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Five Common Mistakes in Job Applications – and How To Avoid Them
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:21:18 +0000
We’ve all been there. You sit for days and days, snuggled under your duvet, shooting off job applications. Out of fifty apps, you get seven responses – all rejections. This is the reality of life after uni – or, for the proactive among us, final year. In a […]Read more...
Public Health Partnerships & Programmes Manager at Body & Soul: Inspire Me
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:16:19 +0000
As part of our #UCLInspireMe series, Bianca shares her insight into how volunteering helped her to secure he rcurrent role at Body & Soul, an Islington based organisation that supports children, families and young people who have or are closely affected by HIV. Here she talks to us about how the skills she developed while […]Read more...
Head of Adult Services at Body & Soul: Inspire Me
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:59:22 +0000
As part of our #UCLInspireMe series, Adrian shares his insight into how volunteering helped him to secure his current role at, Body & Soul, an Islington based organisation that supports children, families and young people who have or are closely affected by HIV. Here he talks to us about the skills he developed while volunteering at […]Read more...
Masters Talks Programme
A series of Careers Consultant led information sessions specifically aimed at Master's Degree students which will be useful to you whether your aim is to get a job on completion of your course or if you are aiming to stay in academia.
A range of topics are covered and you are welcome to attend all or some of them.
- Planning Your Job Hunt*
- How to Find and Fund a PhD*
- Writing Effective Applications*
- Applying for a PhD*
- Using Social Media with Impact*
- Succeeding at Interviews & Assessment Centres**
- PhD Interviews**
The full programme is also repeated in June if you're unable to attend earlier in the year.
The Help With... section of our website suggests a range of resources on all of the topics covered in the QuickFix! programme.
Using these in advance will help you get more out of the workshops.
For all events, 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.
Talks are popular and usually fully booked. If you know you'll be unable to attend, you can cancel your booking through your My UCL Careers account at any time up until midnight on the day before the talk takes place to allow another student to book in your place.
If you don't cancel in advance or don't turn up to a Talk you're booked to attend, we will record a "No Show" which may affect your future bookings for other events or use of our services.
Where relevant / possible, any materials relating to a particular talk or workshop will be made available to download here within a week of the event taking place.
The relevant Help With... section of our website also suggests a range of resources on all of the topics covered in the QuickFix! programme if you haven't used them already. You'll also find information on similar events that you might find useful plus get details on how to book a 1-1 appointment to discuss any queries in more detail.
Workshop Slides for the 2015 / 16 Programme
Find and Fund a PhD:
Planning Your Job Hunt:
Effective Job Applications:
Introduction to Using Social Media in Your Job Hunt:
Interviews and Assessment Centres
Lecture Cast coming soon...
The summer term programme has now finished.
The event programme for Autumn 2016 will be available shortly.
To receive notifications about these and other events, make sure you register with UCLAlert!
For all Masters Talks, you MUST book in advance to guarantee a place. This enables us to monitor attendance levels and ensure that talks are more effective for those attending.
- Bookings are made and managed via 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.
- Booking for each Talk will open TWO weeks before the first talk in the series takes place and will close when each talk is fully booked or, at the latest, at midnight on the day before the talk takes place.
- No deposit is required once you've booked online and all talks are free to attend.
Can I attend if I haven't booked?
Cancellations can be made at any time up to midnight the
day before a talk takes place so, if you're unable to book
now because a talk is full, you should check your My UCL Careers account regularly in case places do become available.
If not, on the day of the talk, after all registered students have arrived,
space permitting, students that haven't booked will be admitted on a
first come first served basis but please be aware that we cannot always guarantee entry to those who haven't booked.
Talks are held in various lecture theatres on the main UCL Campus. Exact location details will be provided when booking via My UCL Careers.