BBC Legal Trainee Scheme – Your chance to become a trainee solicitor at the BBC

BBC New Talent is a small team based in the BBC’s Academy in Birmingham which runs entry level schemes for broadcast sector talent across the UK. It’s a great way into our industry and right now they are looking for lawyers.

Two legal training schemes are open now! The first scheme starts in September this year and the second in September 2019. They are open to anyone who has or will have the LPC and who has the passion and talent to succeed in broadcasting.

Applicants need to be bright, commercially-aware and understand issues that impact on making great television, radio and online content. They need to be informed and creative.

To find out more:

Legal Trainee Scheme
Or contact scheme leader:

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London Job Show March/April 2017

The London Job Show is taking place at Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherds Bush on Friday 31st March & Saturday 1st April.

Over 50 organisations will be promoting thousands of job vacancies.

This is a fantastic opportunity to meet some of the nation’s best employers, such as Civil Service, Allianz, Liz Earle,, Apple, Paddy Power, Ask Italian and their huge variety of vacancies on offer ranging from entry level to senior executive.

A full list of exhibitors can be viewed here

For more information, please visit

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London Met event for students interested in PR, Creative Advertising and Copywriting – Monday 3 April

Monday 3rd April in Moorgate Building Room – MG-102.

FutureRising will be running an event arranged by the Careers and Employability Service at London Met with creative industry professionals to provide you with careers advice, inspiration, internships and job opportunities in PR, Creative Advertising and Copywriting.

Attendance by registering only at

This event will increase your chances of employment by getting workplace ready, building your connections and giving you a full understanding of the industries.

The industry professionals will take 15 minutes each to talk through their career journey since graduation and then a workshop will allow students to work with the professionals on generating ideas before presenting their ideas.

In addition, FutureRising will provide top tips on getting a job in the sector and answer any questions you may have on taking the next step.
It is exclusively for students from London Metropolitan University, with events leading to students gaining internships and jobs in the creative industries.

FutureRising has been running for over four years, it was setup by Adam Oldfield and Donald Fogarty out of their own frustrations at getting into the creative industries. They have since worked with hundreds of professionals to deliver events and online content to thousands of students around the world.
Please register your place:

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FDM and Sparta Global Information Pop Up Event – Monday 27 March 2017 12pm – 2pm

FDM and Sparta Global Information Pop Up Event

  • An opportunity to meet and network with employers from FDM and Sparta Global
  • Your chance to find out about their graduate training schemes and internship opportunities

Monday 27 March 2017, 12pm to 2pm

The Junction (next to the Holloway Hub,) first floor, Tower Building, Holloway Campus

  • Are you studying for a Computing related degree?
  • Are you interested in working in the IT sector?
  • Are you looking for graduate trainee roles or internships?
  • Come along to the pop up, meet the employers and find out more about the different opportunities

Remember, you don’t have to be doing a Computing degree to work in IT. Applications are welcome from students from all disciplines.

The FDM Group is a professional services provider with a focus on IT and the UK’s leading IT graduate employer.

Sparta Global is an IT services provider across a wide range of industry sectors. The Sparta Academy prepares graduates for a specialist career in the IT industry.

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DHL Consulting online event for final year student and graduates – 29 March

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DHL Consulting is currently looking for Management Consultants

Join the OneDay with DHL Consulting online event on 29 March  to learn more about the offers and ask your questions during an interactive live session.

For more information and to apply visit the link below.


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Womens Event – Saturday 24th June 2017





U&I Lifestyle and Gemmedia are hosting an event at Villandry, St James’s (Mayfair) on Saturday 24th June.

This is a great opportunity for any career-driven women, to learn more about the business world and meet some motivational and influential female business-leaders.
All female students who wish to attend will receive 20% off the ticket price, with the discount code “diamonddoll”.

You can find more information about the event here:

Tickets can be found here:

(Early bird tickets are on sale until the 1st of April)

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School Direct Recruitment Fair – Saturday 29 April

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Do you want to become a teacher?

This event offers an opportunity to meet with a number of schools and Alliances across London, offering a variety of School Direct teacher training and recruitment opportunities. There will be experts on hand to speak to you regarding suitability and the possibility of financial incentives and bursaries.

Saturday, 29 April, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm

Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School

89 Addison Road

London W14 8BZ


Link for ticket:

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Law Society activities for students

The Law Society is fully committed to attracting the most able candidates into the legal profession and to promoting equality at all stages. As part of its drive to promote diversity at entrance level, the Law Society has developed exciting careers events to offer advice and support to mature students and/or career changers aspiring to become solicitors. 
  • Preparing mature students/career changers for the solicitors’ profession

27 April, London – Free

Book Here


Reminder that applications for DAS for the 2017/18 academic year opened on 6 February 2017.  Funding, mentoring and work experience is available for students from non-traditional backgrounds seeking to start the LPC in the autumn.


  • Free webinars 

Tips for interviews and assessment days

Things to consider before making an application: Tips for getting ahead of the game

CV and application tips


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Could a career in project management be for you?



Could a career in project management be for you?

 For fresh graduates, a career in the exciting world of project management might be your dream job, or perhaps you feel it would make a logical role for you, given your personality and leadership skills.

Project managers can earn an excellent salary, with experienced project managers earning a comfortable £40k – £70k, and it is intriguing to learn that their salary is very much dependent on sector, years of experience and even location.

Managing a team and seeing a successful project take shape can all be very rewarding, and project managers often get to travel and work with many different people.

Interested? Download the Project Manager Salaries ebook by Knowledge Train to discover how much you could be earning as a project manager.


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‘Kickstart Your Humanitarian Career’, a humanitarian careers fair and panel discussion

The aim of this careers fair is to provide individuals – either those interested in entering the sector, professionals within the sector that are early in their careers, or mid-career professionals from other fields looking to enter into the sector – with a better understanding of what skills are required and what opportunities and pathways are available to begin a successful humanitarian career.

There will be representatives from a number of NGOs present who will be available to answer questions from attendees on career or voluntary opportunities within their respective organisations, as well be available for networking more generally. The panel discussion will allow attendees to listen to prominent NGOs from the sector discuss what it’s like to work in the sector, pathways for entering the sector, and their best advice for career progression. Following which there will be a chance for drinks and further networking opportunities.

The event is taking place at IStructE, 47-58 Bastwick St, London EC1V 3PS, and is free to attend. The link below offers a summary of the event and the option to register:

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