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Skills workshops

Advert for Skills Workshops

Our skills workshops cover topics from working out which careers would suit you to perfecting your job application skills and harnessing social media in your job search.

Come along to our skills workshops for the autumn term, some of which our led by our team, and some of which are led by employers, but all are essential to your career success.

Note: You can book on skills workshops on My Career two weeks in advance of the event.

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Skills workshops 

Our sessions are arranged by topic- just click on the link below.

 
Application forms
Date Title Location Time ID
Thursday 4 October Writing an Effective Application Form University Park 1–2pm 7703
Wednesday 10 October Writing an Effective Application Form C33, Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–2pm 7854
Wednesday 17 October Writing an Effective Application Form A3, LASS, University Park 1–2pm 7704
Friday 26 October Writing an Effective Application Form University Park 1–2pm  7705
Wednesday 31 October Writing an Effective Application Form B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7706
Thursday 1 November Writing an Effective Application Form University Park 1–2pm 7707

 

Assessment centres
 Date Title Location Time ID
Friday 19 October Civil Service Fast Stream Assessment TBC TBC TBC
Monday 22 October Biosciences Careers Week: Top Tips for Assessment Centres Sutton Bonington TBC TBC
Friday 26 October Civil Service Fast Stream Assessment TBC TBC TBC
Tuesday 30 October Preparing for an Assessment Centre: Group Exercises University Park 12–1pm 7731 
Wednesday 31 October Mock Assessment Centre B37, Dearing Building, Jubilee Campus 2–5pm  7731 
Wednesday 31 October What to Expect from Assessment Centres C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7856 
Tuesday 6 November Preparing for an Assessment Centre: Case Studies and Presentations University Park 1–2pm 7733
Tuesday 13 November Preparing for an Assessment Centre: Group Exercises University Park 1–2pm 7732 
Wednesday 14 November Mock Assessment Centre B02, ESLC, University Park 4–7pm  7738
Wednesday 21 November Mock Assessment Centre  A4, LASS, University Park 2–5pm  7739
Wednesday 27 November Preparing for an Assessment Centre: Case Studies and Presentations University Park 1–2pm 7734 
Wednesday 28 November Mock Assessment Centre B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–4pm 7741
Wednesday 28 November Mock Assessment Centre A44, Sir Clive Granger, University Park 4–7pm 7740

 

Career planning
 Date Title Location Time ID
 Wednesday 10 October Finding Work Experience B01 Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7708
Monday 22 October Thinking about Postgraduate Study (Arts) University Park 3–4pm 7876
Tuesday 23 October Finding Work Experience and Internships Jubilee Campus 12–1pm 7709
Tuesday 23 October Biosciences Careers Week: Career Planning for Masters Students Sutton Bonington TBC TBC
Thursday 25 October Biosciences Careers Week: Thinking about a PhD Sutton Bonington TBC TBC
Wednesday 31 October Further Study in STEM: Masters and PhDs A09, ESLC, University Park 2–4pm 7895
Tuesday 13 November Funding Postgraduate Study through Grants Careers and Employability Service, University Park 2–4pm 7815
Thursday 6 December Choosing Options for Further Study  TBC TBC TBC 

 

Career skills
Date Title Location Time ID
Thursday 11 October Identifying Your Strengths University Park 1–2pm 7716 
Wednesday 24 October Identifying Your Strengths B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7717 
Tuesday 30 October Maximising Your Year Abroad in Job Applications University Park 4–5.30pm 7877
Thursday 1 November Developing Your LinkedIn Profile University Park 12–1pm 7742
Wednesday 7 November Identifying Your Strengths University Park 12–1pm 7718
Tuesday 20 November Developing Your LinkedIn Profile University Park 12–1pm  7743
Wednesday 5 December  Developing Your LinkedIn Profile B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7744
Wednesday 12 December How to Grab That Recruiter's Attention C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7862

 

Covering letters
 DateTitle Location Time ID
Tuesday 2 October Preparing an Effective Covering Letter University Park 12.30–1pm 7699 
Tuesday 9 October Preparing an Effective Covering Letter University Park 1.30–2pm 7700
Wednesday 17 October Preparing an Effective CV and Covering Letter B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm  7724
Thursday 25 October Preparing an Effective Covering Letter University Park 1–2pm 7701
Tuesday 30 October Preparing an Effective Covering Letter University Park 1–2pm 7702

 

CVs
 DateTitle Location Time ID
Tuesday 2 October Preparing an Effective CV University Park 12–12.30pm  7695
Tuesday 9 October Preparing an Effective CV University Park 1–1.30pm 7696
Tuesday 16 October Preparing an Effective CV University Park 1–2pm 7697
Wednesday 17 October Preparing an Effective CV and Covering Letter B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7724
Monday 22 October Biosciences Careers Week: Top Tips for CVs  Sutton Bonington TBC TBC
Wednesday 24 October Biosciences Careers Week: UK CV Conventions for International Students Sutton Bonington TBC TBC
Tuesday 20 October Preparing an Effective CV Jubilee Campus 1–2pm 7698 

 

Getting into...
Date Title Location Time ID
 Tuesday 16 October  Applying to Teaching University Park 5–6pm 7875
 Friday 19 October Civil Service Fast Stream Assessment TBC TBC TBC
 Friday 26 October Civil Service Fast Stream Assessment TBC TBC TBC
 Wednesday 14 November Working in Tech without a Tech Degree C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7858

 

Interviews 
 DateTitleLocation Time ID
 Thursday 18 October Preparing for Interviews University Park 12–1pm 7719
Monday 22 October Biosciences Week: Top Tips for Interviews Sutton Bonington TBC TBC
Tuesday 23 October Preparing for Telephone and Video Interviews University Park 12–1pm 7730
Tuesday 30 October Building Interview Confidence University Park 1–2.30pm 7735
Wednesday 7 November Preparing for Interviews B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7720
Wednesday 7 November Preparing for Interviews C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7857
Thursday 8 November Preparing for Interviews University Park 12–1pm 7721 
Monday 12 November Preparing for Telephone and Video Interviews University Park 12–1pm 7736 
Thursday 15 November Preparing for Interviews University Park 1–2pm 7722
Wednesday 21 November Interviews for Introverts C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7859
Thursday 22 November Preparing for Interviews University Park 1–2pm 7723 
Wednesday 5 December Preparing for Video Interviews C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7861

 

Presentations
 DateTitle Location Time ID
Wednesday 21 November  Preparing for Presentations B12, Main Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7745
Wednesday 28 November  Public Speaking C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7860

 

Psychometric tests 
 DateTitle Location Time ID
Thursday 11 October Preparing for Psychometric Tests: Verbal and Numerical University Park 12–1pm 7710 
Tuesday 16 October Preparing for Psychometric Tests: Situational Judgement  University Park 1–2pm 7712
Wednesday 24 October Preparing for Psychometric Tests; C33 Exchange Building, Jubilee Campus 1–3pm 7855
Thursday 25 October Preparing for Psychometric Tests: Situational Judgement Jubilee Campus 12–1pm 7713
Tuesday 6 November Preparing for Psychometric Tests: Verbal and Numerical University Park 12–1pm 7711
Wednesday 14 November Preparing for Psychometric Tests B01, Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington 1–2pm 7746

 

Careers and Employability Service

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