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Employability Week


 Do you want to get a head start to compete in today’s job market?

Do you want to start to develop your career plan, find out about placements and studying abroad and increase your knowledge of applications and selection tests?

Employability Week, 15th-19th October is a week of events to help you gain the knowledge and skills to get your ideal placement or graduate job.

There’ll be a range of sessions throughout the week from employers and careers and placement professionals.

Monday 15 October 2018:

10am-11am P&G - placement presentation

11am-12pm Using social media to develop your career

11am-12pm NOVUS - logistics and supply chain specific

11am-12pm GSK - placement presentation

12pm-1pm Get paid to change the world – working in the charitable sector 

12pm-1pm Graduate roles in business

1pm-2pm P&G - CV workshop

1pm-2pm EY - mock assessment centre

1pm-2pm Benefits of doing the additional, sandwich year

1pm-2pm Gradcracker – careers for STEM students 

2pm-3pm Finding and making the most of a placement - what I wish I’d known

2pm-3pm GSK - application and interview workshop

2pm-3pm Developing your business idea

3pm-4pm Networking your way to career success

4pm-5pm How to write a great personal statement on a job application form - tea and tips


Tuesday 16 October 2018:

10am-11am Where to find a graduate job

10am-11am Yummy Jobs - US placement presentation

11am - 3pm Police Now - pop-up 

11am-12pm Aldi - placement presentation

11am-12pm Yummy Jobs - student interviews

11am-12am How to make a standout CV and covering letter

1pm-2pm Passport to employability with Christine Sorenson

1pm-2pm Careers in the public sector - panel

2pm-3pm BSG Interns - US placement presentation

2pm-3pm Exploring your volunteering options

3pm-4pm Dealing with difficult interview questions

4pm-5pm How to be resilient - tea and tips

5pm-6pm BUNAC– summer camp USA presentation


Wednesday 17 October 2018:

10am-11am Using LinkedIn to develop your career

10am-11am Enterprise Rent-a-Car - presentation

11am-12pm Where to find a graduate job

11am-12pm Creative CVs and covering letters

11am-12pm Marriot Hotels - presentation

12pm-1pm EY LLP - the future of work

12pm-1pm Passport to employability with Christine Sorenson

1pm-2pm Marriott Hotels - mock interviews

1pm-2pm All about teacher training programmes

1pm-2pm Benefits of doing the additional, sandwich year

1pm-3.30pm Enterprise Rent-a-Car - marketing challenge

2pm-3pm Making an application for teacher training

3pm-4pm Teacher training personal statement workshop

4pm-5pm Tea and tips - teacher training


Thursday 18 October 2018:

 10am-11am Faurecia - placement presentation

11am-12pm Nissan - placement presentation

11am-2.30pm School Direct Teacher Training

12pm -1pm Chatteris Educational Foundation (Hong Kong) – teaching abroad 

12pm-1pm Nissan - CV clinic

1pm-2pm Faurecia - assessment centre

2pm-3pm How to approach companies direct – speculative applications

3pm-4pm International placement and graduate job search

4pm-5pm Tea and tips - gamification


Friday 19 October 2018:

10am-11am Getting ahead in the graduate job market - what I wish I’d known

11am-12pm Disability and employability

11am-12pm PWC - placement presentaton

12pm-1pm Deloitte - an introduction to risk

12pm-1pm Using LinkedIn to develop your career

1pm-2pm PWC - video interviews

2pm-3pm Getting started with MyPlacements

2pm-3pm Technical CVs session

3pm-4pm Postgraduate study – what are your options?

3pm-4pm Have you ever thought about freelancing?





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