• Unpaid work costs interns £926 a month

    The Sutton Trust says the cost of working for nothing rules out all but the wealthy and wants most interns to be paid at least the minimum wage.

  • Careers Fair 2014

    A student's view of the Careers Opportunities Fair

    On Wednesday of Week 5 Lancaster University once again held its annual Careers Opportunities Fair in the Great Hall. Eighty-eight employers from many different career sectors travelled to the university and over eighteen hundred students came to meet them. 

  • Employers on campus

    On Wednesday 29th October the annual Careers Opportunity Fair took place in the Great Hall Complex.  Over 1800 Lancaster students and graduates met with a wide range of employers, voluntary organisations and alumni.

  • Benefits of Volunteering

    Aside from the obvious feel-good factor from giving your time to a worthy cause, volunteering has a number of key benefits for your career which make it well worth considering. 

  • Lancaster Graduate Success Story

    Lancaster graduates experience success locally, nationally, and internationally. Read about one of our 2014 Computer Science graduates, and think about where your degree could take you. 

  • Never too soon to start planning your career

    “From day one students should see the start of university as the start of their working life” according to Dan Hawes, co-founder of the Graduate Recruitment Bureau.

  • Graduate unemployment has fallen

    The recent annual Destination of Leavers of Higher Education survey confirmed that graduates who left university last summer entered a rather better jobs market than their peers from the year before.

  • Spotting Future Leaders

    Now that people are no longer expected to have a 40 or 50 year career with the same employer there is the potential to move into higher level positions at a much younger age. So how can you demonstrate that you have the potential to be a leader if you are fresh out of university?

  • Four reasons graduates should consider working for a tech start-up

    More graduates are turning to new smaller companies rather than the traditional graduate scheme.  

  • Your ambitious future

    A leadership career in the university sector may not be something you've thought of before. However, for ambitious and talented graduates, it should be a very significant and appealing prospect.