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 and 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 a Spotlight On event? Find copies of the speakers' presentations on Moodle

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 To support the University’s Covid-19 testing programme, our events booking platform will show test appointments over the next two weeks. To quickly find careers events, please use the events search function. 

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

  • PwC Virtual Park
    Starts: 27 Oct 2021, 3:00 pm
    Finishes: 15 Dec 2021, 4:00 pm
    Our Virtual Park will give you the chance to meet and talk to our people in a virtual world. Designed to represent our office spaces in a Virtual Reality setting, PwC’s Virtual Park will give you a real insight into our working environment.
  • Sparta Global - Codemas Coding Workshop
    Starts: 1 Dec 2021, 4:00 pm
    Finishes: 22 Dec 2021, 6:00 pm
    'Get the gift of Data Analysis this Codemas!' Sparta Global is running a 4-week workshop to teach you how to visualise data using Python.
  • Getting into Volunteering On Campus
    Starts: 6 Dec 2021, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 6 Dec 2021, 7:30 pm
    Event highlighting volunteering opportunities on campus
  • Find Your Career Goals (Google Digital Garage)
    Starts: 7 Dec 2021, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 7 Dec 2021, 1:00 pm
    We’re pleased to be partnering with Google Digital Garage to provide a free live webinar training.
  • Meet the Graduates at Bristol Myers Squibb
    Starts: 7 Dec 2021, 3:30 pm
    Finishes: 7 Dec 2021, 5:00 pm
    Have you always wanted to know what it is like to work in the Bio-Pharma industry? Have you wanted to know how to be successful in an application to a graduate scheme into the Bio-Pharma industry?
  • Spotlight On: A Career as a Physician Associate
    Starts: 7 Dec 2021, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 7 Dec 2021, 6:30 pm
    Venue: Queen's Medical Centre, Medical School, A01 (Lecture Theatre 1)
    P​hysician associates are collaborative healthcare professionals with a generalist medical education, who work alongside doctors, GPs and surgeons providing medical care as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team. Find out more from 8 PAs from Nottingham who specialise in a variety of areas.
  • Getting into Volunteering Off Campus
    Starts: 8 Dec 2021, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 8 Dec 2021, 7:30 pm
    Event highlighting volunteering opportunities off campus
  • Getting into Volunteering Online
    Starts: 10 Dec 2021, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 10 Dec 2021, 7:30 pm
    Event highlighting volunteering opportunities online
  • Spotlight on TV & Film - Exact time tbc
    Starts: 13 Dec 2021, 3:30 pm
    Finishes: 13 Dec 2021, 5:30 pm
    Spotlight on TV & Film
  • Charityworks: Everything you Need to Know
    Starts: 14 Dec 2021, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 14 Dec 2021, 7:00 pm
    Are you curious about a career that creates social change? At our “Everything you Need to Know” webinar, the Charityworks team will help students understand the non-profit sector and explore how the Charityworks programme is the perfect route to launch a career with a social purpose


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