A A A
Find your Future logo
 
GradClub-logo
 
 

Careers Week: Class of 2013

Tuesday 28th May to Friday 31st May

Don't book your train ticket home just yet. Don’t leave to go on your holidays and don't even think about packing up your room!

To equip you for life after your studies, UCL Careers Service offer a week of events for the graduating Class of 2013 including a Jobs Market with over 40 recruiters with opportunities for a 2013 start, workshops, employer networking opportunities and 1 to 1 coaching.

gradclublogo

Careers week at UCL is brought to you by UCL Careers Service Gradclub, a 2 year dedicated careers support service for UCL graduates. 


colasrail

The UCL Jobs Market 2013 (kindly sponsored by Colas Rail)
Date:
 Thursday 30th May 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Venue: UPPER HALL, 3rd FLOOR ULU BUILDING, MALET STREET, WC1E 7HY

The Jobs Market 2013 is a great way for you to understand more about a whole range of graduate jobs and internship roles.

From big prestigious graduate schemes with places still to fill to smaller organisations who are looking for graduates for immediate start.  Recruitment agencies will be on hand offering access to a host of interesting graduate-level opportunities. Come and find out about roles in sectors representing finance, consulting, engineering, technology, the media, charities, sales and marketing as well as many others.

If you are still unsure what you want to do, this is a great way to get some inspiration and ideas by talking to employer staff about the types roles they can offer. For those who are a little more sure, you can begin to access important information that will help you decide whether to make a future application. 

Download the Jobs market programme including brief details about the background and opportunities available with all attending recruiters.

A full listing of participating organisations confirmed are as follows: 

COLAS RAIL (Engineering)

AlphaSights (Consulting), Arcadia (Commercial Retail) Bartonia Care, (Social Care), Barnardos (Charity), Bluebird Care (Social care) Bloomberg (Financial services), Calypso (Technology), Bio Med Central (Scientific publishing), Cambridge Network (Technology), CapCo (Consulting), Capita (Consulting), Capgemini (Consulting), Certus Sales (Sales), Corporate Executive Board (Sales), EuroLondon (Recruitment Agency – Commercial Roles), Factset (Consulting), Freshminds (Recruitment Agency – Commercial Roles), Gamesys (Technology), Global Vision International (International Development), Grant Thornton (Professional Services) IMI Plc (Engineering), KWeekweek (technology), Lola events (Agency) Management Solutions (Consultancy), Millward Brown (Market Research), Multilingual Vacancies (Recruitment Agency – Language Roles), News Associates (media), Lockheed Martin (Engineering), Oliver Wyman (Consulting), PA Consulting (Consulting), Pathfinder (Recruitment Agency – Commercial Roles), PwC (Professional Services), P&G (Commercial, Sales, Marketing and Finance), Sanctuary Search (Recruitment Agency – Commercial Roles), Secure Vital (technology), SWAT UK (Professional Services), UCL Talent Bank (Recruitment Agency – Graduate Roles), The Careers Group Step Internship Programme (Agency), UCL Voluntary Services Unit (Not-for-profit) Urban Times (Media), Vanilla Ventures/ Charityworks (Charity), Vision Gain (Business intelligence), Westminster Libraries Summer reading challenge (Education)


"The Jobs Market event was a brilliant way to learn about lots of interesting jobs all in 1 place.  Having been to the workshop on 'How to make the most of the Job market', I prepared beforehand and talked to a wide range of recruiters to find out the realities of the work involved in their companies, collected business cards and got lots of vital information to help with future applications.  One recruiter contacted me directly after the event to request my Cv, I interviewed shortly afterwards and was offered a permanent role"
UCL Class of 2012 attendee.

You MUST register to attend the Jobs Market in advance using your My Careers Service account.


There are a number of other workshops and events during the week to complement the Jobs Market.  You must register to attend all of the below


Class of 2013: Leaving UCL - What now?
How to approach life after UCL and market yourself effectively on a Cv
Date:
Tuesday 28th May from 10 to noon
Venue: UCL Careers Service Seminar room, 4th Floor ULU Building, Malet street

Resources

Worried about what the future holds?  Not sure what your options are?  Want to learn more about how to market yourself effectively when the average employer spends just 30 seconds looking at a Cv?  In this practical workshop you’ll understand more about:

  • what your options are, how to begin planning your future and taking control of your job search
  • how the graduate labour market works and what employers are looking for 
  • how to make an impact and make the most of your skills and experience when writing a CV



Making the most of UCL Jobs Market 2013: How to network with employers
Date:
Tuesday 28th May from 2 to 4pm
Venue:
UCL Careers Service Seminar room, 4th Floor ULU Building, Malet street

Resources

Networking with employers at fairs and presentations is a great way of learning more about opportunities of interest but it’s important you prepare ahead and understand how to make a good impression.  In this interactive workshop you'll:

  • understand why opportunities to network with employers at fairs, presentations and careers insight sessions are so important
  • gain an awareness of how to conduct networking conversations and understand how to create a strong first impression
  • find out more about how to prepare for the UCL job market and the organisations and opportunities available


 “Polished Presence – Skills for the Workplace” hosted by Bloomberg (organised by the UCL Women in Management society)
Date: Wednesday 29th May 10am-2pm
Venue: TBC

Through interactive sessions, this event will hone three core workplace skills – selling yourself, dealing with difficult business conversations and letting things go. Organised by the UCL Women in Management society in collaboration with Bloomberg, these skills have been identified as ones which women particularly  struggle with in the world of work.

This event is open to ALL students, male and female.

Register to attend this workshop using your My Careers Service account.


The Technology Entrepreneur Event
Date:
Wednesday 29th May 2013 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: UCL CAREERS SERVICE, 4th FLOOR, ULU BUILDING, MALET STREET, WC1E 7HY

This event will feature Small and medium sized employers from the technology sector with a wide range of jobs, internships and placement opportunities. If you haven’t secured an internship or job this event is a MUST for you.

If you are looking for something refreshing and different from the norm, then put this date in your diaries! Employers confirmed include; Orion Web Technologies, Growth Intelligence, Sillicon Milkroundabout, Apppli, ClickMechanic, SpeakSet, Calltrunk, Entrepreneur First, Net Media Planet, The Sandpit, Enternships, StreetHub and UCL Advances.

Register to attend this workshop using your My Careers Service account.


Class of 2013: How to make the most of recruitment agencies
Date:
Thursday 30th May 2011 11am to noon
Venue: UCL Careers Service Seminar room, 4th Floor ULU Building, Malet street

Have you ever thought about using a recruitment agency to help you with your job search? Research suggests that almost as many jobs are sourced using recruitment agencies as through other advertised vacancy sources. But how do you choose the right agency for you? How do you make yourself stand out among other candidates?

Find out more about agencies and their selection methods with a panel of Graduate Resourcing specialists, who will give you top tips on how to make the most of recruitment consultancies. There is more to it than submitting your CV and waiting for something to happen!

Agencies represented: FreshMinds, EuroLondon, Sanctuary Search and Others tbc.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL HOWEVER YOU ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF THE MANAGEMENT, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION CAREERS WORKSHOPS ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE SAME WEEK.  REGISTER BELOW....

Register to attend this workshop using your My Careers Service account.


Class of 2013: Using Social media to improve your job search
Date:
 Friday 31st May 2013 10 to noon
Venue: G20, CHRISTOPHER INGOLD BUILDING, 20 GORDON STREET, WC1H 0AJ

Resources

You may have heard of LinkedIn as a powerful professional networking tool.  But did you realise that students and graduates can use it to raise their profiles with recruiters and find valuable contacts in your area of interest? In addition, many recruiters are now using Linkedin as a way of targeting specific individuals in the job market.

In this session, taking place in a computer lab, you will get hands-on with the site and will start by understanding the basics of setting up a LinkedIn profile before moving on to how you can use LinkedIn effectively to network and look for opportunities.  In addition, we'll look at how to utilise other social networking tools to help in your job search.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL HOWEVER YOU ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF THE MANAGEMENT, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION CAREERS WORKSHOPS ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE SAME WEEK.  REGISTER BELOW....

Register to attend this workshop using your My Careers Service account.


Class of 2013: Succeeding at interviews
Date:
 Friday 31st May 2013 2 to 4pm
Venue: Room 422, Roberts, Building, Torrington Place

Resources

In this workshop, we'll look at how to prepare ahead for the types of questions you can expect, answering strategies, creating a good first impression and how to cope if things start going wrong.

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL HOWEVER YOU ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF THE MANAGEMENT, SCIENCE AND INNOVATION CAREERS WORKSHOPS ALSO AVAILABLE IN THE SAME WEEK.  REGISTER BELOW....

Register to attend this workshop using your My Careers Service account.


GradClub 2013

GradClub 2013: why not register for FREE access to UCL GradClub which provides a dedicated support service designed for UCL graduates for a further 2 years . It includes 1 to 1 coaching, careers workshops and events tailored for the graduate co-hort as well as continued access to the UCL Careers Service programme and information library.

“I can't recommend the GradClub service highly enough. Experienced coaches, good listeners, approachable people that do all they can to help. The creative job seeking techniques I learned here not only helped me land my first job but also to keep my head up during grey job-seeking days." – Christos Anastasopoulos: : MSc Environmental economics

gradclublogo

Page last modified on 03 jun 13 11:44 by David Carter


Your Views - tell us what you think about UCL Careers Service...