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    Semester 2, 2018/19

    Week 1

    Week 2

    CV & Applications

    Thursday, 7 February 2019, 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 3

    Real Estate Internship Fair

    Monday, 11 February 2019, 10am-12pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    Meet employers and discover Real Estate Internship opportunities at this mini fair. Employers will be there to promote their internship opportunities to students, as well as to network. Stay tuned on the Oxford Brookes Careers Centre Facebook page to see who is attending.

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

    Interviews Unwrapped

    Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 12pm-12:55pm, Forum 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.

    International Students: Working in the UK, Visas and Immigration

    Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 12pm-1pm, JHB301.

    A talk for international students providing information on immigration and UK visas for working post-graduation. Talk by Sally Saca, Head of ISAT International Student Advice Team.

    Volunteering at Grendon Underwood & Springhill Prison Information Session

    Wednesday, 13th February 2019, 12pm-1pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

    Discover Volunteering Opportunities for Students at Grendon Underwood & Springhill Prisons, Teaching Level 1 and 2 English, Maths and IT as well as Horticulture and other vocational subjects. You'll get to hear from the Prison Education Manager as well as a current student taking part in the volunteering scheme.

    Please register your attendance

    Week 4

    Prepare for the Fair

    Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 12pm-12:55pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

    This will be a session on how to prepare yourself for Careers Fairs. Find out what you should be looking for in employers and what questions you should be asking, as well as how to best present yourself. 

    International Students: Finding Work After Graduation

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 12pm-1pm, JHB302.

    A talk for international students on what you need to do and when to gain employment in the UK.

    LPC (Legal Practice Course) - University of Law Presentation

    Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 12pm-1pm, JHB206, JHBB.

    Are you currently studying the LLB or the GDL, and are you interested in furthering your legal career?

    Come along to our LPC (Legal Practice Course) session, where you can discover in depth how the University of Law’s LPC course will shape you into the trainee solicitor that firms are looking for. Find out more about the course, and learn from one of our qualified tutors what sets our LPC course apart.

    Week 5

    Graduate Jobs, Internships & Placement Fair

    Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB.

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

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

    Making Great Applications for the OBU Graduate Scheme

    Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 12pm-12:55pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

    A session dedicated to preparing applications for the Oxford Brookes University Graduate Scheme.

    Ace Your Assessment Centre

    Thursday, 28 February 2019, 12pm-1:55pm, CLC.G.06, Clerici.

    This is a great chance to participate in an intensive two hour mini assessment session which will give you a real taste of the kind of activities and exercises that employers use during the selection processes. You will gain insights into what employers look for when assessing candidates and how you might best approach different activities. The session will be run as a simulated assessment centre so you will need to arrive promptly, follow instructions and participate fully to get the most from it. Resources to help you develop your skills and confidence further will be highlighted.

    There are only 30 spaces available for this very practical session. Email careers@brookes.ac.uk to book

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    Week 9

    Getting a Summer Job/Internship

    Tuesday 26 March 2019, 12pm-12:30pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

    This short session will tell you all that you need to know about getting a summer job or a summer internship, including where to look for summer jobs and internships and how to apply for them.

    Spend a year in New York City with the Mountbatten Program

    Wednesday 27 March 2019, 12:30pm-1:30pm, G301, Gibbs Building.

    Mountbatten Program provides graduates with the opportunity to gain 12 months experience at the world’s top employers in New York City.  Our trainees spend the year living in one of the world’s most challenging corporate cultures, living like a local and complementing their full-time placement with a postgraduate academic program.  Mountbatten Program also provides a monthly living allowance, rent free accommodation and utilities for the entire year, health insurance and coordination of your J-1 Visa.

    There are also unrivalled opportunities to build your network, develop your international personal brand and immerse yourself in one of the greatest cities in the world.

    Attend this presentation to learn how Mountbatten can jump-start your post graduation career in business.

    Please register to attend.

    Week 10

    Week 11

    Summer Jobs Fair

    Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 11am-2pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    Meet employers and discover job opportunities over the summer. Employers from a range of industries will be there to promote a variety of short term opportunities to students, as well as to network. Stay tuned on the Oxford Brookes Careers Centre Facebook page to see who is attending.

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

    Week 12

    Get the Job You Want (Postgraduate)

    Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 9am-5pm, CLC.G.06, Clerici.

    Everything you need to know to land your first job as a postgraduate. Including finding work you'll love, what to do if you haven't got enough work experience, how and where to search for jobs, making applications that work, succeeding at assessment centres and impressing at interviews.

    Free lunch is included!

    Spaces are limited for this very practical session. Email careers@brookes.ac.uk to register your place.

    Get the Job You Want (Undergraduate)

    Thursday, 23 May 2019, 9am-5pm, CLC.G.06, Clerici.

    Everything you need to know to land your first job as a graduate. Including finding work you'll love, what to do if you haven't got enough work experience, how and where to search for jobs, making applications that work, succeeding at assessment centres and impressing at interviews.

    Free lunch is included!

    Spaces are limited for this very practical session. Email careers@brookes.ac.uk to register your place.

    Life After Brookes Careers Week - for final year students

    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.