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Employer Presentations

“The presenter was really enthusiastic and helpful – I definitely picked up some top tips.”

What to expect...

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Many recruiters deliver presentations throughout the Autumn and Spring terms to publicise their company and recruitment opportunities to UCL students and graduates.

They provide an ideal opportunity for you hear from newly hired recent graduates, recruitment staff and/or more senior staff who'll tell you about their company, their recruitment process, (tips on applications / interviews), opportunities available and what it’s like to work for them.


The lecture style presentation part generally lasts for up to an hour. Additional time for informal networking is often available at the end of a presentation if you’re free to stay on to talk to the recruiters on a 1-1 basis but you can leave after the presentation if you can't stay more than an hour.

Important Booking Instructions...

For all Presentations, you MUST book in advance as detailed below to guarantee a place. No deposit is required once you've booked and all presentations are free to attend...

Presentations "On Campus"

Presentations listed as "On Campus", (e.g. at UCL Careers, in the Student Central Building or in one of the main UCL Buildings), are booked using your "My UCL Careers" account.

(If using this for the first time, please read the My UCL Careers Instructions carefully before trying to log in).

Venue details for the presentation will be confirmed when you book and can be checked using the "View my activity" screen in your account.

Booking for each Presentation will open TWO weeks before it takes place and will close when it is fully booked or, at the latest, at midnight on the day before the event takes place.

Presentations "Off Campus"

Presentations listed as "Off Campus" will be in venues organised by the recruiters themselves, often in their own offices.

You will usually need to register with the recruiter directly for these and location details will be provided by them when your registration is confirmed. Any queries about your booking should be directed to the recruiter.

Booking windows will vary so we recommend registering with UCLAlert! so you can be notified as booking opens for any presentations you might be interested in.

Can I attend if I haven't booked?

For "On Campus" presentations, on the day, after all registered students have arrived, space permitting, students that haven't booked will be admitted on a first come first served basis but we cannot guarantee entry.

"Off Campus" events are generally by invitation only so it's usually not possible to attend if you haven't pre-booked. Queries about attendance should go directly to the recruiter.

How to prepare...

The Career Planning section of our website suggests a range of resources which provide information on specific occupations and what's happening in a particular sector at the moment plus company profiles for most of the recruiters listed below. A basic knowledge of these areas will allow you to focus on more in-depth questions at the presentation.

Late Arrivals, Cancellations and No Shows...

For all Presentations, please aim to arrive 5 minutes before the published start time. If you arrive late, the facilitator reserves the right to refuse entry so that you don't disrupt the event for other attendees who arrived on time.


Presentations are popular and usually fully booked. If you know you'll be unable to attend a presentation, you can cancel your booking through your My UCL Careers account at any time up until midnight on the day before the presentation takes place to allow another student to book in your place.

No Shows:

If you don't cancel in advance or don't turn up to a Presentation you're booked to attend, we will record a "No Show" which may affect your future bookings or use of our services.

After the Event / Unable to Attend?

The Career Planning section of our site suggests alternative sources of information on specific companies / sectors if you've missed a presentation. It will also give information on how to get one-to-one advice on sectors / companies you're interested in.

Individual company websites will also include the type of information typically covered in any presentation plus additional resources such as employee case studies, video profiles and/or tips on writing applications/preparing for interviews and assessment centres.

Using JobOnline or other job sites, you will be able to find details of any vacancies that were being promoted by the company during the presentation. 

Register with UCLAlert! if you haven't done so already to ensure you don't miss out on similar events in future.

Resources from past Presentations

One of the key reasons for attending presentations is the "Question and Answer" section and the chance to network with recruiters.

Recruiters generally don't provide information slides or resources which can be accessed here after the presentation but instead direct interested applicants to the information on their website.

However, where resources / recordings are made available, you'll find these below...

To ensure you know when a Presentation you're interested in is available for booking or to find out about events which aren't listed yet, we strongly recommend that you register with UCLAlert!

On Campus: Wragge, Lawrence, Graham & Co

23 November 2015, Start Time: 13:00

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co is a UK-headquartered international law firm providing a full service to clients worldwide.

Businesses around the world choose us to help them thrive, prosper and become their best. And the key to our success? Our people, of course. Bright, talented individuals who work together to deliver a first-class legal service to first-class legal clients. Sector-focused, we bring together dedicated teams of insightful experts in a wide range of industries, including aerospace, technology, energy, food and drink, healthcare and life sciences, public sector and retail, commercial, energy and natural resources, intellectual property, IT, outsourcing, PFI, projects and regulatory issues.

The workshop will give you an insight into the firm and our application process, along with lots of useful tips on how to ace a group exercise and an interview.

Book now using your My UCL Careers account

Off Campus: An evening with Baker & McKenzie

24 November 2015, Start Time: 17:30

Location: Baker & McKenzie, 100 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6JA

Join Baker & McKenzie on Tuesday 24th November 2015 at our London office for an evening of networking, drinks and nibbles!

The evening will provide you with an excellent opportunity to find out more about working for a leading global law firm and talk informally to our trainees, Associates, partners and Graduate recruitment team.

If you are interested in attending this event, please email a copy of your CV and a brief cover note explaining your reasons for wanting to meet us to londongraduates@bakermckenzie.com with 'An evening with B&M' in the subject header by 20 November 2015.

There are a limited number of places available at this event and therefore the event is only open to those who register. We will notify you by return email if your application has been successful.

On Campus: Mandarin Consulting

25 November 2015, Start Time: 17:30

Please note: Mandarin are a consultancy firm offering products. Similar services are available from The UCL Careers Service, please check first. If you choose to use their products after this workshop there will be some form of payment required.

Are you an ambitious Mandarin speaking student studying in the UK and eager to know how to get an internship or a job? This is the seminar for you! You will find out:

1. Where the opportunities are

2. What Western employers want

3. What are the common misunderstandings

4. What your strengths and weaknesses are in the international job market

5. How to overcome weakness and demonstrate your strengths

Equip yourself with job application skills, get the best out of your Investment in overseas study

Book now using your My UCL Careers account

On Campus: Teach First

30 November 2015, Start Time 17:30

Off Campus: Addleshaw Goddard Open evening

1 December, Start Time: 18:00

Our office open evening will help you learn more about the firm, its strategy and also our placement scheme and training contract opportunities. You can spend some time talking to our people to find out what it is like to work with us and it's also a chance for you to get some hints and tops to help you secure the right training contract. So, if you are interested in a career in law , this is a great opportunity to find out what law firms are looking for. Please register and apply to attend at:


On Campus: SSE

3 December 2015, Start Time: 13:00

Book now using your My UCL Careers account

Below you will find details of recruiters who ran presentations earlier this academic year. Please be aware that, for some, application windows may now be closed but do check their websites for details...

On Campus: Civil Service Fast Stream
5 October 2015, Start Time: 17:30

Navigating a graduate level assessment centre can be challenging. We will be running through a mock assessment centre drawing upon examples from our own award winning process, to assist students in representing themselves as best they can.

Off Campus: Oliver Wyman
5 October 2015, Start Time: 18:00

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across 26 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialised expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organisation transformation. Our 3,000 professionals help clients optimise their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organisation performance to seize the most attractive opportunities.

On Campus: Three Hands
6 October 2015, Start Time: 17:30

Are you interested in a fantastic opportunity to:

  • Tackle a challenging 8 week, real-life consultancy project
  • Deliver tangible benefits to a local charity
  • Develop skills that employers are looking for
  • Strengthen your CV
  • Work alongside TCS consultants
  • Win a one-month paid internship with a global IT consultancy

Now in its third year, The TCS Tech Challenge - brought to you by Tata Consultancy Services – sees teams of students from 6 UK universities take on 8 week projects working with local charities to where they study.

On Campus: SEO London
8 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00

Sponsors for Educational opportunity (SEO) London provides superior educational support and career access to young people from under-represented and under-served backgrounds to help maximise their opportunities for university and career success.

SEO Careers helps students to secure places on some of the most rewarding and competitive internship and graduate programmes in the UK in Banking, consulting, Professional services, Engineering, Advertising and the creative industries. Bring your CV on the 8th and see if we can help you!

On Campus: Stroz Friedberg
8 October 2015, Start Time: 17:30

Stroz Friedberg is a leading professional services firm specialised in investigations, intelligence and risk management. To help our clients manage risks, we have assembled a collection of the brightest minds in the fields of Digital Forensics, Incident response, Security Science, Intelligence and Investigations, Data discovery, Forensic Accounting and Compliance.

With twelve offices across the globe, we are on an exciting growth trajectory, and the size of our organisation will let you stand-out and operate on the front-lines as an innovative fact-finder, allowing you to showcase performance excellence and drive success for our clients , the firm, and yourself.

Join our mission. Seek truth.

Off Campus: Goldman Sachs
12 October 2015, Start Time: 18:00

This informative presentation will provide you with an overview of Goldman Sachs, our culture and career opportunities for our Summer Analyst, Summer Associate program(s).

Representatives and school alumni from various divisions will be in attendance during the networking portion of the event. 

Please note places are limited. We will confirm attendance via email.

On Campus: GSK
12 October 2015, Start Time: 18:00

GSK is one of the world’s leading Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Healthcare companies with the challenging and inspiring mission to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. This mission gives us the purpose to develop innovative medicines and products and improve access to healthcare for patients around the world. As a multinational organisation operating in over 150 markets we have a hugely diverse network of patients and customers, as well as an employee population which spans the globe. 

Join GSK for an evening presentation to understand more about the opportunities available, hear employee career stories and network with members from the Future Leaders Programme and recruitment team.

On Campus: Herbert Smith Freehills
13 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00
An introduction to the commercial application of law by Herbert Smith Freehills

The purpose of the lecture is to explain the application of legal topics to real life commercial situations and improve commercial awareness among undergraduates. We have chosen the life cycle of a company to illustrate this: starting with a start-up business among friends, then achieving private equity backing, then progressing to listing on the London Stock Exchange and ultimately being taken over by a larger competitor, highlighting the potential litigation flashpoints along the way. We will also introduce and explain to students the commercial shorthand and jargon used at each of these stages. For more information visit our website.

On Campus: Kerry Holdings Employer Presentation
15 October 2015, Start Time: 17:30

We would like to introduce the graduate management scheme from Kerry Holdings Limited, which is called The Kerry Emerging Executive Program (KEEP). It offers a structured 4 year program of professional management development in Kerry group.

If you would like to start a career in one of Asia's leading multi-national conglomerates and would like to be developed as one of our future business leaders- please do consider the KEEP program and come along to the presentation on 15 October at 5.30pm. Applications are open to all. We look forward to seeing you all there.

On Campus: TeachFirst
19 October 2015, Start Time: 17:30

Find out about the excellent opportunities offered by the Teach First Leadership Development Programme (LDP), a two-year commitment that combines teacher training and a fully-funded PGCE qualification with one-to-one leadership coaching. Learn how you will develop leadership qualities that can be applied to any working environment, no matter where your career takes you afterwards.

Hear first-hand accounts of what teaching in a Teach First school is like and gain an insight into the social injustice that exists in the UK, where the link between low family income and poor educational attainment is greater than in almost any other developed country.

On Campus: BDO
20 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00

BDO is about exceptional client service. So we recruit people who have colourful personalities as well as brilliant skills, who can give truly creative business advice.

If you want to make real progress, then our firm is the ideal size – combining nationwide presence with local expertise. We have 22 regional offices across the British Isles, and our international network covers 151 countries.

We offer a whole spectrum of services, so you can find your specialist area. We give you all the training you need to attain your professional qualifications, along with extensive practical experience that includes on-site client work.

On Campus: Applied Predictive Technologies
20 October 2015, Start Time: 17:30

APT is in the business of changing the way leading global companies make decisions. We empower consumer- focused companies to test new initiatives, learn from the results, accurately predict the impact of decisions, and maximise profits. You’ll have the opportunity to work closely with senior executives, collaborate with exceptional peers, and achieve rapid career advancement. Founded in 1999 and recently acquired by MasterCard, APT provides the professional development of a start up with the industry exposure of an established firm. We are looking for motivated and analytically-minded graduates who are excited by the intersection of business analytics and technology.

Off Campus: Hogan Lovells
20 October 2015, Start Time 18:00
Location: Holborn Viaduct

Hogan Lovells is a top global law firm, with more than 2,500 lawyers, operating in over 45 offices across Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America.

Come and meet us on Tuesday 20 October from 18.30-20.30 at Hogan Lovells, Atlantic House, 50 Holborn Viaduct, London.  You will find out about training contracts and spring, summer and winter vacation schemes for first to final year law and non-law students.  You will meet a variety of our lawyers and trainee solicitors and find out more about what you could do at Hogan Lovells.

On Campus: University of Law Presentation
21 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00

The first event of the University of Law’s new employability focused Springboard Programme: a series of events that help students to secure training contracts and vacation schemes. Part 1 focuses on getting started and covers the graduate recruitment process, researching law firms and how to match your skills to what employers are looking for. Attend Part 2 and receive a certificate of attendance!

On Campus: Microsoft Presentation
22 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00
Focusing on system internals, our speaker Tom Baxter has worked on the fundamentals of quality like Compatibility, Reliability, Security, and Privacy across the codebase, in addition to networking and telemetry features. Come hear how Windows is being reshaped for a mobile and cloud first-world! Learn how we empower rapid innovation with world-class Big Data insights to delight customers.

We’ll discuss some exciting projects we’re currently working on, and provide a glimpse into the future of digital experiences. Tom will shed some light on what life is like within the largest and most widely deployed software development project in the world.

Diversity Careers Show 2015
23 October 2015, Start Time: 10:00

Location: Royal College of Surgeons, WC2A 3PE

The Diversity Careers Show offers a range of opportunities to explore what's is really like to work within a diverse company. Throughout the day you will be provided with a multitude of options to improve your career prospects through engaging workshops, 1-2-1 CV advice, interview technique practice and panel discussions. The employers attending this show are here because they want to bring people like you into their organisations. They understand the range of benefits that having a diverse workforce brings. Creativity and innovation are made possible by having a team of individuals who work and think differently.

On Campus: Booking.com
23 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00

Booking.com is one of the world's leading e-commerce companies and market leader in online accommodations. We are truly global with over 154 offices worldwide. As a Booking.com graduate you will contribute to our ever-expanding business from day one on the job., impacting our 750,000 customers from around the globe. Our teams are looking for data-driven, entrepreneurial graduates who have a passion for travel, products and technology. You will have the freedom to innovate and will work with the best in the industry. During our visit at UCL, we want to get in touch and interview talented software developers that would like to work in our exciting office in Amsterdam. Exceed expectations and do awesome things at Booking.com!

On Campus: American Express
26 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00

At American Express, we deliver extraordinary service to card members and offer rich rewards that redefine expectations. And we're constantly reinventing ways for consumers to connect with businesses, and vice versa.

That's our purpose. And how we can be sure, in every situation, we do more than our job, we accomplish our life's work.


On Campus: Heinz
27 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00

H.J Heinz company and Kraft Foods Group have completed the merger, becoming the 3rd largest food and beverage company in North America and the 5th largest in the world.

Are you ready for a life time change, a great adventure and qualified to be part of our shared journey?

Join our company presentation and we'll tell you what it's like to be part of our shared journey TO BE THE BEST FOOD COMPANY, GROWING A BETTER WORLD!

On Campus: EE
28 October 2015, Start Time: 13:00

What's it like to work at the UK's biggest and fastest mobile network operator?

At EE, we're looking for graduates from a range of disciplines to come on board from September 2015 and help us deliver our ambitious plan to help improve people's digital lives.

To find out more about the different schemes- from technology to brand and Marketing, Finance and HR-come along to our employer presentation and hear from two of our graduates.

Find out how to apply, get insider tips on the recruitment process, and learn more about the telecoms industry. Could you be EE?

Off campus: HSBC

28 October 2015, Start Time: 18:15

To learn more about HSBC and the opportunities available, please register to attend our company presentation on Wednesday 28 October 2015 via our website: http://www.hsbc.com/careers/events

The presentation will be hosted by a senior representative and followed by networking over drinks and canapés where you will have the opportunity to meet with recent graduates and colleagues from across the firm.

We look forward to meeting you.

On Campus: Cognolink

29 October 2015, Start Time: 17:30

“ Are you passionate and energetic with a dynamic spirit?  Are you a creative thinker?  Are you resourceful?  Come learn more about what it takes to be a Research Analyst at Cognolink.

Cognolink is a global primary research firm.  Our clients are private equity firms, strategy consultants and hedge funds, and they work with us when they need to quickly learn about a market, company or product. We find industry professionals who are experts in their field and can share their knowledge with our clients as part of a one-to-one consultation, group conference call or roundtable.


5 November 2015, Start Time: 13:00

Nabarro is one of the UK's leading commercial law firms with offices in London, Sheffield, Manchester, Brussels, Singapore and Dubai. We offer extensive legal services to national and international clients. The working culture at Nabarro is open and friendly, yet highly professional.

We recruit 25 trainees per year across our UK offices. Each trainee undertakes 6 four-month seats ensuring exposure to the firm's core practise an specialist areas.

We recruit all of our trainees from our vacation schemes and have up to 55 places available for 2016; 45 in London, and 10 in Sheffield.

Off Campus: Weil

12 November 2015, Start Time: 18:00

Weil, Gotshal & Manges will be holding an employer presentation on Thursday 12th November a 6.30pm. The presentation is open to all UCL, KCL, LSE and Queen Mary students, including postgraduates who would like to know more about the firm. You will have the opportunity to talk informally with graduate recruitment, trainees and partners of the firm over drinks and nibbles.

On Campus: RBB Economics

17 November 2015, Start Time: 17:30

RBB Economics is an economics consultancy specialising in competition policy. It is one of the largest European competition economics practices, with offices in London, Brussels, Madrid, Stockholm and The Hague, as well as in Johannesburg and Melbourne. Competition policy concerns the behaviour of firms with market power, and covers issues such as mergers, vertical agreements, price setting, and potentially abusive behaviour. RBB provides professional, independent economic advice on such matters, applying the latest advances in economic theory, statistical and econometric techniques in helping our clients address complex competition challenges. 

Off Campus: Meet AlphaSights: Workshop, Networking & office Tour

17 November, Start Time: 18:30

Location: 58 Davies St, London, W1K 5JF

We connect our clients on-demand to the specific industry experts they need to make better decisions, faster. This workshop and networking event is aimed at helping you understand who we are, what we do and whether a career at Alphasights could be right for you.

You will have the opportunity to meet recruiters, UCL alumni and senior managers from our European Business. The event will particularly be of interest to those considering front office roles.

On Campus: University of Law Presentation

18 November 2015, Start Time: 17:30
Law for non-Law with The University of Law. This session looks at the content of the new modularised GDL, the support and opportunities you will receive at the University of Law, as well as an interactive session to give you a flavour of the kind of workshop activities you would be undertaking. Also present will be a current GDL student to answer any questions you have about making the leap from non-Law to Law

19 November 2015, Start Time: 13:00

Our Technology team pioneers technologies and re-engineers business processes to deliver exceptional levels of innovation and world-class client service. From moving trillions of Euros through a business every day to integrating two organisations after a major acquisition, we face the technological challenges caused by growth, market change and constant competition. You'll constantly be looking ahead. We'll look to you to capitalise on new technological trends that can reshape our business and deliver value for our clients, whilst still meeting the demands of customers, regulators and the markets. 

On Campus: ARUP 

19 November 2015, Start Time: 17:30

Arup is a global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants providing a range of professional services to clients around the world. With over 12,000 staff in more than 30 countries, we make international team-working part of everyday life. Our people have one core focus: to work together to shape a better world. 

Arup recruits over 250 graduates in the UK every year and has vacancies in acoustics, architecture, bridges, building design, communications and systems, energy, environment, fire, finance, geotechnics and tunnelling, highways, intelligent transport systems, lighting, management consultancy, materials, quantity surveying, rail, risk management, site development, town planning, transaction advice, transport planning and water. 

Come along and join us on Thursday 19th November at 17:30 for an opportunity to meet with our recent graduates, directors and members of the London Team. Hear first-hand about our projects and career opportunities at one of the world's best design consultancy. Food and drink will be provided.