UCL Alumni


UCL Connect: How to...Go to Work

28 January 2021, 12:30 pm–1:30 pm

Steven Haines

UCL Connect is our event series dedicated to bringing professional development expertise directly to students and alumni around the globe. Whether you are established in your career or are unsure what to do post-graduation, our UCL Connect series has something for everyone.

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UCL Alumni

Our next professional development event, UCL Connect: How to...Go to Work, will bring recent graduates and students together with a distinguished UCL graduate to gain an insight into his best-selling advice on starting your working life.

Has the experience of the past few months made you reflect on changing your career choices?

What are the key things that are concerning you about starting work?

Join Steven Haines, Executive Director for Policy and Campaigns at the National Deaf Children's Society and co-author of ‘How to Go to Work’ for an honest look at the advice no one ever tells you at the start of your career.

Before the session, it would be great if you could consider and answer the following questions. (This is not mandatory to attend the session but will help you engage with it in more depth). You can submit your answers here >>

Take a look at Steven's book 'How to Go to Work' - the definitive careers guide for starting out in today's working world, to give you an insight into some of the tips and advice he will cover in the session.

About the Speaker

Steven Haines

Executive Director for Policy and Campaigns at National Deaf Children's Society

Steven Haines is the Executive Director for Policy and Campaigns at the National Deaf Children's Society. He began his career in UK Government, working on widening access to education for disabled children and later joined Save the Children’s UK Programme as Head of Strategy. 

He founded the Global Campaigns Team at Save the Children UK and was later the Global Campaign Moblisation Director at Save the Children International coordinating the global campaign across 120 countries.

He has worked as an advisor to the Government of Rwanda where he helped put in place a programmme to train the next generation of civil servants and during 2015 was a Special Advisor in the United Nations Secretary General's Office supporting the mobilisation of commitments to renew the Global Strategy for Women's Children's and Adolescent Health.