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Employability and Internships


Here is what we offer:

Information and Advice Services

  • One-to-one career planning to help determine your career direction and the strategy to get there
  • CV checks
  • Personal statement and cover letter development
  • Assistance with application forms
  • Preparation for Assessment Centres
  • Regularly scheduled workshops
    • CV building
    • LinkedIn for finding a job or internship
    • Graduate recruitment process
    • Personal Branding
    • Placement preparation

Work Experience and Internships

  • Help with finding placement opportunities for all Counselling students to fulfil course BACP requirements
  • Advice to find opportunities within companies, charities, and organizations
  • Links to recruitment services to support searches for internships

Employer Engagement Activities

We believe it is important that students get exposure to employers and some different perspectives on the world of work.  Here are some of the things we do:

  • Employer presentations and workshops

We invite company and organization representatives to NUC to tell students about their company and its hiring practices, how their career has progressed and to do CV checks and more.  Recently Accenture, Tate and Lyle, and the British Psychological Society sent representatives.

  • Professional Mentoring

We arrange for Mentors from leading employers to work with our students one-on-one to provide insight into the world of work and guidance to boost confidence and perhaps open up opportunities.  Recently Barclays Bank and the provided these mentors

Career Fairs

Newham College and NUC run periodic Career Fairs on campus with employer participation

Enterprise Events

To help those students seeking to start their own businesses we offer Entrepreneur talks about how to start a business

Through these programmes the NUC employability, placement and internship service always strives to be a partner to their students in their endeavour to seek meaningful employment through a growing roster of services.