"work experience" blog posts

Everything you need to know about Brand Ambassador jobs

Posted on: 12 December 2022 | Category: Hints, tips and advice

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.


Part-Time Jobs: An International Student Perspective

Posted on: 14 November 2022 | Category: Hints, tips and advice

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.


I Got Hired: Graduate Land Buyer

Posted on: 20 September 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

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.


I Got Hired: M62 Vincis

Posted on: 15 August 2022 | Category: Graduate stories

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


My virtual internship experience

Posted on: 29 July 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


My Internship Experience: Anna-Maria Hartley

Posted on: 12 April 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


My Lab Internship Experience: Madiha Adam

Posted on: 31 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


My Lab Internship Experience: Joseph Carr

Posted on: 31 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


My Placement Experience: Emma Smith

Posted on: 31 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


My Internship Experience: Destiny Kumari

Posted on: 31 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


My Lab Internship Experience: Ana Ribeiro

Posted on: 31 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


My Internship Experience: Jaskirat Kaur

Posted on: 31 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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


I Got Hired: My first week as a Kickstart Intern

Posted on: 18 March 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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.


Get Ahead / Get Hired programme: Ellie's Experience

Posted on: 22 February 2022 | Category: Student experiences

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.


I Got Hired: Software Engineer at Lusis Payments, Paris

Posted on: 21 October 2021 | Category: Graduate stories

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.


Micro-Internship with Mindless Academy

Posted on: 21 July 2021 | Category: Student experiences

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.


Chemistry student wins National Undergraduate Placement of the Year award

Posted on: 7 July 2021 | Category: Events & News

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.


Digital Micro-Internship with Mindless Academy

Posted on: 25 June 2021 | Category: Student experiences

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.


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

Posted on: 10 June 2021 | Category: Graduate stories

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


What I gained from the Skills Enhancement Programme

Posted on: 6 May 2021 | Category: Student experiences

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.


I Got Hired: Junior Product Manager at ValueChain Enterprises

Posted on: 29 April 2021 | Category: Graduate stories

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.


Parliamentary Researcher in the House of Commons

Posted on: 26 April 2021 | Category: Graduate stories

Student in London

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


I Got Hired: Tutor at The Tutor Trust

Posted on: 11 February 2021 | Category: Graduate stories

A student

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


Year in Industry Placement with First Derivatives

Posted on: 11 February 2021 | Category: Student experiences

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


I Got Hired: Intern at Mindless Mag

Posted on: 1 February 2021 | Category: Student experiences

Student standing by a wall

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


I Got Hired: Merchandising Placement at The Very Group

Posted on: 3 December 2020 | Category: Student experiences

Student profile

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.


My internship with Change 100

Posted on: 30 June 2020 | Category: Student experiences

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


My placement year during lockdown

Posted on: 28 May 2020 | Category: Student experiences

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


My career journey so far

Posted on: 6 May 2020 | Category: Hints, tips and advice

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


Volunteering on my placement with Everton FC

Posted on: 27 April 2020 | Category: Student experiences

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:


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

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Category: Student experiences

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.


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

Posted on: 25 November 2019 | Category: Student experiences

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.


My placement at Unilever

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

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


Enterprise internship at LAB by Capacity

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Student experiences

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.


My Summer Internship at Enterprise-Rent-A-Car

Posted on: 11 January 2019 | Category: Student experiences

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