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Final year students wanted: earn £10 per hour for Online Research into Graduate Recruitment

In your final year of an undergraduate degree? Researching your career options and applying for graduate positions? Yes? Then here’s a chance to earn £10/hour for your feedback! High Fliers Research, which, in association with The Times newspaper, works to produce a variety of research into the area of graduate recruitment. You may have seen their careers directory The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers stocked in the Careers Service? They are looking for final-year students to sign up to their paid research website www.studentfocus.net, which asks students to complete well-paid questionnaires on their job-hunting experiences to date. The answers provided are collated into reports that are presented to over 60 of the UK’s top graduate employers, such as PwC and BBC, to help tailor their graduate recruitment activities to appeal most to the students at Newcastle University. Student Focus, in association with The Times newspaper, is the nationwide student research programme on graduate recruitment. You will be paid well for your time, earning approximately £10/hour or for each questionnaire, and can complete them entirely in their own time, meaning it will not interfere with their studies. Additionally, your opinions and feedback will help future graduates by allowing the employers a better insight into the job-hunting activities that students are currently engaged in. Any personal details provided are kept strictly confidential.

In a nutshell:

  • Student Focus requires final year students (especially Economics students) specifically from Newcastle University.
  • You have to validate your email address to complete your registration.
  • Towards the end of November, you will be sent several online surveys about your job-hunting experiences that will have to be completed online.
  • You will get paid £10 directly to your bank account for each completed questionnaire.
Places are strictly limited and taken on a first-come, first-served basis, so register today: www.studentfocus.net Signing up takes no longer than a minute and registration closes once the required number of students has signed up. Please check your inbox for a validation email upon completion of the signup process. If you also want to earn £20-£60 cash for participating in up to three 1.5-2h research groups on campus, are interested in other paid opportunities or have any questions, please contact The Times University Manager, Tavija, on t.norbutaite@newcastle.ac.uk or register your interest on www.bit.ly/nclresearchgroup

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