Interns

What Students are Looking for in Events Management Internships

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I’ve recently joined the hundreds of students in London looking for experience in the events industry. We’re constantly reminded by lecturers and career advisors that spending three years attending lectures, writing essays and pondering the more theological aspects of events management, just isn’t enough for a job now a days. Nope, we must also jump […]

The Tides Are [In]Turning On Unpaid Internships (And They’re Being Paid For It, Too!)

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I must first ask for forgiveness for using such a terrible pun in the title – I simply could not resist! But despite the jest, the topic of unpaid internships is reaching critical mass. A string of tribunal cases and two very high-profile cases should have HR managers everywhere asking – “Are unpaid internships really […]

Internships: A Guide for Employers

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Times are tough, right? Whether you’re a multi-national company or a new start-up (or something in between, most likely!), everyone could do with an extra set of hands. Due to the difficult job market at the moment, it’s not uncommon for recruiters to have graduates and students banging down their door offering their services to […]

Internships In The Event Industry: A Guide For Interns

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Internships in the United Kingdom are an emerging trend in the way that employers recruit graduates. It’s no doubt that if you’re a current student or recently graduated, the buzz word “internship” will have graced your vocabulary. A recent survey by the High Fliers reported a worrying statistic: more than half the recruiters they surveyed […]