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Career Story: The value of experience outside the curriculum

Degree: Double degree in Marketing and Management  Completion year: 2018  Years since graduation: 1  Career story themes: Getting to know your industry, learning from experience 

How to deal with stress

The art of the interview

This is a practical resource that prompts learners to think about what recruiters and clients might want from an interview.

What does it take to be great in music?

What does it take to be a great music graduate? This resource incorporates a brainstorming exercise, some research on ‘discipline role models’, and a self-assessment. It is even more effective if students have completed the ‘Finding your mission in music’ and ‘Plotting your preferences in music’ activities.

Music challenge: The volunteer challenge

This resource prompts students to think about volunteering work as experience that is highly valued by recruiters as well as an activity that can develop crucial employability strengths.

Plotting your preferences in music

Other resources to compliment this one include ‘How to make it as a music graduate IV: Knowing yourself‘ and ‘Music skills and attributes I: Professionalism‘.

What does it take to be great?

What does it take to be a great actor, geologist, academic, or chemist? This resource incorporates a brainstorming exercise, some research on ‘discipline role models’, and a self-assessment. It is even more effective if students have completed the ‘Finding Your Mission’ and ‘Plotting Your Preferences’ activities.

Plot your preferences and strengths

This resource prompts students to identify their likes, dislikes, strengths and weaknesses. It can be used to build effective teams and to promote self-development.

Getting what you want in music III

This tool encourages learners to consider how their likes and dislikes, strengths and weaknesses can be accommodated within their future careers. Other resources to compliment this one include ‘Career story: Following your passion‘ and ‘Reading and reflecting on musician profiles and biographies‘.

Learn positive self-talk

The positive self-talk tool introduces the concept of positive- and negative- self-talk. It includes a link to further reading and an activity to help grasp the concept.

Volunteer challenge

This tool prompts students to think about volunteering work as experience that is highly valued by recruiters as well as an activity that can develop crucial employability strengths.

Interview Preparation

This is a practical tool that prompts learners to think about what recruiters and clients might want from an interview.

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