This is a guest post from Kent Innovation and Enterprise, which runs the University’s Employability Points scheme. If you haven’t yet signed up, click the banner below. New and current members have until 19th March to record your activities and earn points, that can be cashed in for employability prizes – find out more below.
As you may be aware, the University’s Employability Points (EP) Scheme encourages you to undertake co-curricular activities, which may include attending events, volunteering with museums, joining societies and much more.
For all the activities you undertake, you can claim ‘Employability Points’, and these points can be redeemed for prizes, which include paid internships (cost 200 points), work experience placements (cost 150 points) and work shadowing opportunities (cost 100 points), to name a few.
The deadline to log as many points as possible for 2017/2018 is 19th March 2018 (17:00). After this, you will have the opportunity to cash-in your points for EP rewards!
The EP Scheme has loads of opportunities, ideally suited for History students, and here are just a few examples: