Student-focused, step-by-step guides
Geography students develop a diverse range of skills throughout their studies. Communicating this to employers through a structured and comprehensive CV is key.
The University of Birmingham has provided a step-by-step guide to putting together an effective CV and covering letter which could be used with groups of students of individuals. The guide includes example CVs and incorporates reverse-chronological, skills-based and academic CVs.
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University College London has produced annotated examples of CVs appropriate for different types of job applications.
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Your chances of being employed will be much better if you think quality over quantity and invest your time in making a few very good applications, rather than dozens of generic applications which yield no interviews.
Your success in your study or current employment lays the foundation for future growth and progression.
Ellie Highwood draws on her experience as a mentor and training as a coach to address some of the questions that often arise for mentors in the course of a mentoring relationship.
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