Careers workshops this week

Wednesday 13 November 11-12.00 pm

Top Tips for Effective CVs and Cover Letters

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.

Wednesday 13 November 12-1.00 pm

Preparing for Assessment Centres

This workshop is an introduction to assessment centres which are often used by large employers in graduate recruitment.

This event is part of GSBL Enhancement Week and open to London Met current students and recent graduates.

Thursday 14 November 11-12.00 pm

Career Planning

Know what job you want, but not sure how to get it? Understand that you need work experience but not sure how to go about getting it. This interactive session will help you to start formulating a career plan to set yourself achievable steps in order to reach your career goals.

This event is part of GSBL Enhancement Week and open to London Met current students and recent graduates.

Thursday 14 November 12 – 1pm

Top Tips for Job Search

Job Search can be a complicated process. This workshop will help you develop strategies when looking for part time and full time vacancies and make your job search more effective.

This event is part of GSBL Enhancement Week and open to London Met current students and recent graduates

To book for any of these events go to:  londonmet.ac.uk/careersevents

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Law Careers Event for LGBTQ+ students and students with a disability!

DiversCity in Law

You’re an LGBTQ+ undergrad or postgrad student, and you want to pursue a legal career in the City. Come to us. DiversCity in Law is an award-winning, annual event (now in its ninth year) where LGBTQ+ students can find out all about legal careers, and get advice from those already in the sector.

Our aim? To help students feel more confident about applying to top law firms and then supporting them on their journey. That’s why our free event is jam-packed with all sorts of useful sessions, workshops and panel discussions – each one designed to shatter any misconceptions and open up the world of City law.

All the details you need to know…

When: Thursday 5th December 2019

Where: Linklaters, London. Travel expenses reimbursed

Participating firms: Arnold & Porter, Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Clifford Chance, Gowling WLG, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters, Mayer Brown, Milbank, Pinsent Masons, Reed Smith, RPC, Slaughter and May, Taylor Wessing, Weil, White & Case.

To apply, visit: https://diverscityinlaw.net/

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Mayor’s Entrepreneur Competition 2020

Are you a student or recent graduate from a university in London?

Do you have a smart business idea that can improve the city that we live in?

We are excited to announce that the Mayor’s Entrepreneur has now got four prizes of £20,000 each!

We are looking for smart business ideas focused on one of the four awards in the Environment, Creative Industries, Smart Cities and Health sectors.

Not ready to enter yet? Why not come to one of our workshops? Just make sure you apply by midnight on 22 March 2020.

Have a look at our website (www.london.gov.uk/entrepreneur) to find out more.

Why not register your interest to receive updates about the competition via email.

 

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Investment Banks and Finance: Uncovered A Career Event for Disabled Students – Wednesday 20th November 2019

  • Where: King’s College London
  • When: 18.00 – 20.30, Wednesday 20th November 2019
  • Who: Students and graduates of any degree discipline
  • Closing Date: Sunday 17th November 2019

The event will provide insight into different sectors and organisations, and will be an opportunity to ask questions of representatives from our inclusive partner employees, J.P. Morgan, the Financial Conduct Authority and Bloomberg. It will take place from 6pm to 8.30pm on the 20th November, at King’s College London.

There will also be a discussion about the impact of disability in the recruitment process and the workplace, with the objective of increasing participants’ confidence and understanding of adjustments, what they might be, when to ask for them, and how EmployAbility can provide support and assistance through that process.

The Speakers

J.P. Morgan, the FCA and Bloomberg offer internships, and graduate programmes for a range of careers. All are committed to diversity, actively encouraging and supporting disabled applicants, working with EmployAbility’s team of experts to ensure that disabled candidates are provided with the level playing field which is their right.

As well as learning more about the organisations and the careers within them, you will gain an insight into how our partners approach disability inclusion, and what this means for you. Great relationships start with good conversation, and the evening will provide a chance to network with our speakers, and ask them the questions you really want answered.

Click here to register for the event.

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Free first time freelance event – London 18th November

Calling London based creative students…

Join us for an evening of networking and nibbles, as we introduce you to the world of freelancing.

IPSE has teamed up with Battersea Arts Centre to give those interested in working in the creative industries, an insight into freelancing. The evening will include an introduction to working for yourself, a panel discussion, refreshments, and networking.

Sitting on the panel will be: Bree Kotomah, fashion designer and winner of IPSE’s Young Freelancer Award 2019, Sean Muntaner, industrial graphic designer and Tina Touli, interdisciplinary & multimedia designer. Get advice, find out their tips and be inspired by their freelance journey.

This event is part of IPSE’s Freelancing for Students series, designed to give students and recent graduates from across the UK top tips and advice on how to successfully launch a career as a freelancer.

Event details:

Monday 18 Novber, 6:30pm-9pm
Battersea Arts Centre, SCRATCH Hub
Lavender Hill
London
SW11 5TN

Book your free ticket here

 

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Royal Greenwich Newly Qualified Teacher Recruitment Fair 2019 25th November

A NQT Recruitment Event will be held on 25 November offering the opportunity for trainees to come and meet with their schools to find out why Royal Greenwich is a great place to start theri teaching career.

When: 25 November 2019, 10am – 3pm

Where: Professional Development Centre, 1 Waterdale Road, London, SE2 0XT

For more information and details on how to book visit:https://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/NQT or call 020 8921 5560 tart their teaching career.

 

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Working In The UK After Your Studies workshop – Thursday 21 November 10am – 12pm

Working In The UK After Your Studies

Workshop for International Students, who currently have a Tier 4 visa

Are you wondering about possible immigration routes and work options in the UK after you have finished your studies?

The International Support Team together with the Careers and Employability Service will be providing information and advice covering visas and immigration, job search and graduate careers.

WHEN

Thursday 21 November, 10am – 12pm

WHERE

TM2-02 Avocor, Roding Building, Yellow Zone, Holloway Campus.

If you would like to book a place please register at:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/working-in-the-uk-after-your-studies-tickets-80028183451

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Careers workshops this week – book your place today

Tuesday 5 November  2-3 pm 

Job Search & Networking

Job Search can be a complicated process. This workshop will help you develop strategies when looking for part time and full time vacancies and make your job search more effective.

Thursday 7 November  10-11. am

Applying for Masters: how to approach the 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.

To book for any of these events go to:  londonmet.ac.uk/careersevents

 

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JLL Inspire Employability Session – Wednesday 13 November 2019

JLL, a world leading property company, specialising in all real estate services and investment management, will be hosting a ‘JLL Inspire’ careers networking event, which is open to students and graduates from a variety of backgrounds. ‘JLL Inspire’ is ideal for anyone from a diverse background who doesn’t know much about careers in property and wants to find out more.

The event will provide the opportunity to network with our graduates and employees over drinks and nibbles to find out more about JLL’s diverse culture and the different graduate, internship and wider career opportunities that we have to offer.

The event will take place on wednesday 13 November from 5 – 8 pm.

More information can be found here.

 

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KPMG Insight Session 21 November 2 – 5pm apply by 20 November

KPMG Insight Session, Date: 21st November 2019, Time: 2-5pm,

Apply by 20th November

KPMG in the UK is a leading provider of professional services, including audit, tax and advisory specialisms – delivering integrated solutions to our clients’ issues. At our insight day you will have the chance to hear from the Student Recruitment team about the range of opportunities available. You will also get the chance to have a tour of the office and network with employees who can give you an insight into what it’s really like working for the firm. There will be an interactive activity in the afternoon to allow you to explore and develop your own personal skills.

To apply students should email educationworks@elba-1.org.uk stating the name of the insight session (i.e.KPMG)  in the subject line along with their University, course/ School and student number along with the best contact number.

 

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