Insight from students who have done internships.
Short term internships for experience
Extra-curricular for transferable skills
Phillippe, Peter and Gill
Interview questions practice.
More opportunities for additional qualifications
Time management. Confidence.
Paying attention to detail
What makes a candidate stand out?
Work experience in specific departments.
What do employers look for in a C.V?
Insight into available opportunities.
More mock interviews and online tests
Interview skills workshop.
Work experience for international students.
C.V and presentation skills.
Advice sessions, C.V construction and interview tips.
Mock job interviews.
interview skills, CV writing techniques, interpersonal skills
First year advice workshops to start building a C.V
Better interview training
Opportunities to gain hands on experience that develops leadership and project management skills.
Workshops on leadership and other 'real life' skills.
Mock interviews with constructive feedback.
Careers advice, interview workshops.
Can first year students on a four year course still apply for an insight week?
How can my application stand out?
Professional appearance & speaking to employers.
Personalised advice for both students and young unemployed people
Out of state position and entry level jobs
What should you avoid putting in your cover letter?
How can I make my CV stand out?
How to stand out from the crowd
How to be confident in an interview.
More focus on corporate view of work with societies. Student awareness of the positives and negatives of what activities they mention on their applications.
What's the most important skill your employees need?
Workshops on how to make internship applications more attractive
Cover letter. Group interview.
How to tailor your application, interview tips, graduate insight.
Conduct more roadshow and training sessions for fresh graduates
Talk to first year students about different opportunities in banking
Mock interview video sessions.
Targeted information packs for certain years
Transferrable skills workshop
Host LifeSkills sessions to advise how to stand out in interviews and generally.
More awareness about the different divisions.
Meeting graduates who can inform students about their roles at Barclays
How do you stand out when applying for internships?
I feel that I’ve not had the preparation for life post-university that others have been given. I’m not confident about CV writing & interviews, and I think Barclays Lifeskills could help with this.
Key skills looked for on assessment days/interviews.
Interpersonal and project management training.
Help with online applications.
Promote internship opportunities and provide interview advice.
CV writing & interview skills
Giving talks at university about specific job areas.
More commercial awareness.
Preparation for assessment centres.
Question preparation for end of interview.
When is the best time to apply for a graduate scheme?
What special skills are required?
Have talks about what opportunities are on offer
Information about career development in the financial industry from current employees.
What not to put on your CV
Help with interview practice.
What non-quantitative positions are there at Barclays?
More career fairs. Inspirational talks by personalities.
How to network efficiently.
Talks on different departments within Barclays and the opportunities available.
Georgia & Jan
Interactive competitions on campus
Helping write a C.V.
What skills are needed for interviews/presentations?
More internships/job opportunities for students.
Work experience or interview training.
Body language sessions.
Range of diverse internships and graduate schemes
Run more day-long skill based sessions for students
Group interview skills.
CV help and internships.
Help with applications and interview techniques.
Teamwork. Initiative. Leadership. Problem solving.
How do I boost my market awareness?