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The worst that can happen is them saying no - but they will remember your initiative and they will appreciate your enthusiasm.
Internships are the perfect opportunity for you to gain valuable experience, explore different career paths and gain confidence through meeting new people.
I filled out my CAO and ended up getting offered my third choice. Initially I was upset after all my hard work however my university has been a great support to me in every aspect of college life.
The experience I gained from the part-time job and internship I held throughout college helped me land my graduate job offer. Here are some of the other ways I benefited from my part-time job, and how you can too.
Online courses are a great opportunity to upskill and show an employer your ability to work on your initiative. Additionally, it demonstrates your drive and organisational capabilities which will help to refresh your CV.
The Student Collective is an innovative student-led and student-focused organisation that aims to bridge the gaps in support available to sixth-year students. We do this through our three-part initiative; One-on-One mentoring, a database of information, and content creating.
If I think back to the interview for my role, I think my extra curriculars probably helped me stand out and consequently helped me to secure the job...
While it can seem daunting at the start entering a virtual classroom once you take one class you will be able to see how the new world of online learning can benefit you...
So, my advice would be, DO the readings, watch videos, listen to podcasts and if you are ever unsure just ask the lecturer or teaching assistant a question at the end of the class or by email...