Get ready for #EmpFest22!

Develop your employability skills and talk to future employers in Canterbury and Medway and online: 10 October – 21 October 2022

The Employability Festival starts soon, where you can attend events both in-person and online, including our showcase South East Virtual Careers Fair

Do you want to discover careers in a range of sectors? Or learn how to ace an interview? The Employability Festival is the perfect opportunity to develop your job-seeking skills and gain an insight into different careers from graduate employers, industry experts and Kent alumni. Receive expert advice on the key things that can make you stand out in the recruitment market and, you can earn Employability Points!

Take advantage of the range of activities taking place, which will help you to take the steps towards your career goals. Topics include:

  • Practical assessment centres
  • Creating a great CV
  • Interview skills
  • Applying for graduate jobs and placements
  • Diversity and inclusion events
  • Career insights into: Finance, Law, Tech, Investment management, Teaching, Business, Arts and more!

The EmpFest programme is available on the Careers and Employability Service website. The great news is that the majority of events are open to students from all stages and schools. Some have limited spaces, so book your place ASAP. Most on-campus events will also be live streamed and recorded, but please check the event description.

South East Virtual Careers Fair – Register to attend

  • Wednesday 19 October, 10am – 4pm
  • Create your own Careers Fair student profile – so employers can scout you!
  • Book 1:1 appointments with recruiters
  • Visit employer booths
  • Attend employer presentations

Keep updated with Careers Fair and #EmpFest22 news by following us:

Facebook: @UKCES   Twitter:@unikentemploy    Instagram:@unikentces

LinkedIn: University of Kent’s Careers and Employability Service

More to help your employability journey at Kent:

For more information on developing your employability skills, planning your career, improving your CV and practice interviews, check out the Careers and Employability Service website, where you can book 1:1 appointments with careers advisers and useful workshops.

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Written by Liz Foden, Careers staff member, on 04.10.22