Things to Read

Take a look at our latest stories – from a grads journey into the startup world, to how to step up into the leadership team, to how to write a winning CV.

Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Seyi Oluwasanmi: the reality of working in operations at a startup

We chat with Jumpstart Alumni Seyi about Scribeless, operations, and finding the right startup for you. Hey Seyi, thanks...

4 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Work Life

Ajay Palekar: changing the future of work

Ajay tells us about his experience on the Jumpstart Switchers cohort, searching for his next startup venture. In spring...

5 Minute Read
Alumni, Job Search, Work Life

What your state school careers advisor never told you

Jumpstart alumni Hamza writes about his experience looking for startup roles, coming from a state-educated school. If you had...

3 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Work Life

Responsibility, growth and promotion: 9 months into working at a startup

Maia (October 2020 cohort) chats with us about her experiences at a fast-growing startup, 9 months into the role....

4 Minute Read
Alumni, Future, Startups, Uncategorised, Work Life

Win £250: Jumpstart Essay Prize

Be in with a chance of winning the Jumpstart Essay Prize by submitting an article on one of the...

2 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Isobel Hopkins: finding a startup that matches your values

Isobel studied History at Durham, doing freelance work on the side, before joining Jumpstart. Her work in particular influenced...

3 Minute Read
Job Search, Startups

How to write a top CV for a startup

Learn how to make a great first impression in a startup application by following our CV advice! Check out...

3 Minute Read
Alumni, Future, Startups, Uncategorised, Work Life

Win £250: Jumpstart Essay Prize

Be in with a chance of winning the Jumpstart Essay Prize by submitting an article on one of the...

2 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Paradis Farahati: from music student to analyst

Paradis studied Music at Oxford, where she was also the First Year Officer for her college, before joining our...

2 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Isobel Hopkins: finding a startup that matches your values

Isobel studied History at Durham, doing freelance work on the side, before joining Jumpstart. Her work in particular influenced...

3 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Sophia Shafiee: from studying Classics to building an e-commerce brand

Sophia was an editor of a student journal at the University of Oxford, as well as a volunteer for...

3 Minute Read
Work Life

More state school grads should join startups! Here’s why.

When you’re at school, you’re completely unaware of the disparity in education received from school to school, particularly between...

2 Minute Read

Have the most exciting startups pitch their jobs to you

Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Seyi Oluwasanmi: the reality of working in operations at a startup

We chat with Jumpstart Alumni Seyi about Scribeless, operations, and finding the right startup for you. Hey Seyi, thanks...

4 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Work Life

Ajay Palekar: changing the future of work

Ajay tells us about his experience on the Jumpstart Switchers cohort, searching for his next startup venture. In spring...

5 Minute Read
Alumni, Job Search, Work Life

What your state school careers advisor never told you

Jumpstart alumni Hamza writes about his experience looking for startup roles, coming from a state-educated school. If you had...

3 Minute Read
Alumni, Case Studies, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Isobel Hopkins: finding a startup that matches your values

Isobel studied History at Durham, doing freelance work on the side, before joining Jumpstart. Her work in particular influenced...

3 Minute Read
Job Search, Startups

How to write a top CV for a startup

Learn how to make a great first impression in a startup application by following our CV advice! Check out...

3 Minute Read