The Global Talent Visa – free webinar for international students

Turning Talent is partnering with Tech Nation, the Government-funded endorsing body for the Global Talent Visa to host this webinar. The webinar is a rare opportunity to have the Visa officer at Tech Nation walk through the visa process, with direct Q&A.

The Global Talent Visa, which many don’t know about, is Government’s drive to attract more global talent in high-demand industries such as technology and is designed to enable exceptional students studying related subjects to obtain a UK visa without need an employer sponsorship or Tier 2.

It would be of particular interest to international students, especially those studying Computer Science, Engineering or other subjects related to technology.

The webinar will take place on 18 February at 12 pm and is free to attend.

You can register here

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TARGETjobs IT’s not just for the boys!

It’s not just for the boys is back this term with more event partners looking to meet female students within an interest in a technology related career!

This is both a career discovery and an employability event where students will hear about the exciting career prospects in the technology field, from project management and consultancy to data science, software engineering, cyber security and so much more.

Students will take part in a team challenge and how to get hired sessions (led by recruiters from our event partners) where they will practice assessment center skills and hear exactly what they need to do to succeed in an application.

This event will be held on 26 February and is open to undergraduates and Masters students studying a STEM subject. Spaces are limited and in order to attend students need to fill out a quick registration form by visiting:

https://targetjobs.co.uk/events/its-not-just-for-the-boys

 

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New spotlight events

Tuesday 23 February 6.00-8.00 pm

Spotlight on Technology Careers 

This event shows where this subject can lead you by profiling alumni and professionals from partner organisations.

Panellists talk about their roles and journey, challenges in the sector and share advice regarding recruitment processes. The event then splits into smaller virtual rooms and students have the opportunity to have conversations with participants.

Wednesday 24 February  6.00-8.00 pm

Spotlight on Finance Careers

This event shows where this subject can lead you by profiling alumni and professionals from partner organisations.

Panellists talk about their roles and journey, challenges in the sector and share advice regarding recruitment processes. The event then splits into smaller virtual rooms and students have the opportunity to have conversations with participants.

Thursday 25 February 6.00-8.00 pm

Spotlight on Healthcare Science Careers

This event shows where this subject can lead you by profiling alumni and professionals from partner organisations.

Panellists talk about their roles and journey, challenges in the sector and share advice regarding recruitment processes. The event then splits into smaller virtual rooms and students have the opportunity to have conversations with participants.

Thursday 25 February 6 – 8.00 pm

Spotlight on Social Science Careers

This event shows where this subject can lead you by profiling alumni and professionals from partner organisations.

Panellists talk about their roles and journey, challenges in the sector and share advice regarding recruitment processes. The event then splits into smaller virtual rooms and students have the opportunity to have conversations with participants.

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Careers webinars coming up soon

Wednesday 10 February 11.00-12.00 pm

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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