Don’t miss out! All Civil Service Fast Stream schemes open for applications from 1 September (with varying closing dates). Check www.gov.uk/faststream for details.
- Date: 18 September 2015
- Venue: Business Design Centre, London
- Website: www.naturejobs.com/careerexpo
Employers from academic institutions and scientific industries are expected at the Nature Jobs Career Expo. The Expo will also offer:
- company workshops
- one-to-one CV reviews
- conference sessions
- networking opportunities.
Entry is free but you must register beforehand
Prospects website understands that students and graduates have different preferences when it comes to accessing careers advice and the latest opportunities. To help it continue to provide products and services of value to students it is carrying out a student survey to help it understand more about how students access this type of information.
User opinions are really important to Prospects – the survey shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to complete, and as a thank you, respondents will have the option at the end of the survey to be entered into a prize draw to win £150 of ASOS vouchers.
Survey link is: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FKCF7FQ
Most of the information on our web pages is appropriate for the majority of students. For example, if you want part-time work or you’re starting to think about your future career, the basic information is the same whether you’re a postgrad, undergrad, UK or international student.
However, there are issues which are specific to certain groups of students – whether that’s regulations about working in the UK as an international student; disclosing a disability during the recruitment process; or the different way careers help is available to distance learners.
There are lots of activities, student groups and experiences you can be involved with while at university. It might be working part-time, helping out with a local community initiative or being part of a student society. The order you do these activities is up to you, but many students tell us they would like some ideas of what to do and when to do them – particularly to help improve their chances of getting into a career area of interest to them.
In response, we created the Careers timeline. There are two versions – one for undergrads and the other for taught postgrads (taught Masters students can access their tailored version by clicking on the View Masters version link on the main page). It’s there to give ideas and suggestions of what career-related actions you could be taking during your time at York. These include:
Worried about what to do next? Not sure which direction to go in, or how to utilize your degree? Want to find an Internship but don’t know how? We have the perfect opportunity for you. On the 10th August The International Student Internship Scheme (ISIS) will be holding an Open Day for all Chinese graduates based here in the UK at Birkbeck University of London. The event will have a number of presentations from top UK and Chinese companies that are based here in the UK with a Q&A session afterwards. If you would like to join the event, please add our public WeChat account: ISISUK and send us your name, university, email address, and telephone number. If you would like to find out more about Tier 5 GAE Visa sponsorship, or how to find a job in the UK after you graduate, please visit our website.
If you just want the basics about graduate jobs, postgraduate study or going for interview (among a whole host of other topics) our web pages are the perfect starting point. If it’s more detail you’re after, then the information sheets are the resource you should use.
Researched and written by the Careers Advisers and the Information Team, the info sheets cover different aspects of: