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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 one of the online events? Watch the recording of 25+ job and sector webinars on our SharePoint site

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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

  • Corporate Finance Negotiation Workshop with RSM
    Starts: 26 Feb 2024, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 Feb 2024, 7:30 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 9
    RSM will be on campus, hosting a live deal negotiation workshop to showcase how exciting a career in Corporate Finance can be. Pizza and Refreshments will be provided!
  • Where are they now? Psychology
    Starts: 26 Feb 2024, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 Feb 2024, 7:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Psychology Building, PSYC B37
    Remaining places: 25
    Don't miss out on our 'Where are they now' Psychology event for your chance to hear from our Psychology alumni about their career paths since graduating.
  • Where are they now? Maths
    Starts: 26 Feb 2024, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 Feb 2024, 7:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Pope Building, A15
    Remaining places: 36
    Don't miss out on our 'Where are they now' Maths event for your chance to hear from our Maths alumni about their career paths since graduating.
  • Pathways to clinical psychology (small group session)
    Starts: 27 Feb 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 27 Feb 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Psychology Building, A30
    Remaining places: 0
    In this discussion-based small group session we'll talk about the route to becoming a clinical psychologist, and how to approach finding relevant work experience.
  • Exploring the Space Sector with Airbus
    Starts: 27 Feb 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 27 Feb 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Pope Building, C17
    Remaining places: 148
    Join three Airbus employees at different stages in their career talking about their journey to getting into the space sector.
  • Spotlight On: Social Research
    Starts: 27 Feb 2024, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 27 Feb 2024, 6:30 pm
    Join our Spotlight On event, where our alumni will share their inspiring career stories and valuable insights into social research. Discover the diverse job roles available, effective job search strategies, and how to gain valuable work experience in this field.
  • Where Are They Now? Animal Sciences
    Starts: 28 Feb 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 Feb 2024, 1:30 pm
    Venue: Sutton Bonington, Main Building, B13
    Remaining places: 3
    Our annual 'Where are they now?' event for Animal Science is back for 2024. Join us for your chance to hear from some of our Animal Science alumni about their careers since graduating.
  • Global Career Insights Series - Careers in Risk
    Starts: 28 Feb 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 Feb 2024, 2:15 pm
    Hear from a range of NUBS alumni now working in a range of organisations and a range of roles related to the Risk Sector.
  • Working in Private Client Law
    Starts: 28 Feb 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 28 Feb 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 37
    This event will offer an exclusive insight into the practice of Private Client Law, hosted by Judge & Priestly
  • Where are they now? Architecture and Built Environment
    Starts: 29 Feb 2024, 5:30 pm
    Finishes: 29 Feb 2024, 8:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Environmental Education Centre, Crit Space
    Don’t miss our annual ‘Where are they now?’ event for Architecture and Built Environment! This is your exclusive opportunity to hear from Architecture and Built Environment alumni as they discuss their career journey since leaving Nottingham and pass on their top tips for success after graduation
  • Becoming A Solicitor
    Starts: 5 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 5 Mar 2024, 1:30 pm
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, D37 Careers Event Space
    Remaining places: 49
    An insight into the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to be a successful solicitor and how to develop those whilst at University. Hosted by NTU University of Law.
  • Spotlight on: Technician Careers in HE for Scientists and Engineers
    Starts: 5 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 5 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Physics Building, C14
    Remaining places: 36
    ​By signing up for and attending this event you'll get to learn insights into technician careers for scientists and engineers and why it's a graduate job that many of our graduates seek and go into as a career choice.
  • Legal Careers in Human Rights and Social Justice
    Starts: 5 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 5 Mar 2024, 7:30 pm
    Come listen to this fascinating evening event and hear legal professionals working in Human Rights and Social Justice practice talk about their careers and how you can enter the field.
  • Global Career Insights Series - Careers in HR (Human Resources)
    Starts: 6 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 6 Mar 2024, 2:15 pm
    Hear from a range of NUBS alumni now working in a range of organisations and a range of roles related to Human Resources.
  • Building confidence in the real world and dealing with rejection with Dell
    Starts: 6 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 6 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
    For many students graduating and then entering “the real world” can quite daunting. In this session Dell will discuss how to embrace this transition and enable students to thrive in the dynamic landscape of the professional world, laying the foundation for a fulfilling and successful career. Furthermore we will also discuss the importance around dealing with rejection, in particular how to overcome rejection and use rejection as the catalyst to achieve future success.
  • Where Are They Now? Environmental Science
    Starts: 7 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 7 Mar 2024, 1:30 pm
    Venue: University Park, Psychology Building, A16
    Remaining places: 27
    Our annual 'Where are they now?' event for Environmental Science is back for 2024. Join us for your chance to hear from some of our Environmental Science alumni about their careers since graduating.
  • Food and Drink Showcase
    Starts: 7 Mar 2024, 4:00 pm
    Finishes: 7 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), The Atrium
    Join us at this showcase where you will get the opportunity to find out more about the companies within the food and drink sectors and the opportunities they have to offer.
  • Getting into International Development
    Starts: 7 Mar 2024, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 7 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm
    This online myth busting event will give you an exclusive insight into what a career in international development looks like, and how you can enter the sector. Hosted by your Careers service, and Stephie Karagiorge from the UN Young Professionals Porgramme.
  • Where are they now? Nutrition
    Starts: 12 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 12 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: Sutton Bonington, North Lab
    Remaining places: 32
    Don't miss out on our 'Where are they now' Nutrition event for your chance to hear from our Nutrition alumni about their career paths since graduating.
  • Law Alumni Careers Conference 2024
    Starts: 12 Mar 2024, 5:00 pm
    Finishes: 12 Mar 2024, 7:30 pm
    Venue: University Park, Highfield House, A01
    Book onto this exciting panel event to hear a range of Law Alumni talk about their career journeys so far. Hosting speakers from a variety of sectors such as Law, Finance and PR. This is not one to miss!
  • Out in the (Real) World: Careers With, Within and Beyond the US
    Starts: 12 Mar 2024, 5:30 pm
    Finishes: 12 Mar 2024, 7:30 pm
    ​Are you interested in the US and its engagement with the world? Have you enjoyed studying the US - its politics and foreign policy, its history and culture - during your studies? Are you considering how you might apply these interests after graduation? This event brings together a panel of UoN alumni with backgrounds or academic interests in the US who have forged successful careers across a variety of sectors and, in some cases, in the US itself.
  • Bridging the Bar - Opportunities to become a Barrister
    Starts: 12 Mar 2024, 6:00 pm
    Finishes: 12 Mar 2024, 7:00 pm
    Bridging the Bar is a unique charity offering a wealth of opportunities for students wanting to become a barrister.
  • Pathways to forensic psychology (small group session)
    Starts: 13 Mar 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 13 Mar 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Psychology Building, A30
    Remaining places: 9
    In this discussion-based small group session we'll talk about the routes to becoming a forensic psychologist, and how to approach finding relevant work experience.
  • Career Skills for Mathematicians - Internships & Work Experience
    Starts: 13 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 13 Mar 2024, 4:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Mathematical Sciences, A17
    Employers talking about internship opportunities relevant to Maths students
  • Careers in Parliament
    Starts: 13 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 13 Mar 2024, 3:00 pm
    Venue: University Park, Law & Social Sciences Building, B63
    Remaining places: 137
    Opportunities to work in Parliament
  • Lunch and Learn in partnership with Eames Consulting at Lloyds of London
    Starts: 26 Mar 2024, 2:00 pm
    Finishes: 26 Mar 2024, 4:00 pm
    Venue: Lloyds of London
    The Insurance Community, in partnership with Eames Consulting, is offering 10 students the chance to experience an exclusive tour of the iconic Lloyd’s of London on Tuesday, 26th March 2024, at 2 PM. This event presents a unique opportunity for students to gain valuable insights into the insurance industry.
  • Careers after a degree in Music
    Starts: 26 Mar 2024, 3:30 pm
    Finishes: 26 Mar 2024, 5:00 pm
    A panel of UoN Music alumni will be talking about the careers they have entered after completing their degree.
  • Global Career Insights Series - Chinese accounting & finance sector insights with CPA Australia
    Starts: 1 May 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 1 May 2024, 2:15 pm
    Join this event if you are considering a career in accounting & finance in China and want to learn more about the current job market for this sector and how to stand out from the competition as a UK educated graduate.

 

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