Careers webinars this week

Monday 25 January 6 – 7.30 pm

Career decision making for Postgraduate students 

This is the first of 2 employability sessions for Postgraduate students. This session will : help you channel your motivations and drivers for undertaking PG study into actions to boost your employment decisions, profile the various employment markets and options open to PG students

Thursday 28 January 2 pm

Psychometrics: Verbal and Numerical Reasoning

During this workshop you will learn about both numerical and verbal reasoning tests used by employers during recruitment. Participants will get the chance to look at example questions as a group and work through some further examples in a supportive environment.

Thursday 28 January 2 pm

Mature Students: Tips to Develop Effective Career Skills

This Careers workshop aimed at mature students, will allow you to navigate the world of employability and allow you to confidently progress towards your chosen career.

To book a place go to: www.londonmet.ac.uk/careersevents

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February Careers webinars

Monday 1 February 6.00-7.30 pm

Career development activities, actions and attributes for PG students

This session will :

· Offer action-able tips for tailoring your Masters study closely to the needs of industry
· Demonstrate how to build a network which boosts your employment options
· Examines the attributes that will help you successfully transition from PG study into your chosen career.

Wednesday 3 February 11.00 am -12.00 pm

Creating an excellent CV and cover letter

In an increasingly competitive job market, you need to make an impact when completing your CV and cover letter. Come along to this workshop to find out how you can make the most of your skills and promote yourself effectively in your CV and covering letter.

Tuesday 9 February 11.00-12.00 

Applying for Masters: How to approach your personal statement

Are you applying for a masters? If so, the personal statement is a key element of the application process. Come along to this workshop to find out what selectors look for and get some tips on how to create a successful statement.

Thursday 11 February 11am – 12 pm

SSC confidence in planning your career

This is a specific career planning session for social science students which will help you understand the myriad of different routes your degree can take you.

Monday 15 February 1.00-2.00pm

Employability Session for Students with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Dyscalculia

Presented by the British Dyslexia Association – This session will advise you on how to be successful during the recruitment process (particularly for graduate jobs) and in the workplace. It will also provide useful information on overcoming challenges relating to your learning difference or disability.

Monday 15 February  6.00-7.30pm

Career decision making for Second year students

Students who go on to be successful graduates are likely to spend their second year firming up career ideas, recognising their strengths and understanding the requirements for graduate roles. Making your dreams become reality requires audacious moves, and this session supports you to make them.

In the first of this 2 session series students will:
Reflect on their skills, strengths, values and interests
Be supported to uncover more about potential options”

Tuesday 16 February 11.00-12.00

Opportunities outside Science

This is a specific career options session for science students which will help you understand how the transferable skills you developed as part of your degree can lead you to work in a range of different graduate roles.

Wednesday 17 February 1.00 -2.00pm

Using Social Science skills in in different sectors

This is a specific career options session for social science students which will help you understand how the transferable skills you developed as part of your degree can lead you to work in a range of different gradaute roles.

Thursday 18 February 1.o0-2.00 pm

AAD confidence in confidence in planning your career

This session will help creative students understand the many different employment routes and give you confidence to plan your career.

Monday 22 February 6 – 7.30 pm

Making ‘audacious career moves’ for second year students

In the second session students will: Learn about making “audacious moves”, these are defined as brave steps which make a difference for your career Pick one of the “audacious moves” to focus on and start taking steps to transform their careers.

Friday 26 February 11 am – 12 pm

Acing Psychometrics Situational Judgement Tests

Situational judgement tests are used by employers to measure your behaviour and attitudes to work-related scenarios. This webinar will explain what they are, how they work and give you the opportunity to try some.

To book a place go to: londonmet.ac.uk/careersevents

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Employability Session for Students with Autism and Asperger’s

Employability Session for Students with Autism and Asperger’s; National Autistic Society, Monday 1 February, 11 am-12 pm.

This session will advise you on how to be successful during the recruitment process (particularly for graduate jobs) and in the workplace. It will also provide useful information on overcoming challenges relating to your disability.

You can book your place through Eventbrite at: londonmet.ac.uk/careersevents

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Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition 2021

The 2021 Mayor’s Entrepreneur will have 5 awards with a £20k prize fund for each.

The series of workshops for this year will be kicking off from next week offering the opportunity to find out more and meet some like-minded students from other universities across London.

Workshop 1 – How to uncover problems & ideation

Monday 25th January 4-6pm

Wednesday 27th January 1-3pm

Thursday 28th January 1-3pm

Workshop 2 – Customer development

Tuesday 16th February 10-12am

Wednesday 17th February 1-3pm

Thursday 18th February 4-6pm

Workshop 3 – Value proposition & business model

Tuesday 2nd March 10-12am

Wednesday 3rd March 1-3pm

Thursday 4th March 4-6pm

 

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Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2021 – open 2 weeks left to apply

Are you the next Undergraduate of the Year?

The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards is an annual competition aimed at finding the best undergraduates in the UK. Each award is partnered by a prominent graduate recruiter who provides a fantastic prize for the winner, including a paid internship, trips abroad and other exclusive opportunities.

Time is running out! You only have 2 weeks left to submit your application to the 2021 TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards, so don’t miss out on the opportunity! You could win a summer internship or other work experience with a big-name company such as L’Oreal or HSBC. The deadline is 1 February 2021. To find out more and apply, visit https://undergraduateoftheyear.com/.

Any questions? Contact the team at undergraduateoftheyear@groupgti.com

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A Career in Government London Met event – 10 February

Be the Change You Want to See with MHCLG is the second of a 3 part event hosted by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) for students and graduates interested in a career in the Civil Service and will take place on 10 February from 4 pm – 5.15 pm.

The event will include an outline of the MHCLG recruitment process, a session on career development and a Q & A.

You can register on the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/be-the-change-you-want-to-see-with-mhclg-follow-on-careers-event-tickets-136846675089

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Opportunities with One Million Mentors

18-25? Studying/ Unemployed/ Uncertain?
One-to-one. One hour a month. Your life changed

One Million Mentors is here to help, connecting you to a trained mentor for monthly 1 hour sessions. This mentor will be with you for 9-12 months! Find your path with one-to-one guidance and support.

✓ Discover new opportunities
✓ Build your confidence
✓ Hone your skills
✓ Expand your network

Apply here 

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Aspierations – free workshop on job interviews for autistic students

The workshop will focus on answering competency-based questions and give hints about preparing for an online interview.  It will be led by the Aspierations team who pioneered Aspiera – our unique autism-friendly Job Interview Experience that was successfully trialled at the University of Bath and University of Bristol. Participants having completed the course said they were more likely to attend a job interview as a result.

We have two dates available and you can book now.

Wednesday 20 January 2021 at 11am

Wednesday 27 January 2021 at 2pm

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Bright Network forthcoming webinars

Virtual University Series: South and London Event - 26 January

Women in Technology, Consulting and Engineering - 17 February

Black Talent in Banking - 3 March

International Women’s Day - 8 March

Diversity and Inclusion - 17 March

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Gradcracker employer webinars

Gradcracker will be running the following employer led webinars.  These would be of interest to students studying Computing related courses or Electronics and Communications Engineering,

Arup -  Be part of a creative force

14th January 14:00 pm

Cundall – Get the inside track on Cundall

21st January 14:00 pm

CERN Get the BIG picture

28th January 14:00 pm

Herbert Smith Freehills - Technology and the Law

4th February 14:00 pm

Babcock International Group – Pick your programme at Babcock

11th February 14:00 pm

Institute of Physics – Develop the next generation of physicists and engineers

18th February 14:00 pm

BAE Systems -Deliver cutting-edge technology

25th February 14:00 pm

Sky -Put your career in fast-forward

4th March 14:00 pm

Centrica – Grow alongside an evolving energy market

18th March 14:00 pm

All you need to do is register your interest at:

https://www.gradcracker.com/career-centre/webinars/upcoming

All the webinars are recorded so if your miss a session or would like to watch one again you can do so at:

https://www.gradcracker.com/career-centre/webinars/previous

 

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Bookable Careers Guidance Appointments for Research Students 19 January

Part of a series of weekly Postgraduate Research Student Training sessions, delivered by London Met’s Graduate School

One to one bookable careers guidance appointments for postgraduate research students Tuesday 19 January 10 am – 12 pm

Our Careers and Employability Team is here to help you develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to make informed decisions and to build a rewarding career.

Session lead, Tiffany Platt, Careers Consultant, Careers and Employability Team

We are offering six 1-to-1 careers guidance appointments with a Careers Consultant, where you can discuss anything related to career planning: career options, job and internship search, CVs, covering letters and interview skills.

Please choose from the available time slots to book your 1-to-1 career appointment. The time slots available are: 10.00 am, 10.20 am, 10.40 am, 11.00 am, 11.20 am and 11.40 am.

To book the appointment slot of your choice, go to; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/one-to-one-bookable-careers-guidance-appointments-registration-132796310339

This event is open to London Met students only – please ensure to use your London Met email address when registering.

This event is being held online via BlackBoard Collaborate – you will receive instructions on how to join upon registration.

If you have any questions, please contact the Research and Postgraduate Office at rpo@londonmet.ac.uk.

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