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Interested in Theatre Design, Theatre Production and Art Directing?
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:22:15 +0000
This post originally appeared on the Develop your Career blog Rhiannon Newman Brown talks about life as a freelance Theatre Designer, Producer and Art Director. How did you get your job? I’m a freelance Theatre Designer, Producer and Art Director. I have built up 10 years of experience and contacts enabling me now to thrive […]Read more...
Want to leave the world of Medicine?
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:52:29 +0000
This blog originally appeared on the Develop your Career blog Whether you’re a medical student or a foundation trainee, the prospect of divorcing yourself from a world you’ve (heavily) invested in is a huge one. In order to be sure of making the right decision in the first place, Year 11 and 12 students spend […]Read more...
Why last year’s participants think you should apply for Focus on Management 2015!
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:21:05 +0000
We contacted the students who participated in Focus on Management 2014 to see how they’ve been getting on since the course. We saw that they were thrilled on the last day of the course … but how has completing Focus on Management impacted them and their career? Here’s a selection of the responses we received: […]Read more...
Masters QuickFix! 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 2014 / 15 Programme
- Planning Your Job Hunt (PDF) delivered 13/10/2014
- Find and fund a PhD (PDF) delivered 15/10/2014
- PhD Applications (PDF) delivered 20/10/2014
- Effective Job Applications (PDF) delivered 22/1/2014
- Introduction to using Social Media in your Job Hunt (PDF) delivered 27/10/2014
Slides from talks that took place in the Autumn can be found above, (in the "After the Event" section), and exact dates for the Spring Programme will be published here shortly...
The full programme of QuickFix! talks as detailed in the "What to Expect" section above will then be re-run in June – further details to follow.
We strongly recommend that you register for UCLAlert! if you want to be emailed with information about these nearer the time...
For all Masters QuickFix! workshops, 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.
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.