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Career Booster programme

With the help of the Career Booster Programme, you can:

  • boost your academic skills
  • boost your employability skills
  • boost your career options
  • boost your enterprise skills
  • boost your networking skills
“It was such a great session! The role playing in authentic scenarios really makes a difference!” Workshop: Emotional Agility, anonymous student feedback

Programme Dates

The next Career Booster Programme will take place week commencing 21 October 2019.

Details of events are as follows. Links are now active for you to book your activities.  Don't delay, book today!!

Use the Search feature under each days activities, eg 'Management', 'Psychology' or 'MSc'.

Monday 21 October

 Session nameApplicable to:Session duration (hours)Time of SessionApplicable to Student Year Group Session Bookings
  Project Management Concepts and tools for beginners School of Management 3 10 to 1pm 1st and 2nd year Book
  Introducing project management principles and practise School of Management 3 2 to 5pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book 
  Emotional Agility School of Management 6 10 to 4pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book
  ECDL - Foundation Word, Excel & PowerPoint School of Management 6 10 to 4pm All Book (1/2)
  Graduate Jobs: Find and Apply at Home and Abroad FoMLSS 3 11 to 1pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book
  Webinar - LinkedIn: Getting Started FoMLSS 1 3 to 4pm All Book
  Harvard Referencing FoMLSS 1 1 to 2pm All Book
  Introduction to Bloomberg Database and its application in research and business School of Management 3 10 to 1pm All Book (1/2)
  The Psychological Experience at Bradford Psychology 1 10 to 11am Year 1 Book
  The Psychological Experience at Bradford Psychology 1 10 to 11am Year 2 Book
  The Psychological Experience at Bradford Psychology 1 10 to 11am Year 3 Book
  The Psychological Experience at Bradford Psychology 1 10 to 11am PG/H&W Book
  Studying Abroad and Volunteering Routes Psychology 1 11 to 12 midday Year 1 Book
  How can work experience develop your employability Psychology 1 11 to 12 midday Year 2 Book
  Studying/Aplying for a PhD/Masters Psychology 1 11 to 12 midday Final/PG/H&w Book
  BPS Membership & 1st Year Research Participation Scheme Psychology 1 1 to 2pm Year 1 Book
  The Shanidar School Direct Programme including information on the SEND experience days in April Psychology 1 1 to 2pm Year 2 Book
  Using psychology databases/using labs and equipment Psychology 1 1 to 2pm Final/PG/H&w Book
  Writing Workshop Psychology 1 2 to 3pm Year 1 Book
  Writing Workshop Psychology 1 2 to 3pm Year 2 Book
  Writing Workshop Psychology 1 2 to 3pm Final/PG/H&w Book
  Movie Time! Psychology 1.5 3.30 to 5pm Year 1 Book
  Movie Time! Psychology 1.5 3.30 to 5pm Year 2 Book
  Movie Time! Psychology 1.5 3.30 to 5pm Year 3 Book
  Movie Time! Psychology 1.5 3.30 to 5pm Final/PG/H&w Book
  Gender Lab 1: Heart, Head, and Hands; Intercultural, Experiential and Applied Gender Learning in a Peace Studies Department FoMLSS 4 1 to 5pm All Book (1/2)
  Step Into Law: Finding the firm for you! FoMLSS 2 1 to 3pm All Book

Tuesday 22 October

Session nameApplicable to:Session duration (hours)Time of SessionApplicable to Student Year Group SessionBookings
Business intellgience and data analytics using SAS School of Management 6 10 to 4 pm All Book (1/2)
ECDL - Foundation Word, Excel & PowerPoint School of Management 6 10 to 4pm All (2/2)
Confidence Building For Success FoMLSS 3 10 to 1pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book
Webinar - Linkedin: Masterclass FoMLSS 1 11 to 12 midday All Book
EndNote Part 1: demonstration FoMLSS 1 3 to 4 pm All Book
PAL and Born in Bradford presentation Psychology 1 10 to 11am Year 1 Book
Final year project: what all 2nd years need to know! Psychology 1 10 to 11am Year 2 Book
SPSS Refresher and Ethics Psychology 1 10 to 11am Final/PG/H&w Book
A range of psychology alumni - our expert panel! Come along and hear what they have to say and what careers/professions they have pursued since graduation! Psychology 1.5 11 to 12.30pm All Book
Using psychology information with End Note! Psychology 1 1.30 to 2.30pm Year 1 and 2 Book
Graduate Jobs: Find and Apply Psychology 1 1.30 to 2.30pm Final/PG/H&w Book
Stress Buster! Learn to unwind and relax with a mindfulness session Psychology 1 2.30 to 3.30pm All Book
Employability for Lawyers School of Law 3 10 to 1pm All Book
Mock Police Investigation:  Could you solve a case of child sexual exploitation? SoL and SoSS 3 1 to 4pm All Book

Wednesday 23 October

Session nameApplicable to:Session duration (hours)Time of SessionApplicable to Student Year Group SessionBooking
How to succeed at interview FoMLSS 3 10 to 1pm All Book
How to deliver successful and stress-free presentations FoMLSS 3 1pm to 4pm All Book
Managing risks in project management School of Management 4.5 10am to 2.30pm All Book
The Art of Negotiation FoMLSS 6 10am to 4pm All Book
CIPD:  Building and maintaining an agile career FoMLSS 3 10 to 1pm All Book
Student placement presentations FoMLSS 1 All day All Book
Find the best sources for your assignments quickly and easily FoMLSS 1 1 to 2pm All Book
Business intellgience and data analytics using SAS School of Management 6 10 to 4 pm All (2/2)
International Guest Speaker:  United Nations University - A human rights assessment of sustainable development goals sanitation target in Nigeria FoMLSS 1.5 3 to 4.30 pm All  Book 

Thursday 24 October

Session nameApplicable to:Session duration (hours)Time of SessionApplicable to Student Year Group SessionBooking
Understanding Pyschometric Tests used in recruitment and selection FoMLSS 3 10 to 1 pm All Book
Psychometric tests hands on session FoMLSS 1 1 to 2pm All Book
Enterprise rent-a-car Car Club Challenge FoMLSS 3 10 to 1pm All Book
Managing emotions in the workplace School of Management 3 1 to 4pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book
Student placement presentations FoMLSS 1 12 to 4pm All Book
Graduate Jobs: Find and Apply at Home and Abroad FoMLSS 3 1 to 4pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book
Gender Lab 2:  Heart, Head, and Hands;  Intercultural, Experiential and Applied Gender Learning in a Peace Studies Department FoMLSS 4 1 to 5pm All (2/2)
SAGE 50 Accounting School of Management 6 10 to 4 pm All Book (1/2)

Friday 25 October

Session nameApplicable to:Session duration (hours)Time of SessionApplicable to Student Year Group SessionBooking
Intermediate/Advanced Excel School of Management 3 1 to 4pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book
Introduction to Industry 4.0 and Servitization and Impact on Firm's Value Chain School of Management 3 1 to 4pm Finalist/MSc/PG Book
ICAEW Business Game FoMLSS 3 10 to 1pm All Book
EndNote Part 2: practical FoMLSS 1 11 to 12 midday All Book
Understanding Pyschometric Tests used in recruitment and selection FoMLSS 3 10 to 1pm All Book
Psychometric tests hands on session FoMLSS 1 1 to 2pm All Book
SAGE 50 Accounting School of Management 6 10 to 4 pm All (2/2)
You and your career plan FoMLSS 2 10 to 12 midday All Book