Surrey Careers blog

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

My Placement Year Experience by Akshaya, Final Year Law Student

Why did you choose to do a Professional Training Year? I had a relatively unimpressive CV prior, with no work experience (fulltime or part-time) or internships and only a limited amount of volunteering experience. I knew that if I was to walk out of the Law School with a stand-out CV, I had to use […]


How SurreyConnects helps students prepare to graduate

Meet Harsha Danda, a recent graduate in MSc Data Science, who recently landed a role as a Senior Associate at JPMorgan Chase. We spoke to Harsha about his time at Surrey and how SurreyConnects helped him as he prepared to graduate. What brought you to Surrey? The data science course structure brought me here, especially […]


Tips for managing your priorities over the Easter Vacation

All of a sudden, the Easter vacation is here.  Time to breathe a sigh of relief perhaps.  A chance to relax and take it easy after a challenging semester.  If only those dreaded end of year exams weren’t looming!  Somewhat annoyingly you find yourself torn between taking a well-earned rest and committing enough time as […]


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