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Careers Events - Week 2

Attend for advice on developing your skills, exploring your career options, and securing work experience and employment. Learn how to produce powerful written applications and tackle tricky interview and assessment processes. All students are welcome - please book your place in advance using Careers Online.

These include:

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.
Monday 12 February- 1.00pm – 1.50pm – BRI.2.08 Bridgeman Building

Application Forms - Presentation
A presentation to explain the key parts of an application form, how to demonstrate your skills and abilities effectively and how to ensure your application makes it to the next stage of the recruitment process.
Tuesday 13 February – 12.00pm-12.50pm – BRI.2.08 Bridgeman Building

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.

Tuesday 13 February - 2.00pm – 2.50pm – 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.
Wednesday 14 February - 6.00pm-6.50pm – SCH001 Schofield 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: 3M, GE, Atos, FDM. Please note, employers may be subject to change.

This event has kindly been sponsored by GE Oil & Gas.
Thursday 15 February - 6.00pm - 8.30pm West Park Hub

Do you feel you could benefit from having an alumni or employer mentor to help you think about your future career and work experience options, and learn from their experience of being a student and graduate?


Then join the Diversity Mentorship Scheme


What’s in it for you?

  • Gain access and support of accomplished professionals and alumni from diverse backgrounds who can answer questions or guide you with your future career.
  • Learn about different career areas and journeys from your mentor’s experiences
  • Get advice and tips from your mentor about how you can develop yourself personally and professionally, including skills development and confidence.
  • Hear about how your mentor became successful including how they tackled any barriers they faced as a result of coming from a minority group.


Mentoring will take place electronically over Lboro Connect from March 5th to May 13th. The scheme is open to part A and B UK students.


How to apply


Please complete our short application form here by 14th February 2018. You will be notified by email shortly after the closing date to let you know if you have been successful. Please note that as this is a pilot scheme, only 20-25 mentorship opportunities are available.


Please Note:

You must be available to attend one of the three training sessions below to be able to take part in the Diversity Mentorship Scheme:


  • Monday 19th February -12-1.30pm
  • Wednesday 21st February - 1.30-3pm
  • Thursday 22nd February – 5.30-7pm

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