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Dear All,

May was a month of good tidings for graduates and moral victories for students. As we reported, the proportion of graduate jobs within the UK is at a record high (and increasing), while the ongoing campaign against unpaid internships struck a blow for exploited students everywhere.

With graduate prospects on the upswing, then, your students should make sure they’re aware of the various opportunities open to them. A good place to start would be our recently revamped ‘What can I do with my degree?’ article, which you can read about below.

On an administrative note: we have started compiling order requests for the distribution of our 2013/14 printed guides (coming soon!). If you didn’t receive an email from us on 9 May, notify us at this address: emma.barker@insidecareers.co.uk

Kind regards,

Laura McFarlane,
Editor, Inside Careers

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What can I do with my degree?

A great many things, as it turns out.

Drawing statistics from the 2012 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Learning (DLHE) survey, we’ve compiled a list of the common subject-to-career transitions.

Some of your more assured students may already know what they want to do after university, but it’s always useful to know what one could do.

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NEW consultancy profiles

At Inside Careers, we’re big proponents of graduate profiles. What better way to learn about the next step in your career than by reading a first-hand account of someone who was in your position a year ago?

Aspiring consultants can gain insight into the profession by reading these pieces by Cassie Lester, Associate at FTI Consulting, and Sasha Roupell, Business Analyst at Redshift Strategy.

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Tax: Don’t write it off

Three reasons why students should consider a career in tax:

  • Most degree disciplines are accepted by recruiters
  • It’s a secure profession, with a stable career path
  • It’s well paid – graduate trainees can earn up to £32,000

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