National Graduate Recruitment Exhibitions

The UK’s leading jobs fairs return to London’s Olympia on 9 & 10 October and Birmingham’s NEC on 6 & 7 November!

Meet recruiters from fantastic employers and discover: what graduate opportunities they have to offer, how to apply, and what they are looking for in a winning application.

The exhibition also offers you the chance to get expert careers advicefeedback on your CV and insider tips on assessment centres.

Book your free ticket today and receive the latest updates about what is going on!


Goldman Sachs Technology Meet Up & Networking Event

This relatively informal event on Tuesday 18 August provides an insight into the wide variety of graduate opportunities. Plus there’s also the chance to network with GS Tech representatives. It’s open to penultimate and final years students from all degree disciplines.

If you’d like to apply for this event hosted in London, visit the event web page. Deadline for applications is 11.59pm on Thursday 13 August.

Disability and The City Conference

Aspiring Solicitors are delighted to create a first‐of‐its‐kind, professional services event focusing on how disabled professionals across a wide range of professional services manage with their disability while working in the City. The event will consist of a variety of speakers with a range of disabilities, touching on industry sectors you may have not thought possible to work in due to your disability. It will discuss how to overcome issues, deal with reasonable adjustments and provide advice on employment. The event aims to inspire disabled students and graduates, to show them how to use their opportunities in a way that ensures their disability does not hold them back.  Continue reading

Recruitment fairs coming up

As well as the recruitment fairs on campus (Management & finance on 14 Oct; Technology on 15 Oct; and Law on 22Oct), there are also fairs taking place around the country.

These include:

PhD to Consulting Conference

Are you a PhD student or post-doctoral researcher?

The PhD to Consulting Conference is a one day annual event for doctoral and post-doctoral researchers interested in a career in consulting.

This year’s conference takes place on Friday 26th September at Imperial College, London. Aimed at PhD researchers who are looking to transition into consulting, this conference provides the opportunity to:

– learn about management consulting
– discover the value of your PhD in the consulting industry
– network with consultants from international firms

Speakers already confirmed include McKinsey, EY, LEK Consulting and Oliver Wyman.

Details on how to register for the conference can be found on the website

GUEST BLOG: Moving to London

UoY Careers Rocket illy Guest blog written by Rebecca Noori, founder of Moove2London

Some of you graduating from York this summer may consider moving to London to start your graduate career. Such a move can be a bit of a culture shock for some, as York and London have very different paces of life.

Here are some tips to help your move go smoothly and enable you to settle in to London life as quickly as possible.

How to find graduate work in London

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DISCO Career Forum

This event, for Japanese/English bilingual job seekers, offers the chance to meet top Japanese and other global companies, which are looking to recruit internationally-minded graduates from the European market.

In addition, this year companies will also be targeting graduates in IT/computer science, irrespective of their language ability.