96 episodes

Welcome to the Career Zone Podcast! Brought to you by the University of Exeter, this series discusses important thoughts on students' minds right now. Visit: www.exeter.ac.uk/careers or email careers@exeter.ac.uk Follow us on Instagram @uoecareers or @uoecornwallcareers or on Twitter @UoECareers or @UoECornwallCZ and include the #careerzonepodcast so that we can follow up in a future episode
#work #careers -#recruiting #employability #careerzone

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Welcome to the Career Zone Podcast! Brought to you by the University of Exeter, this series discusses important thoughts on students' minds right now. Visit: www.exeter.ac.uk/careers or email careers@exeter.ac.uk Follow us on Instagram @uoecareers or @uoecornwallcareers or on Twitter @UoECareers or @UoECornwallCZ and include the #careerzonepodcast so that we can follow up in a future episode
#work #careers -#recruiting #employability #careerzone

    What are employers looking for? July 2022

    What are employers looking for? July 2022

    In this week's podcast, Rae is joined by colleagues from the Career Zone who recently attended the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services Conference. The Career Zone staff share what they found out and their top tips for developing your employability and getting jobs.

    You can view current jobs on Handshake 

     

     

    • 11 min
    In conversation with….students who have worked abroad

    In conversation with….students who have worked abroad

    In this episode, our Employability and Placements Advisors, Becky and Gemma are joined by two students, Muriel and Phoebe, who spent a year working abroad as part of their degree.  Muriel is currently working abroad at University of Exeter in the Outbound Team, and Phoebe spent a year working abroad in Germany as a British Council and Foreign Language Assistant.  Here we gain an insight into their experiences of working abroad. 

     

    The majority of Undergraduate courses at the University of Exeter have the option to add study or work abroad, or sometimes both.  If you have any questions regarding the global opportunities available, please contact our Outbound team at outbound@exeter.ac.uk or visit the Global Opportunities SharePoint site here

     

    • 23 min
    How a careers guidance appointment helped me

    How a careers guidance appointment helped me

    In this episode Employability and Career Consultant Sarah Blunt sits down with Mia, a final year Biological Sciences student, to find out about her experience of attending a careers guidance appointment with the Career Zone. Sarah also speaks to Employability and Career Consultant Fiona Hartley to find out what you can expect if you book an appointment yourself.  

    Find out more on the Career Zone webpage.

    • 8 min
    Asking questions at interview - what they say about you/what not to ask

    Asking questions at interview - what they say about you/what not to ask

    Jenny Clark from the Student Employability team working, with social science students at the University of Exeter explains why it is so important to ask relevant questions at the end of an interview, and provides some great suggestions for what you should and should not ask.

    • 3 min
    What is organisational culture?

    What is organisational culture?

    In this episode, Rae explores what is meant by the phrase ‘organisational culture’ and why it is important. Rae shares her advice on how you can learn about a company’s organisational culture when applying for jobs.

     

    For more information on how to utilise the Alumni tool on LinkedIn, book onto one of our LinkedIn Lab sessions

    • 5 min
    In conversation with...students who have studied abroad

    In conversation with...students who have studied abroad

    In this episode focusing on Study Abroad, Gemma, an Employability and Placements Adviser in the Skills Team, talks to Callum (who studied at University of Plymouth but is currently working alongside the Global Opportunities team as a Graduate Business Partner), Harry and Izzy, each of whom completed a study abroad year.  Here we learn more about the experiences and opportunities that this year provided each of them. 

    The majority of Undergraduate courses at the University of Exeter have the option to add study or work abroad, or sometimes both.  If you have any questions regarding the global opportunities available, please contact our Outbound team at outbound@exeter.ac.uk or visit the Global Opportunities SharePoint site here

    • 28 min

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