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Careers Workshops

Semester one

Autumn 2018

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.


When and where

Career Essentials: Applying for Part-time Jobs

  • Where to look for local opportunities and within the university
  • An overview about producing effective applications (CVs / CLs / Application forms).
  • Also covers basic rights and regulations associated with part-time working in the UK whilst studying (for International Students)
  • Book your place.

Wednesday, 26 September

14:00- 16:00

B0.33 Chesham

Career Essentials: Graduate Jobs - Find and Apply!

Session aimed at final year and postgraduate students.

  • Find out about the ‘hidden’ jobs market and how to explore graduate options, including graduate schemes.
  • See more and book your place.

Wednesday, 03 October

14:00 - 16:00

Room B0.33 Chesham

 Career Essentials: Applying for Part-time Jobs

  • A second chance to catch this workshop on looking for local student job opportunities, producing effective applications and basic rights and regulations for part-time working in the UK if you are an international student.
  • Book your place.

Thursday, 04 October

15:00 - 17:00

Room B0.26a Chesham

Career Essentials: Personal Statements for Medical School Applications

Friday, 05 Oct

16:00 - 18:00

Room B0.33 Chesham

Career Essentials: Planning Your Career

  • Refresh your job seeking strategy and gain confidence; learn how the Career and Employability Services can help you achieve your goals.
  • See full details and book now.

Tuesday, 09 October

15:00 - 17:00

C2.07 Chesham

Professional Insights - Civil Service Fast Stream Presentation

  • Session aimed at those who are interested finding out more about the Civil Service Fast Stream from any degree discipline.
  • You will have an opportunity to gain an insight into the Fast Stream Graduate Programme, hear from graduates about their experience on the programme to date and the opportunities available on the schemes and ask any questions you may have.
  • Book your place.

Wednesday, 10 October

14:00 - 16:00

B0.33 Chesham

Career Essentials: The Bradford Mentoring Programme

  • Would you like to work with a professional who can help you make an informed decision about your future career?
  • Come along to this presentation to see how this exciting programme can help you.
  • See full details and book now.

Thursday, 11 October

16:00 - 18:00

Room B0.03 Chesham

Career Essentials: Constructing Effective CVs and Covering Letters

  • An overview about producing an effective CV (purpose, structure, content and layout) that will grab the attention of prospective employers.
  • How to write a covering letter that will enhance and target your application.
  • See more and book a place.

Friday, 12 October

16:00 - 18:00

B0.33 Chesham

Professional Insights - DWP (Department For Work & Pensions) Presentation & Recruitment

  • Do you want a job or placement that will inspire you, put your analytical skills to the best use and support you to the greatest you can be?
  • The DWP can guarantee diverse and interesting work, support with training and development to ensure you reach your potential and a fast and exciting career path.
  • See full details and reserve your place.

Wednesday, 17 October

13:00 - 14:00,

room tbc

Professional Insights: SEO London - Internship Opportunities
  • SEO London is a not for profit organisation that partners with more than 100 of the UK’s most prestigious and exciting firms to work for to help students from under represented ethnic minority communities secure amazing internships and graduate roles.
  • See more and book now.

Wednesday, 17 October

14:00 - 15:00


Professional Insights: Civil Service - Getting to grips with the application process

  • Come and find out what the Fast Stream is and get some insight from some Fast Streamers on how to ace the application process of the Fast Stream, which can be quite daunting due to the multiple stages.
  • Book your place.

Thursday, 18 October

11:00 - 13:00

0.51 Student Central Lecture Theatre

Professional Insights: Civil Service - One-to-one Mentoring/Coaching session

  • Following the above Civil Service applications session, for those who are serious about applying for the Fast Stream, we are offering 15 minute slots to come discuss your options with a Fast Streamer and ask any questions you may have.
  • Reserve your place.

Thursday, 18 October

14:00 - 17:00

0.49 Student Central

Career Essentials: Psychometric Tests
  • An overview of Psychometric tests in general – what are they and when are they used?
  • An introduction to the Graduates First Psychometric Practice Tests and the opportunity to have a go at various tests (e.g. Aptitude, Personality, Situational Judgement Tests and more).
  • Book your place.

Friday, 19 October

16:00 - 18:00

B0.33 Chesham


All graduates are welcome to attend our regular series of workshops during the academic year.


Further information