Careers with a degree in Wildlife Conservation, Biodiversity and the Environment
Thursday 8th February 1pm- 2pm in KLT5
Come along to this one-off session run by the Careers & Employability Service, for more information about:
* Careers open to graduates with a degree in conservation, from Ecologist to Ecotourism, Teacher to Nature Reserve Warden, Environmental Consultant to Zookeeper.
* How to choose a career
* Postgraduate study
* Sources of internships and graduate jobs
* How employers view graduates of conservation and how to develop the necessary skills for environmental jobs.
* Environmental CVs
* Taking action – when to apply for jobs, postgraduate study etc.
All welcome – this event is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students
Would you like the opportunity to contribute to the fight against serious and organised crime?
This role will require the individual to support the National Injuries Database team in the provision of operational support to major crime investigations. One of the main responsibilities will involve overseeing Operational Marshall (a national intrafamilial child suspicious and homicide database) by inputting new case forms onto the database, liaising with forces and checking the inbox, conducting searches of the database and formulating reports from the search results as well as performing open source research for qualifying cases. Another role will be to input triaged cases onto the National Injuries Database and conducting research to support operational cases on behalf of the NID team. Finally, the individual will provide administrative support to the team and assist with any ad-hoc duties to support live investigations and the wider Major Crime Investigative Support (MCIS) unit.
This role is only open to students enrolled on a forensics degree course that requires a placement year as part of their course.
Deadline for applications: 19 February 2018
For more information and how to apply, click here
This term, the Careers and Employability Service and the Student Support and Wellbeing team will be hosting free Mindfulness sessions for students.
Come along on Thursdays at 1pm to the Student Quiet Room in Keynes
And for more information and to keep up to date with all of the Mindfulness events happening at Kent – please join their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/157017684793527/
Interview Skills workshop
Wednesday 31st January, 9.30am – 11:00am in Keynes Seminar room 23
Grant Thornton will be running a workshop for students on how to feel more confident and prepared for upcoming interviews. You will also get a greater understanding of the format and content of potential interviews
Spaces are limited, so to sign up please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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SAC’s own Dr Ian Bride will be running several courses, introducing students to woodland management, and the historical and ecological importance of these practices, in a fun and interactive way
- Tree Identification: Bark and Buds
Wednesday 31 January 2018 (week 15) 12:00-16:00
- Woodland Coppicing: Understanding and Practice
Wednesday 7 February 2018 (week 16) 12:00 – 16:00
- Woodland Crafts: Hazel Hurdles (Fence Sections)
Tuesday 13 & Wednesday 14 February 2018 (week 17) 09:00-13:00
- Woodland Crafts: Making a Brash Fence
Tuesday 20 February 2018 (Week 18) 12:00-16:00
For more information about all of the Study Plus courses offered and how to sign up via SDS visit:
Thinking about your career path after university or where to start when it comes to employability can be a daunting prospect. Especially if you are dealing with mental health difficulties, including anxiety, depression and stress.
In order to support your employability development whilst at university, the Careers and Employability Service will be running a range of small, relaxed sessions and 1 to 1 support for students who self-identify as having a mental health condition.
Students can receive support and guidance on a range of topics including:
– Career planning
– CV writing
– Application feedback
– Identifying your strengths and employability skills
– Confidence building
– Handling rejection when applying for jobs and opportunities
– Interview technique
– Disclosure: If and when to disclose a mental health problem to an employer
– Your Rights: The Equalities Act and the rights of those with mental health problems in the work place
– People Who Can Help: Resources and organisations providing support to people in the area of mental health and employment
– Anxiety-busters: Practical tips for handling anxiety, with a focus on anxiety at interview and in the workplace
If you are interested in these sessions or would like to find out more, please contact Liz
Employability Adviser (Social Sciences)
T: +44 (0)1227 824038
2018 Graduation Launch event
Friday 19 January 2017 12pm – 6pm in Colyer-Fergusson Music Building
Drop-by to find out:
– what to expect from your graduation
– what you need to do before your graduation
– meet recent Kent alumni and where they are now
– and finally… find out which date and time you will be graduating!
There will also be representatives from local hotels and restaurants around Canterbury, who will be available to give information and take bookings for your graduation day. We recommend that students book their accommodation and meals early to avoid disappointment – Canterbury is very busy during graduation week!
Colin Colas ‘What I wish I knew at university: Thinking Globally and Never say Never’
Thursday 18th January 12:30 – 14:00 in the Moot Room, Wigoder building.
Colin will speak about fresh, new and effective approaches to attract, capitalise and create career opportunities, including the power of networking. He will share his tips for overcoming challenges to achieve success and for transitioning from university into a successful career.
Colin is in the Civil Service Fast Stream at the Ministry of Justice and is heading to the Foreign Office next, to work on international development projects across Asia-Pacific and East Africa. Previously he spent two years studying Mandarin in China having won a scholarship from the Chinese government, where he launched an entrepreneurship event sponsored by the British Consulate in Shanghai and he has valuable experience in business development and marketing communications.
Students from all Schools welcome. Come along and be inspired!
For more information, please contact Sheree Palmer (Student Success Project Officer for Kent Law School ) : email@example.com