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

Sessions beginning January 2019

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 SharePoint site and click Careers (for All) to access the full schedule and reserve your place.

A group of students at a careers workshop

Week five, w/c 18 February

Workshop

When and where

Professional Insights: Smith & Nephew Graduate Opportunities

Targeted at final year Manufacturing, Mechanical, Chemical and Electrical Engineering; Life Sciences & Technology disciplines.

  • CANCELLED FOR 20th FEB: To be rearranged

 

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.
  • Find out more and book your place.

Friday, 22 Feb

15:00 - 17:00

B0.33 Chesham

Week six, w/c 25 February

Workshop

When and where

Career Essentials: Effective Interviews
  • Principles of interviews and hints and tips in general, including types of interviews and interview structure, content and different types of questions.
  • See full details and book now.

Wednesday, 27 Feb

14:00 - 16:00

B0.33 Chesham

Career Essentials: Starting your own business

  • Come to this workshop to explore your ideas or simply to learn how to think like an entrepreneur to succeed in your career and life.
  • See more and book now.

Thursday, 28 Feb

15:00 - 17:00

B0.24 Chesham

Week seven, w/c 4 March

WorkshopWhen and where
Career Essentials: Getting to grips with Assessment Centres
  • This is your chance to discover what to expect, how to prepare and how to excel on the day.
  • See more and book

Wednesday 06 Mar

14:00 - 16:00

B0.33 Chesham

Career Essentials: Effective Interviews
  • Principles of interviews and hints and tips in general, including types of interviews and structure, content and different types of questions.
  • See full details and book now.

Thursday, 07 Mar 2019

16:00 - 18:00

B0.26a Chesham

Week 8, w/c 11 March

WorkshopWhen and where
Career Essentials: The Power of Networking
  • This workshop will help you to recognise and build your network of contacts to boost your career prospects
  • See more and book

Tuesday, 12 Mar

15:00 - 17:00

B0.24 Chesham

Career Essentials: Summer Internships (including Summer Experience)

Wednesday, 13 Mar

14:00 - 16:00

B0.33 Chesham

Week 9, w/c 18 March

WorkshopWhen and where

PROFESSIONAL INSIGHTS: NCS The Challenge

  • As the UK's largest provider of the National Citizen Service (NCS) we bring in over 4,500 staff members each year, in a variety of capacities, to help us achieve our mission of empowering young people.
  • Come and join us to find out what we do, why we do it, what's in it for you and how you can get involved
  • Find out more and book your place

Wednesday, 20 Mar

14:00 - 16:00

B0.33 Chesham

Week 10, w/c 25 March

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 Masters and job applications.
  • See more and book your place.

Wednesday, 27 Mar

14:00 - 16:00

B0.33 Chesham

Week 11, w/c 1 April

WorkshopWhen and where
Career Essentials: Summer Internships (including Summer Experience)

Wednesday, 03 Apr

14:00 - 16:00

B0.26b Chesham

Week 12, w/c 8 April

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.
  • See more and reserve a place.

Wednesday, 10 Apr

14:00 - 16:00

B0.26b Chesham

Professional Insights: FDM - Commercial Awareness

Wednesday, 10 Apr

14:00 - 16:00

B0.26a Chesham

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