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Careers Events – Presentations - What's on Week 6 – Semester 1 -Lboro Campus
LinkedIn: Getting Started – Presentation
This presentation will cover the resources available to help with your LinkedIn profile, the LinkedIn Alumni tool, and how to network effectively on LinkedIn
Monday 6 November - 2.00pm – 2.50pm – SCH001 Schofield Building
Making yourself attractive to employers – for Non-EEA students – Presentation
A presentation to help you to understand what will make you an attractive candidate for employers and also to identify ways of increasing your skills and experience whilst you are studying in the UK. This will be immediately followed by a chance to meet our alumni speaker working in the UK to learn from their experiences - especially in the recruitment process, and then their longer-term career development.
• Fair Football Charity
• Loughborough Alumni
Monday 6 November - 6.00pm – 7.00pm – J104 Edward Herbert Building
Interviews – Presentation
This session looks at the types of interview you may encounter, the questions you may be asked. You’ll hear first-hand what to expect and learn how to prepare effectively.
Tuesday 7 November - 12.00pm – 12.50pm – SMB014 Stewart Mason Building
STEM Mock Assessment Centres – sponsored by GE Oil and Gas
Delivered by the Careers Network and staff from a range of top companies who recruit from Engineering, Science, Technology and Maths, you'll hear first-hand what to expect and learn how to prepare effectively. Come along and gain as much practise as you can before your first real assessment centre.
• Practise some elements of an assessment centre with the Careers Network and real engineering and science recruiters
• Have a go at the types of interview questions you may encounter
• Experience a group activity
This workshop is for students from all years in all Engineering, Science and Maths Departments.
The event on this date will be supported by Employers: GE, Network Rail, EY, Unilever, Skanska. Please note, employers may be subject to change.
This event has kindly been sponsored by GE Oil & Gas.
Tuesday 7 November - 6.00pm - 8.30pm West Park Hub
Loughborough Employability Award – Induction
The induction sessions are aimed at undergraduate students who are interested in finding out more about the Award and how to get started.
This session is not appropriate for postgraduate research students and staff.
Wednesday 8 November - 12.00pm – 12.50pm – BRI.2.08 Bridgeman Building
CVs and Covering Letters - Presentation
Find out how to structure and present your skills and achievements to create a powerful CV and covering letter that will impress employers.
Thursday 9 November - 1.00pm-1.50pm – U020 Brockington Building Extension
SMEs: Finding Big Opportunities in Small Businesses – Presentation
Don’t want to work for a large company? Why not look at the Big opportunities in Small Companies!
The SME workshop will cover:
• Current Labour market trends within the small to medium sized businesses.
• Benefits and Challenges of working for an SME
• Find your SME, methods and tips to find an SME in your area of business and location
• Inform you of the advantages of gaining industry experience within a smaller employer, as well as providing what to expect from an internship or placement.
• Discuss the types of skills and experience that a smaller employer will look for and how to strengthen your application to increase your chances of securing a role.
• There will also be a question and answer/drop in session after the presentation.
Our employer for this workshop is Instant Impact
Instant Impact is an intern & graduate recruitment company, specialising in helping top students & graduates find jobs at fast growth Start-up & Scale-up businesses. We firmly believe that working at a small business is a fantastic option for graduates, offering fast progression, more responsibility & company-wide exposure. We have a team of experts ready to help you find your dream job - Head to www.instant-impact.com to find out more. "
Thursday 9 November – 6.00pm-7.15pm – U006 Brockington Building Extension
To see which employers are holding events on campus this week, promoting their placement and graduates opportunities, visit our website and book your place via Careers Online.
Careers Online is the quickest way for Loughborough University students to find jobs and book for careers events and appointments.