Surrey Careers blog

Official blog of the University of Surrey's Employability and Careers Centre

Employer Spotlight: Frontline

Imagine a world where no child’s life chances are limited by their social or family circumstance. At Frontline, that’s the future we are working towards . . . Over 700,000 children in England rely on the support of social workers each year. These children need and deserve the support of life-changing social work professionals, who […]


What’s it like being a J.P. Morgan Brand Ambassador during your studies? Surrey student Joao’s story

What is a brand ambassador and what made you interested in this role? The role of a brand ambassador is to spread awareness of the roles and opportunities available at a company. I was scrolling through Surrey Pathfinder and saw the variety of roles available, one of which was the brand ambassador. I’ve always been […]


Wonderful things happen here: my experiences during my placement year by George, Accounting and Finance

I was not sure which university to enrol in after receiving four unconditional offers through UCAS. One of the key criteria for which university to select was which one would offer me the best placement support and experience. After attending one of Surrey’s Open Days, not only was I convinced that Surrey was the place […]


How to Manage your Wellbeing During your Job Search

Looking for placements or graduate schemes can be relentless. When you’re juggling looking for a job alongside lectures, writing a dissertation, perhaps a part time job and all the other stressors, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. Karla from Philips UK shares her top tips for managing your wellbeing during your job search. 1. […]


Employer Spotlight – Develop your future with BDO

We’re one of the UK’s largest accountancy and business advisory firms. We provide essential financial services – from Audit and Tax Consultancy to Risk Management and Corporate Finance – that help businesses up and down the country succeed. Our people play a vital role in powering the UK economy. While we’re a large organisation – […]


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