February workshops book your place today

Monday 10 February Preparing for Psychometric Tests – Situational Judgement 2-3.30 pm

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.

Thursday 13 February 10-11 am

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.

Tuesday 18 February 2-3.00

CVs & 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 26 February

Confidence for Career Success 10 – 11.30 am

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.

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



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Free Job Fair: MK Job Show – 27 & 28 March 2020

The MK Job Show will take place on 27 & 28 March.

The show offers a range of free services to help candidates get a job.This includes Careers Seminars/Workshops across two stages, 1:1 careers guidance and professional LinkedIn headshots.

Entry to the MK Job Show and all of its services are free.

More information can be found at:




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NHS Finance Undergraduate Work Placement Vacancies in the East of England – FINAL WEEK TO APPLY

This  is the final week to apply for the NHS Finance Undergraduate Work Placements in the East of England.

These 1-year work placements, for students on a sandwich year as part of a finance related or numerate degree, are based at various NHS organisations across the East of England (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk & Suffolk). There are currently have 30 placement vacancies available across 19 different NHS organisations.

Students can  find out more and download a copy of the application form at: https://www.nhsworkplacements.com/work-placements-eoe

Once completed, the application form should be uploaded at https://www.nhsworkplacements.com/apply-eoe - at which point applicants also need to select the locations that they are able to work in.

The closing date for applications is 2 February 2020.


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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

To book a place at the event go to:



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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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