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The Difference Between a Graduate Program, a Graduate Job and an Internship

Posted by GradConnection
As you embark on your job search journey as a university student, you’ll probably come across three main types of opportunities that can help best set you up for graduation: graduate programs, graduate jobs and internships. But it’s easy to blur the lines between what their differences actually are and which option you should go for. We break it down in this blog post!

Alternative Career Pathways after Graduating

Posted by GradConnection
Many students often jump straight to graduate programs as the default way to secure a full-time job after university. But it's important to recognise that this structured pathway might not be the best choice for everyone. In this blog post, we run through just a few of the alternatives you can take if you decide that the traditional way might not be for you.

Big vs Small Companies: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Posted by GradConnection
It’s an age-old debate, but one that you’ll probably have when trying to decide where you’d like to go for your first role after graduation – the big or small company? In this article, we break down some pros and cons to consider when trying to find the right environment to suit your personality and working style.

How To Get an Entry Level Role With No Experience

Posted by GradConnection
If you find yourself reaching your graduation year, you're probably looking to transition into a graduate role. And there’s nothing quite like the feeling of dread when searching for your first real world job without any practical or relevant experience. We help make this a little less daunting in this blog post with some tips on how to get an entry level role with no experience.

The Top 3 Presenting Skills All Students & Graduates Need

Posted by Transition Hub
Across the board, as professional development coaches, we are constantly asked for help across all aspects of presenting. We've identified 3 key areas that you all will find value in developing and practicing further, and these are the same skills our corporate clients ask us to work on with them every day, supporting them to bring energy, clarity, and structure to their presentations.

How To Succeed in the First Year of Your New Grad Job

Posted by Gradconnection
As the beginning of a new chapter of your life starting a new graduate job can be extremely exciting and full of anticipation, but also super nerve-wracking! Your first role is setting up the foundation for your entire career - no pressure! Here are a few tips to help you nail that first year of your new job and set yourself up for a rewarding career.

5 Things To Look For In An Internship

Posted by Gradconnection
With the variety of different internship experiences on offer it can be difficult deciding which ones to apply for. Even though applying to every single opportunity might seem like a great way of increasing your chances of receiving an internship, it's more important to consider which opportunities will provide you the best experience. In this article, we delve into what you should be looking for in an internship.

Everything You Need To Know About Internships

Posted by Gradconnection
An internship is a short-term work experience opportunity offered by a company which provides students with exposure to the workforce. Internships are a fantastic way to transition smoothly from university to your first job, and help you develop important skills that employers value! In this article we detail the various types of internships you can apply for and explain the benefits of internship experience when applying for grad roles.

How to stand out as an intern to be hired as a grad

Posted by Gradconnection
When the internship season comes around, thousands of ambitious students embark on a journey to gain industry experience at great companies, hoping to convert into a graduate position the year after. Being offered a role as an intern is a huge achievement in itself, but it doesn't end there! During your internship it's incredibly important to make a great impression, for your future career and to give yourself the best chance possible of receiving a graduate offer.

Top Online Training Resources for Students

Posted by Lucas Leung
In the growing competitive landscape of student jobs it is important to find ways to learn new skills and improve your personal brand. In this article we explore the types of courses or initiatives you can do on the side to upskill in areas that will help you with your professional development, and consequently your career.

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