Monday 27 June
Thinking of Working Abroad? 12:00-13:00, Online
Interested in working abroad as part of your degree, summer break or after graduation? Learn more at this information session including how to get the most out of GoinGlobal – a platform available for University of Kent students to find opportunities and detailed information about working abroad.
Career Management, 14:00-15:00, Online
Looking at 4 stages to help you plan your career; self-awareness, explore opportunities, decide what to do, take action.
Tuesday 28 June
Asking for Reasonable Adjustments (if you have a disability, inc. mental health), 12:00-13:00, Online
Telling an employer about your disability is a personal choice, but there are benefits to doing so – one of these is asking for reasonable adjustments to the application/interview process, as well as once you are in the workplace. This is to enable to bring your whole, best self to work. This session will give you some ideas of different adjustments you may benefit from, and how and when to speak to an employer about them.
Commercial Awareness, 14:00-15:00, Online
Commercial awareness is one of the top skills employers are looking for from students and graduates who are applying for internships, placements and graduate roles.
In this session you will find out what commercial awareness is, how employers test for it during the recruitment process, how to make yourself more commercially aware and some useful techniques to help you demonstrate this.
Wednesday 29 June
What to expect at an Assessment Centre, 11:00-12:00, Online
This is an information session which will cover what to expect at an assessment centre, the types of exercises undertaken, how to approach case studies and group exercises and tips for preparing.
If you were a tree, what kind of tree would you be and why? … Does the thought of answering interview questions fill you with dread?! Come along to this interactive workshop, where we will discuss how to tackle basic interview questions, such as motivational questions, the trickier ones, including competency based and the unusual questions!
Thursday 30 June
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms, 11:00-12:00, Online
Join this information session to find out the key things you need to include in your CV, application forms and cover letters.
We will cover the dos and don’ts and ways to tailor your documents to make you stand out.
Using LinkedIn, 13:00-14:00, Online
With 87% of recruiters using LinkedIn, having an online presence is crucial! But how do you use LinkedIn successfully?
In this session find out how to build your LinkedIn profile and use the platform effectively to showcase your skills. The talk will also share how employers use LinkedIn to recruit and how to grow your professional network.
Friday 1 July
Graduating? Your career action plan, 12:00-13:00, Online
How ready are you for graduation and making job applications? – This checklist will help you reflect on your career readiness and help you to set actions to fill the gaps.
Book for these events via the links in the title.
See all the events on the events calendar on Target Connect at https://careers.kent.ac.uk/