School of English

Careers Event for English Students - Friday, 10 February 2012

Friday 10th February 2012 (13:00-16:00)

This afternoon event is for students in the School of English and is an opportunity to ask the experts about work experience and careers in university administration, teaching English as a foreign language and careers in writing.  This follows the first careers event the School held in November 2011 on careers in law and teaching at primary/secondary school level and information about postgraduate study. 

Please do come along when you can; for the whole event, or just to the sections that interest you the most.  You can drop in at any time and don't need to book a place.

1 pm: The Graduate Trainee Programme at The University of Nottingham:
Amy Swanwick, currently working in the Admissions Office, will talk about opportunities right here at Nottingham. The deadline to apply for the Graduate Training Programme this year is February 27th, so do come along, chat to Amy, find out more.

1:30 pm: Teaching English as a foreign language: your questions answered:
Stephen Dewhirst, from the Centre for English Language Education, will be talking about working overseas, teaching English.

2.15 pm: Writing for children:
Steve Skidmore, Nottingham graduate, on writing for children in the age of the ebook.

3.00pm: Teacher to author:
Pauline Kirk, novelist, poet and editor, will talk about her journey from teaching English in Australia, to working in adult and continuing education and social services in the UK, and how she 'gave up the day job' to become a full-time writer.

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