Building up experience
There are lots of opportunities to gain relevant experience in these areas while you are a student:
Some organisations (e.g. PwC) run 2 day Talent Academies for Level 1 students (application deadlines are often in Semester 1)
There are lots of summer internship opportunities for Level 2 students (application deadlines are often in Semester 1)
Graduate schemes in this area are usually open to graduates of any degree discipline.
Explore roles available:
Attract job candidates and match them to temporary or permanent positions with client companies, strong people and interpersonal skills required.
Public affairs consultants
Also called lobbyists, use understanding of political system to offer political and public policy advice to their clients.
Organise all of the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of an office, needed in most sectors.
Help organisations to solve issues, create value, maximise growth and improve business performance. Analytical skills and problem solving abilities important.
As an employed or self-employed business adviser, you'll provide information, support, coaching, advice and guidance to businesspeople. This could range from individuals looking to start their own business through to supporting established businesses to grow, scale up, change or diversify their business model.
Create awareness of and develop the brand you're marketing and communicate with target audiences and build and develop customer relationships. You may also write and proofread marketing copy for both online and print campaign and produce creative content, including videos and blog posts and run social media channels.
Health Service Manager
Monitors strategic, financial and day-to-day running of hospital, general practitioner (GP) or community health services. The NHS has a graduate management training scheme open to any discipline.