The events shown below are brought to your attention as they may be of interest to some of you. The University of Kent is not involved in any of them and cannot endorse any.
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Events for Aspiring Lawyers.
See the listings on the Get Into Law blog at https://blogs.kent.ac.uk/getintolaw/employability-events/off-campus-events/
…regularly offers webinars such as “What does the 2021 recruitment landscape look like?” and “Skills that employers seek in 2021”, they are one of the growing number of platforms offering virtual events.
You can check their website here to see what other events they are offering this month.
Journo Resources in conversation with Jem Collins: Everything I’ve Learnt About Working For Myself In Journalism on Zoom
15 December at 5.30pm
Meet Jem Collins, a freelance journalist, editor and social media consultant, with more than five years of experience working in newsrooms and companies of all sizes. Jem is also the founder and director of Journo Resources, which helps people break into and progress within the industry. £4 admission fee. Book here
Journo Resources: Rosa Furneaux: An Introduction To Investigative Reporting on Zoom
12 Jan 2022 5:30 PM
Meet Rosa Furneaux, a freelance journalist at Journo Resources, where she writes features. Outside of this she has written for The Guardian, VICE, the San Francisco Chronicle. Rosa will discuss investigative reporting during this session. £4 admission fee. Book here.
National Graduate Development Programme – recruitment events
The NGDP is a fast-track graduate programme for bright and passionate individuals who want to make a difference while excelling in their own careers. It offers the chance to work directly with communities, but also to influence policies and plans at a senior level. The programme focusses on reducing homelessness. Protecting the environment. Caring for vulnerable children. Regenerating areas characterised by crime and poverty. Upcoming events are:
Top Tips and Q&A for your NGDP Application – 8 December, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Top Tips and Q&A for your NGDP Application – 14 December, 11.00am – 12.00pm
Apply to their graduate programme by 12 noon on 5 January 2022. Find out more here
Kent Police: Positive Action Discovery Careers Event: Females in Policing – various dates December and January
We would like to invite you to join a virtual career event tailored to females interested in a career in policing. The event will be held on Microsoft Teams.
The Positive Action team want to provide equal opportunities to all who want to join Kent Police. Having a diverse workforce is important, it brings a range of experience, views and knowledge, making us a stronger and more united force. It also helps us to understand our communities so we can respond to the needs of our residents, businesses and visitors.
During these events, you will hear from our officers who are female. They will be talking about their experiences of joining the police, what encouraged them to join, their careers so far and how they have been supported as an under-represented individual. Kent Police welcome people from all backgrounds who are committed to making a difference. If you want to help in our communities, please visit our careers page for further information about available opportunities and career events.
BOOK YOUR PLACE VIA THIS LINK: https://www.kent.police.uk/police-forces/kent-police/areas/kent-police/c/careers/positive–action/postive-action-workshops/bespoke-positive-action-discovery-events/register-your-interest-bespoke-positive-action-event/
Women’s Event Series: Silencing your inner critic – Wednesday 9th December at 12pm
Women are more likely than men to underestimate their own abilities. How can you overcome your inner critic and gain confidence? This session will provide key tips on how to fight an impostor syndrome and perform well in job interviews. This webinar will be delivered by Amazonians from different parts of the business, and will be hosted in English. The session will finish with the opportunity to ask questions to our Amazon panel. This webinar is targeted at women studying undergraduate or postgraduate degrees in EMEA. REGISTER HERE
Kickstart your Career with Change 100 – 17 December at 2pm
Change 100 offer paid summer work placements, professional development and mentoring. It aims to remove barriers experienced by disabled people in the workplace, to allow them to achieve their potential. Change 100 partner with leading employers in the UK who believe disability isn’t a barrier to a brilliant career.
If you are successful, you will gain the experience, confidence, networks and skills needed to kick start your career.
- 100% of Change 100 interns said their experience has improved their confidence in the workplace.
- 100% said their Change 100 experience has strengthened their CV.
Applications are now open! You have until 12pm on 6 January 2022 to apply.
This is an external event – register to attend: https://leonardcheshire.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctf-yrrj8rGNU3QJncp-O4Iu3nhp9bYwTp
You’ll have the chance to learn about the types of role on offer through Change 100, what makes a successful application and how the programme can help build your confidence in managing your disability in the workplace. There is also the chance to ask any questions you may have.
PwC’s Virtual Park – Meet the Recruiter – 17th December, 11am – 1pm
If you’re ready to apply to one of PWC’s programmes, you’re midway through the application process, or just have some general questions you’d like to ask their recruiters, this session is your opportunity to speak with their team. The Student Recruitment team will be available in their Virtual Park, where you’ll be able to drop in and out of the platform at whatever time suits you during the two hour event. More information can be found here