Surrey Careers blog

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

The benefits of using LinkedIn

I created a LinkedIn profile during my Second year as an International Event Management student at Surrey. I did so because my lecturers mentioned how LinkedIn could help us to connect with recruiters, follow companies of interest, find and apply for opportunities. Still at the start of my placement search, I wanted to increase my […]


Using LinkedIn as a student

Hey, guys! My name is Laura, I’m an English Literature with Creative Writing student currently on placement as a Digital and Social Marketer for LT Harper, Cybersecurity Recruitment. At work, I use LinkedIn on a daily basis, but today I want to talk about the benefits of using it as a student. When and Why […]


Employer Spotlight Series; Become a Future Leader with the NGDP

Ellise, Programme Support Officer at the NGDP has written this blog about the well-respected graduate scheme at the National Graduate Development Programme within local government. In this blog you can find out what the scheme is, the variety of placement the scheme encompasses, how you can make a difference to your community while on the […]


Employer Spotlight Series; Build your career with Fisher German

Find out more from Ed, current Graduate at Fisher German, about why he choose this route after studying Politics at University. Interested? Below are some FAQs to help you find out more; What is a Chartered Surveyor? A Chartered Surveyor works in all fields of property and building consultancy, influencing the rural and urban environments […]


The skills I have developed on my university journey

My journey at university has most definitely enhanced my employability skills gained through the experiences and challenges I faced. Taking advantage of the opportunities that were presented to me has allowed me to build my soft skills and allowed me to adopt a growth mindset, broaden my horizons and gain insights into different career areas.


Employer Spotlight Series – Develop your future with BDO

Looking for a graduate scheme but not sure where to apply? With 17 offices across England and Scotland, BDO recruit a large number of trainees every year. A question we often get, is whether joining our London office would give a better experience than one of our regional offices, such as Guildford or Southampton. Even […]


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