Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Finding opportunities and applying

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Attend our workshops to help you find source vacancies for postgraduate study and graduate jobs. They will also cover the recruitment and selection process for a postgraduate course, internship or graduate job.

  • putting together your CV and covering letter
  • completing an application form for a masters or graduate job
  • shining at an interview and assessment centre
  • disclosing your disability during the recruitment process

If you're interested in working abroad, attend the workshops delivered by the team behind Passport Career, the international careers database

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Meet employers with vacancies

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Find and apply for work experience

 

Upcoming events - click on the title to book your place

  • Personal Statements for Further Study
    Starts: 1 Dec 2022, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 1 Dec 2022, 2:30 pm
    This workshop is for people who need to write a personal statement as part of their application to universities for postgraduate study.
  • Ask an Expert: Effective Application Forms and CVs
    Starts: 5 Dec 2022, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 5 Dec 2022, 12:00 pm
    In this online workshop you will have the opportunity to ask your pressing questions in a Q&A format to a panel of Careers and Employability staff.
  • Ask an Expert: Learn to Love Networking
    Starts: 6 Dec 2022, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 6 Dec 2022, 1:00 pm
    In this online workshop you will have the opportunity to ask your pressing questions in a Q&A format to a panel of Careers and Employability staff
  • LinkedIn Group Session
    Starts: 7 Dec 2022, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 7 Dec 2022, 1:00 pm
    Venue: Jubilee, Business School South, A07
    Remaining places: 1
    Come and join this session to gain top tips on how to maximise your LinkedIn profile.
  • Finding and applying for tech jobs (for MSc Comp Sci students)
    Starts: 7 Dec 2022, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 7 Dec 2022, 2:30 pm
    Venue: Jubilee, Exchange Building, LT1
    Remaining places: 58
    A workshop for all MSc students studying in the school of computer science
  • Exploring LinkedIn and Get a Profile Picture!
    Starts: 7 Dec 2022, 3:15 pm
    Finishes: 7 Dec 2022, 4:15 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 10
    We will explore LinkedIn making the most of your profile as well as some of the intricacies of LinkedIn. Including finding out what people who studied the same degree as you are working as now. During the session will also be the opportunity for you to get a headshot done for your LinkedIn Profile.
  • Virtual Assessment Centre
    Starts: 8 Dec 2022, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 8 Dec 2022, 12:30 pm
    Remaining places: 9
    Join our virtual assessment centre to practice the kind of activities you might be asked to complete as part of an employer's assessment centre. At the workshop you will complete tasks, and receive feedback to hone your skills.
  • Think Like a Recruiter: Effective Applications and CVs
    Starts: 12 Dec 2022, 12:30 pm
    Finishes: 12 Dec 2022, 2:30 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 16
    In this face-to-face workshop we will put you in the place of the recruiter so you can consider their thinking behind shortlisting candidates.
  • Personal Statements for Further Study
    Starts: 13 Dec 2022, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 13 Dec 2022, 12:00 pm
    This workshop is for people who need to write a personal statement as part of their application to universities for postgraduate study.
  • Think like a recruiter: Learn to Love Networking
    Starts: 14 Dec 2022, 11:00 am
    Finishes: 14 Dec 2022, 1:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 18
    In this face-to-face workshop we will put you in the place of the recruiter so you can get a better understanding of how to effectively build relationships that will enable you to achieve your career goals faster.
  • Personal Statements for Further Study
    Starts: 9 Jan 2023, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 9 Jan 2023, 1:00 pm
    This workshop is for people who need to write a personal statement as part of their application to universities for postgraduate study.
  • Assessment Centre Express - Group Work
    Starts: 23 Jan 2023, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Jan 2023, 3:30 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 28
    Join our Assessment Centre Express to learn more about what to expect at assessment centres, how to prepare and take part in a typical group activity for which you will receive feedback.
  • Explore Your Strengths
    Starts: 31 Jan 2023, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 31 Jan 2023, 4:00 pm
    Venue: Jubilee, To be confirmed
    Remaining places: 24
    A workshop targeted at students that have recently engaged in some form of work experience. It will use insights from those experiences to identify your workplace strengths using the Cappfinity model.
  • Virtual Assessment Centre
    Starts: 6 Feb 2023, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 6 Feb 2023, 4:30 pm
    Remaining places: 24
    Join our virtual assessment centre to practice the kind of activities you might be asked to complete as part of an employer's assessment centre. At the workshop you will complete tasks, and receive feedback to hone your skills.
  • SPORTS SCHOLARS ONLY: Assessment Centres
    Starts: 7 Feb 2023, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 7 Feb 2023, 7:30 pm
    Venue: University Park, Pope Building, A17
    Join us for an interactive workshop that covers what to expect and provides top tips for impressing employers with your incredible sports experience at assessment centres.
  • SPORTS SCHOLARS ONLY: Interview Session
    Starts: 21 Feb 2023, 12:15 pm
    Finishes: 21 Feb 2023, 1:15 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 52
    This interactive session will focus on how you can showcase your sporting achievements and wider skills set at interview.
  • SPORTS SCHOLARS ONLY: Interview Session
    Starts: 23 Feb 2023, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Feb 2023, 7:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Pope Building, A13
    Remaining places: 143
    This interactive session will focus on how you can showcase your sporting achievements and wider skills set at interview.
 

Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679
email: careers-team@nottingham.ac.uk