January Careers workshops

Thursday 9 January CVs & Cover Letters  2- 3.00pm TM1-44 red zone

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 15 January 10-11.30T8-03 IT Lab blue zone

Preparing for Psychometric Tests – Verbal & Numerical 

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.10-11.30T8-03 IT Lab blue zone

Tuesday 21 January 2020

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile for Networking 2-3.00TM2-04 IT Lab, Roding, yellow zone

This workshop is an introduction to your professional presence online and the networking site LinkedIn. In this interactive session you will gain an insight into the different ways in which you can use LinkedIn and learn about the key elements of developing an effective LinkedIn profile

Monday 27 January 2020 

Develop Your Interview Skills 

is workshop looks at the different types of interview and the stages involved in impressing at interview. It explores how with careful research, preparation and practice you can get ahead of the competition.

Tuesday 28 January 2020 2-3.30TM2-01 IT Lab, Roding, yellow zone

Assessment Centres 

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

To book a place on any of our workshops go to:  londonmet.ac.uk/careersevents

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Future Legal Mind competition for law students – deadline coming up on 28 February

The competition deadline is coming up on 28 February

The Future Legal Mind Award is open to current law students – both undergraduate and postgraduate – and to legal trainees, including apprentices, who are in the first two years of their law career.

The competition winner will receive a prize package including £2,000 and a mentoring session with one of National Accident Helpline’s experienced in-house lawyers.

To enter, entrants must write an essay response to the competition question, which can be found at www.national-accident-helpline.co.uk/future-legal-mind

Judges will review the essays and choose a shortlist of 10 entrants. Each of these 10 people will then be asked to create a smartphone video explaining why they should be named as the winner.

The judges will then review the videos, alongside the submitted essays, to choose their winner.

For full details go to:


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PSI Medical Statistics careers event 12 February 12 – 5pm

This event would be of interest to any mathematics or statistics-related BSc, MSc or PhD students, who are considering  a career in medical statistics. However, places may be limited for BSc students depending on demand.

Students can register online at; https://www.psiweb.org/careers/psi-careers-event/individual-student-booking-form

The registration deadline is Wednesday 12 February.

Please note that the event takes place at De Montfort University, Leicester but students may be able to obtain some reimbursement for their travel expenses.

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Think Tank diversity event Wednesday 5 February

 A group of think tanks and similar organisations have joined together to encourage more diversity in the world of research and policy making, and are holding this event to demystify the world of think tanks. 
Attendees are required to fulfil at least one of the following criteria;Care leavers

  • People from BAME groups
  • People with work-limiting health conditions or disabilities
  • Young adults with caring responsibilities (including young parents)

For more details and to register, visit our Eventbrite page at: 

For more details and to register, visit our Eventbrite page at:




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Cash and prizes to be won with the Big Idea Competition 2020

Accelerator is back with the Big Idea Competition 2020.

Full details on the competition, and how to enter, are on their website www.accelerator-london.com/bigidea

The deadline is Sunday 23 February.



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Charityworks webinar 6 – 7pm tomorrow

Charityworks is running a webinar that will cover everything you need to know about the Charityworks programme.

The webinar will take place from 6-7pm tomorrow, Wednesday 15 January.

Sign up here


Reminder: applications to the Charityworks Graduate Programme & Fast Track are open now!

Applications to the Charityworks Graduate Programme are open right now, and students & graduates can apply via the Charityworks website – they just need to click the button below.

The deadline for the graduate programme is 26 February 2020.

Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (including mixed race) students & graduates can apply to the Charityworks Fast Track. Through the fast track you will access professional development days aimed at developing their leadership skills in preparation to launch a career in the non-profit sector. You will also gain fast-track access to the graduate programme in 2020 by skipping straight to their final assessment activities at development days held in spring 2020.

The deadline for the Fast Track is 23 January 2020, so potential applicants should make sure to complete their application soon.

Click the button below to apply!

Apply now!


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Clapton Girls’ Academy Recruitment Open Morning 18th January 2020 for those interested in a career in teaching

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Virtual Job Fair – 14 January

An online Sales, Marketing & Hospitality Job Fair will take place  on January 14th.

Exhibitors will include Marriott International, Enterprise Rent A Car, Old Course Hotel, Pepsico, Payment Sense, Field Sales Solutions and Cosine. All are recruiting imminently.

Live webinars will also include Matt Craven from the CV & Interview Advisors who will present a masterclass in ‘Advanced CV Writing’ and ‘Advanced Interview Techniques.’

For more information and to register go to: smhjobfair.vfairs.com

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Graduate & placement schemes at Nissan – closing dates extended

Graduate Schemes: original closing date was 20th December 2019 This is still the case for all schemes except Research & Development, TCS and Finance which have been extended to 31 January 2020

Placement Schemes: the closing date is now 31 January 2020

However, early applications are advised.

Visit www.careersatnissan.co.uk to find out more and apply today

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Morgan Stanley application deadline for the Technology Spring Insight Programme

2020 Technology Spring Insight Programme

Application deadline: Sunday, 5 January 2020

Eligibility: You are ideally an undergraduate in your first year of a three-year degree course or your second year of a four-year course.

 Programme: Through a mix of lecture-based sessions, educational activities, projects and time spent shadowing a variety of groups, you will gain a real sense of whether a career in technology at an investment bank is right for you. In addition, there are numerous opportunities to meet and network with Morgan Stanley employees at all levels from our Technology Division

Please visit www.morganstanley.com/campus for more information on our intern programmes, including required skills and eligibility requirements.


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Student careers conference – LGBT Leaders STEM

LGBT Leaders, the UK’s largest careers conference for LGBT+ students. LGBT Leaders is a series of events that aim to encourage LGBT+ students to explore their career options and to feel comfortable being openly LGBT+ wherever they choose to work.

Through these events, we bring together students, politicians, business leaders and activists to discuss and tackle issues faced by the LGBT+ community in the workplace.

The day-long events are filled with talks and skills workshops, hosted by a variety of politicians and industry professionals. To round off the day, we invite you to attend a drinks social and careers fair. Here, you can get more information on the firms that interest you, as they advertise their upcoming employment opportunities.

Our very first LGBT Leaders STEM will be taking place on 15th February 2020 at Amazon headquarters in London. This event will be focusing on careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and we already have some great speakers lined up!

For more information, and to view the agenda, we welcome you to visit our website.

Alternatively, please email ana@pinknews.co.uk.

To secure your place, please complete the quick and simple application process

Once your application has been accepted, please buy your tickets here. This ticket will secure your place at the conference and cover your breakfast, lunch and refreshments for the day.

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