As part of our Focus on International Students week one of our graduates tells how she got a graduate job in the UK Xin Huang graduated in 2014 with a degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Edinburgh. She now works in internal audit for Barclays bank in London. Here Xin describes her … Continue reading One international graduate’s story of working in the UK
Kirsten introduces this post. As part of our Focus on International Students week let's explore how the Careers Service can support you if you are planning to return home either after graduating or over summer. Get advice from your networks Students are often quick to look for information on websites before thinking about who they … Continue reading Getting started with your career in another country
Thanks to Kirsten Roche for sharing this - good news for our Chinese students. A recent survey of 93 employers based in Hong Kong and China by GradConnection has found that graduates from UK Universities are highly in demand. 80% of the employers surveyed said that they specifically targeted students returning from UK Universities. … Continue reading UK universities leading the way with employers in China and Hong Kong
We've previously looked at the diversity of the third sector as a career option for graduates. However, this post takes a different approach to look at volunteering overseas. Along with internships, work experience and part-time roles, an international volunteer experience is a popular option for Edinburgh students - across all subject areas - looking to … Continue reading Volunteering Overseas
Thanks to my colleague Sarah Conway, Recruitment and Events Administrator at the Careers Service for this post on study abroad. It highlights that study abroad is an increasing trend among students and can be a way to find out more about international labour markets - Rebecca According to a recent news article more UK university … Continue reading UK Students Go Abroad To Boost Career
And now for a post from Sarah Allbeson, Careers Consultant for the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures on how study abroad could boost your career prospects A new study on the impact of the European Union’s Erasmus student exchange programme shows that international experience can benefit graduates in the job market. The study was … Continue reading Studying abroad? It’s a great way to boost your career prospects
Thanks to Kirsten Roche our Careers Consultant for Internationalisation for this post about the Chinese economy and scholarship opportunities for students - Rebecca At the end of 2014 the IMF reported that for the first time in more than 140 years the US was no longer the world's biggest economy with China knocking them off … Continue reading China is booming, but how can you benefit?