BAY CAMPUS – ALL STUDENTS
Gaining valuable experience – Bay Campus – Great Hall – GH001
Monday 29th February 6-7pm
Have you got a range of experiences that you can market to employers? This session will help you to consider the ways you can gain valuable experience, and help you to develop a plan of action. It will also provide an introduction to the University’s work placement schemes.
Interview Skills – Bay Campus – Great Hall – GH001
Monday 7th March 18:00 – 19:00
Feel you’d like to brush up on your interview technique? In this session our Careers Advisers will provide you with hints and tips on how to survive job interviews.
What are employers looking for? – Great Hall – GH001
Monday 14th March 18:00 – 19:00
Research suggests that employers are not just looking for graduates with a good degree and work experience. What will make you stand out and have a rewarding career in the long-run? This session will focus on the importance of your mindset and resilience, and look at how you can build these to make your future more secure.
BAY CAMPUS – INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
International Students – What next after my Degree? Bay Campus–School of Management – Room CBE11
Wednesday 9th March 15:00 – 17:00
What are the options for International students who are considering working in the UK after their degree? This session will also help you to consider what you options are in the UK or even overseas – work, study, self-employment or something else.
Now is a good time to start to develop a plan of action that will help you get to where you want to be, and this session will enable you to do this.
The International Student Advisory Service will give a presentation as part of the session to international non-EU students on the different UK visas which might allow Swansea graduates to take a job or gain work experience in the UK after completing their degrees.
SINGLETON PARK CAMPUS – ALL STUDENTS
Schaeffler UK Ltd – Library & Information Centre – Foyer
Tuesday 01/03/2016 10:30 – 16:00
The Schaeffler Group is a leading global integrated automotive and industrial supplier. Meet representatives from Schaeffler UK and find out about their opportunities for students/graduates.
English Language Training Services – Train to Teach English Abroad (CELTA) – Keir Hardie – Room 216
Tuesday 1st March 17:00 – 18:00
Teach English language as a professional teacher abroad!
How can I train as a professional English language teacher (including here in Swansea University with ELTS)?
- What does CELTA mean?
- How and where can I work as a teacher abroad?
- Will I find a job? Where?
- Is there professional summer work here in Swansea?
Fidelity International – Library & Information Centre – Foyer
Thursday 3/03/2016 10:30am – 16:30pm
Take the opportunity to meet a Swansea graduate who studied Political Theory & Government and now works for Fidelity International. Fidelity International is a privately owned, independent company and offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. Further information:
Assessment Centres – Fulton House – Seminar Room 2
Thursday 3rd March – 13:00 – 15:00
An interactive workshop aimed at helping you approach a real graduate assessment centre with confidence. It will include practical competency based activities commonly used by employers as part of their graduate recruitment. In addition, there will be an information session with hints and tips on how to prepare.
Fidelity International – A career within a Finance/Investment Management Business
Keir Hardie – Room 216
Thursday 3/03/2016 17:00 – 18:00
Presentation by a Swansea graduate working for Fidelity International on careers within a finance/investment management business.
The following areas will be covered:
- Skills and aptitude
- Relevance of different degree subjects
- Internship positions available
- Graduate roles available.
The talk will describe a career journey from being a Swansea undergraduate to working in the financial industry for a major global company.
Target Audience: All students of any discipline
- However, students studying Business, Finance, Economics & IT related subjects should consider attending this event.
Writing an effective CV and cover letter, and an introduction to LinkedIn
Fulton House – Lecture Room B
Tuesday 8th March 12:00 – 13:00
A practical workshop covering the key points on how to write CVs and covering letters and adapt them to meet the needs of potential employers in different industry sectors.
This workshop will be useful if you have not yet written your CV or if you need further help and advice on communicating your educational talents and previous work experience to employers. If you have a current CV you are welcome to bring it to this session, although there may not be time for individual feedback.
IBM – 3 Things I Would Change If I Were To Go Back To University – Keir Hardie – Room 216
Tuesday 8th March 17:00 – 18:00
If I were to go back five years, stepping onto Swansea University campus to begin my three years of study, what would I change?
The answer – 3 things;
- the way I used my time
- the skills I developed
- the goals I set for myself.
Exploring these three key areas, we will look to discover what you can change now.