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Understand your strengths to turn a trainee scheme into a permanent job

Once you've got a foot in the door, find out what sets you apart and stretch your skills to get a permanent role http://www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/how-to-get-hired-after-graduate-training-scheme

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How to find valuable work experience while you study

Clare Whitmell shares her advice on how best to write your CV and cover letter when applying for opportunities• Interns share tips on making the most of work experience• How to write a CV if you lack direct experience

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Leading employers prefer work experience over grades

Leading employers value work experience among graduates more than the grades or the university they have been to, according to new research. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/education/education-news/leading-employers-prefer-work-experience-over-grades-says-new-research-10286829.html

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30 Truths About Doing Work Experience

Every job seems to want previous experience, so interning is more important than ever. Dozens and dozens of emails result in multiple polite rejections ...

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Four Tips for Finding That All-Important Summer Placement

Placements are the Holy Grail of the student summer, but, hopefully, by following these few pieces of advice and constantly refreshing your Hotmail inbox, you'll soon be in need of some credit on that Oyster Card. Good luck...

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Why I Deleted Internships From My Graduate Job Search: 2016 Graduate Advice

Within the creative industry there is a perception that graduates are desperate. Certain professions like those within medical industries wouldn't dream of asking someone to work for free after the

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University Student Internships and Jobs for Graduates on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/studentjobs

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Paid, local internships can be just as valuable as working at the UN

Students keen on a career in international development do not need to take unpaid placements to be successful, says one former UN intern

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Internships: inevitable career step or exploitation?

As more graduates than ever arrive in the jobs market, some will have unpaid experiences that offer a vital leg-up in their career while others will do paid placements that feel like a waste of time, writes Nick Chowdrey

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