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My EmployAbility – Aquila Ali

24 Oct 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility? I heard about Employability through a friend. I was finishing up my studies and was feeling apprehensive about applying for jobs and having to disclose my disability. I worried I wouldn’t even get to the interview stage and that even if I did, once I disclosed my disability, […]

J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day – September 2017

10 Oct 2017

EmployAbility was delighted to hold the second J.P. Morgan Insight day on 22nd September. Aimed at providing talented disabled students and graduates with the opportunity to meet J.P. Morgan employees from across the firm, it was an essential event for anyone wanting to pursue a career in Banking. Last year’s event was a huge success with […]

Students and Self Care – Protecting Mental Health At University

09 Oct 2017

The Higher Education Statistics Agency recently announced that that dropout rates from university – with mental health as the cause – have more than tripled since 2009. With almost half a million students starting university this autumn, ensuring that there is support in place for those needing mental health services is of concern to students, […]

Six Top Tips For: Mental Health Self Care at University

05 Oct 2017

Whether you’re a fresher or a final year student, university comes with a unique set of pressures and priorities. Living independtly, managing your studies, budgeting, socialising and *learning* can take a toll. Whether you’ve got a mental health condition or you’re having a hard time adjusting to a new environment, here’s our top tips for […]

Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day – September 2017

03 Oct 2017

EmployAbility were delighted to join with Accenture to present their Accenture’s Women in Consulting Insight Day at their London office. The event was part of a series of insight days designed to promote their Consulting programme, which has start dates from January 2018 onwards. The exciting event was aimed at final year students and graduates interested in working with […]

My EmployAbility – Matt Williams

26 Sep 2017

My name is Matthew, and I am currently studying BSc Management at the London School of Economics. At the end of 2016, I started to apply to internships at a variety of companies around London. After applying to a programme at J.P. Morgan, EmployAbility immediately contacted me to offer their support. The following day, I […]

My EmployAbility – Anonymous Case Study

21 Sep 2017

How did you found out about EmployAbility? After I graduated from university in 2003, I had quite a difficult couple of years.  Despite having a very good academic record I struggled to gain employment.  I made hundreds of job applications, and attended dozens of interviews, but had no luck.  I drifted into low skilled temping […]

My EmployAbility – Anna Kuosmanen

21 Sep 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility and the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities? When I was an undergrad working as a research assistant, one of the postdocs in the group told me about Google Anita Borg Scholarship. When I was applying for that, I also happened by an advertisement for Google Scholarship for […]

My EmployAbility – Abigail Adewunmi

11 Sep 2017

How did you found out about EmployAbility?  I first found out about EmployAbility from an email sent from my university Accessibility centre How were we able to help you?  EmployAbility has been of great help, I received feedback on my CV when I first applied. I was given support on what to expect from the interviews […]

My EmployAbility – Eleanor Gribben

22 Aug 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility? My Mum actually found EmployAbility whilst I was applying directly to companies for Internships. The best part that sold it to me was the support in your applications and getting feedback on your application/CV. How were EmployAbility able to help you? Through EmployAbility I actually received two offers for internships for […]

My EmployAbility – Alexandra Tzilivaki

01 Jul 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility and the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities? My supervisor sent email to all lab members informing us that there are many prestigious Scholarships awarded by Google especially for senior Postdocs/ Computer Scientists. I remember catching myself saying ‘ There must be something suitable for me to […]

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017 – The Winners!

12 Jun 2017

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2017. The scholarship programme was first launched in Europe in 2010. As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, Google partners with EmployAbility to provide scholarships to talented disabled students to help them excel in their […]

Kick-start your job hunt at a careers fair

02 Sep 2016

Going to a careers fair can be a great way to fast-track your graduate job hunt. They offer you a unique opportunity to meet recruiters face-to-face, get a real feel for what it might be like to work for a range of companies and ask for insider advice on completing a successful application. Make sure […]

My EmployAbility – Akash Burrun

29 Jun 2016

I attended my first employability event held at Google during my second year at university. Having recently been diagnosed with dyslexia, I was unsure about how to disclose my disability nor was I confident in requesting adjustments. Through the attentive and specialist support provided by EmployAbility I received great guidance and tailored support from the […]

Visiting a Careers Fair – 10 Top Tips!

24 Sep 2015

Visiting a careers fair is a fantastic step towards finding your first graduate job, but it can be a tad overwhelming if you aren’t clear about what you hope to gain from your day. It will probably be the first time you meet recruiters face-to-face, so it is very important that you make the right […]

Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2015 – The Winners!

27 May 2015

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Google Europe Scholarship for Students with Disabilities 2015. The scholarship programme was first launched in the US and Canada in 2009,  and successfully expanded in to Europe in 2010. As part of its ongoing commitment to advancing computing and technology, Google partners with EmployAbility to provide scholarships to talented disabled […]

Spring Vacancy Round Up – lots closing this month!

06 Mar 2015

We have a number of opportunities for current university students and recent graduates including: internship and graduate programmes for the British Council, Google and Shell; internships with the National Audit Office and Bank of America Merrill Lynch and a graduate fellowship with Art Fundraising & Philanthropy. On April 22nd, we will be holding the latest […]

My EmployAbility – Vaibhav Adlakha

01 Mar 2015

My name is Vaibhav Adlakha. I have had Cerebral Palsy since birth due to which I have restricted mobility in my arms and legs and use a wheelchair. I also have Visual Motor Perception which impacts my sense of direction and figures. I live in the Netherlands and after finishing my schooling (2004) from The […]

New Masterclass – Disability Excellence in Practice – Non-visible Disabilities and Mental Health

28 Jan 2015

Back in August 2014, EmployAbility was proud to launch a series of masterclasses around Disability Excellence in Practice. The first event saw over 15 different organisations attend ready to learn about how to improve and implement disability inclusive practices into their recruitment processes.  The follow up event in November covering disclosure was equally well attended […]

My EmployAbility – Jonathan Andrews

20 Jan 2015

I’m an English student at King’s College London, currently on a winter vacation scheme at Hogan Lovells. I also have multiple disabilities – Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Dyspraxia. So, how did I manage to succeed against the odds; to stand out from the rest of the 2,000 applications made for the scheme, and to secure […]

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