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Skills workshops

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Our skills workshops will help you prepare for your next career steps, whether you need to work out which careers suit you, perfect your application, or harness social media in your job search.

Some of our workshops are our led by our team, and some are led by employers. All are designed to help you get ahead and achieve your career ambitions. Find out what's happening in spring term below.

Book your place on skills workshops two weeks in advance on My Career.

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Skills workshops 

Our sessions are arranged by topic – just click on the links below.

 
  Application forms
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Thursday 1 March Preparing a Winning Application Form  B23, Physics  12–1pm  7405

 

Assessment centres
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Wednesday 21 February Mock Assessment Centre C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7009
Wednesday 28 February Mock Assessment Centre A103, LASS  2–5pm 7404
Monday 5 March Mock Assessment Centre C3 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 12–2pm 7407
Friday 9 March Preparing for Case Studies and Presentations at Assessment Centres A11, Highfield House 1–2pm  7410
Wednesday 14 March Mock Assessment Centre A25, Pope Building 2–5pm 7413

 

At Jubilee
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Wednesday 21 February Mock Assessment Centre C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm  7009
Wednesday 28 February Project Management C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7010
Wednesday 7 March Preparing for Job Interviews C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7011 
Wednesday 14 March Reflection: Telling Your Story C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7012
Wednesday 21 March No Grad Scheme? No Problem C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7013

 

Career planning
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Monday 19 February Finding Graduate Jobs C27, Portland 1–2pm 7401
Wednesday 21 March No Grad Scheme? No Problem C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7013

 

Career skills
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Tuesday 20 February Getting Started with LinkedIn A3, LASS 12–1pm 7402
Wednesday 21 February Building Confidence and Networking A02, Highfield House 2–3.30pm 7383
Wednesday 28 February Project Management C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7010
Thursday 8 March Enhancing Your LinkedIn Profile LG101, Hallward Library 1–2pm 7409
Wednesday 14 March Reflection: Telling Your Story C33, Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7013

 

Covering letters
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Thursday 15 March Preparing an Effective Covering Letter A16, Psychology  12–12.30pm 7414
Thursday 22 March Preparing an Effective Covering Letter B46, Trent 12–12.30pm 7418

 

CVs
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Thursday 15 March Preparing an Effective CV A16, Psychology  12.30–1pm 7415
Thursday 22 March Preparing an Effective CV B46, Trent 12.30–1pm 7419

 

Getting into...
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Wednesday 21 February Getting into... Nursing: The Graduate Entry to Nursing Programme C20, Portland 1–2pm 7396
Tuesday 27 February Getting into... Publishing A1, Psychology Building 3–4.30pm 7389
Wednesday 7 March Getting into... Marketing A2, LASS  2–3.30pm 7388
Wednesday 21 March Applying to Medicine as a Graduate A3, LASS 2–3.30pm 7447

 

Interviews
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Tuesday 27 February Preparing for Job Interviews A4, LASS 1–2pm 7403
Wednesday 28 February Interview Skills A02, Highfield House 1–3pm 7451
Wednesday 7 March Preparing for Job Interviews C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7011
Tuesday 13 March Interview Confidence LG9, Trent 1–2pm 7412
Friday 16 March Preparing for Job Interviews B40, Trent 12–1pm 7416
Tuesday 20 March Preparing for Telephone and Video Interviews LG11, Trent 1–2pm 7332
Friday 23 March Preparing for Job Interviews C7, Trent 1–2pm 7420

   

Presentation skills
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Tuesday 6 March Preparing for Presentations A44, Clive Granger 12–1pm 7408
Friday 9 March Preparing for Case Studies and Presentations at Assessment Centres A11, Highfield House 1–2pm  7410

 

Psychometric tests
DateTitleLocationTimeID
Friday 2 March Preparing for Psychometric Tests: Verbal and Numerical C7, Trent 1–2pm 7406

 

Careers and Employability Service

The 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