Paid Internships

Internships May Be Modern Day Slavery - But Don't Take That Chance Away From Me

Olivia Haddow | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Olivia Haddow

I wake up at 6.15am to take the train to work (commuting from mum and dad's, the intern's lot) and most days I wake up before the alarm goes off, buzzing for a new day. This is a pretty strange feeling, I must admit, but it's bloody brilliant. So, like I said, don't take this opportunity away from me - it's my only chance to get on the career ladder.

Journalism; Occupation of the Privileged?

Tom Walters | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Walters

Journalism is an industry that relies on a depth of variation to ensure engaging and informative content. Journalism needs writers from all walks of life, all upbringings and from every part of the UK, not just the ones lucky enough to stay with an uncle in Richmond.

Opportunities for Older Workers: From Mature CEOs to 50+ Interns

Jilly Forster | Posted 16.10.2012 | UK
Jilly Forster

Clearly as the Resolution Foundation's study highlights there are challenges for older workers but for businesses that can adapt, I believe there are significant benefits.

Insight of an Intern - Your Covering Letter

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Cerian Jenkins

A covering letter is a chance for you to emphasise why you are perfect for the position, to show that you've gone that extra mile; and it does so in a far more personal way than a CV. It may be the first impression your potential employer gets of you, so use it wisely; not only to reiterate your relevant skills and knowledge, but to demonstrate the enthusiasm you have for the post.