Careers prospects with an Arts/Design degree: Words of advice from Coventry University Alumni

Graduates of Arts/Design degrees have a range of opportunities open to them, in fields such as advertising and marketing, graphic design, publishing, web design or animation. Although there are a variety of jobs in this sector, many people choose to work on a freelance basis. This can be difficult for students to consider as freelancing... Continue Reading →


Choosing a Career? Don’t follow your passion

Speak to any well-meaning teacher, parent or friend about what to do with your life and no doubt their advice will revolve around the same theme: 'follow your passion.’ This adage seems to be branded as the single most important ingredient for creating a satisfying career. So if everyone is telling you this, it must... Continue Reading →

Transferable Skills

SCROLL DOWN the presentation for best viewing. OR click slideshare logo for fullsize viewing. Transferable Skills  Ryan Walker Coventry University Careers (We do not own any of these images.)

Skype Interview – Don’t Freak Out

Skype Interview - Don't freak out Thursday morning you open your mailbox and there it is! The email that you have been waiting for all week! Without any hesitation you open it and you are invited for an interview next week. However, when you read the email you realise that this is not a standard... Continue Reading →

What do you ask the Interviewers?

If you want to propel into the upper echelons of your desired industry, you’re likely to have to attend numerous interviews. Across from the panel, you’ll be put through your paces with question after question; be they potential scenarios, tests of your knowledge of the company and possibly the unexpected bizarre questions. But then, there... Continue Reading →

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