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Charities and NGOs Week

This event took place week commencing 1st February 2016


Careers in Campaigning, Policy, Public Engagement and Fundraising Panel
Monday 1st February: 1pm-2pm

Would you like to discover more about the amazing work of charities and NGOs and what makes them tick? 

Then don’t miss our panel event, where you will learn about the wide range of jobs available directly from the people doing them. 

Panellists from Amnesty International, Age UK, Macmillan Cancer Support and The Challenge will talk about their personal experience of the sector and give you top tips along the way!

Click here to access a recording of this panel discussion.*

*Graduates can request access to this recording by emailing UCL Careers.


Careers in International Development and Disaster Relief Panel event
Tuesday 2nd February: 1pm-2:30pm

Would you like to find out more about working in International Development and Disaster Relief?

Then come to our panel event. Main panel with Q&A will be 1pm-2pm with an opportunity to network with speakers afterwards.

Panellists will talk about their experience of the sector and top tips for students wishing to follow in their footsteps.

Panellists include CARE International and Islamic Relief.

Click here to access a recording of this panel discussion.*

*Graduates can request access to this recording by emailing UCL Careers.


Give Your Applications the Edge
Wednesday 3rd February: 2pm-3pm

Learn how to prepare a convincing application for the charities and NGOs sector with a team of experts from UCL Careers.

This interactive session will focus on helping you demonstrate your motivation and commitments to an employer.

Slides from this talk are available here.*

*Graduates can request access to these slides by emailing UCL Careers.


Network with Organisations and Professionals
Thursday 4th February: 5:30pm-7pm

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: Charityworks, Ark Online, British Red Cross, Macmillan Cancer Support, Think Ahead, Generating Genius, Royal Society for Public Health, Bunac, Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the VSU.  


Additional resources and one-to-one advice

Please also remember, before, during and after this week of events, you can access a huge range of careers information on this sector or talk to Careers Consultants and UCL Alumni for one-to-one advice on getting in to the sector. Visit our Career Planning page for more details.