employability advice

July 11, 2022

From Management Undergraduate of the Year finalist to securing a 12-month placement

Meet Lucy, a second year economics and finance student at Leeds Beckett University and finalist of the 2022 targetjobs Management Undergraduate of the Year award: The […]
February 12, 2022

“I would definitely recommend an apprenticeship”

Robbie chose the apprenticeship route over going to university. A decision that has enabled him to progress far more quickly than his peers, whilst still gaining […]
November 4, 2020

How to make the most of a virtual career fair

Yes, the world has changed recently, but with employability more important than ever it’s clear to see that most institutions are heavily focussed on developing new […]
June 8, 2017

University sports team sponsorship improves student employability

One of the highlights from my time at Coventry University is being part of the university's Cheerleading club. As President, I was keen to find sponsorship opportunities with businesses that would not only provide financial benefits but also help our members’ employability. This is when Enterprise stepped in.
March 6, 2017

Why choose an apprenticeship with Enterprise over university

Deciding between an apprenticeship and university isn’t easy. We go through some of the benefits of doing an apprenticeship, and what our current apprentices think of their time with Enterprise so far.
January 4, 2017

Three reasons to apply for the Undergraduate of the Year Award

Improve your chances of getting a graduate job when leaving university isn’t the only thing that will happen if you apply for the TARGETjobs Management Undergraduate of the Year Awards.
October 26, 2015

Why you should attend an employer skills session

In today’s ultra-competitive job market, employer-led skill sessions may just be the university student’s secret weapon.
October 14, 2015

The value of volunteering at university

Thinking about volunteering while you’re away at university? Here are five reasons why you definitely should.
November 21, 2014

5 tips for using your career services at university

University Career Services are one of the most underutilised tools at university. Whether you’re in your first year, a new graduate or considering setting up your own business, there’s plenty they can help with, including internships and graduate schemes.
November 12, 2014

My summer internship with Enterprise Rent-A-Car

When I applied for a summer internship with Enterprise I had no idea that I’d get such good training and support, as well as a chance to experience all different sides of the business and I wanted to share my experience and encourage other people to apply.
November 11, 2014

A quick guide to society sponsorship: help your club and your career

When I first joined Warwick University Netball Club I never realized how useful it would be once it came to graduate applications but the skills I learnt were the reason I secured a three-month internship at Enterprise.
October 24, 2014

5 soft skills you will learn during university

Most people think that soft skills can only be developed while working, but those starting out with their career will have had plenty of practice to develop those skills during their time at university. Here’s a list of the most important ones.
October 15, 2014

Why university skills awards could improve your employability

The benefits of university skills awards could make the difference to your career, and help you stand out when you apply for a job. Found out how taking part could help you as a Management Trainee with Enterprise.