Careers in the Public Sector

6pm-8pm, Weds 21st Feb

Mooting Chamber, Wigoder Building

There are 1000’s of rewarding roles in the Public Sector that allow you to develop and improve the lives of people in the UK and around the world. The Public Sector graduate recruitment is highly competitive and often substantially different to those of the Private Sector. The event will look at the variety of roles, tips to succeed in application and give real life experience in working across the public sector from KLS Alumni who have pursued careers in the Public Sector.

Speakers include:

  • Daniel Malynn – Generalist Fast Streamer in the Civil Service
  • Lucie Broad – Adjudicator at the Financial Ombudsman Service
  • Daniel Pollitt – Scheme Project Manager at Network Rail

Lawyers in Government: Legislation Workshop

Wednesday 31st January, 2pm – 3.30pm in KS12
Open to students from all disciplines

Booking is essential: go to the CES website to confirm your place.

Government lawyers operate at the cutting edge of law and politics, delivering legal solutions that impact upon the lives of millions. Their work is diverse, challenging, unique and often headline news.

On Wednesday 31 January 2018, from 2pm – 3.30pm, government lawyers will deliver an interactive workshop around the passage of a Bill through Parliament. Participants will represent the lawyers working within different government organisations and will get an interesting and practical insight into the unique role which government lawyers play in the legislative process.

This workshop is designed to be accessible to both law students and students of other disciplines.

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Coffee-shop drop-in – Civil Service Fast Stream

Sarah Hunter, a Kent alumni (see her graduate profile here) and a member of the Civil Service Fast Stream scheme, has offered to meet one-on-one with students interested in a career with the Civil Service. Whether you are a final-year student preparing your application, or still considering your options for the future, Sarah will be able to inform you about the Civil Service, the application to the fast stream, and where it can lead.

These are bookable sessions, each for twenty minutes, running from 11am-12noon and 3pm-4pm on Thursday 19th October.

If you aren’t able to get to one of these one-on-one sessions, Sarah and other Fast Stream ambassadors will be in the Keynes Atrium throughout the day.

Book one of these twenty-minute sessions via the Careers and Employability Service’s website.

Open Day – HM Treasury

HM Treasury Open Day

We’re pleased to invite you to our Graduate Open Day on Monday 2 October. This event is an opportunity for students to learn more about the work of HM Treasury and what it’s like to work here as a graduate. They’ll be able to see our historic offices in Whitehall and meet our staff – both graduates and senior Treasury leaders. 

This event will be of particular interest to those who are finishing their course in 2018 and considering applying to our graduate programme this year, but we also welcome students who are interested in applying to HM Treasury in future years.

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