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Dear All,

Welcome to the start of the 2013-14 academic year! To help you cope with the influx of students looking for the latest careers information, our brand new guides are due to drop on your doorstep later this month, with PDF versions going live shortly thereafter.

To get your students focused on career planning, I’ve selected some articles that serve as introductions to certain key financial professions. These pieces are great entry-points for new students into our wealth of careers information, and also for returning students who are starting to think about life after university.

For a convenient way of sharing these articles with your students, head on over to our newsletter webpage.

Kind regards,
Laura McFarlane,
Editor, Inside Careers

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DSC_0013cropWhat is an actuary?

With salaries comparable to investment bankers, but a more appealing work/life balance, it came as little surprise when actuaries were deemed to have the best job earlier this year. Yet many students remain unaware of what they actually do…

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Getting a job in banking

It’s one of the most popular and competitive destinations for ambitious graduates, but the window for applications is open for a brief time only. Students should start planning now if they want a banking internship or graduate job for next year.

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Coin20080018Why work in tax?

Students often carry prejudices towards careers in tax, and need a little extra convincing about joining the profession. If they knew that tax is actually a fast-moving industry with excellent rewards packages, they might rethink their options…

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Acc-question-smallChartered accountancy FAQs

A great introduction to the profession that addresses the fundamental concerns, including:

  • entry requirements
  • when to apply
  • who to train with
  • issues for international students

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Graduate careers in the news

 

Young farmer speaks at conference, walks off stage with graduate job

Final year student lands graduate job at industry conference – simply by announcing that he needed one…

RSM Tenon enters administration; bought up by Baker Tilly

Accountancy recruiter of 130 graduates annually has a rocky month…

Data suggests return of ‘job for life’ mentality

Workers staying with their employers for longer periods…

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