Careers events for International students

The below careers events include those run externally in collaboration with other universities and external partners, and events run by Careers Network targeted specifically at International students.

Some events give our International students information on how they 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.

Careers Network workshops

Workshops run by Careers Network
  • Decoding the Internship/Job search in another country with Student Circus
    This webinar will show you how to use Student Circus to help you find internships and job opportunities in another country.
    12:00 Mon 26 Feb 2024
  • PGR Careers Workshop: Sourcing the Right Experience for You
    Get advice on how to find the right work experience to develop employability skills as a PGR, and learn more about seeking work experience outside of academia.
    14:00 Mon 26 Feb 2024
  • International Internships in Asia
    Join us for an exciting session to learn more about our outstanding international internship programmes across Vietnam, Japan, India and South Korea. This is more than an internship—it's a gateway to unparalleled global experiences!
    16:00 Thu 29 Feb 2024
  • ACIS China Day 1
    Join us for 15-20 minute bite sized presentations from recruiting employers in China to discover graduate career opportunities, internships, industry sector knowledge and an insight into life inside their organisation.
    08:00 Tue 05 Mar 2024
  • ACIS South East Asia Day
    Join us for 15-20 minute bite sized presentations from recruiting employers in South-East Asia to discover graduate career opportunities, internships, industry sector knowledge and an insight into life inside their organisation.
    08:20 Wed 06 Mar 2024
  • ACIS China Day 2
    Join us for 15-20 minute bite sized presentations from recruiting employers in China to discover graduate career opportunities, internships, industry sector knowledge and an insight into life inside their organisation.
    08:20 Wed 06 Mar 2024
  • ACIS Hong Kong Day
    Join us for 15-20 minute bite sized presentations from recruiting employers in Hong Kong to discover graduate career opportunities, internships, industry sector knowledge and an insight into life inside their organisation.
    08:00 Thu 07 Mar 2024
  • Top Tips for using LinkedIn
    Find out how to create your profile and learn top tips to get you ahead when using this social media tool in your job search.
    11:00 Thu 07 Mar 2024
  • Postgraduate Professional Development Award: Completing your Portfolio
    An information session for PGT students submitting their portfolio for the PPDA
    13:00 Mon 11 Mar 2024
  • Postgraduate Professional Development Award: Completing your Portfolio
    An information session for PGT students submitting their portfolio for the PPDA
    13:00 Wed 13 Mar 2024
  • Teaching's Transferable Skills
    Join Chatteris Educational Foundation's Recruitment and Marketing Manager Lucy to find out more about how teaching abroad can transform your transferable skills.
    12:00 Mon 18 Mar 2024
  • Top Tips for using LinkedIn
    Find out how to create your profile and learn top tips to get you ahead when using this social media tool in your job search.
    11:00 Thu 21 Mar 2024
  • Job hunting for those with 2+ years professional experience
    This event is for students who have at least 2 years of professional experience.
    15:30 Thu 21 Mar 2024

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English for Employability workshops

English for Employability workshops are organised by the Birmingham International Academy and provide advice on English language skills for CVs and interviews.

Term 2 sessions are listed below. Booking is not required.

English for Employability: Interviews
6 February 2024, 16:00-17:00
Arts Building Lecture Room 1.

Graduate Route Visa workshops

The International Student Team (IST) deliver online graduate route visa workshops.

Student Circus Live Events and Recordings

Student Circus offer a range of live webinars and workshops to help international students and graduates master their career journey and job search.

Visit the Student Circus Career Ignition Hub to find out more and book your place on upcoming events.

Register for your Student Circus account using your UoB student or alumni email address.

Asia Careers Insight Series

Asia Careers Insight Series (ACIS) will place on 5-7 March 2024. This was an opportunity to familiarise yourself with organisations looking to hire students and graduates across Asia and includes a series of employer presentations, panel discussions and skills workshops to help you enhance your employability and become more attractive to local and international employers. 

ACIS sessions are designed for all students and graduates – regardless of nationality, degree or year of study. Many organisations will consider a number of nationalities when recruiting and offer a variety of opportunities, from internships, placements and graduate schemes to part-time roles and roles undertaken remotely. 

Recordings are also available for the webinars from the ACIS which took place in March 2022. 

BNW International Career Network

The Universities of Birmingham, Nottingham and Warwick careers services make up the BNW International Careers Network. Throughout the academic year, the BNW hold various collaborative careers events for international students, with a particular focus on supporting students from China, India and sub-Saharan Africa.

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