Careers and Employability Service
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Job and sector insights


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Are you interested in a specific sector and want to hear from alumni and professionals working in your area of interest?

These events cover a wide range of jobs and sectors that interest UoN students and include our Spotlight On events. At these sessions, you'll discover:

  • the range of jobs on offer within a sector
  • what different jobs involve
  • how to make a successful application

Before the event think about the questions you'd like to ask the speakers. Don't shy away from asking a question as the speakers are there to help you.

Missed an event? Find copies of the speakers' presentations on our Spotlight On Moodle page

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Attending talks like these can only help when exploring your options and is ultimately a great way to take advantage of the university’s resources and connections...

Upcoming events - click on the event title to book your place

  • Getting into: Alternative Routes Into Finance and Banking
    Starts: 23 Mar 2023, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 23 Mar 2023, 6:30 pm
    Venue: Jubilee, Business School North, A34
    Remaining places: 5
    You might be studying a Finance, Accounting and Management degree or be someone who's interested in the financial industry. Come to this event as it will explore different careers within finance and banking and how you can get into this field.
  • Effective Communication with Keith Daniell
    Starts: 27 Mar 2023, 12:30 pm
    Finishes: 27 Mar 2023, 1:30 pm
    UoN Alumni and communication specialist, Keith Daniell, will be delivering a workshop providing key techniques, hints and tips to improve your communication skills.
  • Spotlight On: HR
    Starts: 28 Mar 2023, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 Mar 2023, 6:30 pm
    Are you interested in a career within Human Resources. Join us for our Spotlight On event where you'll hear from a range of speakers talking about their roles in HR, their career journey and any advice and guidance on entering the field.
  • Accounting Qualifications (NUBS UG and PG only)
    Starts: 29 Mar 2023, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 29 Mar 2023, 7:00 pm
    This event will be a great opportunity for you to meet with representatives from CIMA, ICAEW, ACCA
  • Spotlight On: User Experience
    Starts: 3 May 2023, 1:30 pm
    Finishes: 3 May 2023, 3:00 pm
    Venue: TBC - on Jubilee Campus
    Remaining places: 98
    Join our event if you're studying Human-Computer Interaction or have an interest in this area of computer science. We'll be joined by alumni, who will shed light on the possible types of jobs that are available within this field and how you can get into these jobs.
  • What Is It Like Working as a Government Lawyer?
    Starts: 10 May 2023, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 10 May 2023, 2:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Law & Social Sciences Building, B63
    Remaining places: 94
    Join UoN alumni Henry Ripley, Legal Director for the Department of work and Pensions, and find out what it means to be a government lawyer.


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