Getting work experience – being speculative – a student perspective

As a careers consultant, students often ask me about how to find internships, work experience, summer work, relevant experience……etc. Into the ensuing discussion I often float the idea of being pro-active about finding the experience you need, and approaching people speculatively via the most appropriate media – email, Twitter, talking at events etc.

And often at this point I see a skeptical glaze appear in students’ eyes………

To counteract this, and for positive proof of the effectiveness of this approach – read on:

Still need convincing? Just use the search term ‘speculative’ in the search box on the right for yet more evidence of just how effective this approach can be.

Not all jobs are advertised!

Learn more about finding Internships and work experience via the Careers Service website

 

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