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    • Semester 1 2018-2019

      Week 1

      Part-Time Working

      Tuesday, 25th September 2018, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB, Gipsy Lane Campus.

      Getting a part time job during your studies will not only earn you some extra money but will also help you to develop a range of transferable skills for your future career.

      Come along to this short 20-30 minute session focusing on how and where to look for part time work and volunteering opportunities.

      Week 2

      Part-Time Jobs Fair

      Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB, Gipsy Lane Campus.

      The Part-Time Jobs Fair is an opportunity for students to meet employers and discover part-time jobs in and around Oxford. This event is multi-sector event 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.

      Come and visit Careers for advice on how to best prepare for the fair.

      Volunteer Fair

      Wednesday, 3rd October 2018, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB, Gipsy Lane Campus.

      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.

      Come and visit Careers for advice on how to best prepare for the fair.

      Week 3

      Westgate Jobs Fair

      Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB, Gipsy Lane Campus.

      Meet employers from the Westgate Oxford and discover employment opportunities here in Oxford. Employers will be promoting a variety part-time and graduate opportunities to students, and there will be a chance to network.

      Come and visit Careers for advice on how to best prepare for the fair.

      Graduate Jobs Fair

      Thursday, 11th October 2018, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB, Gipsy Lane Campus.

      Meet employers and discover graduate roles at the Graduate Jobs Fair. Employers from a range of industries will be there to promote a variety graduate opportunities to students, as well as to network. Stay tuned on Facebook to see who is attending.

      Come and visit Careers for advice on how to best prepare for the fair.

      Intro to Graduate Schemes and Summer Internships

      Thursday, 11th October 2018, 12pm-12:55pm, T500, Gipsy Lane Campus.

      Graduate schemes and what you need to know. Finding and applying for a graduate scheme or summer internship and what to expect.

        Week 4

        Real Estate, Planning and Construction Fair

        Monday, 15th October 2018, 11am-2pm, Oxford Brookes Sports Hall, Centre for Sport, Cheney Lane, Headington Campus.

        The Real Estate, Planning and Construction Fair is an opportunity for students to meet employers in the Construction,Architecture, Planning and Real Estate industries. The fair is the perfect chance to discover graduate opportunities as well as internships and work placements and provides a chance to network to raise your profile.

        Get support from the careers team to ensure you are well prepared for the event. 

        International Students: Finding Work After Graduation

        Wednesday, 17th October 2018, 12pm-1pm, JHB 207.

        Catered towards international students, discover how to find professional roles after you graduate.

        Placement Fair

        Thursday, 18th October 2018, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB, Gipsy Lane Campus.

        The Placement Fair is an opportunity for students to discover sandwich year placements and network with employers. Highly recommended for 2nd year students within the Business School seeking a 48 week placement as part of their degree.

        Speak to Careers to ensure that you are well prepared in advance for the event.

        International Students: Finding Work After Graduation

        Thursday, 18th October 2018, 12pm-1pm, JHB 207.

        For international students, this session will provide information about immigration and UK Visas for post-graduation. 

        Week 5

        Build your LinkedIn Profile

        Tuesday, 23rd October 2018, 12pm-12:55pm, Basement Library Training Room, JHBB.

        Hints and tips on building your LinkedIn profile and how to use it to build your contacts and network and research careers opportunities. 

        CVs & Application

        Thursday, 25th October 2018, 12pm-12:55pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

        How do you make your CV and covering letter stand out from the crowd? Get top tips on hitting the selection criteria so they simply must select you for interview! Learn how to complete your application form in a professional and engaging manner.

        No booking required, just turn up on the day!

        Week 6

        Technology Fair

        Thursday, 1st November 2018, 11am-2pm, Dora Cohen Hall, 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 .

        Speak to Careers to ensure that you are well prepared in advance for the event.

        Interviews Unwrapped

        Thursday, 1st November 2018, 12pm-12:55pm, Basement Library Training Room, JHBB.

        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.

        Week 7

        PR, Marketing and Events Fair

        Thursday, 8th November 2018, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB.

        Meet employers from the arts, PR, Marketing and Events industries promoting employment opportunities.

        Get into Teaching

        Thursday, 8th November 2018, 12pm-12:55pm, Basement Library Training Room, JHBB.

        Are you considering a career in Teaching? Have you got what it takes? This session will compare the available routes; advise you on how to get essential teaching experience and prepare for the application process.

        Week 8

        Enhancing your LinkedIn Profile (registration required)

        Tuesday, 13th November 2018, 12pm-12:55pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

        Job Search Techniques (Including LinkedIn)

        Thursday, 15th November 2018, 12pm-12:30pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

        Week 9

        Law Fair

        Tuesday, 20th November 2018, 5:30pm-7pm, The Forum, JHBB, Gipsy Lane Campus.

        The Oxford Brookes Law Fair is an opportunity for students to meet employers from law firms, chambers and more. The fair provides the opportunity to discover graduate opportunities, internships and work placements and also provides a chance to network to raise your profile. It is highly recommended for all students in the School of Law to attend

        Speak to Careers to ensure that you are well prepared in advance for the event.

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        Get into PR

        Thursday, 22nd November 2018, 12pm-12:55pm, Basement Library Training Room, JHBB.

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          Week 12

          Life After Brookes Careers Week - for final year students

          Download our Life After Brookes Careers Guide (PDF)

          Life After Brookes week is now over. Please download our Life After Brookes Careers Guide for further information on careers advice after graduation.