Happy Friday!

The latest, very cute, additions to the Brayford Campus

Happy Friday fellow bloggers!

I’m Emma & this is my first blog – if you fancy getting to know a little more about me, you can see my profile here

I’m going to start from the very beginning; following my graduation a stint of unemployment was thrown upon me – a massive shock to the system. I had been naive about my life post university & was happily unaware of what was to come. After the excitement of summer & graduation in September, reality started to kick in. By this point I had lost count how many applications I had sent out & had begun to think being employed was an unrealistic dream. Which is why today, sitting at my desk at the end of a great week, I feel incredibly lucky.

I’ve always said I wanted a job where I was met with something different each day and this is exactly what has happened. In just 7 weeks I have been able to get hands on with a huge variety of stuff  – this week has been no exception. Continue reading

Varied to say the least!

Hello blogging world!

I’m Nicola and this is my first official blog post for The Outreach Intern Blog!

(Read my full profile here).

A day as an Outreach Intern can vary a lot which is a really good thing. Over the past seven weeks I have helped at Applicant Call Back Days, worked at a Jobs and Careers Fair, attempted to decipher the benefits calculator, put together visa applications, designed funding leaflets for postgraduate students, took part in school visits, planned a radio broadcast, produced a presentation for undergraduate students and even attempted to ‘model’ in a photo shoot for the publications department. I’m really enjoying it; working within the University is very interesting and after a spell of unemployment I feel very lucky indeed. Continue reading