It can be difficult to secure roles when you lack the experience required. However, there are steps that you can take to overcome this problem. Firstly, you should consider volunteering, charity work and internships in order to build up your experience. Even your experience with certain social organisations may have provided you with experience you haven’t even thought of. In terms of internships, you should try contacting employers directly rather than relying on advertised internships. While internships are currently a controversial subject, they do provide a way of gaining some recent work experience quickly and should not be overlooked. The internship should provide real work opportunities, have a structured format and be a short-term arrangement.