Careers Workshops are your chance to get help, advice and information on all elements of the recruitment process.
Workshops are delivered by Career Consultants and are typically 50 minutes long, unless otherwise stated.
Workshops are open to students, graduates and postgraduate of all years, academic schools and degree disciplines and include:
Applying for Teacher TrainingThis session aims to simplify the application process for teaching, whilst giving an insight into what admissions tutors really look for.
Assessment Centre (3-hour workshop)Many employers require applicants to attend an extended selection process often referred to as an Assessment Centre. This workshop gives you a good idea of the variety of tasks involved and the range of skills criteria that you will be marked against.
Careers Search on the InternetCut through irrelevant information on the web with recommendations for on-line career and job search resources and tips on effective internet searching from a careers perspective.
Converting to LawNo legal knowledge required! This workshop provides an idea of the costs, timescales, hurdles and eventual outcomes for students studying non-law subjects and contemplating this competitive career route for the first time.
CVThis workshop shows you how to design a CV in the way that is best for you and the job you want. It will also teach you the importance of targeting your CV to employers.
CV Workshop for International StudentsThis workshop shows you how to use effective language to design a CV that is right for the UK job market.
Employment Regulations for International StudentsThis presentation is an up-to-date overview of the employment regulations for non-EU graduates.
Finding a Job in Difficult TimesThis workshop will distinguish between the facts and myths about the recession and outline the sources of further help available and how to access them.
Graduate Recruitment Schemes - What & How?Where are the best places to look for big company jobs? This short, sharp presentation will help you identify six simple steps for launching your graduate career and help you to help yourself.
Haven’t a Clue What I Want To DoThis presentation provides you with a simple formula and an action plan to help you begin to get some focus.
Interview SkillsThis workshop will help you prepare effectively for interview, by looking at interview structure, lines of questioning and a practical exercise on competency based questions.
On-line ApplicationsThis workshop will help you to understand what the selector is looking for and will give you tips to help you bring a professional edge to your future applications.
What Can I do With a Degree in Humanities?This workshop provides an insight into the wide range of jobs open to graduates in Humanities and Social Science.
To see when these Workshops are running and to book your place at a Workshop, use the Careers Calendar.
Bookings for Workshops are compulsory, as numbers are required for planning and health & safety purposes.
Careers Service Drop-in Sessions
A Focus on Postgraduate StudyCareers Service staff will be on hand to offer advice and guidance about all the options for postgraduate study whether in the UK or abroad, plus information about potential funding.
Should I Disclose My Dyslexia/Disability or Health Condition to an EmployerCome along and explore reasons for and against disclosure, when to disclose and how to do it in a way that markets your skills effectively.
To see when these Drop-ins are running, use the Careers Calendar.
Careers Service Podcasts
The Job Search PodcastYou know what you want to do … but you don’t know where to look for Graduate vacancies? This podcast will give you some helpful ideas about how to get started, as well as introducing you to a number of very useful resources to assist you in focussing your search in an effective manner.
Working in Wales PodcastThis podcast provides an overview of the job market in Wales and indicates good practice in the processes of decision-making and job applications.