#HumsTopTips(16) is back!

On Friday 16th September from 10am-4pm, incoming Humanities students can search #HumsTopTips16 on Twitter to find a range of advice, guidance, and tips surrounding University life, and what to expect during the first few weeks! This is an initiative led by Mission Employable’s Peer Mentoring Scheme, and is designed to help new Humanities students feel as prepared and confident as possible before they leave home for University. The advice will vary, from academic tips (e.g. Continue reading →

Francesca, 2015/16 REALIE Editor, on her last day!

After fourteen months of working on the REALIE project: redesigning and launching the site; acting as the editor of the blogging platform; and then returning to the office to update the resource, add more content and hand over to the new REALIE editor, Florence Angelo, my time as Education Development Officer for Year Abroad ends today! During my month working with the Mission Employable team, Florence and I have reorganised the website, created interactive resources and added more content... Continue reading →

Ellen Blacow, HUMA1036 & HUMA2014 intern, introduces herself

Hi, I’m Ellen and I have just finished the second year of my BA Degree in Modern History and Politics.  Alongside Lizzy Oliver, I am also an Educational Development Officer for Mission Employable, specifically working on HUMA1036 and HUMA2014 for the coming academic year. Having been a Peer Mentor in my second year of University and attended the Careers events held both by the Careers Service and the History Society, I was aware of the great work done by Mission Employable. Continue reading →

Who is the 2016-17 Peer Mentoring Coordinator? Kirstie Guildford!

HI everyone, I'm Kirstie and I am about to go into my final year as a BA History student. I am also the Peer Mentor Coordinator for this year! My interest in Mission Employable can be traced back to my first year at Southampton, when I met Dr Eleanor Quince. She inspired me to take hold of the opportunities I had at Southampton, and after being both a Mentee and a Mentor, it seemed natural for me to go as far as I could with the Peer Mentoring Scheme. Continue reading →

Introducing Lizzy, our Final Year Module intern!

Hi All, My name is Lizzy Oliver and I have just completed the second year of my History degree here at Southampton! I am also one of Mission Employable’s Educational Development Officers, and over the Summer will be working with the team to create new and bespoke content for the brand new Final Year Humanities Employability Module (HUMA3010) - exciting stuff! Having worked with Mission Employable last year on the OPUS Project (http://opus.soton.ac. Continue reading →

Exciting Employability Events in Humanities from 18th April!

Mission Employable is back with loads of activities after the Easter vacation! First, EngSoc will host their alumni panel event on Monday 18th April, 6-8pm in Lecture Theatre A & Avenue Café: click here for details and to book your place! Second, on Wednesday 20th April from 6pm, PhilSoc host their alumni panel and opportunities event, with a presentation from Fish on Toast and a networking reception afterwards: to find out more click here. Continue reading →