Tesco Supply Chain Analyst Recruitment Evening – Tuesday 20 September

Tesco is hosting a Recruitment Evening  next month within the Supply Chain Department, aimed at Analysts and prospective Analysts, including students and graduates.

The event will take place at their Farringdon Office in Central London on Tuesday 20 September, from 6-8.30pm.

There will be talks by colleagues in the department about what they do in Supply Chain, current projects and day-to-day life as an Analyst. After the talks, attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues across the department and learn more about what we do. They have several live vacancies for individuals who are interested in applying.

To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tesco-supply-chain-analyst-recruitment-evening-tickets-408000118337


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Upcoming Virtual Careers Fair with The Skills Workshop!

What is different about our careers fair?

One new firm every day, Monday to Thursday, in September and October so you can find the right fit.

You’ll meet industry professionals from a range of different departments and levels.
Understand more about each firm, what they do and how they recruit.
Ask questions about what they look for and how you can stand out from the competition.

Register now and come join us!

Virtual Careers Fair
Monday 5th September – 13 October 2022
6:00 – 7:00 pm




Tell us what you think about TSW 2022 so far. Send a video or voice note to tell us about your favourite bits, what was most useful or what didn’t work for you to: theskillsworkshop@talkaboutblack.com 
We hope to see you at these events and many more. You can view the full schedule and register  HERE.
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Department for Work and Pensions GORS graduate roles

The Department for Work and Pensions are now offering the opportunity for talented numerate graduates to join as a badged analyst either with the Government Operational Research Service (GORS) or the Government Statistical Group (GSG).

They are now accepting applications and the deadline is 23:55 on Thursday 8th September 2022. 

If students are interested or would like to find out more information applications can be submitted via the Civil Service Jobs resourcing system (https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/) and by searching for job reference 229953 or following the link: https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/csr/jobs.cgi?jcode=1808912

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Gray’s Inn University Advocacy Day – Saturday 22 October








Are you interested in a career at the Bar?

Then this event could be for you.

Applications are now open for the Gray’s Inn University Advocacy Day on Saturday 22 October, 12.30 – 7.30pm

On the day you will:

  1. Hear what qualities leading barristers think make an effective advocate
  2. Put their own advocacy skills into practice and receive feedback from barristers
  3. Engage and network with likeminded students and Inn members of all seniorities

Application deadline is Wednesday 14th September

Gray’s Inn, London

You cna apply at: https://www.graysinn.org.uk/joining/connect/university-advocacy-day/

Attendance is free. Subsidies for travel are available.

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Free Personal Branding Skills workshops

SkillsSanctuary Ltd is running two free workshops for students in September.

The focus of these workshops will be on personal branding and how you can stand out in different situations.

To book your place go to:



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September webinars

Tuesday 6 September 11:00 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.

Wednesday 14 September 14:00 15:00

Develop your Interview skills

In the current climate, employers are adopting a virtual approach to hiring and conducting interviews remotely. It takes you through the various types and stages of the interview process and what is typically involved. This is an interactive session to help you develop strategies for responding to interview questions and present your strengths so that employers see their value to the organisation. You will be introduced to additional resources that you can use to practice and hone your interview skills so that you approach the selection process with greater confidence.

Thursday 22 September 15:00 16:00

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 27 September 11:00 – 12 pm

Applying to Graduate Schemes

This session has been put on to target London Met Level 5 students who want to apply for graduate schemes. A challenge that lots of students face when applying to graduate schemes is simply not being ready when the applications open/ close in the Autumn.

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


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Women in Tech Career Accelerator Event

A Women in Tech Careers Accelerator event will take place in central London on 4 October 2022.

This is an opportunity for candidates to meet amazing local tech employers (such as BCS, Compare the Market, Thales, Hudl and more to be confirmed!), career experts and leaders. Ultimately, get the knowledge, advice, and inspiration they need to become a woman in tech!

The aim is to connect local employers with local female candidates who want to start a career in tech, upskill or reskill.

Where: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, Ground Floor, 25 Copthall Avenue, London, EC2R 7BP

When: 4 October 4 pm – 7.15 pm

This event is free.

Find out more at: https://escalla.tech/

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Amazon Devices Career Day

Amazon Devices is hosting an in-person and virtual career day, its first in Europe.

The career day will highlight what our leadership principals are what they mean to employees and customers, insights from Senior Leaders on how their teams are making an impact and opportunities for candidates. Our recruiting team will guide you through our hiring process, from application through to final interview.

We will be hosting a panel discussion with Dr Joanna Abeyie MBE, Ashleigh Ainsley and Richard Riakporhe on the importance of a diverse workplace and how as a candidate you can my yourself stand out from the crowd. Learn more about each speaker below.

There will be a workshop on goal setting with Antoine Allen and a chance to listen to our employee resource groups leaders, from The Black Employee Network and Women@Amazon.

Each person attending in-person or virtually will receive an Amazon Device.

This event is open to everyone as we have both internships and graduate roles to promote as part of the event across both technical and non-technical disciplines.

Register you interest today at: https://link.colorintech.org/Amazon-Devices-Career-Day-Sep02

Registration closes August 22 2022.

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Bright Network upcoming events

 ·       Presidents’ Day LIVE 2022 – 10 August:  Applications are now live for this in-person skills-building event for society presidents on Wednesday 10th August.

·       Bright Network FESTIVAL – 7 September

·       Women in TEC – 12 September

·       Future Lawyers – 13 September

·       Women in Leadership – 16 September

·       Black Heritage Future Leaders – 26 September

·       Breaking Barriers – 19 October

·       Proud to B – 25 October

·       Diverse Legal Leaders – 4 November

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Free webinars for students interested in the financial services industry

Event 1: Markets in Action
Date: 20 July 2022
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Register: https://bit.ly/3y0jtZ0

There will also be a Q&A segment where you can ask any questions you have about the industry and investing in general.


6:00 – 7:00 pm

* Use the ReTrader app to experience some of the most recent major market events.
* Gain a practical understanding of what matters for markets now.

7:00 – 7:30 pm

Live Q&A

Event 2: Finance in Practice Simulation
Date: 21 July 2022
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm

Register now: https://bit.ly/38tI65x

6:00 – 7:00 pm

Join us for a discussion around

* Feel the buzz of the trading floor and experience the same simulation used by the world’s largest asset managers, investment banks and hedge funds.
* A unique experience will allow you to gain role-specific skills and develop your edge in the application process.

7:00 – 7:30 pm

Live Q&A


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