In a competitive job market, the more work experience you have, the better. Whether this is a casual job during term-time, an intensive summer internship or a one year placement, experience in the workplace will give you an advantage.
Many students find out what they want to do by trying it out through work experience. You not only get an idea of what a job role really entails, it can also dispel any misconceptions you might have.
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A great way to find a part-time job and meet prospective employers is by attending a Part-time Jobs Fair, held twice a year in Newcastle.
Depending on the type of work or activities you are involved in, you could develop skills in:
This opportunity is offered by the Careers Service.