Careers Network

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Employability Month

Spring into your career!

4 weeks of interactive online events, designed to help you on your career journey.

To book your space on the below events please see Careers Online 
Please be aware that we are currently experiencing issues with some of the links to below. 

Week 1

Tuesday 16th February

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Starting your Own Business - An Introduction to Loughborough Enterprise Network

  • Join our Loughborough Enterprise Network colleagues for an introduction into the support and opportunities available to you when it comes to self-employment and entrepreneurship!

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 

 


1:00 - 2:30pm 

Careers in Research
Employer Panel Event 

  • During this session, we will be joined by Professor Ed Rochead from DSTL who will be talking about careers in research within the public sector, and a Process Engineer from British multinational consumer goods company Unilever. Both will be providing valuable insight into this particular industry. 

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 


6:00 - 7:00pm

Unilever 
Employer Presentation

Engineering in the FMCG industry

  • Gain insight into Unilever and careers in fast-moving consumer goods, from the perspective of recent engineering graduates working on the development of ice cream product technology – just one, very tasty, part of our product portfolio. 

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 

Wednesday 17th February

12:00 - 1:00pm 

BAE Systems 
Employer Presentation

  • Find out about BAE Systems, what they do and what opportunities we have available.

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 


6:00 - 7:00pm 

IBM - Design Thinking
Open to Design and Design & Technology only 

  • Please join us for this IBM Enterprise Design Thinking interactive session where we will be running a creative problem-solving workshop. It will include learning about the principles of design thinking and then putting them into practice.'

The session was not recorded. 

Thursday 18th February

12:00 - 1:00 pm

FDM 
Employer Presentation 

  • With more and more businesses utilising online platforms to conduct interviews, join FDM in this interactive session to gain helpful tips to help with your success!

 


1:00 - 2:30pm 

Careers in Tech
Employer Panel Event 

  • Hear from industry experts, alumni and graduates as they provide insight into this particular industry. During this session we will be joined by 4 exciting speakers from Google, Tesco, EY and The Access Group.

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 


6:00pm - 7:00pm

Why Now is a Great Time to Consider Training as a Teacher with Leicestershire Secondary SCITT
Teaching Presentation

  • We train amazing new teachers, across Leicestershire, who change young people's lives.

 

 

 

Week 2

Tuesday 23rd February

1:00 - 2:00pm 

Gartner 
Employer Presentation 

Landing Your Dream Job in Today's Competitive Landscape

  • In this workshop, you'll get exclusive insight into the recruitment and selection processes and top tips on how to succeed in an application process.

Click here to watch a recording of the session.


6:00 - 7:00pm

Mock Assessment Centre

  • 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 prepare effectively. Join online and gain as much practise as you can before your first real assessment centre.

 

Wednesday 24th February

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Volkswagen Group Uk 
Employability Workshop

  • Employability workshop with Volkswagen Group to understand key themes employers look for. You will be given company insight, key automotive industry changes followed by an outline of our student programmes. 

Event Cancelled and rescheduled to Thursday 11th March 


1:00 - 2:30pm 

Careers In Marketing
Employer Panel Event

  • Hear from industry experts, alumni and graduates as they provide insight into this particular industry. Speakers to be confirmed. 

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 


6:00 - 7:30pm

Getting Into Psychology 

  • Join us to hear from practising professionals and explore the experience and training required to pursue popular career areas in Psychology.

Click here to watch a recording of the session.

 

 

Thursday 25th February

12:00 - 1:00pm 

Keyence UK 
Employer Presentation

  • Join this session to learn more about how to succeed in Assessment Centres at Keyence

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 


1:00 - 2:00pm 

Careers In Finance 
Employer Panel Event 

  •  Hear from industry experts, alumni and graduates as they provide insight into this particular industry. Speakers to be confirmed.

Click here to watch a recording of the session. 


6:00 - 7:00pm

From the Entrepreneur’s Perspective Panel
Enterprise Network Event

  • An exciting panel discussion on all things running your own business courtesy of four of our very successful student and graduate entrepreneurs from Loughborough! 

Book your space now

Week 3

Tuesday 2nd March

12:00 - 1:00 pm

BAE Systems
Employer Skills Session

  • This skills session will help students understand common mistakes when applying for Graduate & Undergraduate roles, take a look at what qualities employers want to see and we will examine some examples of good and bad applications.

     

Book your space now


1:00 - 2:30pm 

Careers In The Creative Sector 
Employer Panel Event 

  • Hear from industry experts, alumni and graduates as they provide insight into this particular industry.

Book your space now


5:00- 6:00pm 

Go Career: How to land a Marketing Job and Kick-start an Advertising Career

  • If you think you might be interested in a career in Marketing or Advertising or want to know how you can get into the industry, then join us and our incredible panel of speakers for this one-off event.

Please note as this is an external event to the university. 

Book your space now

  

 

Wednesday 3rd March

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Getting Into Media 
Julian Dismore - TV Series Producer / Director and author of ‘TV: An Insider’s Guide’ 

  • Want to work in the Media, but stuck like a fly on a web? Help is at hand! Julian is an award-winning TV director and series producer. He’s travelled the world making shows for BBC 1, ITV, Channel 4, Five, Animal Planet, Sky, Netflix, National Geographic and Discovery. 

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5:00 - 6:30pm

Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) Talk

  • Graduate Entry Medicine (GEM) Hear from Matt (an alumnus) & Paulina, both trainee doctors at The University of Nottingham Medical School.

Book your space now 

Thursday 4th March

12:00 - 1:00pm 

Inclusivity in the Workplace – Why disabilities are key for business advantage

Employer Panel Event 

  • P&G and Tesco join colleagues from Student Services to explain why employees with disabilities are an advantage to businesses. This event is aimed at students with any type of disability (for example, long term health, mental health, neurodiversity, visual impairment, deaf/hard of hearing) or those that want to learn more about disability in the workplace, from any year group or discipline area. 

Book your space now


1:00 - 2:30pm 

Careers in Medical Innovations
Employer Panel Event 

  • Hear from industry experts, alumni and graduates as they provide insight into this particular industry. 
  • Speakers - Alex Nash (Alcuris Ltd), George Winfield (SPYRAS), Kate Walker (ExpHand Prosthetic), Mashhood Alavi (GenElek Technologies)

Book your space now


6:00 - 7:00pm

Pitching Yourself Well Workshop 
Enterprise Network Event

  • Join us for the opportunity to learn how to 'Pitch Yourself Well' to your network and potential employers or contacts using interesting techniques from the world of business and enterprise!

Book your space now

Week 4

Monday 8th March

1:00 - 2:00pm 

Get into Teaching 
Employer Event 

  • A conversation between two of our Teacher Training Advisers about their career in teaching. Find out why they chose a career in teaching, what it’s really like to be in a classroom, what it’s really like to be a teacher. In this informal panel session, we hope students will get answers to questions they’ve never thought to ask.

Book your space now 


6pm - 7pm 

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Loughborough Women in Leadership
Alumni Q&A Session

  • Meet 4 of our female alumni who graduated in 2010 and have navigated their way through the glass ceiling into successful leadership roles.
    Hear them share their personal journeys to become leaders, including their successes and how they overcame their challenges. You will also be able to ask questions at this session.

Book your space now 

Tuesday 9th March

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Accenture
Employer Presentation 

  • Hear from a graduate recruiter at Accenture. 

Book your space now 


1:00 - 2:30pm 

Careers In Sustainability 
Employer Panel Event 

  • Hear from industry experts, alumni and graduates as they provide insight into this particular industry. Speakers to be confirmed.

Book your session now


6:00 - 7:00pm

What do Doctoral Graduates Do? 
Employer Panel Event 

  • Meet Doctoral Graduates who work in a variety of roles.  Find out what they do, their career path to this role, how they use their PhD in their work and tips for those thinking of pursuing this career route.  You might also like to refer to Vitae’s resources of the same name and their researchers’ career stories.  Speakers to be confirmed.

Book your space now 

Wednesday 10th March

12:00 - 1:00 pm

The Access Group 
Employer Presentation 

Access World

  • Please join Leah and Rachel from The Access Group who will be discussing their amazing early career opportunities. If you're wanting to join an exciting, forward-thinking, fast-paced business then Access sound like the place for you.

Book your space now 


1:00 - 2:30pm 

Careers In AI, Robotics & Autonomous Vehicles
Employer Panel Event 

  • Hear from industry experts, alumni and graduates as they provide insight into this particular industry. Speakers to be confirmed.

Book your space now


6:00 - 7:00pm 

Getting Work Experience and Shorter Internships for First and Second years

Careers Network Event 

  • Looking at options for shorter-term work experience, from internships and volunteering, to running your own side-gig business. Hear from internship providers and students who’ve done work experience. 

Book your space now

Thursday 11th March

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Going Freelance 
Enterprise Network Event

  • Join us for the opportunity to learn about what it takes to go freelance - hear from those who've been there, done it and the programmes on offer at the University to support you!

Book your space now


Volkswagen Group Uk 
Employability Workshop

  • Employability workshop with Volkswagen Group to understand key themes employers look for. You will be given company insight, key automotive industry changes followed by an outline of our student programmes. 

Rescheduled Event. 

To find out more and to book your space


6:00 - 7:00pm

Mock Assessment Centre

  • 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 prepare effectively.

To find out more and book your space