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    How to get an apprentieship with the biggest creative agencies

    19 Jul 2016

    Digital Futures apprentices share their tips for success

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    Don't know what to do after school? Digital Futures has the answer

    24 Jun 2016

    Ali Baker didn't know what she wanted to do. Now she's working for a major advertising firm

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    Want an easy way to chat to employers? We have the solution!

    17 Jun 2016

    Our brand new digital chat let’s you connect with the companies you care about at the click of a button.

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    CCEP Winners share the secrets of their sales success

    01 Jun 2016

    Take note!

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    Why your hobbies could be your secret weapon in job applications

    27 May 2016

    Playing football might just help you land a job

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    'It taught me I had the potential to succeed': Celebrating 7 Years of Smart Start

    26 May 2016

    Recent participants share their experiences from Allen & Overy's pioneering work experience programme

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    6 things you probably didn't know were invented by women

    20 May 2016

    You go gurl

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    TCS win Best Education Project at National CSR Awards

    20 May 2016

    Boom!

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    Give a presentation to Channel 4 bosses? All in a day's work...

    20 May 2016

    Rising Star Faye White on her time at the C4PopUp

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    Law student wins place on vacation scheme with 600-word essay

    17 May 2016

    Gareth-Lee Smith was also awarded £5,000

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    Contact young people at brands you want to work for with Digital Mentors

    10 May 2016

    Gain the edge in the application process through face-to-face contact

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    MKF revision tips: The secret to exam success

    09 May 2016

    Exam coming up? Don't stress! Just follow these simple steps

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    How to break into the world of media, by someone who already has

    09 May 2016

    Killer insider advice from a recent Journalism grad

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    'Apprenticeships are the way forward without a doubt'

    05 May 2016

    Josh and Kasia talk about their lives as Level 3 apprentices

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    A Day in the Life of an IBM Customer Engineer

    11 Apr 2016

    If you are interested in technology and looking for an entry level job, then the IBM Insight Days may be just what you are looking for.

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    Money & Wages: Apprenticeship vs. Degree

    08 Apr 2016

    If you have ever dismissed the idea of becoming an apprentice, think again…

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    Let's get global!

    05 Apr 2016

    We've picked three career pathways at HSBC and given you the inside track on how to get there and where it can take you.

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    Digital Mentoring is here!

    01 Apr 2016

    Peer to peer mentoring has come to MyKindaFuture

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    Become an apprentice with Story Homes

    22 Mar 2016

    Ryan Gilmour's Apprenticeship Story

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    Become an apprentice with Story Homes

    16 Mar 2016

    Craig Murray's apprenticeship story

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    Apprenticeships: Why and How

    14 Mar 2016

    Do you know where to look for Apprenticeship opportunities?

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    Nestlé Apprenticeships: The gateway to your superstar career

    14 Mar 2016

    The apprenticeship with real variety.

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    Meet Anna: An Apprentice at KPMG

    14 Mar 2016

    Find out what its like to work at KPMG.

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    Jobs!

    09 Mar 2016

    Get applying now.

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    Join the MyKindaFuture Universities Team!

    09 Mar 2016

    We are looking for an independent student or graduate looking for a year in industry to join our team and help support our network of student led Bright Futures Societies!

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    Rolls-Royce Insight Day - Monday, 15 February

    09 Mar 2016

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    Why should I learn how to code?

    08 Mar 2016

    Learning to code and understand how technology works is key to future careers.

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    Handshake top tips!

    03 Mar 2016

    Don’t stumble at the first hurdle.

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    What to do Before an Interview

    03 Mar 2016

    How to Relax and How to Calm Nerves

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    Are you interview wardrobe ready!?

    03 Mar 2016

    What are you doing to prepare for your interview? Have you got your interview wardrobe ready, or are you feeling unsure on what outfit you should wear to make the right impression? We can help!

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    First impressions count

    03 Mar 2016

    Our judgements of others are often affected by stereotypes, what do people think of you?

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    AGR Development Conference 2016

    03 Mar 2016

    How does your Pre-Boarding Strategy fair?

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    CV and cover letter tips!

    25 Feb 2016

    We’ve managed to get inside knowledge at HSBC what they are looking for in your CV when applying for the Inspire and Aspire programme.

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    Continuing to build your resilience

    24 Feb 2016

    The need to be flexible and nimble thinking are fundamental to business and personal success.

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    How can you be more resilient?

    16 Feb 2016

    Resilience refers to the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; so basically – are you tough?

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    TCS #DotComprehension Challenge Winners

    15 Feb 2016

    Check out the winners videos for the TCS #DotComprehension online challenge...

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    Your digital footprint

    09 Feb 2016

    Your digital footprint is the trail you leave behind when online. This is extremely important when thinking about jobs, as it can make or break your career!

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    Who inspires you?

    01 Feb 2016

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    Construct the world around you

    29 Jan 2016

    Ever wondered how some of the most iconic buildings and structures came into being? What about your school or house? Your local hospital, the roads you walk on every day? Discover more about the possibilities in construction...

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    Creative ways to reduce waste

    29 Jan 2016

    Nestlé’s latest online challenge is all about waste, so we would like to get you thinking about how you can reduce waste too!

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    Hints and Tips- Clifford Chance Intelligent Aid 2016

    15 Jan 2016

    Hints and tips for your Intelligent aid 2016 submission.

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    Why do you love where you’re from?

    14 Jan 2016

    CCE and MKF want you to be proud of where you are from, and would like you to share with us why?

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    Tech Terms that make you click!

    11 Jan 2016

    Find out why TCS Employees love tech words and their job!

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    Socially-responsible recruitment report

    17 Dec 2015

    Download our latest report: Socially-responsible recruitment - A practical guide for businesses.

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    TfL: Our experiences

    15 Dec 2015

    The team at MyKindaFuture have been documenting their travel experiences in the spirit of the Keep London Moving Challenge. Discover more...

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    Mixing it up: diversity breathes life into ideas and problem-solving

    04 Dec 2015

    750 participants experience industry insights across five regional 4Talent pop ups.

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    MyKindaFuture Employability Event 2015

    03 Dec 2015

    MyKindaFuture Employability event 2015 brought together school pupils, university students, employers and careers services from all over the UK.

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    Nestlé and MyKindaFuture

    02 Dec 2015

    Nestlé and MyKindaFuture have impacted over 2,600 young people since 2013!

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    TechFuture Teachers Careers Resource Pack

    09 Nov 2015

    MyKindaFuture were commissioned by Tata Consultancy Services and The Tech Partnership to develop a teaching resource to inspire young people to pursue a career in IT.

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    Pre-Boarding Survey

    27 Oct 2015

    We need you! Have your say! Answer our pre-boarding survey for the chance to win a £50 amazon voucher.

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    Test your Programming Skills

    15 Oct 2015

    PA’s annual Raspberry Pi competition has launched!

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    Reflecting on Your Life

    10 Sep 2015

    We're taking a look back at our best school trips with Johnson & Johnson and Cisco. It's been a blast so far, we can't wait for the next burst!

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    Make it right with Three

    03 Sep 2015

    Learning about the world of work in the same old way sucks. When stuff sucks, Three likes to #makeitright. They want to hear about what you have done to make something better.

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    Choc it like it's hot! - UNIVERSITY COMPETITION

    02 Sep 2015

    It’s the start of term once again and to celebrate, we have teamed up with the brilliant chocolatier Louis Barnett to offer one University the chance to meet Louis, hear about his journey and of course get to taste some of his amazing creations!

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    Adventures in Slovenia

    28 Aug 2015

    Miriam and Katharine have been adventuring around Europe. They tell us about their time in beautiful Slovenia…

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    Channel 4 Pop Up Norwich

    27 Aug 2015

    We recently visited Norwich, the second stop on our national Pop Up roadshow with Channel 4. Find out more about what happened on the day...

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    Welcome to MyKindaFuture

    18 Aug 2015

    We're excited about our new brand and new name. Find out about the opportunities ahead...

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    Develop Your CV Etiquette

    18 Aug 2015

    If you haven't heard, we've got a new CV builder tool! Want to get your CV into shape? Read some of our top tips...

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    Ambassador's Blog: Meet Oli

    18 Aug 2015

    Oli has been involved in a number of our challenges, he's worked Three and participated in events. Find out what he makes of being a MKF ambassador...

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    Hanka's Misson You Experience

    17 Aug 2015

    Hanka recently completed TCS' Mission You work experience programme. Find out what she made of her week at their offices in Peterborough...

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    Winner's Blog: In love with Zagreb

    06 Aug 2015

    Katharine and Miriam won our Around the World Challenge. Check in to see where in the world they are, who they meet and what adventures they get up to along the way...

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    Winner's Blog: TCS' Mission You

    04 Aug 2015

    Alex entered our TCS challenge and won! He recently completed their Mission You work experience programme...

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    Winners Blog: Why we love Budapest!

    29 Jul 2015

    Catch up with Miriam and Katharine as they journey across Europe...

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    Winner's Blog: 24 hours in Vienna

    27 Jul 2015

    Our Around the World challenge winners Miriam and Katharine made a 24 hour whistle stop visit to Vienna. Read about their highlights…

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    School Trips to Remember

    23 Jul 2015

    Screaming jelly babies, robots and teleconferencing across the world are just a few things we experienced at the first two Best School Trips at the Johnson & Johnson and CISCO IdeaLondon HQs...

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    Winner's Blog: Highlights of Prague

    20 Jul 2015

    Miriam and Katharine, the winners of our Around the World Challenge are adventuring around Europe. Read about their highlights of Prague…

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    Meet Ivan...

    15 Jul 2015

    Ivan recently completed work experience with the team at MyKindaCrowd. Find out what he thought about his time at our London offices...

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    Winner's Blog: London to Berlin

    09 Jul 2015

    We catch up with Miriam and Katharine, the winners of our Around the World Challenge as they travel and adventure around Europe...

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    We're Hiring!

    08 Jul 2015

    We are searching for talented creatives to join the team here at MyKindCrowd. Find out more..

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    Winner's Blog: Hopes & Wishes

    06 Jul 2015

    Our Around the World Challenge winners Katharine and Miriam tell us how they're feeling ahead of their trip of a lifetime...

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    Winner's Blog: Around the World

    06 Jul 2015

    Katharine and Miriam won our Around the World Challenge. Check in to see where in the world they are, who they meet and what adventures they get up to along the way...

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    Nestlé Skills & Assessment Days

    19 Jun 2015

    The Nestlé Skills & Assessment Day roadshow kicked off last month. We travelled far and wide to find the best up and coming talent. Find out more about what happened...

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    Calling All Digital Heroes!

    01 Jun 2015

    IT saves and improves millions of lives everyday. We take a look at some of the inventive ways this is being done and ask you what advance you would create!

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    Pop Up comes to Bournemouth

    22 May 2015

    Channel 4’s celebrated talent search, 4Talent, launched four years ago as part of the broadcaster’s efforts to attract young people from a broad range of backgrounds to a career in media.

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    An Apprenticeship with a 360 ͦ View

    06 May 2015

    Are you looking for a new adventure? Want to evolve and grow? An apprenticeship with a 360 ͦ view might be exactly what you're looking for!

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    Skills, Insight & Assessment Day

    05 May 2015

    Not sure what to expect from a Skills, Insight and Assessment Day? Find out what happened on the HSBC skills day and hear what some of the students had to say after the experience...

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    Why not earn while you learn?!

    27 Apr 2015

    How does a combination of paid work and study sound? KPMG360º is an innovative programme paving the way for students to earn and learn at the same time.

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    Go full circle with KPMG360º

    21 Apr 2015

    KMPG have launched an exciting new apprenticeship scheme - KPMG360º. Are you interested in a career in business? This might exactly what you’re looking for!

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    The Future's Fashion!

    16 Apr 2015

    Wearable technology is part of a growing industry. How could you fit into this new, exciting landscape?

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    From Concept to Reality

    10 Apr 2015

    The Concept to Catwalk finale was a night to remember. Find out what happened when the we took over the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park...

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    SPACE...our new frontier!

    26 Mar 2015

    We've launched SPACE, our first hub in a national network of physical spaces in colleges. Read more to discover how it all works...

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    Freshfields Finale Day

    23 Mar 2015

    We recently celebrated the Freshfields finale day with 10 shortlisted finalists. Find out what happened on the day...

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    Why an Apprenticeship?

    18 Mar 2015

    Our challenge winner Hanka had the opportunity to carry out work experience with the Skills Funding Agency, she told us all about it...

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    Bridging the digital skills gap

    17 Mar 2015

    MyKindaCrowd have worked with The Tech Partnership and Tata Consultancy Services to create this downloadable tech resource. We want to inspire and excite students to move into IT careers...

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    What's it like to work as an IT Engineer?

    09 Mar 2015

    MyKindaCrowd spoke to Pallavi and Humera from IT company TCS. They told us a little about what it's like to work as IT engineers....

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    Find out what you're made of with HSBC

    09 Mar 2015

    Have you got what it takes to cross the investment banking finish line? Take a look at our quick round up...

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    Who Made My Clothes?

    05 Mar 2015

    We spoke to Nikki Mattei at Ethically Focused Marketing, she told us why she's supporting Fashion Revolution Day....

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    Winner's Story: Skills for Care

    02 Mar 2015

    Our Skills for Care challenge winner tells us why she wants to make a difference...

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    Were you born to build?

    18 Feb 2015

    Why is a career in construction right for you?

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    Concept to Catwalk - the results are in!

    05 Feb 2015

    We asked you to submit your futuristic design ideas....

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    Ever thought about a career in banking?

    27 Jan 2015

    We spoke to Jessica Murray who went from intern to analyst at investment bank HSBC. Read on the hear about her experiences and advice...

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    There and back again with Abs

    26 Jan 2015

    MyKindaCrowd's ambassador Abs tells us about his industrial year at consumer goods company Unilever

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    Have you heard the news?

    23 Jan 2015

    MyKindaCrowd and Bright Futures have joined forces!

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    Are you interested in the #ThinkCare challenge?

    03 Oct 2014

    “One of the most rewarding parts of my role is helping someone with their individual needs.” Bill, Apprentice Support Worker

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    Inspire To Overcome

    22 Sep 2014

    We hear from the 2014 Lloyds #InspireToOvercome photo competition winners!

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    It’s A-Level RESULTS DAY tomorrow

    13 Aug 2014

    Incase you missed it...

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    Raleigh International Winners’ Day 2014 #Sustain2Gain

    11 Aug 2014

    Two students win work experience with Raleigh International.

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    Not sure how to feel about university?

    11 Jul 2014

    College student Shannel Bernard shares her feelings about the life changing decisions that she is about to make

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    Crossrail Engineer Your Future 2014 Winners' Day

    27 Jun 2014

    Crossrail wanted you to tell them how they can encourage the next generation of girls in to Engineering. Here are the winners at the Canary Wharf offices and site on National Women in Engineering Day 2014.

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    Preparing for University. My Story

    26 Jun 2014

    Preparing for university can be daunting. Toby Horner, Campaign Manager at MyKindaCrowd, shares his experience.

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    Attention: Around the World winner's first blog!

    17 Jun 2014

    To say I am loving my trip so far is an understatement... thank you MKC!

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    Hello everyone, I’m Oli Monks one of the MyKindaCrowd Ambassadors!

    09 Jun 2014

    Ready to meet another Ambassador?!

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    Making a point with Centrepoint

    05 Jun 2014

    The tables turn as the MyKindaCrowd team accept a challenge for themselves to celebrate Volunteers Week

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    Juliet's Journey

    22 May 2014

    From child soldier to global campaigner

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    Voting Counts

    22 May 2014

    Met Rachael, one of our amazing Ambassadors. Hear about why she has started a new campaign encouraging young people to vote.

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    Engineering talent shines through at Thales Winners Day!

    20 May 2014

    Three high flyers from the University of Nottingham are celebrating being crowned the winners.

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    Crossrail Case Study

    14 May 2014

    Here we hear from Regina Tumbletot about her experiences at Crossrail

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    Interested in the Smart Start Challenge?

    22 Apr 2014

    Quote's from students who have previously entered the great Smart Start Challenge….

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    The 2014 Energy Challenge Final!

    10 Apr 2014

    So…. How do we really put the Energy back into Energy Companies?

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    Top 20 Things to do this Easter Holiday

    03 Apr 2014

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    British Exploring

    03 Apr 2014

    Alex from British Exploring tells us why she thinks you should enter our photo off competition….

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    Matthew Hancock Winners' Story

    27 Mar 2014

    The #MKCWhatIf challenge received around 450 submissions and this is the story of the top 5!

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    Life as a PMO Analyst

    20 Mar 2014

    Ever wondered what a PMO Analyst does? OR even what does PMO stand for? All will be revealed here!

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    Thinking about starting an Apprenticeship?

    04 Mar 2014

    Hear what Akash thinks of his Digital Apprenticeship at Capgemini.

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    Tesco Winners Day!

    04 Mar 2014

    Find out what our Tesco challenge finalists got up to on the winners day….

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    Hey, Seena

    25 Feb 2014

    Want to meet the people behind MyKindaCrowd? Check out our personal blogs. Meet, Seena!

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    Become a MyKindaCrowd Ambassador

    24 Feb 2014

    Have an opinion on MyKindaCrowd, think you can voice young people's concerns? Come this way...

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    Meet our MyKindaCrowd Ambassadors

    24 Feb 2014

    First up, meet the great Esther!

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    Challenge Inspiration: Nestlé

    21 Feb 2014

    Got a creative block? Really want to enter the Nestlé challenge? No worries, we are here to help, have a look at our ideas in the office!

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    Thales Challenge Launch

    05 Feb 2014

    The Thales 2014 Challenge is here and launching at university campuses across the UK.

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    Nick Hewer Winners Day

    28 Jan 2014

    Find out what our challenge finalists got up to on the Nick Hewer Winners Day...

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    RaspberryPied Hackathon

    28 Jan 2014

    On Sunday 19th January 2014 MyKindaCrowd joined forces with the University of Exeter’s Computer Science Society (CSS) to host a 12 hour PA Consulting Raspberry Pi Hackathon.

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    Tackling Youth Unemployment – Who’s playing their part?

    22 Jan 2014

    Is it all doom and gloom for today's youth and the job market?

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    New year, new MyKindaCrowd… okay, not new but improved

    06 Jan 2014

    You will now be able to ‘purchase’ prizes with your MyKindaCrowd points.

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    npower Energy Challenge - Previous Winners

    23 Dec 2013

    Andrew and Jenny tell us why they think the npower Energy Challenge is great!

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    The Energy Challenge – Your Chance to Shine

    19 Dec 2013

    Daniel entered the npower challenge last year and tells you why you should totally enter it this year!!

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    The UCLoo Festival

    10 Dec 2013

    We took 5 students with great ideas for the WaterAid challenge to the UCLoo festival!

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    How was your Global Entrepreneurship Week?

    04 Dec 2013

    Did you get involved and take part in any of the 1,728 exciting events? How did we take part? Well...

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    The Problem with Today's Youths

    03 Dec 2013

    I know we bang on about how great and talented we think our crowd are. Well… below is an excellent winning blog entry from Olamide Duyile. Well done, Olamide we love it!

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    On your marks. Get set. MO!

    21 Nov 2013

    Listen up MoBros & Sistas! Movember has arrived! Read on to find out more about what's been going on this November!

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    Nick Clegg "Opens Doors" for young people

    14 Nov 2013

    On 5th November, Nick Clegg hosted the Opening Doors Career Fair, giving guidance and advice to over 200 young people!

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    World Toilet Day

    14 Nov 2013

    We are celebrating World Toilet Day on the 19th November and want you to be involved!

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    Your Lightbulb Moment event

    12 Nov 2013

    On Wednesday the 30th October, MyKindaCrowd attended the Your Lightbulb Moment event ran by the Bright Ideas Trust in Croydon - we had a great time!

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    A career with Tesco - the story!

    23 Oct 2013

    Rebecca Hamilton joined the Commercial Development Programme as Trainee Merchandiser in 2012. Here is her Tesco story…

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    Winners Story: Tamsin Page

    16 Oct 2013

    Tamsin Page tells us about her winning submission idea for the United World Schools challenge...

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    TCS' MISSION YOU programme is work experience at its best!

    14 Oct 2013

    We’re so excited to be working with Tata Consultancy Services, one of the world’s leading IT consultancy firms.

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    Global Entrepreneurship Week is coming

    09 Oct 2013

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    Winners Story: Concern Universal

    08 Oct 2013

    Theodore Pang tells us about his winning submission idea for the Concern Universal Challenge...

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    Lightbulb Moment!

    03 Oct 2013

    Our fabulous challenge setter, Bright Ideas Trust, has an exciting announcement to make…

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    The many faces of Nick Hewer

    02 Oct 2013

    How do you think Nick Hewer would respond to your submission for the Nick Hewer Challenge?

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    How do you see your future?

    27 Sep 2013

    Last month we asked you how you felt about your future. Check out the results!

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    Summer lovin

    27 Sep 2013

    Here at MyKindaCrowd we've been reminiscing over the summer and wondering what our users and Challenge Setter’s got up to in the sunshine over the last few months.

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    It’s time to celebrate!

    20 Sep 2013

    We’re lucky enough to work with some amazing people here at MyKindaCrowd, we’re inspired everyday by our challenge setter and you guys.

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    How to be Fresher ready

    13 Sep 2013

    Follow these steps to have a successful freshers.

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    From the Apprentice to a funded business – the Whisk story

    13 Sep 2013

    We’re buzzing here at MKC; last week we launched our challenge with Whisk.

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    Could you find a business idea in song lyrics?

    09 Sep 2013

    Have you entered our challenge with Bright Ideas Trust yet?

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    Top Student Networking Tips

    03 Sep 2013

    Create valuable relationships that will benefit your later career.

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    Are changes to A-levels putting more pressure on younger GCSE students?

    03 Sep 2013

    Changes to the A-level system from 2015.

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    Meet Sameer, a graduate from Milkround

    29 Aug 2013

    Meet Sameer, from Milkround. Here he shares with us how he went from being a relaxed student to working full time.

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    Fresher Fears

    23 Aug 2013

    Starting university is so much fun, but it can also be very daunting!

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    Meet BT Intern, Jason Julien!

    14 Aug 2013

    Jason Julien tells us how he became a BT Intern and shares his top job hunting tips.

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    Don’t suffer from contract confusion

    06 Aug 2013

    It is important that you are aware of what contract you are on and what hours you should be working.

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    Interview: Steph, Social Media at InLoveWithFashion

    25 Jul 2013

    Meet Steph, she is responsible for InLoveWithFashion’s social media.

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    Final McDonald's Winners Day of 2013!

    24 Jul 2013

    The finalists for the McDonald's challenge 'Environmental Role Model' were invited to the HQ for an exclusive day

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    Winner Emily Tench meets Mark Hunter!

    16 Jul 2013

    Emily tells us her story of winning the MyKindaCrowd challenge and meeting Mark Hunter.

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    MyKindaCrowd Launches First Online Charity Festival 2013

    12 Jul 2013

    Featured charities will set a challenge to encourage our nation to get more involved with their community.

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    University Applications this Year

    28 Jun 2013

    Track the changes in university applicants, where do you fit?

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    Writing your personal statement

    26 Jun 2013

    We've got some handy hints to help you stand out from other applicants and gain all give offers!

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    Lord Drayson's Electric Car

    26 Jun 2013

    Check out who got snapped with Lord Drayson's Electric car!

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    Nikki L's Top Ten Tips for Entrepreneurial Success!

    04 Jun 2013

    This guest blog is definitely a 'must-read' for anyone looking to get ahead!

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    Winners Story : IF! Britain

    13 May 2013

    IF! Britain asked the young people of Britain 'How would you improve Britain?' The top 3 winners received £1000, £500 and a 5* Holiday!

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    We are recruiting!

    08 May 2013

    MyKindaCrowd is recruiting! We need a bright, ambitious Marketing Manager who will support our ambitious growth intentions, and help us grow our crowd.

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    Thales awards MyKindaCrowd winners with 5 paid internships!

    11 Apr 2013

    3 university teams competed to win 5 paid internships with Thales! Find out how Reading University won...

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    UNICEF League Table

    10 Apr 2013

    Find out how Britain ranks in the UNICEF report

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    More graduates going for SMEs

    04 Apr 2013

    Fresh out of Uni? Where would you rather work, a SME or a big corporate? Find out what other Graduates have done.

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    17th April - 1000 Second Workshops in Sheffield

    03 Apr 2013

    We are going to Sheffield on the 17th of April! Join us for 1000 second workshops!

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    Social Media Do's and Don't's!

    27 Mar 2013

    The Social Media Do's and Don't's when looking for a job online!

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    Live Social Media Ticker!

    22 Mar 2013

    Check out a live social media ticker!

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    6 Easy Steps to find a Summer Job

    20 Mar 2013

    6 easy steps to help you find a job for the summer

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    Winners Story : James Caan Challenge Under 16's!

    19 Mar 2013

    A team of students headed over to the James Caan HQ to pitch their winning idea to Hanah Caan.

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    McDonald's Winners Day!

    19 Mar 2013

    Find out how the winners day went at the McDonald's HQ in March and how Bradely McKenny won!

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    Queen Elizabeth Grammar School celebrates the McDonald's Challenge!

    19 Mar 2013

    Queen Elizabeth Grammar School celebrates the McDonald's Challenge!

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    How to convey confidence

    19 Mar 2013

    How you can portray confidence in any situation!

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    What You Wish you'd Known Before your Job Interview

    11 Mar 2013

    Here is the first of our weekly picture blog that will showcase the best tips and advice.

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    Things successful people do on the weekends

    08 Mar 2013

    Work hard during the week? Here's a run down of what successful people do on the weekend (or should be doing!)

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    15 things a leader does automatically, everyday.

    06 Mar 2013

    Are you a leader? Read the top 15 things a natural leader does everyday.

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    Top Ten Tips for Revision

    05 Mar 2013

    Stressed? Hate exams? Not good at revision? Here's our top ten tips to get you going!

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    Winners Blog- Miriam Woodburn

    05 Mar 2013

    This is relatively easy and quick to do, if you follow my ten top tips to boost your CV and market yourself to potential employers.

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    What is it like to be President of a Students’ Union?

    05 Mar 2013

    Scary, daunting yet the best time of your life!

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    How can a TEFL Qualification help you?

    26 Feb 2013

    Find out how winning a TEFL Qualification can help you on your travels and our experiences with the course.

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    McDonald's Finalists

    26 Feb 2013

    The ‘Get Experienced’ McDonald’s challenge saw 327 submissions. Here are the top 10!

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    How to create a marketing campaign plan

    19 Feb 2013

    The fundamentals of building a successful marketing campaign plan.

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    Guest Blog: Yasmin Islam

    19 Feb 2013

    Teenagers – the most misunderstood people in the world. According to the stereotype we are all loud, rude, arrogant children trying to act like adults. Why?

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    Care Leavers Funding Cuts

    15 Feb 2013

    An insight into the consequences of council funding cuts for care leavers.

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    Free Workshops "How to create a Marketing Campaign Plan"

    08 Feb 2013

    We have teamed with Sport England and are coming to universities and offering free workshops.

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    Stop beating graduates down!

    08 Feb 2013

    Graduates earned almost 15% less in 2012 than in the previous year. There are more job applications per vacancy. Has this been sending out the wrong message?

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    Guest Blog: Jared Gobey

    07 Feb 2013

    The very first blog to get published from the Blog competition! Check it out!

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    20 Things to do before you leave university

    06 Feb 2013

    MyKindaCrowd have their own to-do-before-you-leave list. Have you done all of these?

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    National Student Enterprise Conference 2013

    05 Feb 2013

    On February 9th & 10th 2013, NACUE will host its fourth annual Student Enterprise Conference (NSEC).

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    Using Twitter to Find a Job

    04 Feb 2013

    Hannah has just bagged a job at XXY Magazine as a Photography journalist using Twitter. Want to know how?

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    Meet MyKindaCrowd?

    29 Jan 2013

    Find a full list of the Universities we are visiting in February 2013.

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    Winner's Story : James Caan Challenge

    23 Jan 2013

    Iman Fadei won the James Caan challenge and completed a one week work experience in London!

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    Start-up Your Business Idea

    23 Jan 2013

    Got a great business idea and lack the cash to get it going? MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Horatio Investments to make it all happen!

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    Top 10 CV Tips

    23 Jan 2013

    Ever wondered what the secrets are to writing a job-winning CV? Wonder no more! MyKindaCrowd are here to help!

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    Internships with Thales

    15 Jan 2013

    MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Thales to offer 5 young people aged between 18-24 a chance to win some work experience with Thales!

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    Winner's Story: More! Magazine - Grace

    15 Jan 2013

    Grace completed a 2 week experience at More! Magazine after winning the challenges! Find out what she did on her experience...

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    Internship with Sport England

    15 Jan 2013

    MyKindaCrowd have teamed up with Sport England to offer young people aged between 18-24 a chance to win some work experience with Sport England's marketing department!

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    Graduate Employability in 2013

    15 Jan 2013

    Employers offer more graduate jobs, but what do they want?

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    Winner's Story: McDonalds ' Get Experienced '

    10 Jan 2013

    The winners from the McDonalds Challenge ' Get Experienced ', their submissions and the McDonalds Apprentice style day at McDonalds HQ in London!

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    Winner's Story : Gripple

    06 Dec 2012

    Gripple 'Innovating for the environment' challenge! The overall winner was Meadowview Primary School, with Aston Lodge School, Dinngton Primary School and Wath Central Primary School as runners up!

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    Winner's Story : Fujitsu

    04 Dec 2012

    Fujitsu Winners : Bexley Grammar School and Ryan England are awarded their £1000 prizes!

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    Our brand new website!

    29 Nov 2012

    Ok, you've probably noticed we've had a new lick of paint, but there's a lot more to the new MyKindaCrowd website than just good looks.

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    Winner's Story! Kyah Ellis Watches Warhorse In Theatre!

    01 Nov 2012

    2012 has definitely been a year of the remake and reproduction.

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    Under 18s James Caan Challenge!

    18 Oct 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd Visits Kent and Southampton University!

    12 Oct 2012

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    Have you heard the rumour"¦?

    11 Oct 2012

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    New Challenges This Week!

    27 Sep 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd First Young Student Ambassador!

    20 Sep 2012

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    Dragons Day: James Caan HQ!

    20 Sep 2012

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    SuperJam Winners!

    17 Sep 2012

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    Winner's Story: Thomas Rule Meets Robert Deas

    12 Sep 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd Summer Winners!!

    11 Sep 2012

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    "Get Experienced" with our McDonald's challenge!

    07 Sep 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd announces 5 challenge setters for the start of the new term!

    03 Sep 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd Celebrates a Summer of Success!

    30 Aug 2012

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    Sauce Competition Winners

    17 Aug 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd Launches 1st Birthday Challenge Celebration!

    30 Jul 2012

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    Private Entries: You asked for it, you got it!

    26 Jul 2012

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    Get into the Olympic spirit with our Mark Hunter Challenge!

    19 Jul 2012

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    Can you run James Caan's business?

    27 Jun 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd key-note speech at NUS Unions 2012

    25 Jun 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd wins BITC's 'ARC Olympic Legacy'

    25 Jun 2012

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    Win tickets to Bloc Festival Weekend 2012

    20 Jun 2012

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    Students praise their MyKindaCrowd experience!

    11 Jun 2012

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    Shortlisted for Olympic Legacy Programme

    02 Jun 2012

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    Inspiring a Generation

    10 May 2012

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    Last Chance to Enter: The more! Magazine Challenge

    10 May 2012

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    Last chance to enter: Arup Challenges

    02 May 2012

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    Meeting James Caan

    19 Apr 2012

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    MyKindaCrowd delivering Cisco's Big Awards across the country!

    03 Apr 2012

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    more! Magazine Challenge: Congratulations to Year 9 students from Sydenham School!

    06 Mar 2012

    A group of Year 9 students from Sydenham School, Lewisham, entered the more! magazine challenge which was to think about a new exciting magazine title aimed at a brand new market. They came up with great ideas for the magazine's cover and its content!

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    Student Beans discussion group

    10 Jan 2012

    Is anyone interested in coming to Beans HQ in north London for a couple of hours to help us shape our very own mobile app and share their thoughts and ideas?

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    Featured Challenge: Twist & Pulse Want To Perform At YOUR Event

    14 Nov 2011

    Twist & Pulse have set an exciting challenge on MyKindaCrowd, to win an incredible prize; a performance from the dance duo in your school, college or University! Finalists in Britian's Got Talent in 2010, they came second over all "“ but we didn't need to tell you that did we? They have set YOU the …

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    Interview: Kerry Beer From Fujitsu Talks Careers and Employment

    02 Nov 2011

    Kerry Beer is the Graduate Programme Manager at Fujitsu and is responsible for the Graduate Development and Employment teams, alongside the Industrial Placement and Apprenticeship Programme. Following BBC3's recent 'Up For Hire', we interviewed Kerry about the issues raised by young people on the sh…

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    Calling All Budding Fashion Designers - Pineapple Clothing Needs YOU!

    19 Oct 2011

    Last week, Pineapple Dance Studios launched their first challenge on MyKindaCrowd. Known best for their TV show and clothing range, renowned choreographer Mark Battersall set YOU the challenge of designing a new T-shirt for the Pineapple Dance Group. It needs to fit with one of Pineapple's themes: …

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    WINNER: Sam Robertshaw Wins SuperJam's 'Design A Jam' Challenge

    10 Oct 2011

    We're pleased to announce that fifteen-year old Sam Robertshaw, from The Castle School in Taunton, is the winner of SuperJam's design a jam challenge. In rerun for his fantastic idea, Sam has won a years supply of SuperJam and a Q&A session with Fraser Doherty, the founder and MD of SuperJam. We…

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    Feature: How Ruth's GCSE Project Became An International Business

    06 Oct 2011

    Our latest feature is the Award winning Ruth Amos who, just last week won the Network of Aspiring Women's Young Entrepreneur of the year award 2011. This awards goes alongside her other achievements, namely the 2005 Young Engineer of the Year Awards with her product, the StairSteady, which now appea…

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    Featured Challenge: The Eden Project Extend's Their Photography Challenge

    30 Sep 2011

    As we have received so many fantastic responses to the Eden Project's photography competition, we have decided to extend our challenge by a further 8 weeks, to give you more time to enter and be in with a chance of winning a fantastic behind the scenes visit to The Eden Project in Cornwall. If y…

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    MyKindaCrowd Wins First Award As One Of 25 Winners In Unltd's Big Venture Challenge

    20 Sep 2011

    We are thrilled to announce that out of 638 entrants, we have been chosen as one of twenty-five winners in Unltd's Big Venture Challenge. MyKindaCrowd will receive a £25 000 grant and the opportunity to receive an additional £150 000 of funding, in addition to first class support from a team of exp…

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    Do You Have What It Takes To 'Spice Up' Spice Magic's Marketing Strategy?

    11 Sep 2011

    Indian cookery Gurus, Spice Magic, have set a challenge to find the next big marketing talent to add a little spice to their Marketing Strategy. In return for your marketing know how you will be in with a chance of winning a ticket to the glittering celeb-packed Women of The Future Awards 2011, a…

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    Feature: Meet Rebecca Jackson: The Fourteen Year Old MD Of FunkySprout

    08 Sep 2011

    Meet Rebecca Jackson, the fourteen year old, award-winning pupil at Sheffield Springs Academy, who is also the Owner and Director of quirky jewellery business, Funky Sprout. Not only does she manager her own business, she plays water-polo five evenings each week and sets up stalls at events when…

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    MyKindaCrowd Are Finalists in UnLtd's Big Venture Challenge

    08 Sep 2011

    We're pleased to announce that MyKindaCrowd are finalists in the UnLtd Big Venture Challenge, a national competition which aims to 'unleash the energies of organisations that can transform the world.' MyKindaCrowd is yet to pitch against forty-one other social ventures this month. Keep you're eye…

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    Teacher Resource

    19 May 2011

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