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Careers Workshops

University of Bradford students and graduates are welcome to attend our regular workshops led by employers, professional experts and Career and Employability Services team members.

Semester two 2019/20

Our careers workshops have three themes this year:

  • Career Essentials - covering the employability topics you need to know about
  • Professional Insights - guest speakers from a range of industries sharing insights into careers, job roles and recruitment
  • Expanding Your Horizons - opportunities abroad, further study and more.

Book via the links below, via our Sharepoint site or My Career and Employability Centre events page (which also features selected external events that may be of interest).

A group of students at a careers workshop

Week four

Week commencing 10 February

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Professional Insights: Industrial Placements at Solenis

  • Targeting Mechanical and chemical engineering and Chemistry students
  • Our Early Careers Programme supports interns with gaining a better understanding of the Chemical Industry through the eyes of a global company.
  • See more and reserve your place.
Wednesday, 12 Feb, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26b Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons: Funded Work Placements Abroad

Funding opportunities and how to find, apply and secure the following work placements abroad:

  • Summer Internships for current students during the Summer break
  • For recent graduates (July 2020 and Sept/Dec 2020 graduates)
  • And International Short Programmes abroad (for current students and recent graduates)
  • Book now
Wednesday, 12 Feb, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham 

Career Essentials: Confidence building for Career Success

  • How to look and sound confident
  • Strategies to boost internal confidence
  • Five steps to taking charge of your career and life planning
  • Reserve your place
Thursday, 13 Feb, 15:00 - 17:00, SC0.44 Student Central

Career Essentials: LinkedIn - Getting Started (30 Minute Webinar)

Friday, 14 Feb, 11:00 - 11:30, Online only

Week five

Week commencing 17 February

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Career Essentials: Effective Interviews and Assessment Centres

  • Get ready to secure your placement or graduate level job – this is your chance to discover what to expect, how to prepare and how to excel on the day.
  • Reserve your place
Wednesday, 19 Feb, 14:00 - 17:00, B0.26b Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons: Funded Work Placements Abroad

Funding opportunities and how to find, apply and secure the following work placements abroad:

  • Summer Internships for current students during the Summer break
  • For recent graduates (July 2020 and Sept/Dec 2020 graduates)
  • And International Short Programmes abroad (for current students and recent graduates)
  • Book now
Wednesday, 19 Feb, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham

Week six

Week commencing 25 February

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Career Essentials: Next level CVs and Covering Letters

Wednesday, 26 Feb, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26b Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons: Funded Work Placements Abroad

Funding opportunities and how to find, apply and secure the following work placements abroad:

  • Summer Internships for current students during the Summer break
  • For recent graduates (July 2020 and Sept/Dec 2020 graduates)
  • And International Short Programmes abroad (for current students and recent graduates)
  • Book now
Wednesday, 26 Feb, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham

Week seven

Week commencing 2 March

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Expanding Your Horizons: CCUSA - Summer Opportunities in America, Canada and Croatia

Wednesday, 04 Mar, 14:00 - 15:00, B0.24 Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons: Funded Work Placements Abroad

Funding opportunities and how to find, apply and secure the following work placements abroad:

  • Summer Internships for current students during the Summer break
  • For recent graduates (July 2020 and Sept/Dec 2020 graduates)
  • And International Short Programmes abroad (for current students and recent graduates)
  • Book now
Wednesday, 04 Mar, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham

Career Essentials: Linkedin Masterclass (60 Minute Webinar)

  • Join the webinar to find out some of the more advanced features on LinkedIn, all available on the free version
  • See more and book your place
Thursday, 05 Mar, 15:00 - 16:00, Online only

Week eight

Week commencing 9 March

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Career Essentials: Effective Interviews

  • Find out about interview structure; typical interview questions and practice how to respond to different types of questions (strengths, competency, values and CV/Applications based).
  • See more and book now
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26b Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons: Funded Work Placements Abroad

Funding opportunities and how to find, apply and secure the following work placements abroad:

  • Summer Internships for current students during the Summer break
  • For recent graduates (July 2020 and Sept/Dec 2020 graduates)
  • International Short Programmes abroad (for current students and recent graduates)
  • Book now
Wednesday, 11 Mar, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham

Week nine

Week commencing 16 March

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Expanding Your Horizons: Summer Internships (including Summer Experience)

  • Find out how to register for the Summer Experience scheme - our six-week, project internships plus other external opportunities.
  • Find out more and book
Wednesday, 18 Mar, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham

Expanding Your Horizons: Funded Work Placements Abroad

Funding opportunities and how to find, apply and secure the following work placements abroad:

  • Summer Internships for current students during the Summer break
  • For recent graduates (July 2020 and Sept/Dec 2020 graduates)
  • And International Short Programmes abroad (for current students and recent graduates)
  • Book now
Wednesday, 18 Mar, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26b Chesham

Week ten

Week commencing 23 March

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Career Essentials: Personal Statements for Postgraduate and Job Applications

  • This session will cover the essential preparation needed to work up an effective and well written supporting statement for your postgraduate, Master's and job applications.
  • See more and book now
Wednesday, 25 Mar, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26b Chesham

Week eleven

Week commencing 30 March

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Career Essentials: Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs)

  • An interactive workshop to assist you to prepare and sell yourself at multiple mini interviews (MMIs) including assistance on how to respond to various general, strength and competency based questions. 
  • Find out more and book
Wednesday, 1 Apr, 14:00 - 16:00, B0.26a Chesham

Week twelve

Week commencing 20 April

Workshops this week:

WorkshopWhen and where

Expanding Your Horizons: Summer Internships (including Summer Experience)

Wednesday, 22 Apr, 14:00 - 15:30, B0.26a Chesham

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