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We apologise if you experienced problems accessing the Engineering, Science and Technology Careers Fair. We experienced technical difficulties that resulted in some students having problems logging into the platform to speak to employers. 

Below you can find a list of the employers who attended. You can read their company profiles and see current vacancies by clicking on the organisation names and going onto MyCareer.  

Welcome to the virtual Engineering, Science and Technology Careers Fair

As engineers, scientists and technologists, your skills are in high demand and we are excited to announce we have employers attending our virtual event with graduate jobs and work experience vacancies to fill.

You will find companies recruiting in areas directly related to your subject as well as those offering a broader range of graduate opportunities that you might want to consider!  

Date

Monday 18 October 2021

Time

11am – 3pm

Accessing the fair

The fair has now finished but you are still able to login to the platform to see which employers attended or view their company profiles using the links below. 

Login to the fair platform

 

Which employers are coming to the virtual careers fair?

To find out more about the organisations attending and see any current vacancies click the names below and view their employer profile on MyCareer.

 

How do I use the virtual fair platform?

Watch this short video explaining the features of the platform and how to use them most effectively.

 
Remember, you must click 'Attend' on the Engineering, Science and Technology Fair in order to access group chats and to speak directly with employers on the day.

CV perfection: A simple guide

Creating a winning CV doesn't have to be a hassle. Read our top tips on making your CV stand out for all the right reasons.

Done that and already have a draft written up? You're off to a great start, but to achieve true CV perfection you could attend a CV workshoptake a short CV online course, or book a CV review to get personalised advice.

Remember, you can upload your CV in advance of the fair for employers to view, so make sure it shows you and your achievements off in the best light.

 

How to get the most out of the virtual fair

If you're new to virtual fairs, watch the video and read our tips to help you prepare and make sure you get the most out of this event.

  • Do your research - Make sure you look into the employers you're interested in speaking to. What do they do? What jobs and internships are they offering? What subjects are they recruiting students from? If you're stuck for ideas, read Rosie's blog on the four key areas to research to give you some starting points.
  • Prepare some questions - The virtual fair gives you the opportunity to ask questions in a group or one-to-one chat environment, including by video call. Come up with some good questions that show the recruiter you are interested in the company and that you have done some prior research.
  • Update your CV - At the virtual fair you can upload your CV for potential employers to view ahead of the day. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door. Head to our CV page for advice.
  • Plan your time - Some employers will be delivering short presentations and some will be available to chat throughout the day. Make sure you plan who you would like to speak to and if they are particularly busy you can always speak to someone else on your list while you wait.
  • Be open to new ideas - Look at what each company and role offers. Who knows, you could find something you haven't considered before.
  • Get to grips with the platform - Watch this short video in advance of the fair to learn about the features of the platform and how to use them.
  • Login and click 'Attend' - This not only ensures you have access to all the features of the fair, such as uploading your CV in advance of the day so employers can view it, but also gives you the opportunity to check for any sneaky technical issues.
  • Set up your profile - Populate your fair profile with information about you and your studies to help make you stand out to employers. 
  • And finally... - Make use of the new one-to-one chat option to speak directly to employers, have some good questions to hand and make a great first impression.
 

FAQs about virtual fairs

Why do I need to register in advance?

Registering in advance gives you access to all the best features of the fair, such as uploading your CV before the day so employers can view it, creating a personal profile, and researching employers through their profiles.

We also advise you to log on in advance of the fair and navigate around the platform to ensure you have no problems on the day, and to watch this video explaining how to use the platform.

Remember to sign up using your university email.

There is a short delay between registering for the fair and being approved as we must check your student or alumni status. Make sure to register in advance to avoid missing out on valuable time at the fair on the day.
 
What if I have technical issues on the day?

We advise you to log on in advance to ensure you have no issues accessing or navigating the platform. Remember to watch this short video explaining the features of the the platform and how to use them effectively.

If you are intending to video chat to employers, check your webcam is on and working, that your internet signal is strong enough, and that your lighting and background are appropriate for a professional setting.

On the day of the fair there will be a team on hand to deal with any technical issues through a chat function.

 
 

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