Careers Network

Attend events

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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.

Employer Events

Meet Dyson!

Monday 20th November, 18:00 – 19:30, Wavy Top (WAV011)
Link to Target Connect
Are you interested in finding out what it’s really like to work at Dyson, one of the largest global technology companies? Come along on Monday 20th November for anyone looking to find out more about our graduate and placement opportunities. Catering will also be provided!

Careers Events

How to succeed in group work: understanding others

Tuesday 21st November, 14:00 – 15:00, West Park Hub
Link to Target Connect
Want to succeed in group work at university, work well with colleagues on placement or in graduate jobs? University group work can be challenging but it will provide you with the perfect experience to help you prepare for whatever career you choose in the future.

Finalist Futures: Exploring Postgraduate Study

Tuesday 21st November, 18:00 – 19:30, Edward Herbert
Link to Target Connect
Many finalists are considering whether further study is a good choice for them as their next step after graduation. But what options are open to you, what do you need to consider when choosing, and where can you find the information you’ll need?

Elevate Your Prospects: Elevate Your Job Search

Tuesday 21st November, 18:00 – 20:00, Brockington (U.0.06)
Link to Target Connect
In this session you will learn how to effectively search for those all important opportunities. Come to this talk if you want help with where to start in your job search, you want to level up the places you are finding, or you want to know that you are discovering all the jobs right for you.

Time Management 101

Tuesday 21st November 18:00 – 19:00

Link to Target Connect
In this one hour session, you will go through practical activities to help you uncover how you prioritise your time effectively, what tools and techniques will help you stay focused on the task at hand and  how can you break down big tasks so they become more manageable.

Masters Futures: Making the Most of Your Masters

Wednesday 22nd November, 13:00 – 14:00, James France (CC.0.13)
Link to Target Connect
Your time at university can fly by when you are studying a Masters, so it’s a good idea to engage with some early career planning to help you get to where you want to be when you graduate.

International Futures: Understanding the Graduate Route Vias and Skilled Work Visa

Thursday 23rd November, 18:00 – 19:30, MS Teams (Online)
Link to Target Connect
This session is run in conjunction with Paragon Law, which is one of the Largest Specialist Immigration Law firms in the UK. There have been recent changes to the UK immigration rules 2023, this is your opportunity to learn and ask questions that might affect your career journey.

Elevate Your Prospects: Elevate Your Applications

Thursday 23rd November, 18:00 – 20:00, Brockington (U.0.06)
Link to Target Connect
In this session you will get an overview of how to elevate your CV and Cover Letter for the job you want.  You will also gain an understanding into what employers are looking for and the skills to use in interviews.

Group Coaching Session on Procrastination with Academic Success Coaches

Thursday 23rd November, 18:00 – 20:00, Wavy Top (WAV011)
Link to Target Connect
In a small group you will work through the GROW model of coaching to help you set some actions around beating your procrastination beast. Group coaching mimics 1:1 coaching where you work through your own knowledge (as well as each other's) towards action. 

Finalist Futures

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

Early Futures

‌‘Early Futures’ 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 through the links below:

Kickstart Talks

Prepare for the Fair – How to prepare for the Fair (Wednesday 11th October 2.00pm – 2.30pm)

Kickstart Your Futures– The ultimate guide to maximising your Loughborough journey. (Tuesday 31st Oct 6.00pm – 7.00pm)

Kickstart your CV – An introduction to how to structure a CV (Thursday 2nd November 2.00pm – 3.00pm)

Kickstart your network – Learn some top tips on networking. (Tuesday 7th November 6.00pm – 7.00pm)

Kickstart your Interviews Skills –An introduction to the interview process.  (Thursday 9th November 2.00pm – 3.00pm)

 

You can book onto these events through Target Connect.

 

Loughborough's Elevate Your Prospects - Reaching Your Full Potential!

Elevate Your Prospects is the Career Network's new and exciting development project exclusively designed for all Part A and B Loughborough University students who are preparing for their futures. 

Let this elevate you to the next level.

Elevate Your Job Search. (Tuesday 21st November 6pm-8pm)

Elevate Your Applications. (Thursday 23rd November 6pm - 8pm)

Elevate Your Networking. (Tuesday 28th November 6pm - 8pm)

Elevate Your Interview Skills. (Thursday 30th November 6pm - 8pm)

 

You can book onto these events through Target Connect.

 

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 from 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 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).