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The mountain, Helvellyn, is famous for its summit – which is so pancake-flat that pilot Bert Hinkler landed an Avro Gosport biplane on it in 1926

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Women in engineering: The range of jobs is more diverse than many think

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Indie cred: Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg in Adventureland

Top tips to build a stand-out CV this Easter

Easter is often seen as the last major opportunity for some final intensive exam revision but it’s also a great time to work on some clever tactics that will help beef up your CV. It will give you a break from the monotony of cramming, help you create a stand out profile and you’ll have fun whilst learning and building new skills.

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Are you intelligent, entrepreneurial and interested in how finance fits into the world around us? Then a career in investment banking could be for you.

Top tips for jobseekers: Get the basics right and the rest will flow

Do your research prior to interviews. Learn all about recent developments at the organisation and look up the interview panel on social media if possible, to find out more about them. This may help you relax and even provide topics to talk about

CV boot camp: How to make a great impression

Keep it brief

After graduation, what's next?

Don’t panic! Now is the time to get organised, get focused and get busy

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