Careers Service


Finalist Futures

5 – 16 June 2017

To support final year students in taking their first steps into life after university, we are holding a series of workshops on key topics to help when progressing into work or further study.

If you’re in your final year of study, you are welcome to come along to any of the sessions below, no matter what you’re studying. You can sign up in advance by searching for Finalist Futures on CareersLink, or just come along on the day.

Programme

  • Psychometric tests Learn how to prepare for the psychometric tests that many employers use to select candidates for graduate roles. These sessions will cover numerical, verbal, diagrammatic and situational judgment tests
    5 June, 12-12.45pm, AMBS East B3
    14 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B5
  • Interviews Come along to learn the interview basics, leaving you with a sound understanding of how to prepare for, and how to deliver at, any interview for a graduate role.
    5 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3
    12 June, 12-12.45pm, AMBS East B3
  • Applications Get useful tips and advice on writing an application for a graduate job or internship that will really stand out. You’ll learn how to impress employers by doing your research, and articulating your skills and experience.
    6 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3
    16 June, 12-12.45pm, AMBS East B3
  • Job Hunting Where should you be searching for graduate jobs and internships? What types of opportunities are still available to final year students graduating this summer? Come along to find out.
    7 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3
    16 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3
  • CVs and Covering Letters At these workshops, you’ll learn how to write a standout CV and covering letter for a graduate job or internship. You’ll learn how to impress employers by doing your research and articulating your skills and experience.
    8 June, 12-12.45pm, AMBS East B3
    14 June, 12-12.45pm, AMBS East B5
  • Assessment Centres Come along to this workshop to learn about the tasks you might face during an assessment centre for a graduate role, and how to stand out against the competition.
    8 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3
    15 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3
  • I don't know what I want to do after graduation Not sure what you want to do after graduation? Don’t panic! Many students are in the same boat and this workshop will help you start working out what you could do next.12 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3
    15 June, 12-12.45pm, AMBS East B3
  • Kick start your career with LinkedIn Find out how to effectively utilise LinkedIn and other social media platforms to network and find graduate opportunities.
    13 June, 12-12.45pm, AMBS East B3
  • Postgraduate Study It’s not too late to apply for postgraduate study starting this September! At this workshop, you’ll find out more about your postgraduate options, when and how to apply, and get some tips on writing a great personal statement for your course.
    13 June, 1-1.45pm, AMBS East B3