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Charities & NGOs week

Are you interested in working for the charities and not for profit sector? Unsure what roles there are and where to start?

This is your chance to meet charity professionals, discover what jobs you can do and learn how to market yourself to employers in this competitive sector. Our week of events will give you an insight into a range of career paths including campaigning, policy, public engagement, fundraising, research, programmes and operations roles.

If you haven't attended events organised by UCL Careers before, we recommend you read through our Themed Weeks page for information on what to expect and how to make best use of the events.

The week's events are open to students and recent graduates from all degree disciplines. 

Events can be extremely popular, so book early to avoid disappointment! (Bookings open at 9am on Monday 14th January)

Watch event recordings on our Themed Week archive. These include complete panel discussions and in-depth interviews with experts.


Behind the Scenes - Influencing & Policy

Monday 28th January 2019: 6-7.30pm

Would you like to discover more about the work that goes on behind the scenes in charities and NGOs?

Come to our panel event where you can learn about these roles directly from the people doing them.

Panellists from a variety of charities will talk about their personal experience of the sector and give you top tips along the way!

This event will include Q&A and a networking opportunity.

We have speakers from:

Please note that this event will be recorded via Lecturecast.

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Meet the Alumni

Tuesday 29th January 2019: 6.30-8pm

Meet UCL Alumni who now work professionally within the Charities and NGO sector and hear about how they navigated their careers since leaving UCL.

This event is organised in collaboration with UCL's Alumni Relations department, with refreshments provided during the networking session.

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On the Frontline - Delivering on Projects, Programmes & Campaigns

Thursday 31st January 2019: 6.30-8pm

Have you considered a Career in Operations, Programmes or Campaigns within a Charity or NGO?

Then come along to our panel event to gain an insight from professional talking about their experience of the sector and top tips for students wishing to follow in their footsteps.

Charities attending include:

Please note that this event will be recorded via Lecturecast.

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