Words for Work: Career Corner

To support you while schools and colleges are closed and businesses are working from home we have put together an employability checklist. These activities and resources will help you to boost your skills and imagine your next steps.

Each week we will be featuring exclusive content to give you a glimpse into what it is like to work in particular industries.

Explore what it means to work for international law firm Cleary Gottlieb

  • Explore what it means to work in different departments within a law firm through their blog posts
  • Get ahead by reading their top career tips
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Learn about International law firm Cleary Gottlieb

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    Blog posts by Law firm Cleary Gottlieb

    Learn what it is really like working for an international law firm.
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    Send us to your CV ( 16+)

    Send us your CV to recieve feedback from international law firm Cleary Gottlieb
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    Watch Ted x Talks chosen by Cleary Gottlieb

    Be inspired and watch Ted x Talks chosen by international law firm Cleary Gottlieb
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    Top tips on how to work effectively whilst studying from home

    Read top tips from International law firm Cleary Gottlieb on how to really look after your mental wellbeing during lockdown
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    Communicating effectively over video call

    Read top tips from International law firm Cleary Gottlieb on how to effectively communicate over video
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    Looking after yourself during lockdown

    Read top tips from International law firm Cleary Gottlieb on how to look after yourself during lockdown
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Employability resources

  • Checklist

    Employability checklist

    Download our employability checklist to help you stand out from the crowd.
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  • CV challenge

    Smarten up your CV

    Use our CV template and top tips to create a CV that will get you noticed.
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    Cover Letter

    A helpful guide to writing a great cover letter that complements your CV.
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    Interview advice

    Check out our expert advice for interview success.
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    Social media ( 16+)

    Follow these top tips to make sure your social media profile is employment ready.
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    Presentation tips

    Handy tips on how to give a winning presentation.
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    LinkedIn (16+)

    Learn how to make your LinkedIn profile stand out.
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    Elevator pitch

    Learn how to write an impressive elevator pitch.
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    Career podcasts (16+)

    A helpful list of the best career podcasts to listen to during lockdown.
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Words for Work opportunities

  • CV challenge

    CV feedback

    Send us your CV to receive free advice from industry experts.
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    Sign up to #BehindTheCoverClub ( 16+)

    Sign up to our audio book club and listen to Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo.
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    Meet your mentor ( 16+)

    Watch five inspirational women talk about their journeys to career success.
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    Words for Work Virtual Internship Programme

    Read about our Words for Work Virtual Internship programme
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