Rent-A-Car

UoL Class of 2019 International Business graduate Amber Thoma, tells us more about her Summer Placement Experience.

Posted on: 11 January 2019