I’m an Intern……Get me out of Here!

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I’m an Intern, get me out of here!

It might seem quite an extreme statement, however, myself, Emma & Nicola have recently been trying to build up our skill base by “getting” ourselves “out” of the office and on to training modules or involved in other activities. Continue reading

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Stress = Success?!

Can you turn stress into success? Apparently you can, if you improve your resilience to life’s challenges.

Work, stress, Home, stress…..

I went on Turn your stress into Success training yesterday afternoon and really enjoyed it. I definitely think this is an area of our lives that we all need to get better at tackling, so it was relevant to everyone. Continue reading

A quick Outreach update…

 

The general mood in Lincoln today!

 

 

Hello! Emma here, blogging from a VERY wet Lincoln. I’m the only one in the office this morning so I thought I’d treat you all to a blog.

Hannah & Nicola are in Leeds today and tomorrow for the North Yorkshire UCAS fair – they will fill you in about their crazy few days soon! Continue reading

Happy Monday!

Taking calls like a pro

Hello bloggers – hope you are easing into the working week nicely 🙂

Today, like most days recently, has been a nice mixture of duties! Hannah is away on annual leave today, so the Outreach Team are one down. We really should start getting used to this as the next few weeks are full of events & holidays – but I still find it strange being one member less than usual. Continue reading

A Mixed Bag

I’m finally back writing my blog, (its Matt in case you didn’t know). After going home on my holiday leave and then suffering from a stomach bug for a few days I have returned to the office. Today has been more relaxed than usual but nonetheless a busy day in the Student Support Centre. It appears that the day has become busier as it goes by. Having the general check of emails when coming in this morning and catching up with a back log of NASMA emails to browse through we all awaited our training booked in for today.
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The Third Cohort…

The University of Lincoln – The Main Admin Building – Our main base during our internship.

Hello blogging world, it’s me again (Nicola).

This is turning out to be quite a busy week for us interns, the days are running along pretty quickly.

Matt mentioned in yesterday’s blog that we attended the Introduction to Internships at The University of Lincoln (quite a mouthful). I found it to be an incredibly useful and informative day. At first I wasn’t sure if I would be catered for (not sure if that’s the right way of putting it, but I’m sticking with it). What I mean by that is I thought the day would be aimed at students who have just graduated and started their first job (post-university) as an intern. However that wasn’t the case and once we had taken part in a bit of intern speed dating (really, that happened) we all, including the trainers, got to know everyone’s individual story. Continue reading

Training

I’m (Matt) starting this blog a bit unsure about what exactly to write about. This is simply because I have been out of the office all day at a training event. This training was titled ‘Introduction to Internships’, and acted as way of being able to utilise the most out of the internship. This was the first out of many that we will be taking which has been a nice, unexpected surprise about working in this role. Continue reading