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Student Podcast – Your Career Kit

27 Feb 2021

Looking for a student podcast?

Ever wondered how you want to get into your dream career, or after top student tips and advice? Your Career Kit is a student podcast that does exactly that. Whether you are at school, college, university or completing an apprenticeship, our podcast will be able to offer you great career advice and inspiration. Not only that, but we aim to discuss key student issues, such as finances and budgeting, motivation, study tips and much more.

The best student podcast?

Of course, we think so! Your Career Kit aims to bring in professionals, from Company Directors, CEOs, HR & Recruitment Managers and Careers Advisors to share their top tips, advice as well as their career journey stories to help kickstart, further or inspire your career. We have even been lucky enough to be joined by a Team GB Athlete discussing his journey to the Olympic Games.

Where can you listen to the podcast?

We have been sure to make Your Career Kit available far and wide; it is available on 8 platforms, and we have covered most popular places!
- Spotify
- Apple Podcasts
- Google Podcasts
- Anchor

What episodes have we done so far?

Why Your CV Isn’t Getting You Hired

What better way to get top tips and advice, than to get the professionals in? We were joined by Rolls Royce Recruitment Manager Ellie Long, as well as Experian Senior Talent Acquisition partner Orianne Wightman. Having looked at thousands of CV’s over the past few years, they let you know exactly what to include in your application to wow recruiters and make sure you stand out, from CVs and Cover Letters, right up to assessment centres and interviews. You don’t want to miss this one!

How to Get into A Career in Formula 1 and Motorsport

We’ve had two amazing guests discussing a career in Formula 1 and Motorsports: Tim Silvey and Rebecca Banks. Tim has a history working in Sports Marketing, Sponsorship and Consulting, with Rebecca specialising in PR and Communications.

They both shared their amazing career journey’s and gave their top tips and advice on how to get into the competitive world of Formula 1 and Motorsports. It is definitely worth a listen if you aren’t interested Formula 1, but are keen to progress into Sports Marketing or PR and Communications

Why You Need to Consider an Internship

We were joined by Director of Communications & Marketing for Europe, Middle East and Africa at KBR, Sam Edwards and Jessica Rowland, a UWE Bristol student who was a former intern at KBR. We discuss how to land yourself a top internship, as well as the many benefits of a summer internship, as they worked with colleagues across all corners of the globe.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of an Apprenticeship

An important question to ask yourself, but one that is often overlooked during school; Is an apprenticeship right for you? For National Apprenticeship week, we were joined by former MOD Engineering Management apprentice Ollie Cooper to look at the advantages and disadvantages of an apprenticeship to help you decide what your next career move could be.

How to Get A Top University Placement

We also looked at how to land a good university placement, with two university students: Felix Connelly from UWE Bristol and Kurtis Betteridge from Bournemouth University. If you’re curious about how to apply for a placement, they day in a life of a placement student or why you should do a placement, we have two great episodes for you to listen to.

Is A Year Abroad Right for You?

We were joined by University of Leeds student Jamie Phillips, studying French and Spanish, as we hear about his experience living in both France and Spain during his university course. He talks about the challenges of living abroad, as well as the huge benefits that come with it.

Have a Listen to the Podcast

- Spotify
- Apple Podcasts
- Google Podcasts
- Anchor

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