Events for Postgraduates

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Welcome to the Postgraduate Careers Network events page. Here you will find details of upcoming Careers Network events which are relevant to Masters, PhD students and to students considering further study.

We also run events specifically for international students as well as employer presentations and sector events.

Please note: You may need to create a graduate account on Careers Connect to book onto some of these events.

Postgraduate careers events

Browse and sign up to the latest events below:

Business, Finance and Consultancy Fair

Date
Wednesday 24th October 2018 (11:00-15:30)
Location:
Great Hall
Description
Opportunity to meet a range of Graduate Recruiters from the Business, Finance and Consultancy sectors.

PG Skills: Excel for the workplace

Date
Friday 26th October 2018 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG08
Description
Excel can be a powerful and useful tool for day-to-day administrative tasks as well as more complex work-related projects when you know how to use it to your advantage.

PhD Job Club Tutorial: Writing your CV or job application

Date
Monday 29th October 2018 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
Top application-writing tips for jobs both within and beyond academia, followed by time to work on your applications with the PGR Careers Adviser

PhD Job Club Tutorial: How to explore your career options

Date
Tuesday 30th October 2018 (10:00-11:15)
Location:
Westmere House - G15
Description
Pick up tips and strategies on how to explore what post-PhD career options are out there for you at this small-group tutorial

Insight into Health and Social Care

Date
Wednesday 31st October 2018 (15:30-17:30)
Location:
University House - Room G08
Description
Get an insight into the wide range of career paths available both in clinical and non-clinical roles directly from professionals in health and social care.

Careers Allied to Psychology

Date
Wednesday 14th November 2018 (12:00-14:00)
Location:
Learning Centre - UG09
Description
Gain insights into career options that fit well with a psychology degree, directly from professionals.

Insight into the Public Sector

Date
Wednesday 14th November 2018 (15:30-17:30)
Location:
Learning Centre - UG09
Description
Get an insight into the wide range of career paths available in the public sector directly from professionals working in a variety of roles.

Birmingham Connections - in collaboration with Young Energy Professionals Forum Midlands

Date
Thursday 15th November 2018 (18:00-20:30)
Location:
Alan Walters Building Foyer
Description
Your opportunity to meet peers and recent graduates, discuss industry hot topics and find out more about the different roles within the energy sector.

PG Skills: Stand out and get ahead in the recruitment process

Date
Friday 16th November 2018 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering Building Room G42 [Y3 on the Campus Map]
Description
Hailed as "the most useful workshop I have been to during my degree" this interactive session is back by popular demand

Law Fair

Date
Wednesday 21st November 2018 (13:00-15:30)
Location:
Great Hall - Aston Webb Building
Description
Exclusive event, providing you with the opportunity to discover employment opportunities and training contracts for 2018-19.

PhD Job Club Tutorial: How to explore your career options

Date
Wednesday 21st November 2018 (15:00-16:15)
Location:
Room TBC
Description
Pick up tips and strategies on how to explore what post-PhD career options are out there for you at this small-group tutorial
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