6 reasons why an internship could benefit your career

Spending time working for a company will give you new skills to add to your CV. It’ll demonstrate to future employers that you can use your initiative and are dedicated to your career. Many of the skills you gain through doing an internship can give you an advantage over other applicants. 1. You will gain valuable industry [...]

2018-04-22T09:59:25+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|placements|

Work placements – UK Intern Development

We are looking for businesses and community organisations based in Bristol area. Our European students have an excellent level of English and a variety of skills from different sectors of work. They are wishing to share their knowledge and skills with you as well as enhance your business through innovation, ethos and overseas connections. Our [...]

2018-04-15T17:08:39+00:00 April 15th, 2018|erasmus +|

How to improve your communication skills?

According to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, communication skills are listed as the most important quality sought in job candidates.   There are specific things to do that can improve your communication skills, here’s 5 essential ones: 1. Listen, listen, and listen. People want to know that they are being heard. [...]

2018-03-25T21:48:58+00:00 March 25th, 2018|CV|

10 tips to make the most of your placement in Bristol

Wake Up Early Rise at sunrise to have the best attractions all to yourself while avoiding crowds. It’s also a magical time for photos due to soft diffused light, and usually easier to interact with locals.   2.  Observe Daily Life If you really want to get a feel for Bristol, spend a few hours [...]

2018-03-17T22:12:17+00:00 March 17th, 2018|bristol|

Erasmus + Funding

Erasmus+ provides students in higher education with the opportunity to study abroad in Europe for three to 12 months as part of their course. Students can also work abroad in an Erasmus+ traineeship.     Can I take part in a Erasmus + programme? you are registered at a university or college that holds an Erasmus Charter for Higher [...]

2018-02-17T16:50:42+00:00 February 17th, 2018|Uncategorised|

How to include work experience in your CV?

Work Experience is one of the most important sections of your CV so it’s essential that you use proactive language when describing your achievements, e.g: achieved, formulated, planned, broadened, generated, managed, represented. When you haven't got much paid work experience, or your paid work experience is less relevant to the role you’re applying to, the [...]

2018-02-11T11:47:57+00:00 February 11th, 2018|CV|

Bristol European City of Sport 2017

Did you know Bristol has been awarded European City of Sport 2017? Bristol (alongside 15 other European cities) has been awarded the prestigious title of European City of Sport 2017. This is in recognition of: our great sports facilities our current physical activity levels success of local sports clubs  and sporting events how Bristol works together [...]

2018-02-04T09:30:44+00:00 February 4th, 2018|bristol|

Work experience opportunities: Education

Pursuing a career in education?   Would you like to become one of that teachers who everyone remembers? Are you passionate about teaching? Currently studying education at college or uni? Here 4 reasons why you should definitely pursue a career in education: It’s an opportunity to work with young people and make a differencein their lives. [...]

2018-01-20T16:33:43+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|

Employability skills

 9 employability skills you need to be aware of: Depending on the career sector and profession you choose to work in, there could be very specific skills, abilities and knowledge needed to do the job. However, complementing these are general competencies and behaviours that are essential for successful working.   Communication This covers verbal and [...]

2017-12-03T10:49:55+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|Uncategorised|