Work Experience Week...and beyond!

Work Experience Week 2016 

#UoBWorkExp - 1 February 2016

Careers Network’s Work Experience Week is taking place from Monday 1 February to Friday 5 February 2016, with 3 additional workshops delivered during week commencing 8 February.

Throughout the week you will have the opportunity to gain information on finding and applying for internships and work experiences.

Win a Kindle Fire HD (1st prize) and shopping vouchers (2nd, 3rd and 4th prize) by attending workshops throughout the week.

The more sessions you attend the greater your chance of winning.

Find out more below and register now to secure your place.

Top tips for finding work experience

Date
Monday 30th January 2017 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG05
Description
This session will provide you with excellent hints and tips on how to secure work experience successfully

Work experience in Publishing

Date
Monday 30th January 2017 (17:00-18:30)
Location:
Nuffield G13
Description
Find out how to source, apply for and fund work experience in the Publishing sector

Working at University of Birmingham through BUIP

Date
Tuesday 31st January 2017 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG06
Description
Find out about the exciting summer internships working for the University, available through the exclusive Birmingham Undergraduate Internship Programme (BUIP)

Careers in public service

Date
Tuesday 31st January 2017 (15:45-18:00)
Location:
Noble Room, Staff House, Edgbaston Campus, University of Birmingham
Description
An opportunity to find out about a career in government, education, health, security and social care

Work experience in the Scientific Services

Date
Wednesday 1st February 2017 (16:00-17:30)
Location:
Learning Centre UG06
Description
Receive hints and tips on how best to source work experience in the scientific services, as well as hear from students who have undertaken work experience in the past

Finding global work experience

Date
Thursday 2nd February 2017 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre UG06
Description
Find out which platforms and resources you can use source exciting opportunities overseas, and find out about the exclusive summer internships available through the Global Challenge programme

Work experience in the Technology sector

Date
Thursday 2nd February 2017 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Learning Centre LG14
Description
Get access to resources and platforms to support you in searching and sourcing work experience in the technology sector, and hear from EY and ABB Robotics about what they look for in applicants.

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Careers Showcase

Date
Thursday 2nd February 2017 (17:30-20:00)
Location:
Beorma Bar - Guild of Students
Description
Find out about funding and internship opportunities that are open to BAME students

Work experience in Healthcare

Date
Friday 3rd February 2017 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Learning Centre LG14
Description
Find out about a range of clinical/research and non-clinical careers in hospitals available with the Birmingham Children's Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

Joining the Army Reserves

Date
Tuesday 7th February 2017 (12:00-13:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower - Room 427
Description
Come along to the short presentation being delivered by Colonel Richard Jones who will discuss the Armed Forced Employment Pathway via which students can look to join the Army Reserves.

Careers in Charities

Date
Wednesday 8th February 2017 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
Arts Lecture Room 1
Description
Learn about working in charities and social enterprises
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#UoBWorkExp - previous prize winners

Laurel Fine - Work Experience Week runner upLaurel Fine - 2015 runner-up


Rebecca Chan - Work Experience Week runner upRebecca Chan - 2015 runner-up


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