Mock Interviews – apply today

Mock Interviews – Practice Makes Perfect

London Metropolitan University Careers and Employability Service and East London Business Alliance (ELBA) bring a chance to practise mock interviews.

Mock Interviews are the perfect way to practice your interview technique before the real thing. Bookings are now open for a mock interview at Credit Suisse in Canary Wharf in March. Staff at Credit Suisse from different departments will be interviewing you for your 1 hour slot and you will get your feedback there and then. Past student feedback is really positive with 98% students said they improved their confidence by having a mock interview, 89% said having a mock interview improved their awareness of career pathways in the sector and 99% said they improved their awareness of the skills they have

To apply, please send your CV and Student Id number to educationworks@elba-1.org.uk and state Mock Interviews in the subject of your email with your preferred day. ELBA will email you to let you know if you have been selected on the programme.

Interviews are on the following dates: Thursday 7th March, Friday 8th March, Wednesday 13th March, Thursday 14th March and Friday 15th March so please apply by the end of February at the latest.

“Excellent initiative to help students build their confidence and improve their interview skills. It was my second mock interview and I now feel more positive about interviews. ”

 

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Financial Conduct Authority – New Internship & Graduate Programmes for students/graduates with a disability or dyslexia

 

 

EmplyAbility is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to help disabled and dyslexic students and graduates. into employment.

The Financial Conduct Authority currently has the following opportunities for students interested in working in the financial services industry.

The FCA Graduate Programme (Closing on 1st March)

The FCA Internship Programme (Closing on 1st March)

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Gray’s Inn University Advocacy Day 30 March for students interested in a career at the bar

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February Careers workshops

Careers Master Class – from Zero to Hero! -3 Sessions to choose from – CVs Applications Interviews

Thursday 7 February 12-2.00 Holloway GCG-08 blue zone

Job Search & Networking

Monday 11 February  11-12.00 Moorgate Room MG6-02

Careers Master Class – from Zero to Hero! 3 Sessions to choose from – CVs Applications Interviews

Tuesday 12 February 12-2.00 Holloway TM1-47 red zone

Careers Master Class – from Zero – Hero!3 Sessions to choose from – CVs Applications Interviews

Thursday 14 February  12-2.00 Moorgate MG4-05

Confidence for Career Success 

Monday 18 February  11.00-12.30 Moorgate Room MG6-12

 Preparing for Psychometric Tests

Thursday 21 February 2.00-3.30 Holloway TM1-44 red zone

 LinkedIn

Tuesday 26 February 10-11.00 Holloway TM1-38 Red Zone

To book a place on any of these events go to

londonmet.ac.uk/careersevents

 

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Future Legal Mind 2019 – competition for law students – closing date is 28 February

The competition, now in its fifth year, is run by National Accident Helpline to give a boost to the fledgling careers of the nation’s most promising legal talent.

Aspiring lawyers have until 28th February to enter for the chance to receive a prize package including the opportunity to receive valuable mentoring and networking experience by meeting with a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice.

The winner will also receive mentoring advice from experienced lawyers within the National Accident Helpline team, the chance to star in a showcase film highlighting their skills, and £2,000.

To enter, students and recently-qualified law professionals can submit a short essay to be reviewed by a judging panel, from which 10 entries will be shortlisted.

to enter for the chance to receive a prize package including the opportunity to receive valuable mentoring and networking experience by meeting with a Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice.

The winner will also receive mentoring advice from experienced lawyers within the National Accident Helpline team, the chance to star in a showcase film highlighting their skills, and £2,000.

To enter, students and recently-qualified law professionals can submit a short essay to be reviewed by a judging panel, from which 10 entries will be shortlisted.

For more information go to:
https://www.national-accident-helpline.co.uk/future-legal-mind

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The NHS Scientist Training Programme – closing date coming up soon!

The NHS Science Training Programme will close for applications at 5pm on Friday 8 February.

For more information, including all key dates,visit the National School of Healthcare Science website:

http://www.nshcs.hee.nhs.uk/join-programme/nhs-scientist-training-programme/about-the-scientist-training-programme

 

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Creative Industries Showcase at Channel 4’s HQ London Wednesday 13th February

Hosted by comedian Shazia Mirza, and sponsored by ITV Studios, this evening will include a panel of experienced industry professionals from a range of creative sectors, including talent, television, publishing, film, theatre and journalism. It will be a fantastic opportunity for attendees to network with each other and a host of employer company representatives.

For more information and to sign up click here.

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The Government Economic Service (GES) Summer Vacation Placement Scheme 2019

The Government Economic Service (GES) will begin accepting applications for the centrally run summer student placement scheme for 2019 from 12pm Tuesday 05 February to 12pm on Thursday 14th February 2019. The placements are aimed at economics students who are seriously considering a career in the Government Economic Service after graduation. The list of participating Departments and the Word version of the application form are available on the website.

Applications submitted after the scheme has closed will not be accepted.

This scheme is only open to students in their penultimate year of undergraduate study and who are on track for a 2:1 or 1st class degree.

Students will be asked to provide a reference from their university economics tutor, confirming their suitability, at the invite to interview stage.

The placements start in summer 2019 and will last between 6-12 weeks during the Summer holidays (usually between July-September). Salaries vary from Department to Department and are listed on the job descriptions.

To be eligible, applicants must be

A UK national, Commonwealth citizen, or a member of the European Economic Area (EEA), and

Studying for a degree in economics or, if it is a joint degree, the degree must comprise at least 50% of the total course in economics.

Applications will only be considered on the standard Word application form, which is available on the website. In sifting the applications to decide which candidates to invite for interview, particular weight will be attached to the sections on competencies, extra-curricular activities and career choice.

Candidates who are successful at the sift stage are likely to be invited for interview in the period of March to April (Interview dates vary by departments).

For full details, eligibility requirements, the application form, and profiles of some of our previous sandwich students go to:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/how-to-apply-for-a-government-economic-service-summer-vacation-placement

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ICSA Tom Morrison Essay Prize competition 2019

Are you a student, recent graduate or governance professional at the start of your career?

Fancy a chance of winning £1000 (or £500 as a runner-up)?

If so, make sure you enter our essay-writing competition which runs from 7 January 2019 until 18 March 2019.

The question is as follows:

 In an increasingly automated world, robotics, artificial intelligence and other technological advancements are expected to have an impact on governance. Consider the opportunities, challenges, benefits and risks that such technologies might bring to the role of the company secretary.’

Visit the website to find out more about the competition:  https://bit.ly/2RDy1sO

 

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ICSA Open Evening 30 January – book your place today

Join ICSA on 30 January to explore the breadth of opportunity that a career in governance and company secretarial can offer at this evening event.

•You will find out more about the role of the company secretary and how it can get you into the boardroom at an early stage in your career.

•Meet company secretaries and learn about what drew them into the role, how they qualified,  why they love their role, and why it’s better than a conventional law career.

•Talk to a specialist company secretarial recruitment consultant about ways into the profession, career paths, work/life balance and salary potential.

•Network with other students and graduates.

Doors open for the event at 6.00pm for a 6.30pm start and the event finishes at 7.30pm with doors closing at 8.30pm. A photographer will also be on hand to take your professional profile picture.

The event will take place at Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London, EC1N 8TS.

You can book your free place now: https://bit.ly/2BJOyTX

 

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