Careers Network

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We provide students with a variety of excellent opportunities to meet employers. We run hugely popular Careers Fairs, skills sessions, company presentations, employer pop ups and more. This gives you the chance to engage with employers both in person and online to explore a range of career options, talk directly to recruiters, hear about upcoming roles and get company specific information in an informal environment.

Autumn Careers Fair 2022

Tuesday 18 October 11 am - 3.30 pm 

Sir David Wallace Sports Hall 

We are excited to announce that the Autumn Careers Fair will be held campus.

This event will contain over 130 employers promoting employment opportunities within their organisation including graduate, internship and placement roles; as well as vacation and volunteering opportunities.

This is one of the biggest Fairs of it's kind in the UK, and is open to Loughborough students from every programme and year group, so don't miss out. 

Further information is available on our Autumn Careers Fair Website.

Autumn Careers Fest 2022

10 October - 18 November

This is an exciting and engaging six week programme of events and activities designed to help you

  • Explore career options
  • Meet employers
  • Apply for placements and jobs
  • Practice interview techniques
  • Start a business
  • Develop your personal skills

Further information is available on our Autumn Careers Fest Webpage.

 

Mock Assessment Centres - Autumn 2022

Worried about assessment centres or just want to find out more about what to expect and get some practise? Then these workshops are for you. Open to students from all year groups and courses.

Sponsored and supported by Druck Limited, and delivered by the Careers Network and staff from a range of top companies, you’ll hear first-hand what to expect and learn how to perform effectively. Join us online and gain practice in a safe and non-judgemental environment before your first real assessment centre.

  • Discover what happens at an assessment centre
  • Experience a group activity of the type used at real assessment centres
  • Meet employers from the visiting companies and receive constructive feedback
  • Learn what it’s like to interact in a virtual environment

These workshops take place from 18:00-20:00, and this year we have 3 in person events, and 3 virtual events on Teams. It is essential that you book a place in advance via Careers Online.

  • Tuesday 11 October - In person, WPTH
  • Thursday 20 October -  In person, James France
  • Tuesday 25 October - Online
  • Thursday 3 November - In person, James France
  • Tuesday 8 November - Online
  • Thursday 17 November - Online

Events are sponsored by Druck

Careers in Events

Be inspired and empowered! Hear from individuals from a range of backgrounds, as they share their stories and career journey. There will be opportunity to ask your own questions during the session at Careers in Marketing on 2 November 

For more information and to book your place please visit careers online

 

Finalist Futures

For details and dates for our new series of events for Finalists visit our Support for Finalists page.

Kickstart your Career

‘Kickstart your Career’ is our bespoke programme for first and second year students. Through a series of events, hosted by our dedicated team and a variety of employers, we aim to provide you with the tools to help you plan ahead and kickstart your future career.

We ran a successful series of talks throughout Autumn, Spring and Summer which are accessible for you through the link below:

Kickstart Your Career Recorded Talks

Talks coming up soon include:

26 October 2022 at 12:00-1:00 - Developing Self-Awareness for Success (EHB002)

3 November 2022 at 1:00-2:00 - CV Structures - How to develop a CV (EHB002)

4 November 2022 at 1:00-2:00 - Finding Opportunities and Networking your way to Success! (EHB002)

8 November 2022 at 11:00-12:00 on MS Teams - Work Experience Q&A for First and Second Years (virtual)

15 November 2022 at 11:00-12:00 on MS Teams - Interviews: Preparing for success (virtual)

All events available on Careers Online (click on the title link)

 

GET PLACEMENT READY

A work placement is a learning experience both in a personal and professional way so it is important to make the most of the opportunity and stand out of the crowd. 

T‌o help you do this, we have created a 'Get Placement Ready' Playlist on Personal Best, where you can find engaging and helpful resources and activities to improve your wellbeing on placement and on how best to prepare and develop before, during and after your placement.

To access these, just log into Personal Best using your University login (ensuring you are connected to the VPN).