Careers and Employability – July 2017 workshops and events

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Arsenal Graduate Scheme – closing date 28 July 2017


About the company

Since its formation in 1886, Arsenal Football Club has strived to foster a sense of pride, belonging, and tradition, underpinned by an innovative spirit and desire to be at the cutting edge of sporting and social developments.

Arsenal is defined by its spirit of community and doing things ‘The Arsenal Way’. Working at Arsenal Football Club means driving these values through everything we do to make everyone connected to the Club feel Proud to be Arsenal.

About the Role:

Arsenal has developed a Graduate Scheme offering university graduates a structured programme of work and training across a range of different Club departments.

The Club is recruiting graduates from a range of degree backgrounds and universities to join a two-year graduate scheme starting in October 2017. Graduates will complete a series of six-month rotations across different Club departments over a period of 2 years. During your time with us, you could be anything from an Equality Officer to a Sales Executive.

On top of that, you will complete a programme of core training modules and have the opportunity to work collaboratively with other graduates to complete a business project and present to a talent panel comprising senior Club staff.

This is a fixed term contract until October 2019 and your salary will be £25,000 per annum.

Main Job Requirements and Person Specification


We will consider applicants from all academic disciplines. You will need to have, or be expecting, a minimum 2:1 in your first undergraduate degree, or equivalent international undergraduate degree.

No prior experience in the sports industry is required, though candidates that can show an interest in the sports industry and the challenges associated with our sector will be at an advantage.


  • Customer / fan orientated
  • Positive about achieving Club, departmental, and individual success
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships
  • Is trustworthy, respects colleagues and demonstrates a willingness to help others achieve their goals
  • Uses initiative and is proactive; helping to create and implement new ideas
  • Delivers tasks with skill and efficiency
  • Actively cooperates and communicates with others, fostering a culture of teamwork and collaboration
  • Acts with honesty, integrity, demonstrates respect, diversity and is professional at all times
  • Proactively takes on new responsibilities and seeks out opportunities to learn new skills
  • Uses common sense, past experience and intellectual rigour and insight to plan and execute activities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic operational-centric environment

Hours of Work

Individuals are required to work at such times (including on public holidays when football matches planned whether at the Club or others take place, tours and tournaments) and for such periods as the efficient and conscientious discharge of their duties require

Arsenal FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.

Please not you have until 23.59 pm on 28 July 2017 to apply for this vacancy.

Closing date 28/07/2017

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This event will allow you to meet and connect with industry leaders, discuss projects/ideas and network with like-minded individuals. You could even land a dream job as industry mentors are often on the lookout for new minds to join their teams. Strengthen your connections to industry and walk away with insights and advice to support your next steps.

There will be industry mentors from Warner Music UK, Warner Bros. Firepit, Vice UK, VICELAND, Parlophone Records and Nokia, with mentors set to complete the lineup from TATE, Karmarama, Sony Pictures and more.

This event gives the 40 shortlisted attendees the opportunity to connect with industry professionals, network with like-minded peers and potentially bag a dream job – recent Masterclass attendees have gone on to work for Google Creative Lab, MTV, M&C Saatchi, We Are Social, Wolff Olins and gained freelance/project work through connections made at the events.

There are 40 spaces at this event.
Deadline for applications is Monday 17th July, 11pm
For more info, and to apply visit:

The Dots Marketing, Production and Digital Content Portfolio Masterclass takes place on Tuesday 25th July 2017, 6.30-9.30pm

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New paid opportunities for BAME students

Creative Access has internships & permanent employment opportunities for BAME students.

For the whole range of opportunities available and to apply go to:


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School of Computing and Digital Media Graduates’ Day; Tuesday 1 August

  • Have you just finished your studies in the School of Computing and Digital Media?
  • Are you looking for graduate trainee roles or internships?
  • Would you like to become more employable?

 SCDM Graduates’ Day

Tuesday 1st August, 10.30am – 3.00pm

Room: BELG-13/14 (Green Zone),
Holloway Campus


  • Presentations from alumni and industry speakers
  • Presentation on how to search for graduate roles and internships
  • Networking and information fair
  • Free CV and covering letter booklets to take away
  • Certificate for all graduates who attend
  • Prizes for graduates in various catergories
  • Lunch and refreshments provided

Register by Friday 28th July to receive your certificate of attendance!

Event organised by School of Computing and Digital Media & Careers and Employability Service, Employment Outcomes

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New volunteering roles

MetTemps offers both paid work within the University and voluntary roles within local charities or community organisations.

 Here are the new volunteering roles on Met Temps. To apply, click on the role then login or register.

 Food Scientist

This role presents the perfect opportunity for students hoping to build key skills, increase knowledge, gain experience and confidence to enable them to enter a prosperous industry. To be considered as Food Scientist you have to have the will, passion to develop and learn. Ability to work as part of a close team and ensure the product process runs safely, smoothly and the product meets all the high quality standard.

 Fundraising Volunteer

Barnet Mencap provides a range of services and campaigns with people with learning disabilities and people with autism or Asperger’s and their families to secure good services and support in the borough. Barnet Mencap is the leading voluntary organisation for children and adults with learning disabilities and their families in the London Borough of Barnet.

 Library Volunteer

We invite you to join our friendly team and help us run a service which benefits the whole community. We would like you to volunteer for at least one day a week for half a day ? either in the morning or in the afternoon. Availability: Friday/Saturday/Wednesday morning Sunday/Thursday afternoon

 Exhibition Assistant

To mark the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the merchant ship SS Otaki, and the 75th anniversary of the Richmond Castle sinking, Wellington is hosting the Abandon Ship! exhibition. Between 21 May-6 November 2017, the exhibition & events programme will explore the stories of the two ships, the fates of their crews, and wider themes of abandoning ship and survival at sea. The exhibition will be opened only on Sundays and Mondays form 11-5. Minimum commitment is 2 days per month.

 Challenge Events Team Volunteer

This role will provide essential support to the Challenge Events team. You will help the team to maximise fundraising by supporting the fundraisers on our treks, cycles, skydives and swims. As well as supporting those who organise their own challenge events across the UK and abroad. Participants take part in event like the Mount Kilimanjaro trek, Ben Nevis Midnight Challenge, Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge, Ride London and many other events.

 Production Operator

This role presents the perfect opportunity for students hoping to build key skills, increase knowledge, gain experience and confidence to enable them to enter a prosperous industry. As a Production Operator you will lead the production process to deliver a consistent quality of product. Setting high standards to sustain and protect site staff and brand reputation you will support the development of the company strategic plan.

Volunteer Event Assistant – Summer Festival

From older people dancing to Ed Sheeran to African drumming on the People’s Stage, to circus skills workshops throughout the day ? the summer festival is a full packed fun day out for people of all ages! With over 30 thousand people expected onsite throughout the day, the Summer Festival is fast becoming one of the Palace’s biggest community events. We need your help to make sure it will be a truly memorable event for everyone. Opportunities will include set-up, stewarding, supporting the stage management of the People?s Stage liaising with professional and community artists and breakdown.
The Summer Festival will happen on the 22nd July 2017, and it is a free, all- day event.

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Prudential Insight Day – Friday 7 July

Prudential is running an insight day for  law and business students who would like to learn more about a career as a company secretary.

Date: Friday 7th July

Timings: 9AM – 1:30PM

Location: 5 Laurence Pountney Hill, London EC4R 0HH

What will the day entail?

Attendees will be introduced to members of the company secretarial team who will explain all about the profession, highlighting how they add support and advice to their clients especially during periods of corporate activity and commercial change.

Attendees will also be given a tour of their offices and the opportunity to start networking and ask any questions. The feedback from previous insight days has been overwhelmingly positive.

You will need to email along with a copy of their CV to reserve their space.

Please note spaces will be allocated on a first come, first served basis

More information about the day can be found here:




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Graduate Marketing Workshop – Wednesday 21 June

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The London Graduate Fair – Wednesday 21 June 2017


Come along to The London Graduate Fair – the biggest and best national graduaterecruitment fair in London this summer.

  • Wednesday 21 June 2017, 11:00 – 18:00 at Senate House, University of London
  • Meet over 70 prospective employers and postgraduate training providers from a wide range of sectors
  • Free Presentation programme
  • Free CV Surgery
  • Open to all

All Senate House public areas are wheelchair accessible and we provide a sign language interpreter. Large print format documents can be requested in advance. If you have any specific requirements please email

Start your graduate career today. Register now for the best graduate recruitment fairin London this Summer:

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Graduate opportunities with the ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators)

ICSA  have the following opportunities  for graduates  to experience company secretarial and governance  roles.

ICSA Advance – trainee and work experience roles for uni students and grads

 ICSA student open evenings –  students come to listen and I hope be inspired . Talks by deputy , assistant and trainee cosecs about their day to day role, and a specialist recruiter about preparation, routes in, work /life balance , and of course salary.  – Next date – 1st Nov 2017.

 One Day shadowing

ICSA/DMJ Insight days – Companies host 6 – 15 students for half a day , different members of their company secretary team chat through their roles , with interactive workshop element.

AGM invites – This will give insight into a very important event in the cosec calendar the AGM.

ICSA careers talks – ICSA bring 2/3 young company secretaries to chat through the role, how they got in, how they’ve progressed, and why they love their job. Its really infectious to hear people talk about their career so positively.


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