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Careers Workshops

Semester Two - Spring 2018

University of Bradford students and graduates are welcome to attend our regular workshops led by an employer or one of our career consultants.

This year we have three themes to our workshops:

  • Career Essentials - covering a wide range of employability skills and job hunting techniques
  • Professional Insights - invited speakers from industry give advice and information from their point of view
  • Expanding Your Horizons - covering further study, opportunities abroad and more...

Booking is required for all our workshops: Click on the workshop title or go to the University's Workshops page and click Careers (for All) to access the full schedule and reserve your place.

 

Workshop

Description

When and where

Career Essentials:

Starting your own business

An interactive and practical workshop to help you to develop an understanding of the basics of starting a business.

Booking essential - see more and reserve your place. 

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018, 09:30 - 12:30, SC0.46 Student Central 

 Career Essentials:

Constructing Effective CVs and Covering Letters

*Session at Emm Lane Campus*

An overview about producing an effective CV (purpose, structure, content and layout) that will grab the attention of prospective employers.

Book your place.

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018, 13:00 - 15:00, YJ0.08, FoML
Career Essentials:

Effective Interviews

Principles of interviews and hints and tips, including types of interview and questions you might face.

See the full details and reserve a place.

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018, 14:00 - 16:00, Room B0.33 Chesham.

Career Essentials:

Effective Applications (Competency-based Questions)

Come and find out how best to sell yourself on an application form, including understanding the competencies required, applying the right technique (STAR / SBO) and examples to use.

Book your place.

 Friday, 23 Feb 2018, 16:00 - 18:00, B0.33 Chesham
Career Essentials:

Mock Assessment Centre

An interactive session giving an insight into how assessment centres work, plus an opportunity to find out the types of activities conducted. 

Limited places - book now.

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018, 14:00 - 17:00, B0.33 Chesham

Career Essentials:

Summer Internships (including Summer Experience)

*Sessions at Emm Lane Campus*

This session will provide details on the University of Bradford’s Summer Experience scheme, plus other routes to finding summer internships within the UK.

Two sessions available: 11:00 - 12:00 or 12:00 - 13:00

Monday, 05 Mar 2018,  TS0.23, FoML .

Career Essentials:

Personal Statements for Masters and Postgraduate Applications

*Session at Emm Lane Campus*

This session will cover the essential preparation needed to work up an effective and well written supporting statement for your postgraduate Masters application.

See details and booking info.

Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018, 13:30 - 14:30, YJ0.08 Emm Lane 

Career Essentials:

Personal Statements for Graduate Jobs

*Session at Emm Lane Campus*

This session will help you reflect upon your knowledge and skills  and put together an informed supporting statement to help you reach the next stage of the recruitment process.

Book your place.

Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018, 15:00 - 16:00, YJ0.08 Emm Lane 

Professional Insights:

Teaching as a Career in Bradford - School Direct Recruitment

An information and advice session for students studying any degree course, who are interested in becoming a qualified teacher. See more details and book.

Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 16:00, Room B0.33 Chesham.

Career Essentials:

Confidence building for Career Success

This workshop is for anybody who wants practical confidence boosting techniques to help them move ahead with their career planning. Full details and booking info.

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018, 16:00 - 18:00, Room B0.26a Chesham.

Expanding Your Horizons:

Introduction to Funded Erasmus Work Placements Abroad

 An overview of funding available for:
  • Summer Break Erasmus Work Placements (2-4 months)
  • Recent graduate Erasmus Work Placements (2-12 months)
  • Short and Summer Programmes (1-2 weeks)
  • General Study Abroad Opportunities

Book now.

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 16:00, Room B0.33 Chesham

 

 

Career Essentials:

Effective Interviews

 

*Session at Emm Lane Campus*

Principles of interviews and hints and tips, including types of interview and questions you might face.

See the full details and reserve a place.

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 16:00, YJ0.08 Emm Lane

Professional Insights:

NCS The Challenge 

 

This session is targeted at students looking to gain paid experience over the Summer, particularly within the fields of Third Sector Work, Youth Work, Management and Project Planning.  

Find out more and book.

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.33 Chesham

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