Careers workshops coming up next week – book today!

Wednesday 17 July

10.00-11.30 TM1-03 Roding

Professionalism and Business Awareness. Develop an understanding of how to conduct yourself in the workplace.

By the end of the session you will understand the generally accepted work practices and identify skills to carry out your work in a professional manner

Wednesday 17 July

2.00-3.30 TMG-06 Blue Zone

Preparing for Psychometric Tests – Situational Judgement

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

Wednesday 17 July JOB CLUB

2.00-4.00 BELB-14 Green Zone

This is a practical and interactive job club, which gives students the opportunity to access Careers support, to explore the range of resources available, and to receive individual advice and guidance, and to apply for jobs

Thursday 18 July

10.00-11.00 TM2-02 Roding

Develop Your Interview Skills

This 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.

To book a place on any of our workshops go to:


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Job Club tomorrow – book your place now

Job Club

Wednesday 10 July 2 – 4 pm TMG-09 Blue Zone

This is a practical and interactive session offering you the opportunity to access careers support to explore the range of resources available,  receive individual advice and guidance and apply for jobs.

To book a place go to our Eventbrite page.

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FreshLook: Women in Investment Banking event for first year female students – Wednesday 25 July

FreshLook is a profile-raising event specifically designed to introduce first-year female students (or second-year if on a four year course) to the wide range of careers in investment and corporate banking, held on Wednesday 24th July 2019. Through informative presentations, panel discussions and informal networking, the event offers the chance to learn from professionals working at some of the world’s top investment banks. FreshLook is open to first-year female students from all degree disciplines. It’s a unique opportunity to discover what it’s really like to work in the City – and to ask any questions you might have about one of the most demanding and rewarding careers around.

All the details you need to know…

  • When: Wednesday 24th of July, 3pm-7:30pm
  • Where: City of London. The exact location will be revealed once your application has been approved. Travel expenses are reimbursed up to the value of £75.
  • Participating firms: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs,  Morgan Stanley, Nomura and Royal Bank of Canada.
  • To apply, visit:
  • To track the event: #FreshLook2019

Each student who successfully has their application approved will have their CV forwarded to the senior recruiters of the banks.


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Campus Society: 4 week summer programme placement

Campus Society are a student exclusive social network. Our platform is organised around shared interests and common experiences to enrich students’ lives outside of their studies. The CS platform is student-only and all students are verified.

We are looking for undergraduates of marketing, digital media & communications, journalism and any other disciplines looking for a general introduction into the social media industry, and the career opportunities it presents.

This course is a concentrated 4-week programme that offers a broad introduction to the social media network industry via the lens of Campus Society & Connectt ltd. In our Summer programme, students will meet professionals and learn amongst technology savvy teams.

The programme consists of focused workshops by Campus Society employees covering integral topics that characterise our organisation, project based work, research, company visits and product testing.

We will be covering food and travel (transport costs : up to £10 per day) per participant.

For more information go to:


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Virgin Media – Employer Q&A Session for Students & Graduates

On Tuesday 2 July Virgin media will be hosting a live Q&A chat through the link below:   They are currently recruiting into their Field Sales department and have identified it as a great role for outgoing graduates to look into as they take on their next challenge after studying.

&A link:

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Careers workshops coming up next week – book your place today

Wednesday 3 July

Project Planning

Confidently apply planning and problem solving skills to the process of project management.

Job Search and Networking

Develop strategies when looking for job vacancies, making your job search more effective.

Visit our website below to see all our events and to book your place.


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Online Test Practice Opportunity

Call for volunteers – Exciting Online Test Practice Opportunity

Do you need to sit online recruitment tests as part of your job applications?

Would you like the chance to practise taking some real recruitment test questions?

If so, read on!

You are invited to volunteer to take part in our test development trial. The trial will cover the following three content areas:

  • Civil Service Verbal Reasoning
  • Civil Service Numerical Reasoning
  • Civil Service Situational Judgement

These will be used to recruit future civil servants and your participation will help to shape the future Civil Service.

The trial questions are not timed but we recommend allowing approximately 1 hour to complete the trial.

If you’d like to get involved, please select one of the following two job levels, based on the job level you would naturally consider making a job application for, to try out some practice test content:

Executive Officer (EO)

EOs are involved in problem solving, business planning and policy making. EOs usually work within a supportive team structure, under the direction of relevant team leaders, and can also hold individual responsibility for pieces of work within a programme or project.

Higher Executive Officer/Senior Executive Officer (HEO/SEO)

Workers at this level make significant contributions toward decision making at the very highest levels of government in areas such as business planning or policy implementation. Working within a supportive team structure, under the direction of relevant team leaders, or managing teams and workloads.

The link will take you to a “job vacancy” page on the Civil Service Jobs site – this will be used to record some basic personal details.

Once you’ve applied, you will be asked for consent to take part in the trial.
After the consent you will receive an email with a trial test link.

If you have any questions please contact:


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June careers workshops

Career Skills: Presentation Skills

Tuesday 18 June 10.00-1.00 TM1-03 Yellow Zone Roding

Feel confident in using your interpersonal skills to present information.
By the end of the session you will be able to: describe what makes a good presentation – focusing on the person, the tools and the preparation, apply practised techniques for reducing fears and apply practised presentation skills.

Assessment Centres

Tuesday 18 June  11.30-1.00 TM2-02 Yellow Zone Roding

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

Preparing for Psychometric Tests – Verbal & Numerical Reasoning

Thursday 20 June 2.00 3.30 TM2-04 IT Lab Yellow Zone Roding

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.

Careers Skills: Time Management

Wednesday 26 June 10.00-12.00 TM2-02 Yellow Zone Roding

Feel confident in your ability to manage your time and develop your understanding of what time management entails.
By the end of the session you will be able to: understand what is meant by time management, assess your ability to manage time, list tips for improving in your management of time and commit to personal time management goals for the future.

Confidence for Careers Success

Wednesday 26 June 11.30-1.00 TM1-03 Yellow Zone Roding

This session will enable you to gain an insight into the impact and effects of confidence on your career development.and develop strategies to boost your level of confidence, achieve your career goals and build resilience. 11.30-1.00 TM1-03 Yellow Zone Roding


Wednesday 26 June 2.00-4.00 TM2-01 IT Lab Yellow Zone Roding

This is a practical and interactive job club, which gives students the opportunity to access Careers support, to explore the range of resources available, and to receive individual advice and guidance, and to apply for jobs

To book a place on any of these workshops please go to our r Eventbrite page.

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Free Employability Programme for BAME graduates living in East London


The graduates can choose from one of the three programmes that will take place on:

  • ·         Thursday 27th June 2019
  • ·         July 2019 (date to be confirmed)
  • ·         August 2019 (date to be confirmed)

We would really appreciate you sharing this opportunity with your networks. There is no age limit but applicants must:

·  Have graduated in the last 18 months

·  Live in East London

·  Not already taking part in any other graduate/government employment programme or internship

·  Be unemployed/underemployed (not in your desired field of work)

·  Be from a Black, Asian, minority ethnic and mixed heritage (BAME) background

To receive more information please ask applicants to complete this form or email us on

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The London Graduate Fair will take place on
Wednesday 19 June 2019, 11:00 – 16:00 at Olympia London, W14 8UX
  • Meet up to 60 prospective employers and postgraduate training providers from a wide range of sectors
  • Free Presentation Programme with talks on general careers advice such as Writing a killer CV, How to ace an interview and How to ace an Assessment Centre
  • Hear from employers including Kent Police, Mindhill Talent and Cerner on what it’s like to work for them
  • Get Free CV tips and advice at the CV Surgery
  • Open to all students and graduates regardless of university, degree, graduation year and experience
The entrance to Olympia London is on Hammersmith Road and is accessed via a ramp in the foyer and lifts to Level three. 
We provide a sign language interpreter on the day. If you have any specific requirements please email   
 Start your graduate career today.
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