As a new academic year starts we’d like to welcome you to our 👉 Employability Month!

What?

A whole month filled with workshops, presentations, guest speakers and networking opportunities to help you kick start your career.

When & Where?

Starting from Oct 8th, you’ll be able to join a series of activities designed for you, based on your main campus.

Why?

Meet alumni, get involved with live brief and problem solving challenges and develop employability and transferable skills with university wide events as well as specialist events linked to your department or faculty. Keep on reading to find out more and how to join!

 

📆 Week 1: Oct 8th – Oct 12th

Work part-time as part of their hospitality team at events. Open to students from all years and disciplines.

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Come to meet with the Business Experience Team in small groups to receive tailored advice on the WBS Undergraduate Placement Year.

 

Meet with JLL, a financial and professional services firm specialising in real estate services and investment management.

 

Your opportunity to hear first-hand what it likes to work at Goldman Sachs and gain advice on what makes an application stand out in the world of investment banking.

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Practising your interview skills is key to success. Book a ‘speed’ mock interview to run through some key questions and get feedback from a professional in the legal sector.

 

The Westminster Creative Talent Festival will showcase the best of Westminster’s student and graduate talent; to connect emerging creatives with employers and industry across the creative and digital industries.

 

Discover what is going on in the property and construction sector, get careers advice from leading employers and discuss possible graduate and placement opportunities.

 

Whether you are looking to apply for part-time roles, internships or graduate jobs, understanding your personal goals and what you have to offer, combined with a variety of job searching strategies, will help your job hunting be more successful.

 

 

📆 Week 2: Oct 15th – Oct 19th

Find out how to create a winning CV and covering letter that has impact, makes a good first impression and presents your skills and qualities clearly and concisely.

 

Have you ever thought about a career in teaching after university? Join us for an information session and find all about it!

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Hear about what it is like to have a tech role at Goldman Sachs. Learn what makes a CV stand out, how to become a natural networker and to perfect your interview technique.

 

An unmissable chance to network with a wide range of employers offering graduate, placements opportunities and short-term internships.

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Join this practical workshops on the processes of registering yourself as self-employed or registering as a Ltd Company and the various implications and  responsibilities. The session will also give advice on how to manage your income and TAX reporting.

 

This is a great opportunity to come along and get information, advice and tips that will prepare you when finding the right placement!

 

Are you interested in a career in criminal law? Would you like to get hints and tips on how to get in? Then come along and hear from a panel on legal professionals and their journey to becoming a solicitor within this industry.

 

 

📆 Week 3: Oct 22nd – Oct 26th

 

Come along and find out more about the Westminster Employability Award including what it is, how to register and why you should get involved!

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Come along and find out more about the Westminster Employability Award including what it is, how to register and why you should get involved!

 

Alumna Sarah Bennett-Nash will provide practical advice and tips on having the confidence to go out and conquer your life and career goals.

 

Four Seasons Recruitment is London’s leading luxury retail and fashion recruitment consultancy. They are currently seeking temporary staff to work during the exciting Christmas period.

 

Come to meet with the Business Experience Team in small groups of to receive tailored advice on the WBS Undergraduate Placement Year.

 

You want that job so bad, but is your CV ready to start too? Come along to this event to learn how to make great first impression with your CV and cover letter.

 

Looking for some extra cash with a part-time job? Well, look no further.

 

Are you interested in improving your Public Speaking skills? Then why not attend this workshop hosted by Jennifer MacKay from Jump Training!

 

Join this workshop led by Lucia Stansbie a Fashion Business and Start-Up Consultant – on how to get started with setting up, developing and launching a fashion and creative startup.

 

 

📆 Week 4: Oct 29th – Nov 2nd

 

In this workshop, you will learn to organise, articulate and simplify business ideas using the Business Model Canvas, an essential tool widely used to translate complex and multifaceted business concepts of all types into more easily manageable and understandable building blocks.

 

As a Brand Ambassador you will go to pre-booked appointments on our behalf to talk to clients about the service we will be offering. We will try and be flexible around student timetables. Students will also be given full head office training and support beforehand. We are looking for confident and well spoken students to help expand our brand.

 

Discover how to create a winning CV and covering letter that has impact, makes a good first impression and presents your skills and qualities clearly and concisely.

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

Come along and find out more about the Westminster Employability Award including what it is, how to register and why you should get involved!

 

Learn more about employability at the University of Westminster and find out how we can support you in developing your skills, gaining experience and getting job-ready.

 

 

 📆 Week 5: Nov 5th – Nov 9th

The Hospitality Company is offering part-time flexible work at events across London for students to work alongside or in between studies.

 

The Computer Science and Engineering Careers Fair offers you an opportunity to network both with potential employers and agencies working across the IT and Engineering sectors, offering graduate, placement and internship vacancies.

 

Do you wish to discover how you can best prepare for your first graduate role, your dream job, a career change, or even a part-time role when completing your studies? Then come and find what it takes to ace an interview.

 

Do you have a disability but don’t know how and when to disclose it when applying for a job? Join us for an informative session delivered by Change100 and also find out about how to apply to our programme of paid summer work placements, development and mentoring.

 

Come join us on for an afternoon run by Deloitte in partnership with the MyKindaFuture, filled with inspiring talks and activities that will spark ideas and give you a clearer picture of the future you want.

 

Find out about more opportunities and events on Engage

If you have any difficulties accessing the online information or booking please email: careers@westminster.ac.uk or call 020 7911 5184.

 

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