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Engineering: Kier group Graduate Programme

The Kier group is a respected construction, services and property group specialising in building and civil engineering, support services, commercial property development, structured property financing and private and affordable housing. read more...


Engineering sector is calling all females

The engineering sector is currently experiencing a void in the number of female engineers entering the profession.

Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills said the conspicuous absence of female engineers is an “enormous problem”. read more...


What to do with your master’s degree

Some people have their master’s degree subsidised by their employers who require an employee to have specialist knowledge or skill in a given area.

People who are doing a master’s at the behest of their employers already have their career path determined. read more...


Returning to study isn’t as hard as you may think

For some studying three years for their first degrees is often challenging enough and the prospect of a postgraduate degree is often enough to push them towards the world of work instead. read more...


Graduate careers with the Metropolitan Police

London is the city which never sleeps and now London Metropolitan Police is looking to recruit energetic graduates who thrive on challenges.

As one of the world’s largest and chaotic cities, around 8.3 million people inhabit London. read more...


Roll through your interview with these simple steps

You are not alone in feeling unnerved by the thought of an intense grilling by your potential employer.

Pre-interview jitters are common in the most confident of people but following some simple advice can help to put your mind at ease and hopefully get you the job. read more...


Essays and job applications aside: University is all about life skills

Employers often gripe about the lack of transferable skills and common sense in graduates but new research is suggesting university instills important life skills.

The research was conducted by Disney in time for the release of Disney Pixar’s Monster University. read more...


Number of male graduates in secretarial roles doubles year-on-year

It’s not surprising in a world of political correctness gender no longer determines career paths.

For so long women have been filling the administrative and PA realms in companies but this is now changing. read more...


Demand for engineers is soaring at record levels

Companies are increasingly on the lookout for engineers and this week 1,800 congregated at the inaugural Graduate Engineer show in Derby.

The UK is currently host to some of the successful engineering businesses and a fair share are in Derby. read more...


What can I do with a degree in politics?

A lot of students are choosing to study social science subjects and politics is becoming a popular choice. read more...

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