Events run by Careers Network

Students at Careers FairOur broad programme of events covers all your careers needs, from help with making career choices to meeting employers and succeeding in your job applications.

Some of these events will not be open to postgraduate students in the Business School and Department of Economics, but a full programme of tailored events are organised and run each term in the Business School by the Careers in Business team.

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Details on how to register for events can vary, but most registrations are made through Careers Connect. Please see each individual event for full details.

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Social Enterprise Tour - (Digbeth Social Enterprise walk)

Date
Wednesday 22nd April 2015 (09:30-12:00)
Location:
Birmingham
Description
Social Enterprise Tour, Digbeth social enterprise walk. Free transport provided by Careers Network. Birmingham City Drive 2015 is a week of events organised by iSE that aim to raise awareness of social enterprises and the impact they are having every day on society and the environment in Birmingham. iSE are hosting a social enterprise walk on Wednesday 22nd April 2015 to give you a unique chance to visit a selection of social enterprises and hear their stories.

Start Up Skills Sunday

Date
Sunday 26th April 2015 (10:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG06
Description
Are you interested in joining a start-up business? Or have you thought of starting your own business? Maybe you just want to gain the skills that will make you stand out to employers? Careers Network are running one day business skills training session Sunday 26th April 10am-4pm.

Careers club: international

Date
Wednesday 29th April 2015 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Guild of Students, Worklink
Description
Ellen and the International Student Ambassadors proudly welcome you to join us at our new Careers Club for International Students! Careers Club: International is an opportunity to share ideas, get advice, and find out more about professional networking in a relaxed and friendly environment with free drinks and biscuits.

A Business Idea Over Coffee - Starbucks

Date
Wednesday 6th May 2015 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Starbucks - Muirhead Tower
Description
Do you have a business idea? Do you need help with your business plan or executive summary? Would you like advice over a free tea or coffee? If you have a business idea and would like to take it further, why not come along to Starbucks on March 11th and gain advice on how to take the idea forward.

Careers club: international

Date
Wednesday 13th May 2015 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Guild of Students, Worklink
Description
Ellen and the International Student Ambassadors proudly welcome you to join us at our new Careers Club for International Students! Careers Club: International is an opportunity to share ideas, get advice, and find out more about professional networking in a relaxed and friendly environment with free drinks and biscuits.

Guild Skills Series: applying for internships

Date
Wednesday 13th May 2015 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Guild of Students, Harvey Milk room
Description
You want to apply for a placement but don't know where to start? This session will explain the UK recruitment process for placements and give you top tips on how to sell yourself during the selection process. This session is aimed at international students.

Postgraduate Careers Club: Goal Setting

Date
Tuesday 19th May 2015 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Muirhead 113
Description
Discuss your thoughts on setting and reaching your career goals in an informal group environment with other Postgraduate students!

Clive Booth - Free mentoring for entrepreneurs and social enterprises

Date
Thursday 21st May 2015 (09:30-15:00)
Location:
Old Gymnasium (Y1 on campus map)
Description
Clive Booth is a familiar face to the University of Birmingham and will be on hand to offer business advice and mentoring to students and recent graduates. Clive spends his timing helping entrepreneurs and will be coming to the University on a monthly basis to offer his support and guidance. This would be particularly benefit individuals on the BSEEN programme, individuals taking part in a Social Enterprise project or anyone who is considering starting their own business.

Getting into graduate entry to medicine - writing a successful personal statement

Date
Wednesday 27th May 2015 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG0, Learning Centre UG07
Description
Writing personal statements for graduate entry to medicine workshop

Internship training & preparation day

Date
Friday 29th May 2015 (09:00-16:00)
Location:
Muirhead 112
Description
Helping students that have secured work experience to prepare for their placement and make the most of it.
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