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    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Employer Pop Up

    Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work.

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise helps customers make their mark on the world with cutting-edge technology solutions. We enable our customers to transform industries, markets, and lives by optimizing their IT to be uniquely suited to their needs. We do this by making Hybrid IT simple, powering the Intelligent Edge, and providing the Expertise to make it happen. Our customers' challenges inspire us to advance technology and create solutions -their success is our success.

    CV & Applications

    Tuesday, 1st October 2019, 12:00pm-12:55pm, Library Forum Training Room, JHBB.

    How do you make your CV and application stand out from the crowd?

    Learn how to complete your application form in a professional and engaging manner.

    No booking required, just turn up on the day!

    Part-Time Jobs Fair

    Tuesday, 1st October 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    The Part-Time Jobs Fair is an opportunity for students to meet employers and discover part-time jobs and temporary work opportunities in and around Oxford. This event is multi-sector and open to all disciplines and year groups. The fair is an ideal way to network with employers and discover employment opportunities for during your studies.

    Volunteer Fair

    Wednesday, 2nd October 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    The Volunteer Fair is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about local projects on offer, talk to Volunteering organisation representatives and local charities, and discover how you can become active in the local community, while gaining valuable employment skills.

    From working in schools, environmental and arts charities to one-off social action activities, there’s a range of projects to get involved with. Talk to Careers to discover how Volunteering can benefit your career path and to find the best local volunteering opportunities.

    Volunteer Wednesday TBC

    Wednesday, 2nd October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet a charity promoting opportunities to volunteer.

    A Career in Counselling Psychology with Dr Simon Rowbottom, BPS Chartered Psychologist, Counselling Psychologist

    Thursday, 3rd October 2019, 1:00pm-2:00pm, SNC 4.01.

    Simon gained a first class psychology degree from Oxford Brookes before completing the doctorate in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Psychology. He has worked for the NHS Foundation Trust’s Psychological Services Department, in a community mental health team, & within an NHS psychotherapy department. Currently he runs his own practice: www.chilternpsychologicalservices.co.uk

    Tesco Part Time Pop Up

    Monday, 7th October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    A business of Tesco's scale provides a wide variety of opportunities. Meet with representatives from Tesco at Careers and talk with them about part time vacancies at your local store.

    USA Summer Camp Employer Pop Up

    Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    The best summer of your life is waiting for you at Camp in America! Come to meet the team and find out how you can spend your summer in America.

    Summer Camp's an amazing opportunity to spend a summer living and working in the USA, teaching campers all the sports, hobbies, and skills you know and love.

    L’Oréal on Campus! Two Hour Skills Session

    Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 5:30pm-7:30pm, JHB203.

    Fancy getting an insight into the world’s largest cosmetics company? How about understanding what it takes to shine in an assessment centre?

    Join the L’Oréal UKI team for an exclusive two hour skills session. We lift the lid on all things assessment centres whilst also offering you a chance to find out more about what working life is really like at L’Oréal!

    From group tasks to numerical tests, you will have the opportunity to experience and practice skills that typically arise in an assessment centre.

    The session is designed to be as interactive as possible. The more questions, the better! You will have a chance to talk to members of the L’Oréal UKI team, working across a wide range of roles. Marketing, commercial and finance, to name just a few!

    Introduction to Graduate Schemes

    Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 12:00pm-12:55pm, Library Forum Training Room, JHBB.

    Graduate schemes and what you need to know. Find out all you need to know about applying for a graduate scheme and what to expect at this workshop by Oxford Brookes Careers.

    The Graduate Labour Market & Graduate Training Schemes for Scientists

    Tuesday, 8th October 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHB 206.

    Graduate Schemes are a fast track option for many careers including scientific research, food, consulting, teaching and the NHS Scientific Training Programme (STP). We will look at some of the schemes of interest to scientists as well as the recruitment process and deadlines to be aware of.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Just Like Us

    Wednesday, 9th October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Are you LGBT+? Would you be interested in being a role model and championing equality in secondary schools? Taz from Just Like Us can tell you more at Volunteer Wednesday!

    Graduate Jobs Fair

    Thursday, 10th October 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    An opportunity to meet with employers offering and promoting a range of graduate job opportunities. Open to all students.

    Real Estate, Planning and Construction Fair

    Monday, 14th October 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm, Main Hall, Brookes Sport.

    Employers from the Real Estate, Planning and Construction industries will be on campus to discuss graduate schemes, placements and work experience opportunities. A must attend event for anyone looking to enter the Built Environment profession.

    Jobshop Pop Up TBC

    Monday, 14th October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet an employer outside the Careers Centre in JHBB promoting part time/temporary opportunities.

    How to make yourself employable in the UK and find a job after graduation – International Students

    Monday, 14th October 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB303.

    International students: Are you new to the UK and UK recruitment practices? Today we will look at what will make you successful in the UK job market, including recruitment schedules and practices and some suggestions for things you should be doing from your first year onwards to make you more employable with a UK employer.

    Talk by Emma Robinson, Careers Consultant, Oxford Brookes.

    Making the Most of LinkedIn

    Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 12:00pm-12:55pm, Library Forum Training Room, JHBB.

    What would potential employers think of your online profile?
    How do you utilise social media in your job search?

    Get top tips on managing your digital footprint to ensure that you use it as an effective tool in your job search.

    Working in the UK – Immigration, Sally Saca

    Tuesday, 15th October 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB303.

    Confused by all the different visa options? Today Sally will guide you through working on the Tier 4 visa and outline the various options for you after graduation including Tier 2 (General) visa, Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) Scheme, Tier 5 ( Youth Mobility) and Tier 5 (Temporary Worker, Government Authorised Exchange Schemes).

    Talk by Sally Saca, Head of International Student Advice Team, Oxford Brookes

    Placement Fair

    Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    This event will have employers with placement opportunities available for students. Placements are a great way of gaining relevant work experience that will make your graduate jobs applications stand out.

    Volunteer Wednesday TBC

    Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet a charity promoting opportunities to volunteer.

    Access Tier 5

    Wednesday, 16th October 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB303.

    Tara is here today to talk about Access Tier 5, an organisation who sponsor non-EEA graduates to undertake work experience with UK employers. They can help recent Tier 4 graduates switch categories in the UK to Tier 5 Government Authorised Exchange.

    Graduates must first arrange their own internship with a UK employer.

    Talk by Tara Evans, Account Manager - National UK Team, AIESEC UK LTD

    What Can I do with My Psychology Degree?

    Thursday, 17th October 2019, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, SNC 4.01.

    Over 70% of graduate employers recruit from any degree discipline and most of our graduate psychologists DO NOT work as chartered psychologists. Today we will look at what else you can do with your psychology degree, including some relevant graduate schemes. Although there are many more obvious options connected to your skills there are also many other areas open to you that you may not have considered.

    Dunelm Part Time Pop Up

    Monday, 21st October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet Dunelm outside the Careers Centre in JHBB promoting part time/temporary opportunities as a Coffee Shop Assistant/Sales Assistant.

    Interviews Unwrapped

    Tuesday, 22nd October 2019, 12:00pm-12:55pm, JHB204.

    How do you make a great impression at interview? This session helps you to prepare for an interview and discusses the best way to articulate your skills and experience.  

    Teach First Leadership Workshop

    Tuesday, 22nd October 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Headington Hill Music Room G11.

    Children from a disadvantaged background are 18 months behind their peers when they take their GCSEs. Great teachers and brilliant leaders can change that though. Every year we help thousands of graduates to develop their leadership skills on our Training Programme and now we’re extending that support to students still at university too. You don’t need to have decades of experience to be an inspiring leader and you don’t need to be the boss either. Join our Leadership skills session to discover different leadership styles, consider your emotional intelligence, look at the differences between managing and leading, develop and evaluate your own leadership skills and explore the type of leader you need to be to succeed.

    FDM Bug Bash Event

    Tuesday, 22nd October 2019, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Library Forum Training Room, JHBB.

    FDM are hosting an exciting Bug Bash event on campus for technology enthusiasts. Regardless of your degree subject we would love to see you there to help bring to life what a career in technology could be like for you!

    Hosted by our University Partnerships team and one of our experienced senior trainers you will hear and experience first-hand what your career could involve working within the industry. You will work in teams to execute tests on a real web application as well as raise defects for issues you find. There will also be prizes for the team who find the most defects! (Don’t worry if you are unsure what this will involve all will become clear at the event)

    To conclude the event there be an opportunity to network with our team over pizza and find out more about our award winning Graduate Programme!

    Volunteer Wednesday: Science Oxford

    Wednesday, 23rd October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Science Oxford is the public-facing part of The Oxford Trust – an independent charitable trust that was founded in 1985. The Trust’s mission is to encourage and facilitate the study, application and communication of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

    Microsoft Early In Careers Tech Panel

    Wednesday, 23rd October 2019, 5:00pm-7:00pm, Clerici Learning Studio.

    The Early in Career panel will be a chance to meet and ask questions to Apprentices, Interns and Graduates from Microsoft. It's a great chance to learn about key issues in the IT industry such as women in technology and what it's like to identify as an EIC. You'll also have the opportunity to find out the benefits of doing a year in industry as an intern, the application process and how to become a graduate once you graduate.

    CV Master Class for Scientists

    Wednesday, 23rd October 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB201.

    Learn how to craft a good CV and how to tailor it to your target employer and sector. This is a practical and interactive workshop where you will need to think about the skills you have developed during your science degree, and how to express these to employers. We’ll also outline the ongoing advice and support from Careers to help you after the session work towards an excellent CV.

    Technology and Engineering Fair

    Thursday, 24th October 2019, 11:00am-2:00pm, Simon Williams Center, Wheatley Campus.

    The Technology Fair is an opportunity for employers to promote their roles in the STEM industries to students. The fair is targeted towards students from the Department of Computing and Communication Technologies and the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences who are looking for work placements, internships and graduate opportunities.

    Jobshop Pop Up TBC

    Monday, 28th October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet an employer outside the Careers Centre in JHBB promoting part time/temporary opportunities.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Gatehouse

    Wednesday, 30th October 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Passionate about homelessness in Oxford? Gatehouse is a local homeless shelter, offering a community cafe for those in need. Find out how to get involved by speaking to Zoe from the Oxford Gatehouse at Volunteer Wednesday.

    Academic Careers in Psychology with Professor Vince Connelly

    Thursday, 31st October 2019, 1:00pm-2:00pm, SNC 4.01.

    Professor Vince Connelly is well placed to talk about careers in the Higher Education sector. He has wide ranging experience of a number of roles in academia and has worked in a number of institutions in the UK as well as at Brookes. He is an internationally known researcher and has successfully supervised PhD students and led grants working with research staff who have gone on to successful careers. Vince is here today to tell you what the world of academia is really like and will talk about getting onto PhD programmes, working as a researcher and other ranges of jobs in universities and academia.

    Teach First Leadership Workshop

    Friday, 1st November 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, CLC G.12.

    Children from a disadvantaged background are 18 months behind their peers when they take their GCSEs. Great teachers and brilliant leaders can change that though. Every year we help thousands of graduates to develop their leadership skills on our Training Programme and now we’re extending that support to students still at university too. You don’t need to have decades of experience to be an inspiring leader and you don’t need to be the boss either. Join our Leadership skills session to discover different leadership styles, consider your emotional intelligence, look at the differences between managing and leading, develop and evaluate your own leadership skills and explore the type of leader you need to be to succeed.

    Jobshop Pop Up TBC

    Monday, 4th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet an employer outside the Careers Centre in JHBB promoting part time/temporary opportunities.

    Life Beyond Graduation: The BMS Survival Guide with Dr Ross Sadler, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Immunology, Oxford Brookes & Clinical Scientist for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

    Tuesday, 5th November 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB 204.

    Essential careers information on what life has to offer Biomedical Science graduates. Covering topics such as the IBMS Registration Portfolio, career progression beyond Registration and de-mystifying the Dept. of Health Modernising Scientific Careers structure. There will also be some helpful hints on the job application process. A must for aspiring Biomedical Scientists!

    Develop your business skills in New York City

    Wednesday, 6th November 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB206

    LinkedIn's 2019 Global Talent Trends Report identified soft skills as one of the four trends transforming the workplace. 91% of talent professionals and hiring managers deemed soft skills a priority when recruiting.

    The Mountbatten Program offers young professionals the opportunity to develop these skills and gain international exposure, with our year-long graduate program in New York City. Immerse yourself in the NYC business community, build your skills, network, CV and potential on our 12-month program. From your visa to placing you with a leading organisation to your accommodation, we coordinate all elements of your international experience. Leaving you the time to flourish professionally and personally, while having the 'best year of your life.'

    Volunteer Wednesday: The Story Museum

    Wednesday, 6th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Interested in unlocking a career in the heritage sector? Want to share your love of stories? Come along and chat to Jess about how to volunteer with the The Story Museum.

    Off to Work Pop Up

    Monday, 11th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet Off to Work at their Pop Up and discover work opportunities.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Students4Students

    Wednesday, 13th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Dreaming about a PGCE or a future in teaching? Want to help combat educational inequality? Speak to Marcus from Students4Students about supporting local primary school pupils by tutoring English or Maths.

    EF Pop Up

    Monday, 18th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet the EF team at the Jobshop and discover work opportunities. EF’s mission is simple: Opening the world through education. A Career with EF combines the support and opportunity of a large organisation with the spirit and energy of a small company. We look for thinkers and doers - creative, collaborative and motivated people who are excited by education, communication and travel.

    Barratt Developments PLC Pop Up

    Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Talk to the Barratt Developments PLC team as they visit Oxford Brookes University to discover employment opportunities.

    Cornwall Street Barristers Law Fair talk

    Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 4:15pm-5:15pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Cornwall Street Barristers will be giving a talk before the Oxford Brookes Law Fair. Find out more about them at https://cornwallstreet.co.uk

    Law Fair

    Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 5:30pm-7:30pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    The Law Fair is an opportunity for students interested in a career in law to speak to employers promoting opportunities in law firms, chambers, training providers and other relevant fields within the law sector.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Connection Support

    Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Looking to boost your experience supporting those with complex needs? Kevin will be in the Forum to chat about how you can make a difference with Connection Support!

    Jobshop Pop Up TBC

    Monday, 25th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet an employer outside the Careers Centre in JHBB promoting part time/temporary opportunities.

    In conversation with Alison Branagan Creative Consultancy

    Monday, 25th November 2019, 12:30pm-2:00pm, Clerici 1.02.

    In this afternoon workshop we will explore how to set up as a fine arts practitioner, a film business or work as a musician or freelance digital media professional. Many creatives register as self-employed often alongside a part-time job as they establish themselves within the visual arts sector, music, entertainment or creative industries. If you are selling artwork, taking on paid commissions, performing or seeking clients in terms of filmmaking projects or offering digital services, then this talk is for you.

    We will cover how to get yourself set up, develop networks and promote yourself or your business. Importantly you will learn whether you need to register as self-employed or not, as a current student or future graduate.

    News Associates - Breaking News Workshop

    Tuesday, 26th November 2019, 1:00pm-3:00pm, CLC 219.

    If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training. News Associates will run a practical and fast-paced journalism workshop where students are given a breaking news story to cover.

    Students can send their work to News Associates to gain feedback after the session.

    Whether you’re just starting out or thinking of a career change, our practical sessions are suitable for those looking to get into news, sport, online or broadcast journalism.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Modern Art Oxford

    Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    It's Creative Arts Week! Fancy surrounding yourself with creativity and supporting arts and culture in Oxford? Joe is coming to campus to share information about volunteering with Modern Art Oxford.

    A Career in PR - Introduction to PR hosted by Rostrum PR Agency

    Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 12:15pm-1:00pm, JHB203.

    Wondering what PR is? Grant Bather will give a run-down of what a career in PR can include, some of the key skills that can be transferred from other disciplines and how to start in PR. The talk will include examples of crisis situations that Grant has worked on, proactive PR campaigns (including broadcast and national newspapers) and breakdown a typical day for a PR professional.

    Rostrum is an award-winning PR and content marketing agency. We specialise in working with financial services companies, professional services firm and technology businesses across the UK and around the world.

    Grant Bather is a trained media instructor. He started his career in journalism, before becoming a PR professional. Grant has over ten years’ experience in comms and has worked in-house at organisations including Virgin Money and Aviva Investors and in agency roles representing large, and small companies. As a spokesperson, he has appeared live on BBC 5Live and Sky News and has been quoted in all of the UK national newspapers on topics ranging from pet insurance to pensions, travel insurance to credit cards. Grant also specialises in advising and implementing issues management strategies.

    Working in Radio (with BBC's Shaunna-Marie Latchman)

    Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 1:00pm-2:30pm, Gibbs 538.

    Shaunna-Marie Latchman & a BBC producer are joining us on campus to give a real life insight into how to break into radio journalism.

    Linklaters - Commercial Awareness & Applications Workshop

    Thursday, 28th November 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm, Chakrabarti, JHB 208.

    Come to meet leading international commercial law firm Linklaters at this event interactive workshop where we will introduce ourselves and the work that we do, and take you through a number exercises that will help you realise that commercial understanding is perhaps easier to acquire that you might think. We will also talk you through the various exciting ways you can experience would it could be like to be commercial lawyer online, in-person and through our work experience opportunities for all levels.

    Jobshop Pop Up TBC

    Monday, 2nd December 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet an employer outside the Careers Centre in JHBB promoting part time/temporary opportunities.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Restore

    Wednesday, 4th December 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Interested in health and wellbeing? Volunteer with Restore to support others in their recovery from mental health difficulties. Get more information from Maya!

    Jobshop Pop Up TBC

    Monday, 9th December 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Meet an employer outside the Careers Centre in JHBB promoting part time/temporary opportunities.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Cancer Research UK

    Wednesday, 11th December 2019, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Gain experience in event management or social media communications with a nationally renowned charity! Chat to Cathy to find out more about volunteering with CRUK.