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Week 5: Obtaining a work experience opportunity – promoting myself in person


In Week 4, you looked at where to find vacancies and how to promote yourself effectively in writing. This week, you’ll focus on the next part of securing an internship or work experience opportunity – presenting yourself in person.

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By the end of this week, you will be able to:

  • create a good first impression when you meet potential employers
  • present yourself more effectively at interview
  • understand the benefits of networking and feel more confident doing it.

You’ll begin the week by looking at first impressions.