Latest Opportunities

Read on for the latest work experience opportunities, employability and careers events, study plus and employer workshops happening in the next two weeks!


  • Careers in the Civil Service – Wednesday 1st December 17:30 (Virtual event)

Join a panel of Kent alumni to hear about their experiences of starting their careers in the Civil Service. They will be sharing their top tips and advice to students also interested in joining the Civil Service. There will be a live Q&A at the end of the session and students will have plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

Find out more here


  • The Explorers Conference at the Natural History Museum – 26th November

The Natural History Museum’s Explorers Programme welcomes students and early career researchers from Black, Asian and other racially minoritised backgrounds who are interested in the environmental sciences, especially in the Natural History sector, to find out more about research and career pathways in this field. Hear directly from scientists from marginalised ethnic groups about their careers and experiences, discover the varied opportunities in the environmental sciences, and take part in workshops. Followed by a networking session.

Find out more and register here

  • Change 100 Webinars for students with a disability – 8th December

Change 100 is a programme of paid summer work placements, professional development and mentoring for talented university students and recent graduates with any disability or long-term condition. These webinars will explain the scheme in more detail as well as the opportunities available.

Click here for more information

  • USA Summer Camp – 24th November

Add something amazing to your CV with a summer in America working at an American Summer Camp. Get paid to have fun, meet new people and work your dream job, hobby or passion.  Spend your summer at camp, then travel around some of the world’s most amazing places like New York, Chicago or Miami. Make the most of your summer with this life changing experience.

Find out more


Did you know you can book a 1-1 appointment with our Employability or Placements Officer? Our Employability Officer is here to support students with their job and work experience search, helping them to look for and secure work (we review CVs, applications, and offer interviews and assessment centre training and advice). Our Placements Officer is available if you are interested in doing a placement year or year in industry and would like advice about the opportunities available. Use the link below to make an appointment:


  • Gain experience working with animals – apply by 26th November

Are you interested in working with animals and looking for a paid opportunity that could fit around your studies? If you are looking for practical experience working with animals, this is an invaluable opportunity to network with animal care staff. BITE is looking to increase their team of Assistant Instructors.

Click here for full details

  • FTxBocconi Talent Challenge – application deadline 24th November

Bocconi University, in partnership with the Financial Times, is looking for 200 talented individuals who are proactive, curious and entrepreneurial to take part in the FTxBocconi Talent Challenge 2022, the third edition of a global competition on the hybrid world, taking place at the FT headquarters in London and virtually 3-7 February 2022.

Further information available here

  • Deloitte Work Experience Programme applications now open!

Find out more about a career in Professional Services as part of Spring into Deloitte, a 3-day work experience programme. Designed for those who are in their first year at university or second year of a 4 year degree, to gain an insight into what a career in professional services involves and want to find out more.

Find out more here

  • Investment Intern Position – apply by 1st December

If you are interested in working in financial markets and equities, a great opportunity is open for a three month internship starting January 2022.

More details here

  • Bank of England summer internships 2022 – deadline 3rd January

Do you want to combine your studies with on-the-job learning? And would you like to work somewhere exciting, where your insights are valued? Then a Bank of England paid summer internship could be just for you. They will take students from any discipline and you’ll gain valuable real world work experience.

Click here for full details

  • Schroders 2022 internships and graduate opportunities open now!

Schroders, one of the largest global asset managers, currently has a range of opportunities available for its 2022 internships and graduate roles.

Further information available here

  • Join Disney for a 12 month professional internship – deadline 28th November

Applications are invited to join Disney for a 12 month work placement at their London office. Professional internship opportunities available in a variety of fields.

Click here for full details

  • Capita – Business Analyst Graduate Program – deadline 10th December

Capita’s Novus programmes are designed to help you gain professional experience and develop your skillset through initial training and continuing professional development.

Find out more

  • Bank of America Summer Internship Program – deadline 15th January

Are you interested in a global career in Banking? Applications are now open for Bank of America’s Global Corporate & Investment Banking Credit Summer Analyst Program.

Further information can be found here


Study Plus Events – find out more
Study Plus: Digital Writing by Jakki Bendell 22-Nov 10:00 11:30
Study Plus: Planning a Journey session by Mark Reed 23-Nov 14:00 15:00
Study Plus: Understanding your Customer – Empathy Mapping 24-Nov 13:00 14:00
Study Plus: Understanding your Customer – Empathy Mapping 24-Nov 14:00 16:00
Study Plus: Resilience – how to manage the uncomfortable 26-Nov 14:00 15:30
Study Plus: Planning Tools and Techniques with Kate Gardner 29-Nov 13:30 15:00
Study Plus: Journaling for Wellbeing by Esther van Hout 30-Nov 11:00 12:30
Study Plus: Turn your Idea into Reality (prototyping) 1-Dec 13:00 14:00
Study Plus: Digital Bootcamp Part 1 Excel by FDM 1-Dec 14:00 15:30
Study Plus: Turn your Idea into Reality (prototyping) 1-Dec 14:00 16:00
Study Plus: Understanding Leadership Styles with Ali Whelan 2-Dec 10:00 11:30
Study Plus: Digital Bootcamp Part 2 SQL by FDM 2-Dec 14:00 15:30


  • Resilience in a Post-Covid World1st December in person

2pm to 3:30pm in room KS15

available to book via the SSW Calendar now

This event is a 90-minute informal collaborative workshop for students at all stages of their studies with an external facilitator, on resilience and wellbeing, giving students the opportunity to reflect on their experiences learn practical techniques to support their wellbeing. The session aims to inspire and motivate, leaving people feeling more equipped and more positive about the future. Students can also earn 10 employability points for their attendance.

The session will be repeated at future dates.

Career Management Events
Career Management 23-Nov 14:00 15:00
Employer Events
Add something amazing to your CV with a summer in America. 24-Nov 15:00 16:00
Careers and Applications for the Office for National Statistics 1-Dec 12:00 13:00
Teaching as a Career – Panel Event 2-Dec 18:00 19:00
Reasonable Adjustments/Embracing Disability & Inclusivity
at the Office for National Statistics
3-Dec 12:00 13:00
Job Hunting Skills Events
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 22-Nov 13:00 14:00
Breaking down job descriptions 23-Nov 11:00 12:00
Commercial Awareness 24-Nov 13:00 14:00
Asking for Reasonable Adjustments 25-Nov 11:00 12:00
Academic CVs 25-Nov 14:00 15:00
Selection tests 26-Nov 13:00 14:00
Interview skills including video interviews 26-Nov 15:00 16:00
LinkedIn Events
Using LinkedIn 22-Nov 15:00 16:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 24-Nov 11:00 12:00

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