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OVERSEAS WORK EXPERIENCE

STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD

You’ve got solid grades, heaps of extracurricular experience in campus societies, and the art of interviewing down to a T — not to mention your hunger to make the leap into the professional world of work. However, the millennial stumbling block is squaring up to you: I have experience but I need to stand out from the crowd.

To no-one’s surprise, employers and careers advisers still place a huge emphasis on the value of undertaking an internship, especially if it is based overseas. Taking part in an internship in a different country demonstrates the importance you place on global knowledge and experience. As a candidate with a global perspective, you have the potential to effectively communicate and develop professional relationships with those of a different culture.

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The Graduate Guide 2017 has everything you will need for life after university. It covers 50+ career industries and looks at some top destinations overseas. Or if postgraduate study beckons, you’ll find loads of information to help you decide which route to take — in the UK or abroad. Whatever the next step is for you, The Graduate Guide is packed full of information and advice to help you on your way.

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