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Careers Workshops

Employability workshops for Semester One Autumn 2017.

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

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.

WorkshopDescriptionWhen and where

Career Essentials:

The Mentoring Programme 

Do you want to find out which career would suit you in the future?  Would you like to work with a professional who can help you make an informed decision about your future career?

Then come along to this presentation to see how this exciting programme can help you. More details and booking info.

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017, 16:00-17:00, Room C1.03a Chesham.

Career Essentials:

Effective Applications-Answering Competency-based Questions

Come and find out how best to sell yourself at this stage of recruitment process, including understanding the competencies required, applying the right technique (STAR / SBO) and examples to use. Book your place now. Friday, 20 Oct 2017, 15:00-17:00, Room B0.03 Chesham.

Career Essentials:

Graduate Jobs-Find and Apply!

This session will show you how to explore graduate opportunities including looking at graduate schemes, knowing where recruiters advertise and the hidden jobs market. Book now. Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017, 14:00-16:00, B0.24 Chesham
 Career Essentials:

The Power of Networking

This workshop will help you to recognise and build your network of contacts to boost your career prospects. See the full details and reserve a place. Friday, 03 Nov 2017, 14:00-16:00, C2.06 Chesham
Career Essentials:

Confidence building for Career Success

Featuring practical confidence boosting techniques to help you move ahead with their career planning. See more and book your place. Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017, 16:00-17:30, B0.03 Chesham

Professional Insights:

IMI plc-Presentation & Recruitment for Engineering Graduates

This session is targeted at final year undergraduates and postgraduates in Mechanical, Medical, Manufacturing, Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Robotics. IMI plc is a global engineering group focused on the precise control and movement of fluids in critical applications who are recruiting for a range of graduate roles. See the full details and reserve a place. Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017, 14:00-16:00, B0.33 Chesham.

Career Essentials:

How To Be a Great Team Worker 

This session will help you to make the most of your working relationships (in the context of decision making, planning and organising and communication) and also identify how these might be improved. Find out more and book. Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017, 14:00-16:00, B0.26a Chesham

Career Essentials:

Linking up on LinkedIn WEBINAR

*Online webinar session-reserve your place for login details.

So you know about LinkedIn and maybe you have an account but are you making the most of the world's largest online professional network? 

This webinar will introduce you to LinkedIn, what it has to offer and how you can use it to develop your personal brand and online presence. See the full details and register.

Friday, 10 Nov 2017, 16:30-17:30

Career Essentials:

Graduate Jobs – Find and apply! 

 

*Session at Emm Lane Campus

Many graduate recruiters advertise their opportunities and they will be looking for you but how can you find them? Find out more and book your place.
 Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017, 13:30-15:00, TSO.24/25 Titus Salt Building, Faculty of Management & Law

Professional Insights:

Gradcracker's 'Crackin Day on Campus'

Gradcracker will be on campus in Student Central from 10am to chat to students and will do their presentation at 2pm:

Gradcracker is coming to campus for a 'Crackin Day' and to let you know about all the amazing STEM careers that are out there. There are lots of freebies and advice, come along and pick up a Toolkit and say hello! Find out more and book.

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017, 14:00-16:00, B0.26a Chesham.

Professional Insights:

NCS The Challenge 

Session targeted at social science / social care students.

NCS The Challenge is looking to recruit a variety of roles. See more and book your place.

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017, 14:00-16:00, C2.06 Chesham.

Career Essentials:

Effective Interviews

Types of interviews – telephone, video (live/automated), face-to-face and briefly on multiple mini interviews (MMI).

Interview structure, content and answering different types of questions (strengths, competency, values and CV/Applications based). See the full details and reserve a place.

Friday, 17 Nov 2017, 16:00-18:00, B0.03 Chesham.

Professional Insights:

FDM-Video Interviews & Assessment Centres

Part One: Introduction to Video Interviews: This is your chance to discover what to expect, how to prepare and excel. Book now.

Part Two: Assessment Centres: An employer-led workshop providing students with an understanding of the stages employers go through when assessing graduates; looking at competencies, group exercises and assessment etiquette. Reserve your place.

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017

Part One: 14:00-15:00

Part Two: 15:30-17:00

B0.26a Chesham.

Career Essentials:

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

This session will be of interest to international students who are looking to apply for roles within the UK and those preparing to leave the UK on completion of their studies, covering a range of topics. See the details and book your place. Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017, 14:00-16:00, B0.26a Chesham 

Career Essentials:

Linking up on LinkedIn WEBINAR

*Online webinar session-reserve your place for login details.

So you know about LinkedIn and maybe you have an account but are you making the most of the world's largest online professional network? 

This webinar will introduce you to LinkedIn, what it has to offer and how you can use it to develop your personal brand and online presence. See the full details and register.

Wednesday, 06 Dec 2017, 16:30-17:30 
Career Essentials:

Confidence building for Career Success

Featuring practical confidence boosting techniques to help you move ahead with their career planning. See more and book your place. Thursday, 07 Dec 2017, 16:00-17:30, B0.03 Chesham .

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