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Careers Charities and NGOs Week

2nd - 5th February

UCL Careers is hosting a Charities Themed Week packed with opportunities for you to meet employers and find out how to forge a career in this sector.

for all of these events through your MyUCLCareers account.

Careers in Campaigning, Policy, Public Engagement and Fundraising (Monday 2nd February 1-2pm)

Interested in working in a Charity or NGO and don’t know where to start? At this event you’ll hear from and have a chance to question a range of professionals working in charities and NGOs in roles including Campaign Management, Public Engagement, Policy, and Fundraising.

Participating organisations include: Amnesty International, Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Transparency International and the RAF Benevolent Fund.

Careers That Deliver A Difference (Tuesday 3rd February 1 – 2pm)

The focus of the discussion will be Careers That Deliver a Difference. The panel event will consist of different organisations who work in communities and “on the ground” to support humanitarian causes.  Each panellist will explain their role, how the organisation fits with the sector and how they got into it, and then we will open out discussion to the students for their questions.

You’ll hear from professionals at: Save the Children, Care International, CAFOD, Rethink, and the Sutton Trust

Writing a CV for the Charity/ NGO field (Wednesday 4th  Feb 2-3pm)

With fierce competition for roles in the sector, a good CV is essential.  In this workshop with a UCL Careers Consultant, discover the secrets of how to tailor and personalise your CV for the not-for-profit sector.

Network with Organisations and Professionals (Thursday 5th February 17.30-19.00)

A great chance to meet with people working in Charities and NGOs, learn more about the sector from experienced professionals and get your careers questions answered in an evening of informal discussion with a variety of staff in different roles. Come and find out how to break into this sector.

Organisations represented include: The Children’s Society, Charityworks, Royal Society for Public Health, Cancer Research, VSU, SHP, Bunac and Cityyear.