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Careers Workshops

Employability workshops for semester two

University of Bradford students and graduates are welcome to attend our regular workshops led by an employer or one of our advisers.

This year we have three themes to our workshops:

  • Career Essentials - covering a wide range of employability skills and job hunting techniques
  • Professional Insights - invited speakers from industry give advice and information from their point of view
  • Expanding Your Horizons - covering further study, opportunities abroad and more...

Booking is required for all our workshops: Click on the workshop title or go to the University's Workshops page and click Careers (for All) to access the full schedule and reserve your place.



When and where

Career Essentials:

Effective Interviews

Principles of interviews and hints and tips in general.

See the full details and reserve your place.

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.33 Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons:

Fulbright Commission - Postgrad Study in the USA

Interested in studying in the US?  The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers prestigious scholarship awards (in any field at any US university) for postgraduate study and research in the US. See more and book now. Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017, 14:00 - 15:00, B0.26a Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons:

An Introduction to Study Abroad

This session will give an overview of opportunities to gain international experience, available to University of Bradford students. Book now. Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017, 15:30 - 17:30, B0.26a Chesham

Career Essentials:

Applying for Part-time Jobs

How to get started on your part-time job hunting journey. See the details and reserve a place. Thursday, 23 Feb 2017, 13:00 - 14:00, Room 0.44 Student Central.

Professional Insights:

Meet the Expert - Careers in Consultancy with Don Leslie

*Session at Emm Lane Campus

Don Leslie, founder-director of Beament Leslie Thomas Recruitment Consultancy will be speaking about the ‘hot’ sectors in the consulting market and the prospects for those who want to join a consulting firm. Read more and reserve your place.

Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017, 14:00 - 16:00, Cartwright Lecture Theatre, FoML

Professional Insights:

FDM: LinkedIn Lab

Run by graduate employer FDM, this is your chance to discover why employers use LinkedIn, what employers look for and how to use it. Limited places - book your place now.

Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017, 14:00 - 16:00, Room 01.53 JBP Library

 Professional Insights:

Meet the Salary Negotiation Expert- Neil Courtis

*Session at Emm Lane Campus

We all want to maximise our earning power and this session supports you with developing strong negotiation skills in what often people find a challenging conversation with a future employer. Read more and book your place.

Wednesday, 08 Mar 2017, 14:00 - 16:00, Cartwright Lecture Theatre, FoML

Career Essentials:

Presentation Skills

Lots of hints and tips on how to create an effective presentation, ensure that your key points are put across clearly and your delivery is professional. See the full details and book. Wednesday, 15 Mar 2017, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.33 Chesham 

Career Essentials:

Assessment Centres

An interactive session giving an insight into how assessment centres work, plus an opportunity to find out the types of activities conducted. Limited spaces - book your place. Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017, 14:00 - 17:00, B0.33 Chesham

Career Essentials:

International Students- Job search on leaving the UK / returning home

This session will be of interest to international students who are preparing to leave the UK on completion of their studies. 

It will cover a range of topics including

  • Looking for work overseas
  • Re-orientation to your home country
Read more and reserve your place.
Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017, 14:00 - 16:00, Room B0.33 Chesham 

Career Essentials:

Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs)


Session aimed at Clinical Sciences and those applying to medical schools

An interactive workshop to assist you to prepare and sell yourself at multiple mini interviews (MMIs) including assistance on how to respond to various general, strength and competency based questions.

Book your place now.

Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham

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