8 Extracurricular Activities to Do at College That’ll Look Great on Your CV

Getting a job when you finish college isn’t the easiest thing to do. In fact, you’ll probably find that most graduate jobs will expect a certain amount of experience before you’re even considered for the role, which might seem a bit contradictory but that’s the way it is these days.

Fortunately, there are numerous activities that you can do to make your CV stand out and demonstrate that you have the skills that employers are looking for. We’ve put together a list of our favourites so that you can pick which ones suit you best – you never know, you might find one or two that you even enjoy.

Part-Time Work

Although securing part-time work takes effort, it’s one of the most beneficial activities for both you and your CV. While you’re earning yourself a few extra euros, you’ll also be learning essential skills that will help you out when you start your career. Most part-time roles will require you to work as a team, manage your time and communicate with others – all of which will be welcome additions to your CV.

Some customer-facing roles call for an ability to work under pressure, deal with difficult situations and handle cash, proving that you’ll be a reliable and trustworthy member of staff.

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5 Nifty Tips for Doing Your Grocery Shop on a Student Budget

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If you’ve been a student for a while, you probably know that you can cut a few corners with your spending. Making a few sacrifices is all part of student life – no, you don’t need those new trainers, and yes, skipping that night out will save you a bit of money. The one thing you do have to buy is food. We all need to eat; it’s unavoidable.

But that doesn’t mean that you have to do your weekly shop like one of these real adults with a disposable income, so we’ve put together five tips for doing your grocery shop on a budget.

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