Careers, Employability & Entrepreneurship

Upcoming events     

Book a place via your Careers account.  Go to 'Register and log in' to create a Careers account, then follow the instructions to search events and book a place. You can usually book a place up to 3 hours before the event, subject to availability.  (Please note that you have to register separately for a Careers account - this is separate from registering as a student at the University.) Prior booking necessary for most events on campus.

Date & time

JANUARY EVENTS Location
9-23 Jan 2017 Exam period - good luck!  

Weds 25 Jan

All day

Wolds Teaching Alliance School Experience Day

Come along and spend a day at either a primary or secondary school to gain valuable classroom experience at South Hunsley and Swanland Primary.  

Sign up at http://www.woldsteachingalliance.org.uk/initial-teacher-training/gain-school-experience/ and select the UoH option and there will be free transport if there are sufficient numbers.

South Hunsley Secondary School & Swanland Primary School

Wed 25 Jan

12pm-1.00pm

Hull Employability Awards induction

Session for those who plan to achieve a Hull Employability Award over the next 12 months providing all the necessary information to help you make a start.  Book a place

LR06, Wilberforce

Tues 31 Jan

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Hull University Union's Jobs and Volunteering Fair - come along and find out more about local part-time jobs and volunteering opportunities.  Come along and speak to staff from Careers about vacation work, internships and graduate jobs.  All welcome.

Asylum, SU building

30 Jan

Teaching period resumes

 

 

Date & time

FEBRUARY EVENTS Location

Wed 1 Feb

2pm-3pm

Hull Employability Awards induction

Session for those who plan to achieve a Hull Employability Award over the next 12 months providing all the necessary information to help you make a start. For more information on the Hull Employability Awards, visit: hullawards.hull.ac.uk/

C14, Scarborough Campus
Thurs 2 Feb

12pm-1.00 pm

CV workshop - interactive session to help you develop the skills necessary to be able to draft an effective CV. This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award.  Book a place  

Thur 2 Feb

10am-11am

Hull Employability Awards induction

Session for those who plan to achieve a Hull Employability Award over the next 12 months providing all the necessary information to help you make a start.  Book a place

LR23, Wilberforce

Fri 3 Feb

10.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

Geography and Geology Employability Event

Specifically for Geography and Geology finalist (level 6 and 7 ) second year (level 5) students and gives you the opportunity to network with alumni who are working in a wide range of graduate-level roles and research & development positions.  Find out more.> and timetable of the day

Book a place

Map Room, Cohen Building

Mon 6 Feb

2pm-3pm

Hull Employability Awards induction

Session for those who plan to achieve a Hull Employability Award over the next 12 months providing all the necessary information to help you make a start.  Book a place

LR17, Wilberforce

Tues 7 Feb

12 pm-1.00 pm

Applications workshop

An interactive session to help you develop the skills necessary to be able to answer those difficult application form questions.  This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

LR23, Wilberforce

Wed 8 Feb

2.30pm-4.30pm

Introduction to Starting a Business

This event is ideal for anyone at the early stages of thinking about starting a business or just wanting to know more, and will provide advice on practical steps to take, help you develop you some of the skills needed and let you know about the support available.  More information Book a place

TR3, Brynmor Jones Library

Thurs 9 Feb

9.00 - 10.00 am

Interested in working for the BBC?  Andrew Marsters talks about his career in radio production.  He currently produces the Breakfast Show at Radio Humberside and in the past has worked at Radio 2, 5 Live and 6 Music.  Come along to hear him speak if you’re interested in working for the BBC or in radio.”

Book a place

LR22, Wilberforce
 Friday 10 Feb

2.00 - 3.00 pm

 Interview Workshop

An interactive workshop to help you succeed at interviews. 

This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

 LR8, Wilberforce

Mon 13 Feb

10am-11am

Hull Employability Awards induction

Session for those who plan to achieve a Hull Employability Award over the next 12 months providing all the necessary information to help you make a start.  Book a place

LR06, Wilberforce
 Mon 13 Feb

5pm - 7pm

Graduate entry to Medicine 

Attend the Medic Portal and Royal Society of Medicine's FREE Get into Medicine seminar to hear from 'Get into Medicine' experts on all stages of the application, how to stand out at Medical School interview, find out about the tricky aptitude test, get industry insight from a qualified doctor and hear about graduate entry overseas medicine options with special guest speaker.  Register for your FREE place: themedicportal.com/free-graduate-entry-medicine-seminars/

 Leeds University
Tues 14 Feb

12pm - 1pm

and repeated at

4.00 - 5.00 pm

USA Summer Camps - come along to this informal session to find out about opportunities to work on camps in the summer in the USA. Book a place

 LT28, Wilberforce (12.00 - 1.00 pm session)

LR33, Wilberforce (4.00 - 5.00)

 Tues 14 Feb 2017

1.00 pm - 2.00 pm

US-UK Fulbright Commission – Postgraduate study in USA. 

Come along to this informal presentation to find out about studying in the USA including funding.

Book a place

LT27, Wilberforce

Weds 15 Feb

12.00 - 1.00 pm

Army Drop In session

Speak to members of staff from the Army to find out about opportunities both whilst at university and after graduation. All welcome - no need to book.

Careers Service, 3rd floor, SU building

Weds 15 Feb

12.00 - 1.00 pm

 

CV workshop

An interactive session to help you develop the skills necessary to be able to draft an effective CV. This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award.  Book a place

LR21, Wilberforce
Friday 17 February

1.00 - 2.00 pm

Presentation Skills

An interactive session to help you prepare for and deliver good presentations. (This workshop can be counted as 1 of the 3 needed for a Hull Employability Award.)  Book a place

LR8, Wilberforce
Tues 21 February

5.00 - 6.00 pm

Camp Counsellors USA

An informal presentation about opportunities to work in the USA in the summer.  Book a place

 LT27, Wilberforce
Tues 21 Feb

12.00 - 1.00 pm

Psychometric Test skills session

An interactive session to help you prepare for and succeed at psychometric tests, and, in particular aptitude tests. This workshop can count towards a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

 LR7, Wilberforce

Weds 22 February

2.00 - 4.00 pm

Mandarin Consulting – Careers presentation for Chinese students

Are you an ambitious Chinese student studying in the UK and wanting to know how to get an internship or a job? In this seminar, you will find out:

· Where the opportunities are & what western employers want

· What common misunderstandings Chinese students have

· What your strengths and weaknesses are in the international job market, and how to overcome weakness and demonstrate your strengths

Book online at www.mciworldwide.co.uk/university_events/hull-university/

LT28, Wilberforce

Weds 22 Feb

 

10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Workshops

 

2.00 - 4.00 pm

Speakers

 

Faculty of Arts, Cultures & Education Event - aimed at students in the Faculty but all welcome. 

10.00 am - 1.00 pm - 3 x 45 minute workshops/sessions covering Entrepreneurship, Networking and Further study

2.00 - 4.00 pm - overview and introduction, followed by 10 speakers (many Hull graduates from a range of careers) who will present for up to 5 mins on their career, advice, hints and tips.   Followed by Q & A session and the chance to talk to the speakers in smaller groups. Further information available in due course.

Lesley Downs/Basil Reckitt LT

Ferens Building

Thursday 23 February

12.00 - 1.00 pm

SECONDARY PGCE AT UNIVERSITY OF HULL
Justin Woolliscroft, Programme Director of the Secondary PGCE at Hull University, will give this presentation about the course.
LT31, Wilberforce
Thurs 23 Feb

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

CV workshop

An interactive session to help you develop the skills necessary to be able to draft an effective CV. This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award.  Book a place

 LR11, Wilberforce

Fri 24 Feb

10am-11am

Hull Employability Awards induction

Session for those who plan to achieve a Hull Employability Award over the next 12 months providing all the necessary information to help you make a start.  Book a place

LR6, Wilberforce

Mon 27 Feb

2.00 - 3.00 pm

Applications workshop

An interactive session to help you develop the skills necessary to be able to answer those difficult application form questions.  This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

LR7, Wilberforce

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Booking a place at our events

  • Prior booking necessary for most events on campus. Book a place via your Careers account.  Go to 'Register and log in' to create a Careers account, then follow the instructions to search events and book a place. You can usually book a place up to 3 hours before the event, subject to availability.
  • Please note that you have to register separately for a careers account - you do not automatically register when you register as a student
  • Events may be cancelled if insufficient places booked and, in the event of cancellation, we will only inform those, who have booked a place.
  • Please cancel your place or let us know if you can no longer attend. Regular failures to attend and to cancel your attendance may lead to your exclusion from future events.
  • Let us know in advance if, due to a disability, you require us to make any necessary adjustments for you to attend.
  • Most events are restricted to University of Hull students and alumni. Students of any year and postgraduates are welcome to attend.
  • By attending an event you consent to the possibility of your photo being taken and used by the Careers & Employability Service for promotional purposes in any media.
  • We take no responsibility for events, which we may promote, but which we have not organised.

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