Getting a Job

6 sites you need to know for internship opportunities

If you want to get ahead in your studies and further your CV before leaving university then internships are the thing for you. Work placements are invaluable and will help you gain relevant experience in your field, build a great contact list and could potentially lead to employment when you graduate. So here’s our top list of sites to help you get your foot on the career ladder of your choice.

Student career advice: What your next employer will be looking for in

As conversation turns to New Year’s resolutions and best intentions for the year ahead, plenty of you may be thinking about applying for new - or first - jobs. With competition still tough, how do you make sure you’re giving yourself the best possible chance and really differentiating yourself from the rest for the right reasons? There are four things which will be high on the agendas of all employers in 2015, and which will therefore be important for all young jobseekers to bear in mind.

Don't waste the holidays: Top tips for nailing that student summer job

With the end in sight for most students (sorry medics!), many of us are facing up to four months of parental glares, painful hangovers and perpetual omnibuses of Come Dine With Me. If you’re hoping to break the monotony and earn some cash, then it’s time to start searching for a summer job.

Student summer jobs: How to avoid being stitched up by unscrupulous

The summer’s approaching; exams will soon be out of the way. While a well deserved break might be the order of the day, the bank of mum and dad might feel that some productive employment - paid or unpaid - might be a better use of your time before you return to your studies in the autumn.

I want your job: TV news producer

Rob Cole has produced TV news for decades now, working on anything from celebrities to global wars. He shares the benefit of his considerable experience in the industry

What if McDonald's had a farm?

Farming is an industry in crisis - just one in 10 farmers is under the age of 25. However, help is at hand from the oddest angle: McDonald's, which is sponsoring a training programme to encourage new young farmers