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Spotlight On

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At this exclusive series of events, you will hear about careers and sectors from professionals working in them. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to get an insider's perspective so don't miss out. 

You will get tips on looking for job opportunities and how to achieve success in the recruitment process and have the opportunity to ask the questions that matter to you.

For notes on the speakers' presentations after the event, visit the Spotlight On Moodle page.

These events are very popular, so please book your place early. You can register on MyCareer two weeks in advance.

 

Spotlight On events for the spring term

 

  • Women in Engineering 2019
    Starts: 4 Feb 2019 5:30 PM
    Finishes: 4 Feb 2019 7:30 PM
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), The Atrium
    An opportunity to meet and discuss key issues for female engineers with a broad range of experts from the sector.
  • Spotlight On: Law with a Social Purpose (Legal Aid)
    Starts: 6 Feb 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 6 Feb 2019 8:00 PM
    Venue: University Park, Law & Social Sciences Building, A03
    Remaining places: 40
    This spotlight focuses on roles within Legal Aid, which involves providing assistance to people otherwise unable to access legal representation or advice. The event is suitable for Law and non-Law students who are interested in finding out more about ways to use Law in a non-commercial setting.
  • Spotlight On: Agriculture
    Starts: 7 Feb 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 7 Feb 2019 8:00 PM
    Venue: Sutton Bonington, Gateway Building, B01 / B02
    A panel of alumni are returning to share their career stories and advice giving you the opportunity to learn about a range of different career paths in the agricultural industry.
  • Spotlight On: Medicine as a Graduate
    Starts: 7 Feb 2019 6:30 PM
    Finishes: 7 Feb 2019 8:30 PM
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), A09
    Remaining places: 100
    Have you ever considered a career as a doctor? If so, come along to find out what it’s really like: the positives, the challenges, and what an “average” week is like. You'll hear from a panel of doctors and graduate entry medicine students to get an insight into this exciting career.
  • Spotlight On: Planes, Trains and Automobiles
    Starts: 12 Feb 2019 5:00 PM
    Finishes: 12 Feb 2019 7:30 PM
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), A09
    Remaining places: 135
    Hear from speakers about challenges and developments in rail, aerospace and automotive sectors
  • Spotlight On: Teaching
    Starts: 12 Feb 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 12 Feb 2019 8:00 PM
    Venue: University Park, Portland Building, Careers and Employability Service, Level D
    Remaining places: 55
    There are so many routes available into teaching and it can be hard to know which option will best suit you. Whether you want to work in primary, secondary, or further education, this speed-networking event will give you all the information that you need to make the right decision.
  • Spotlight on: Publishing
    Starts: 14 Feb 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 14 Feb 2019 7:30 PM
    Venue: University Park, Sir Clive Granger Building, A48
    Remaining places: 160
    Join us for an evening event featuring a panel of industry experts who will describe their routes into and experience of publishing
  • Building Services
    Starts: 26 Feb 2019 5:30 PM
    Finishes: 26 Feb 2019 7:30 PM
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), A09
    Building Services
  • Spotlight On: Artificial Intelligence
    Starts: 26 Feb 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Feb 2019 8:00 PM
    Venue: Jubilee, Dearing Building, A32
    Remaining places: 58
    AI can be seen in many aspects of our everyday lives - from chat bots on website, mobile phones and robots. This area of the technology industry is growing at a rapid rate and is only going to continue to get bigger as time goes on.
  • Psychology Alumni Event - Where Are They Now?
    Starts: 4 Mar 2019 5:30 PM
    Finishes: 4 Mar 2019 7:30 PM
    Venue: University Park, Psychology Building, The Social Space
    There are diverse employment opportunities for psychology graduates to consider this is an informal event to listen to and network with a panel of former psychology students
  • Science into Teaching and Outreach
    Starts: 13 Mar 2019 2:00 PM
    Finishes: 13 Mar 2019 4:00 PM
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), The Atrium
    Want to know about various routes into Science Teaching or Outreach?
  • Spotlight On: Health Careers - not just doctors and nurses
    Starts: 21 Mar 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 21 Mar 2019 6:00 PM
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), The Atrium
    Remaining places: 100
    Want a career where you can make a difference? The NHS is the 5th biggest employer globally: over half of roles are non-clinical. Find out about careers that are suitable for graduates from a range of academic backgrounds. Working in healthcare can be really rewarding - come along to discover more.
  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering - Where are they now? Alumni event
    Starts: 26 Mar 2019 6:00 PM
    Finishes: 26 Mar 2019 8:00 PM
    Venue: University Park, Engineering Science Learning Centre (ESLC), B01
    Remaining places: 60
    Alumni networking event for all chemical and environmental engineering undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students
  • Spotlight On: Psychology in the Workplace
    Starts: 28 Mar 2019 5:30 PM
    Finishes: 28 Mar 2019 7:30 PM
    Venue: Jubilee, Dearing Building, C35
    Remaining places: 50
    Want to bring your knowledge of and passion for psychology into the workplace? If so, this is the event for you! Created with psychology students in mind, including those on the work psychology masters courses, come along to hear from business psychologists to gain an insight into what it's like.
  • Spotlight On: Film, TV and Radio
    Starts: 4 Apr 2019 4:00 PM
    Finishes: 4 Apr 2019 7:00 PM
    Venue: University Park, Sir Clive Granger Building, A48
    Remaining places: 100
    Interested in working in the media? Come along to hear from professionals working across these three industries, for a snapshot of what it can be like to navigate a career in film, tv and radio.

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