Now I’ve never come across anything like this before. A grad scheme/program directly targeted at those who have an interest in setting up their own business. It’s called Entrepreneur First. There’s a similar application process to the grad schemes where you end up working for someone else, but in this case if you’re selected to join Entrepreneur First you will spend almost all your time building your own business. A really interesting initiative.
Denis Asamoah, a Brunel grad, is a founder of the The Net Location which aims to provide a fun and relaxed way for Graduates and Young Professionals to meet, socialise, network and party with other like minded peers working for some of the largest firms in the UK.
My post last week talked about an upcoming event for those interested in seeing how their entrepreneurial skills might help them into a job working for someone else. Covering our bases I’m delighted to announce a second event for those who’d rather work for themselves than for someone else. Entitled “Enterprising Attitudes”, it’s a two day workshop (October 11th and 12th) that covers Continue reading
When we were planning our upcoming entrepreneurialism and enterprise event there was one key message we wanted to get across in our advertising. This event isn’t just for people wanting to start their own businesses. Sure, that’s what entrepreneurs tend to do but an entrepreneurial mindset and aptitudes are valued just as much by existing employers. Maybe you’ve heard of Continue reading
On Saturday January 30th, 2010 Kingston University in conjunction with the National Council for Graduate Entrepreneurship (NCGE) are holding a free seminar on freelancing, self employment and starting your own business. It’s set to cover… Continue reading
…that you’ve still got access to the Wednesday employability workshops taking place throughout October, November and December on campus? Well, you do now. Highlights include…
- Applying for Graduate Schemes – strategies Continue reading