When in Spain Do as the Spaniards Do

I’ll be honest: as much as I enjoy socializing with locals, it’s nice to give your mind a break from Spanglish and chat in your native tongue. However, I fail to understand why someone would come to such an enchanting place and continue to defrost pizzas, munch in globalized food chains, and vegetate over Modern […]

Voices from… Marketing, Communications & PR

Wednesday, 18th November 2015
Written by: Jessica Trick

In this week’s “Voices from…” event, three speakers working in marketing, communications and PR shared their knowledge of job roles and the skills you might need to pursue a career in this area. Having worked in a range of jobs and sectors the speakers demonstrated the breadth of the […]

'The Holy Trinity' – First Solo Class at School

I’m beginning to perspire, and it’s not because of Madrid’s thirty degree September heat. It’s my second week at school. I’m standing in front of a class of twenty two-year-olds, about to teach them alone for the first time. They sit unnervingly still, they can smell my fear.

I’ve arrived armed with Thomas the Tank Engine […]

A brief taste of Eurocracy – applying for a Masters at the College of Europe, Warsaw

As with any university application, there is a good deal of paperwork involved in the admissions process at the College of Europe. Normally, as soon as the piles of paperwork are out of sight they are quickly forgotten about but looking back on my brush with bureaucracy one line remains engraved in my mind.

“The College […]

Work Experience

Need some Work Experience next summer?

Here are 3 things you can do between now and New Year’s Day!

 

1.  First Things First …

Open your Mind and understand what it is you are trying to achieve.

For example, do you know for sure what area you want to get experience in? Could you broaden your search a little? […]