Student hacks: Develop your employability


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Be a Future Professional


Whether your ambition is to become a Film Maker, Nurse, or Computer Scientist – sustainability is increasingly critical for all future professionals and all sectors. Get up to speed in one of our Future Professionals workshops.


Be like Hilda


Hilda says “The internship gave me an opportunity to learn a huge amount about sustainability and ethics in the IT industry, something I wasn’t aware of before, but hope will add to my employability.” https://sustainability.glos.ac.uk/students/internships-placements/


Get recognition


Sign up to the Gloucestershire Employability Award. It’s easy to find opportunities to meet the criteria. Try our Sustainability Internship Programme, volunteering or workshops that give your career an edge.


Give your career the edge


87% of organisations across a range of sectors look for the ability to inspire change for sustainability. Boost your experience, try one of our sustainability internships


Make local connections


It is estimated that as many as 70% of job seekers find their position through contacts. Find projects that benefit the local area.


Think Future


Your future and the planet’s. Reflect on the skills you’ve gained so far and think about the examples you could give at interview. Need some help? Visit the Future Plan portal.


Volunteer


Fun and flexible way to boost your CV, build your confidence and expand your networks. Check out the SU volunteering pages or Volunteering Gloucestershire.