Careers events for international students

Some of the events facilitated by Careers Network are targeted specifically at international students. Some of these events are aimed at Birmingham students who want to know about how international students might find employment within the UK. Other events may be run by global employers who are aiming to recruit international students for work in non-UK arms of their business.

Guild Skills Series In-Tray exercises

Date
Monday 15th February 2016 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Guild of Students - Harvey Milk Room
Description
In-tray exercises are a key part of the recruitment process

Postgraduate Careers Club: your dissertation and employability

Date
Tuesday 16th February 2016 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Muirhead 121
Description
This workshop will discuss the varying skills your work on your dissertation will afford you, all of which employers want!

International Coffee Club

Date
Wednesday 17th February 2016 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Worklink
Description
Come with a question, come with an idea, or simply come to learn and share with others in an informal but informative setting!

Guild Skills Series: how to succeed at online tests

Date
Monday 22nd February 2016 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Guild of Students - Harvey Milk Room
Description
Most recruiters select candidates by using online psychometric, literacy, numeracy and personality tests.

Preparation for the virtual international fair

Date
Monday 29th February 2016 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Guild of Students - Harvey Milk Room
Description
Preparation for the virtual fair

KPMG China / Hong Kong Graduate Programme with guest speakers

Date
Thursday 3rd March 2016 (15:00-17:00)
Location:
chemical engineering 124
Description
Find out more about the unique KPMG culture and KPMG Graduate Programme

Developing your global mindset: Virtual Fair

Date
Monday 7th (09:00) - Friday 11th March 2016 (20:00)
Location:
Virtual event
Description
"How to become a global graduate" in collaboration with all other Midlands universities.

Guild Skills Series: How to be enterprising

Date
Monday 7th March 2016 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Guild of Students - Harvey Milk Room
Description
This workshop will provide you with tips and advice to help you understand what makes a successful business.

Working Internationally: Employer panel

Date
Tuesday 8th March 2016 (18:00-20:00)
Location:
Birmingham Business School G12
Description
Q and A panel from top organisations Apple, HSBC, Expedia, Manchester United and Diageo.

Guild Skills Series: Applying for a PhD for international students

Date
Monday 14th March 2016 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Guild of Students - Harvey Milk Room
Description
Are you thinking of doing a PhD?

Postgraduate Careers Club: the employer's perspective

Date
Tuesday 15th March 2016 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Muirhead 121
Description
This event will look at the skills employers value in postgraduate students and give ideas of what skills to emphasise on applications and cover letters.

International Coffee Club

Date
Wednesday 16th March 2016 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Worklink
Description
Come with a question, come with an idea, or simply come to learn and share with others in an informal but informative setting!
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Man giving a presentation

Yang Yue, PhD in Metallurgy

"Through the workshops, especially those designed for international skills development, I became aware of the strengths and weaknesses of overseas students in job market, which would help me to effectively emphasise my strengths when job hunting." 

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