Free journalism course with Study Plus!

Study Plus and the Centre for Journalism at Medway are running a free journalism course from 12-16 June. If you’ve ever thought of a career in journalism, this is your chance to find out if it’s for you.

The course offers an intensive immersion in the basic principles and practices of journalism in the multimedia age. During five days of teaching, you will learn what professional journalists do and how they do it. You will experience the pressure and pleasure of making real journalism to real deadlines under professional leadership.

The course is taught at the Centre for Journalism on the Medway campus, but is open to all Kent students. You can catch the free shuttle bus from Canterbury campus to Medway (you need to book this online): https://www.kent.ac.uk/campus-shuttle/

For more information on the course, please see the Study Plus website: https://www.kent.ac.uk/studyplus/courses/coursesSkillsEmploy.html

To sign up, go to SDS>Workshops> Study Plus and choose KE044: Journalism

Careers and Employability: Summer Sessions; CV’s, interviews and using your summer wisely!

Are you applying for a graduate or part-time job and you need to update or re-design your CV? 

Are you a first or second year student wondering how best to make use of your summer, in order to develop your graduate profile?

Or have you secured an interview but would like to develop your interview technique?

The Careers and Employability Service will be running a series of sessions over the summer term focusing on these areas, plus workshops on the graduate recruitment cycle, Postgraduate support and what to do after your exams! Search for the opportunities here to book on!

CES Bitesize: CV’s

Are you starting to apply for graduate jobs, or maybe you are looking to gain a summer internship or part-time job? Either way, before hitting the submit button, it’s always a good idea to have your CV checked, in case improvements can be made which could make all the difference when being selected for interview.

On Wednesday 22 March, 13:00 – 13:30 in KLT6, the Careers & Employability Service are running a CV workshop, covering all the do’s and don’ts when it comes to creating a great CV!

Spaces are limited, so you must pre-book. Book to attend at https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=1527&service=Careers+Service 

HM Treasury: Mock written exercise – government & policy

Wednesday 1 March: KS16, 2-4pm
HM Treasury: Mock written exercise – government & policy

Are you applying to jobs in the public sector, government and policy? If so, you may have a written exercise as part of your assessment centre. The Careers and Employability Service will cover how you can prepare and tackle the exercise on the day. You’ll have an opportunity to do a written exercise yourself, and we’ll discuss how they are marked. Please bring your own laptop with you on the day so that you can write your mock written exercise. If possible, ensure it is fully charged as there may not be access to plug sockets for everyone.

Civil Service Fast Stream: Assessment Centre Skills

Wednesday 22 February KLT6 4-5pm
Civil Service Fast Stream: Assessment Centre Skills

Looking to apply to the Civil Service Fast Stream? The Careers and Employability Service are holding an interactive session, which provides an insight into the Civil Service Fast Stream assessment centre, covering skills such as navigating the group exercise and showing your leadership potential. This session will be relevant to many graduate scheme assessment centres and interviews, and so is open to all students.

LinkedIn Lab with FDM

Careers and Employability Service: LinkedIn Lab with FDM
15th Feb 2.30-3.30 (KSA1)

LinkedIn has over 300 million worldwide members.

FDM Group’s LinkedIn lab will help you utilise this professional network, to help you develop your online presence and showcase your skills to employers.

Book now https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=1605&service=Careers+Service

All students welcome

Enactus Kent are now recruiting for NATIONALS 2017!

Enactus competitions are our opportunity to showcase all the work we do for the past year in front of a large audience, which includes Business Advisors from companies like KPMG, Tesco, Asda, Unilever, Brambles, as well as professional judges and academics. We need a team to present, a team to create our annual report and a media team to help with creating the video.

 

Presenters: We’re currently recruiting for 5 presenters. These students will be responsible of writing the script along with the help of the Committee members. There students will serve as the face of Enactus Kent during the regionals, nationals and the final rounds of the competition. 

 

Annual Report: In charge of creating the annual report, A4 side (4 sided) document, that encompasses all the information about our projects, finances, support network.

 

Media (Presentation Team): Create a presentation material that go alongside the script, in the form of a video!

 

Please signifying your interest by emailing recruitment@enactuskent.com

If you would like more information on nationals or would like to sign up to our newsletters, do not hesitate to get in touch!

 

Flashback Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx74kR9tjkw

Free next Tuesday? Teach First will be hosting an Employer presentation with an exciting speaker lined up!

Teach First will be coming to Kent to give an Employer presentation on Tuesday 1st November 2016, KLT6 at 18.00 – 20.00. There will be a special guest speaker who will be speaking about Leadership!

Teach First is now ranked the 3rd  Graduate Employer in the Times Top 100.

The Employer Presentation is your chance to find out about our world-class Leadership Development Programme (LDP), a two-year graduate opportunity combining global best practice in leadership development and teacher training. Join to hear first-hand what it is like to do the LDP, and learn more about our opportunities for undergraduates, too.

There will also be an amazing speaker who will be speaking about Leadership within the workplace!

Drinks and nibbles will be available afterwards, with the opportunity to speak to members of our graduate recruitment team, our platinum partners and to individuals who have already completed the Leadership Development Programme.

Still a few places left, so sign up now here and share with friends on campus.

Careers Fair: guide for Politics students!

On Tuesday 1st November, 12 – 3pm, the Careers Fair will be taking place in the Sports Centre, Canterbury campus. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet hundreds of employers, find out about graduate schemes, internships and work experience!

To get you prepared for the event, we have created a top tip guide, along with our top ten careers stands to visit. For full details about the Fair, please visit: https://www.kent.ac.uk/ces/careersfair/index.html

We look forward to seeing you there!

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