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, Work Life

Nina Mirtaheri: the power of the Switcher programme

Nina joined our first ever Switcher cohort, and now works as Founder's Associate at Verto, a startup on a...

2 Minute Read
Work Life

What the workplace can offer me and Generation Z

Our second place essay prize winner Hester Griffin shares her thoughts on the Future of the Job Market Generation...

4 Minute Read
Work Life

Love Island and the Future of Sustainable Fashion

Essay prize winner Amy Brook shares her thoughts on the shift towards sustainable fashion, and whether this trend is...

4 Minute Read
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 was working as a startup operator before joining our first senior generalist cohort. In 5 weeks, he landed...

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
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, 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, Future, Startups, Uncategorised, Work Life

Win £250: Jumpstart Essay Prize

This competition is now closed. Be in with a chance of winning the Jumpstart Essay Prize by submitting an...

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, Future, Job Search, Startups, Work Life

Daniel Leung: Where AI meets sustainability

Daniel studied Engineering at UCL and Economics at LSE before joining Jumpstart's July 2021 cohort. 

2 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

Have the most exciting startups pitch their jobs to you

Alumni, Case Studies, Work Life

Nina Mirtaheri: the power of the Switcher programme

Nina joined our first ever Switcher cohort, and now works as Founder's Associate at Verto, a startup on a...

2 Minute Read
Work Life

What the workplace can offer me and Generation Z

Our second place essay prize winner Hester Griffin shares her thoughts on the Future of the Job Market Generation...

4 Minute Read
Work Life

Love Island and the Future of Sustainable Fashion

Essay prize winner Amy Brook shares her thoughts on the shift towards sustainable fashion, and whether this trend is...

4 Minute Read
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 was working as a startup operator before joining our first senior generalist cohort. In 5 weeks, he landed...

5 Minute Read