Students are paying more for degrees that help us less in the job hunt than ever before. It's really important that you take control of your university experience and get your money's worth! At ZCS that translates into spending as much study time on Climate and Sustainability topics as possible.
There are many opportunities for you to get involved with Climate Change research while at university. Unfortunately sometimes an amazing opportunity will pass you by because it wasn't advertised in your Department! Here at ZCS we're very keen to help play match maker.
Summer research scholarships are a great way to gain experience in a lab. They look good on the CV and are almost essential preparation for a good research based 3rd year dissertation, Part 3 course or Masters.
Your lectures are only one part of your university education. It's difficult to show 'leadership', 'management skills', 'resourcefulness' and many of the other employment related keywords in a classroom environment. More importantly getting involved in 'something', no matter what it is, is generally extremely rewarding.