At Milaana, we want to celebrate EVERYONE who shares our passion for helping students and the community. … More Milaana’s map of opportunities for students to #dowelldogood !
It was Maya Angelou who said ‘I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.’ What a powerful statement. We may have the brightest of brains, an innovative idea, a message worth sharing. But it could all be lost, … More Use Your Power! A Guide to Making Others Feel Valued and Respected
Written by: Teigan Margetts, Graduate Program Manager The Useless Advice Epidemic I’ve been in this game long enough to tell you that there is more competition than ever for graduate jobs. As I’ve previously discussed, we are in the midst of a graduate employability crisis whereby even the best, most intelligent and best prepared graduates … More Why every grad needs to do skilled volunteering before they graduate
Wow what a year it has been for Milaana! It’s always good to do some reflecting when you’re coming up to the end of the year and Milaana has a lot to reflect on. Our growth has been mind-boggling and it wouldn’t have been possible without our team of incredible humans who hustled to get … More Milaana’s Magical* Methods For Getting SH&% Done!
Words by Alison Killen As students, we’re always telling ourselves we’re not ready. Too often we fall into the habit of viewing university as an incubator, with ‘real life’ beginning later. We tell ourselves we’re not ready to apply for that awesome internship, or even our dream jobs, until we graduate. But we’re underestimating ourselves; … More You Can Do It! 5 Tips for Realising Your Potential and Getting Started
If there was nothing holding you back in life and you had the choice to do anything, what career would you choose? Does your answer relate to what you are doing now? If not, then why? Why not live a life and career that you love? Milaana thinks that creating a career where you truly believe … More Creating A Career Where You Truly Believe In What You Do
Writing a CV and cover letter can often be a tricky activity! We spoke about it briefly here but feel like we didn’t do it enough justice. So here is a whole post dedicated to tips and tricks helping you to write a rocking CV and cover letter. We hope that this makes the process … More How To Write A Cover Letter and CV
So you have done what you once thought was the hard part – you got the internship! Woo hoo! Congratulations! But now, it is time to get to the hard stuff and make the most out of your experience. Here are a few easy steps you can take to ensure that your intern experience is … More How To Make The Most Out Of Your Internship
All students are realising they need experience, but how do they find good opportunities? And how do they make sure these opportunities are right for them? Before Milaana was founded, students were forced to trawl through pages and pages of charity lists and sites to locate internships that also benefit the community. It was often a tedious … More How To Find The Perfect Internship Suited To YOU!
It is the number one piece of advice spelled out to students by university lecturers all over the country – “You need to get experience”. In some degrees it is a necessary component of the course and in others degrees it is all up to the student. However no matter whom you talk to – … More Why You Need To Get Valuable Experience As A Student