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

FEBRUARY EVENTS Location

Mon 27 Feb

2pm-3pm

 

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

Tues 28 Feb

10.00 - 11.00 am

 

Hull University Employability Awards Induction Session

Interested in getting an extra award that will boost your C.V. and help you stand out from the graduate crowd ?  Then come along to one of the induction sessions to find out more and become fully registered for the award. Email careers-scar@hull.ac.uk to book a place.  If you are unsure or unable to attend at one of these times contact Diana Barker for information and advice d.barker@hull.ac.uk

C15, Scarborough campus

Tues 28 Feb

6pm-8.30pm

Computer Science students

A rare opportunity has arisen for five Computing students approaching graduation to meet industry professionals from the likes of Jet2, Morrisons, Research Bods and Capita at GradBoss; a free award winning networking event for university students from across West Yorkshire and prospective employers.

This is a terrific opportunity to network with, gain advice from and to take part in a live Q&A session with some of the best in tech. A CV Clinic will be in operation throughout the evening so take yours along for review with an expert advisor. To sign up for GradBoss, please send your name, university, year of graduation, e-mail address and telephone number to gradboss@corecomconsulting.co.uk

Central Leeds

(venue to be confirmed on booking a place)

 

Date MARCH EVENTS Location

Wed 1 March

1.00 - 2.00 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

LR20, Wilberforce
Wed 1 March

2.00 - 4.00 pm

Nuts and Bolts of Preparing a Business Plan -

This event /workshop will go through the benefits, content and practicalities of how to put together a realistic business plan in order to take your ideas forward. Great for undergraduate and postgraduates with business ideas or wishing to gain some business skills no matter what area of study.

TR3, BJL

Wed 1 March

2.00 - 3.00 pm

 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

LR21, Wilberforce

Wed 1 March

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

MA Social Work presentation - come along to find out more about how to apply for a MA in Social Work

Book a place

LR32, Wilberforce

Weds 1 March

2.00 - 4.00 pm

Politics Careers Event

This careers event has been arranged for students from the Politics Department but all students are welcome to attend.  There will be a range of speakers including representatives from the Civil Service Fast Stream, the Army, Royal Navy, RAF and Humber LEP.   There will also be a Q & A session and a chance to network

Book a place

Basil Reckitt LT, Ferens Building

Weds 1 March

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

William Hill presentation 

Join some of our Technology business leaders and graduate recruitment professionals as we take you through our journey. You’ll go beyond our shops and find out more about William Hill. And perhaps more importantly how we use technology across a number of disciplines. Not to mention how taking a customer’s bet and using clever fast speed and technology, we make it a reality. We’re looking for people to join us across Development, Ops, Project Management/BA, Security and Test – so wherever your interest lies you’ll find something for you at William Hill. And coming to our event will give you the chance to go behind the bet and find out more about what makes us tick and where your skills will come in. We look forward to seeing you there.

Book a place

TR5, BJL

Thurs 2 March

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

Employability Awards Induction Session

Interested in getting an extra award that will boost your C.V. and help you stand out from the graduate crowd ?Then come along to one of the induction sessions to find out more and become fully registered for the award. Email careers-scar@hull.ac.uk to book a place.

If you are unsure or unable to attend at one of these times contact Diana Barker for information and advice d.barker@hull.ac.uk .

C15, Scarborough campus
 Fri 3 March

12pm - 1pm

 Presentation Skills - come along to this interactive session on how to do that perfect presentation

This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

 LR8, Wilberforce

Monday 6 March

10.30 am - 3.00

Get into Teaching Event - Department for Education

Come along to speak informally to representatives from the Department for Education over free coffee and chocolate about graduate opportunities in teaching.  All welcome

Piazza area outside the BJL
6-10 March

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics - World of Work Week

A week of employability related events and workshops to help prepare Business, Law and Politics students for the world of work.  Programme to be confirmed.  For more information, contact the Centre for Professional Success on worldofwork@hull.ac.uk

Various venues

Tues 7 March

12pm - 1pm

Psychometric Test Session - come along to this informal session to find out how to succeed at psychometric tests.

This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

LR4, Wilberforce

 

 

 

Wed 8 March

 Professional Skills and Commercial Awareness for Law (BPP University Law School workshop)

Visit the BPP University Law School in Leeds for a mock assessment centre to sharpen up your professional skills, and walk away with a certificate to enhance your CV.  The workshop combines commercial awareness activities with assessment centre tasks and will include drafting, negotiation and resilience, a panel session with speakers and alumni, and networking with practitioners.

For information contact amandariley1@btinternet.com

 University of Leeds
 Weds 8 March

2.00pm - 4.00 pm

Criminal Justice Event

Find out more about career options within the Criminal Justice sector. The event will provide an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, learn about recruitment, network with local organisations and explore volunteering options that will enhance your employability.  Find out more here

Lesley Downs LT, Ferens Building

Thurs 9 March

10.00 - 11.00 am

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 LR7, Wilberforce

Thur 9 March

5.00 - 6.00 pm

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

Mon 13 March

12.00 - 1.00 pm

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

LR16, Wilberforce

Mon 13 & Tues 14 March

10.30 am - 3.30 pm

Army Careers Truck 

Meet staff from the Army to find out about career options.  The Army Careers Truck has interactive equipment, virtual reality headsets, touch screen information boards and rolling TV presentations.  Students will be encouraged to participate and interact with Army staff.  All welcome.

Student Central

car park (SU Building)

Mon 13 March

3.00 - 4.00 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 15 March

2.00 - 4.00 pm

International Opportunities Event - Interested in working abroad?  

Find out more about work experience and volunteering overseas during or after your studies. Organisations will present information about ways to gain international experience. Exhibitors will be available to talk to you about their specific opportunities for 2017 and beyond. Careers staff will also be on hand with important advice on choosing and preparing well for your trip.

Lesley Downs LT, Ferens Building

Weds 15 March

2.00 - 4.00 pm

Introduction to Marketing

Market your business idea, project or your fundraising activity.  This workshop will go through the different marketing approaches you can take and help you to start putting your ideas into action

Enterprise Centre

Weds 15 March

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

How to succeed at interviews 

This workshop session is designed to help you improve your confidence and prepare for success at interview.

The workshop can count towards a Hull Employability Award. Email careers-scar@hull.ac.uk to book a place.

If you are unsure or unable to attend at one of these times contact Diana Barker for information and advice d.barker@hull.ac.uk

C18, Scarborough campus

Weds 15 March

12.00 - 1.00 pm

Hull SCITT- Primary Teacher Training

Are you interested in a career in primary school teaching?  Hull SCITT are a leading provider of teacher training in Hull.  Come and find out about opportunities to train to teach in one of their 20 schools in the area and find out more about their Classroom Experience Days. Book a place

LR20, Wilberforce

Wed 15 March

12.00 - 1.00 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

LR21, Wilberforce
 Thurs 16 March

11.30 am -12.30 pm

 Frontier,   a volunteering abroad NGO, will be holding a Drop In session followed by a presentation (see below).

 They are looking to recruit volunteers and staff to help on various conservation and community driven projects they run overseas. The presentation will cover different voluntary, internship and careers opportunities that are on offer. Frontier.ac.uk or facebook.com/frontierofficial

 Careers Service, 3rd floor, Student Central (SU Building)

Thurs 16 March

All day

RB Mock Interviews - come and have a mock interview with RB and receive feedback.  Book a place at the Careers Service.  £5.00 returnable deposit required Careers Service, Student Central (SU Building)
Thurs 16 March

1.00 - 2.00 pm

 Frontier-  a volunteering abroad NGO, will be giving a presentation.  They are looking to recruit volunteers and staff to help on various conservation and community driven projects they run overseas. The presentation will cover different voluntary, internship and careers opportunities that are on offer. Frontier.ac.uk or www.facebook.com/frontierofficial

Book a place

 TR1, BJL

Fri 17 March

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

Presentation Skills

Iteractive session on how to do that perfect presentation.  This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award.   Book a place

LR11, Wilberforce

Sat 18 March

11am - 4pm

Study Abroad Fair

Dedicated to helping students discover the numerous educational opportunities available around the world. Connect with representatives from universities, language schools, colleges, government agencies & many more international institutions. The Student World offers a huge variety of options to help you find the right study abroad programme/course and destination for your next adventure.  Find out more at: thestudentworld.com/

Emirates Stadium, London

Tue 21 March

1.00 - 2.00 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 LR21, Wilberforce

Tue 21 March

10.00 - 11.00 am

 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

LR07, Wilberforce

Tues 21 March

11.00 am - 12.00 pm

 Preparing presentations for interview

How to prepare a presentation for a job interview and improve your confidence when delivering one.

The workshop can count towards a Hull Employability Award.

Email careers-scar@hull.ac.uk to book a place.

If you are unsure or unable to attend at one of these times contact Diana Barker for information and advice d.barker@hull.ac.uk

C18

Scarborough campus

Wed 22 March

Times tbc

Study Abroad Conference

A must for anyone taking a period of study abroad, whether for an academic year or over the summer.  Save the date - further details to follow.

Hull campus - tbc
Weds 22 March 12.00 - 2.00 pm

Army Drop In session - come along for an informal chat with the Army to find out about opportunities in the Armed Forces.

All welcome

Careers Service, 3rd floor, Student Central (SU Building)
Thu 23 March

11am - 3.30 pm

(different sessions throughout the day)

Working in Television - An insider’s guide

11am -  11.30am

Boost your chances of getting a job in TV by learning how the industry is structured, what jobs are available, what they involve and what employers want in their staff.  Get your questions answered and find out how you can make the best use of your time at university to make yourself more attractive to TV companies.
Who’s it for? Anyone thinking of a career in television.

Selling yourself - 12pm- 1.30pm

I’ve got a job I need to fill, why should I give it to you rather than the next person?  Find out how to stand out in an ultra-competitive job market;  how to prepare and present yourself most effectively;  how to do better at interview;  how to perform well in the first job so that you’ll be offered another.

Who’s it for? Anyone who wants to start an interesting and rewarding career when they leave university.

Trouble Makers    2pm - 3.30pm

An introduction to the 20th century comedians who pushed the boundaries of what was acceptable, breaking rules and taboos and paving the way for today’s comic entertainers.  Their names may be new to you but their work will surprise, delight and, with luck, inspire you. Who is it for? Officially, anyone with an interest in the art, craft and history of comedy.
Unofficially, anyone who likes a laugh.

MR1, 2nd floor, Student Central )SU Building)

Thu 23 March

1pm-2pm

Psychometric Test Session - come along to this informal session to find out how to succeed at psychometric tests.

This workshop can be counted towards an Additional Element within a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

LR3, Wilberforce
 Wed 22 March

12pm-2pm

 Army Drop In session - come along and speak to members of staff from the Army to find out about opportunities both whilst at university and after graduation

All welcome

 Careers Service, 3rd floor, SU Building
Mon 27 March

12pm-1pm

 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

 LR21, Wilberforce
Wed 29 March

1pm- 2pm

Interview Workshop

An interactive workshop to help you succeed at interviews. 

This workshop can be counted towards a Hull Employability Award. 

Book a place

 LR20, Wilberforce
 Wed 29 March

2pm-4pm

Introduction to Managing Finance for Business -

Financial planning and budgeting for a project is not everyone’s favourite topic when it comes to starting a business, but whatever the business you will need to make money (even charities). Find out how to ensure you start on the right track and learn about the practical steps to take to give you more chance of financial success.

LR13, Wilberforce
Fri 31 March

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

 LR16, Wilberforce

Thurs11April

12pm-1pm

 

 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

LR8, Wilberforce

Tue 25 April

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

Wed 3 May

4pm-5pm

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

 

LR21, Wilberforce

Weds 10 May

2pm-4pm

An Introduction to Social Enterprise

This is a great event if you have a passion about helping others, helping the environment, charitable causes or finding solutions to societal problems.  The event will introduce how ideas for making a social based business.  You would also benefit from attending the previous related events.

Book a place

TR5, BJL
Thurs 11 May

12pm - 1pm

 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

 LR08, Wilberforce

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April to June events  

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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