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    Dear Students and Graduates,

    Due to the current situation with Covid-19 from Tuesday 17 March Careers are now offering online delivery only, this means for at least the next five weeks no face to face delivery or careers events will take place on campus.

    We are still offering information, mock interviews and appointments either virtually or via telephone. There are further resources and support on our website and we will post any updated information there also.

    Please do not hesitate to contact us at  careers@brookes.ac.uk and we will do our best to help you.

    The University continues to update its coronavirus webpage with additional advice, so please keep checking this for the latest information. If you have further questions or concerns about Covid-19, please email:  covid-19@brookes.ac.uk


    Online Summer Workshops

    Welcome to Careers

    Tuesday, 14th July 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Online.

    Welcome to Careers- finding resources. An informal session to help you get the most out of Careers. We will show you where to find useful resources, explore your options and access further support.

    This session will be run by Jan and Sahand from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    What Do I Do if I Haven't Got Much Work Experience?

    Friday, 19th June 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Online.

    We know that employers often look at our work experience for evidence of our skills and abilities, but how do you apply for jobs if you don’t have much or any experience? This workshop will help you identify where you have developed skills in other areas and how you can make the most of the experiences you have had when writing applications or speaking to employers.

    This session will be run by Sue and Jan from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Volunteering - how to stand out from the crowd

    Thursday 16th July 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online.

    Volunteering as work experience: find out the what, why and how of volunteering. Microvolunteering: gaining valuable experience from home . Boost your applications! Gain some practical tips on reflective writing and articulating your volunteering experiences to employers.

    This session will be run by Rebecca and Sahand from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Careers Unwrapped - options with you degree and beyond

    Monday 20th July 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Online.

    Not quite sure what you want to do after your degree yet? Don’t know where to start or simply confused by your potential career options? Come along and get some ideas about how to approach finding possibilities and options. We’ll look at what you can do with your degree and highlight some tools and resources to assist you in working things out. We’ll also look at the 3 critical career questions everyone needs to ask themselves to move forwards.

    This session will be run by John and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    How to Ace a Video Interview

    Tuesday 21st July 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online.

    Unsure about what to expect from an interview? This session will help you to consider video interview practicalities (whether these are live or recorded interviews). We'll look at how to anticipate likely interview questions and give effective responses. We will consider ways you can show your motivation, some solutions for handling those interview nerves and what you can do to get yourself well prepared. There will be some time for your own questions and we will provide details of further 1:1 help and resources which are available to you.

    This session will be run by Marija and Rachel from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Wednesday 22nd July 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Online.

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!

    This session will be run by Jan and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    LinkedIn - how to make the most of it

    Thursday 23rd July 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online.

    92% of recruiters are using social media in recruitment so LinkedIn is an integral part of the recruitment process. To play the recruitment game well you need a really professional profile and an understanding of all its useful functions. Fortunately it's pretty straightforward and easy to use and today we'll show you how to get a really great profile, how to use LinkedIn as a research tool and how to search for jobs, all helping you to succeed and get what you want from your career.

    This session will be run by Iona and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Looking Forward and Being Confident: Using Positive Psychology tools

    Monday 27th July 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Online.

    This session will review Positive Psychology principles that can help us as we seek to develop our careers and deal with recruitment processes. We will explore how we can use these to build habits and strategies that help us to deal with setbacks, grow in confidence and have a greater impact on others.

    This session will be run by Pete and Emma from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Tuesday 28th July 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm, Online.

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!

    This session will be run by Julie and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Preparing for Your Virtual Assessment Centre

    Wednesday 29th July 2020, 12:30pm-1:30pm, Online.

    You may be asked to take part in a Virtual Assessment Centre in the coming months. Join our online workshop to understand the different activities you might face and the best resources to use for your preparation. Our top tips will help you feel confident facing an Assessment Centre remotely yet still knowing exactly how to stand out from the crowd.

    This session will be run by John and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Bouncing forward and being resilient through turbulent times

    Thursday 30th July 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online.

    By cultivating a Growth Mindset we can change the way we look at challenges and setbacks and see them as an opportunity to learn and grow and ultimately flourish in the workplace and in our careers.

    This session will be run by Pete and Emma from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Welcome to Careers

    Monday 3rd August 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online.

    An informal session to help you get the most out of Careers. We will show you where to find useful resources, explore your options and access further support.

    This session will be run by Sahand and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Success at Psychometric Tests

    Tuesday, 4th August 2020, 12:00pm-3:00pm, Online.

    Perhaps you are feeling somewhat anxious about handling psychometric assessment tests. This session will explain not only what the main types of psychometric tests are, but how best to approach them and what sort of resources you can use to practice for them (yes, practice does make perfect!).

    This session will be run by John and Julie from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Online.

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!

    This session will be run by Julie and Sahand from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Write Applications that Work

    Thursday, 6th August 2020, 12:30pm-1:30pm, Online.

    Learning how to market yourself in writing is an essential step towards gaining that all-important interview and then the job itself. Many employers, particularly large organisations, now ask candidates to complete an online application form.

    In this workshop, you will learn: How employers shortlist from written application forms, Tips to tackle those tricky application form questions and How to write a winning personal statement as part of your application.

    This session will be run by Jo and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Welcome to Careers

    Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online.

    Welcome to Careers- finding resources. An informal session to help you get the most out of Careers. We will show you where to find useful resources, explore your options and access further support.

    This session will be run by Julie and Rachel from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Career adaptability - getting and staying employed in the 21st Century

    Wednesday, 12th August 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Online.

    Change is accelerating in our global environment, not least with disruptive technological development, increasing socio-economic and political challenges and the recent pandemic. The idea of a career ladder and a job for life is rapidly falling away. What is replacing it and what’s the sort of mind-set and skills portfolio you will need to manage your career effectively in the 21st Century? Career-adaptability is a powerful career management approach that recognises the reality of ongoing change and uncertainty. Come along and find out more!

    This session will be run by John and Rachel from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    LinkedIn - how to make the most of it

    Thursday, 13th August 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online.

    92% of recruiters are using social media in recruitment so LinkedIn is an integral part of the recruitment process. To play the recruitment game well you need a really professional profile and an understanding of all its useful functions. Fortunately it's pretty straightforward and easy to use and today we'll show you how to create a really great profile, how to use LinkedIn as a research tool and how to search for jobs, all helping you to succeed and get what you want from your career.

    This session will be run by Marija and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Welcome to Careers

    Monday, 17th August 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online.

    Welcome to Careers- finding resources. An informal session to help you get the most out of Careers. We will show you where to find useful resources, explore your options and access further support.

    This session will be run by Jan and Rachel from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Thinking about Postgraduate Study?

    Tuesday, 18th August 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Online.

    Would you like to get better informed about postgraduate study? This workshop will help you explore different types of PG study, what to consider when making choices and how to make effective applications. It will also provide you with an overview of the different types of funding there may be available.

    This session will be run by Iona and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Preparing for Your Virtual Assessment Centre

    Wednesday, 19th August 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, Online.

    You may be asked to take part in a Virtual Assessment Centre in the coming months. Join our online workshop to understand the different activities you might face and the best resources to use for your preparation. Our top tips will help you feel confident facing an Assessment Centre remotely yet still knowing exactly how to stand out from the crowd.

    This session will be run by Jo and Sahand from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Thursday, 20th August 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online.

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!

    This session will be run by Rachel and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    How to Ace a Video Interview

    Monday, 24th August 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Online.

    Unsure about what to expect from an interview? This session will help you to consider video interview practicalities (whether these are live or recorded interviews). We'll look at how to anticipate likely interview questions and give effective responses. We will consider ways you can show your motivation, some solutions for handling those interview nerves and what you can do to get yourself well prepared. There will be some time for your own questions and we will provide details of further 1:1 help and resources which are available to you.

    This session will be run by Pete and Julie from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Welcome to Careers

    Tuesday, 25th August 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Online.

    Welcome to Careers- finding resources. An informal session to help you get the most out of Careers. We will show you where to find useful resources, explore your options and access further support.

    This session will be run by Sahand and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

    Introduction to CVs and Cover Letters

    Thursday, 27h August 2020, 11:00am-12:00pm, Online.

    Making your CV and Cover Letter stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop gives you an introduction to the basics of putting together a CV and Cover Letter, shares hints and tips on layout and tailoring and how to avoid common CV and Cover Letter pitfalls!p>

    This session will be run by Jan and Tatiana from Oxford Brookes Careers via Google Meet. Please register to attend to receive the URL.

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    CVs and Applications (Career Development Week)

    Monday, 13th January 2020, 12:30pm-1:30pm, JHBG02.

    Making your CV and applications stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop shares hints and tips on tailoring your applications, writing in an engaging and action-focused manner, and avoiding CV and application pitfalls!

    Make the Most of Your LinkedIn (Career Development Week)

    Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 11:30am-12:30pm, JHBG02.

    Online networking is now an essential way of gaining useful sector connections, finding and applying for roles and to research companies of interest, but how do you know if you are making LinkedIn work for you? This workshop will introduce you to the functions of LinkedIn, help you work out how you can tailor your profile to have maximum impact, as well as look at example profiles for inspiration.

    How to Shine at Interviews (Career Development Week)

    Wednesday, 15th January 2020, 1:00pm-2:00pm, JHBG02.

    Whether you have a telephone, video or face-to-face interview on the horizon, or just want to brush up on what each type entail, you can count on this workshop to share hints and tips on how to shine at any interview. You will cover the pros and cons of the different styles of interview, get advice and guidance on what effective preparation looks like and have a safe space to practice some interview answers.

    Power Up Your Job Search (Career Development Week)

    Thursday, 16th January 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHBG02.

    Knowing how and where to look for opportunities isn’t always easy and you may feel like you hit a dead-end when job searching. Remember, not every opportunity is advertised and sometimes you have to be creative, adaptive and proactive to find that ideal opportunity – and it may depend on the sector. This session will give you some practical and effective job search strategies to focus your approach, help you identify where to find opportunities or potential contacts, and support you with solutions to help you keep motivated.

    Ace your Assessment Centre (Career Development Week)

    Friday, 17th January 2020, 1:00pm-3:00pm, JHB307.

    Many graduate recruiters include assessment centres or selection days in their recruitment process. This is a chance to participate in a two hour mock assessment centre which will give you a taste of the kind of activities and exercises employers use. You will also receive feedback on your performance to help you with your future preparation. Please bring your laptop along with you.

    A Career in Forensic Psychology

    Tuesday, 28th January, 1pm-2pm, SNC 401

    Sue and Kate work at a therapeutic community prison, Grendon Underwood and can provide a real insight into what Forensic Psychology is and isn’t. They will outline the training and qualification routes as well as sharing some case studies and a day in their lives with you. They are also here to answer all your questions and provide you with some top tips for moving into Forensic Psychology.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Springhill & Grendon Prisons Project

    Wednesday, 29th January 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Grendon Underwood is the only prison in Britain that operates entirely as a therapeutic community for men with a severe personality disorders. Springhill is an open prison, category D, for low risk prisoners at the end of their sentences preparing for release. Find out more about this volunteering opportunity at our Volunteer Wednesday stand.

    EF Part Time Pop Up

    Monday, 3rd February 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Careers.

    Talk to Education First at their employer pop up stall at Careers about their summer job opportunities.

    CVs & Applications

    Tuesday, 4th February 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Forum Library Training Room.

    Making your CV and applications stand out from the crowd can be tricky, but how do you give yourself the best chance of getting an invitation to interview? This workshop shares hints and tips on tailoring your applications, writing in an engaging and action-focused manner, and avoiding CV and application pitfalls!

    International Students how to make yourself employable in the UK

    Tuesday, 4th February 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB204.

    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.

    Volunteer Wednesday: Jacari

    Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Jacari provide free home tuition for those who have English as an additional language and are at risk of falling behind in school. Meet the team at Volunteer Wednesday and see how you can get involved.

    Disability-Confident: Talking Positively About Disability with Employers

    Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

    Stories and advice about being confident about your disability and sharing your strengths and skills with potential employers. Hear from guests about how they have worked with their employer to make their workplace work for them.

    Hear from guests with dyslexia, physical disability, mental health conditions, long term health conditions, on the autistic spectrum and hidden disabilities about their experiences. Whether your disability is visible or hidden, find out ways you can secure reasonable adjustments from employers, what you should expect and whether you should disclose at work.

    Any questions – drop us an email careers@brookes.ac.uk

    Working in the UK – Immigration

    Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB204.

    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).

    Real Estate Internship Fair

    Monday, 10th February 2020, 10:00am-12:00pm, The Lab (Glass Tank) Abercrombie.

    Meet employers and discover Real Estate Internship opportunities at this mini fair. Employers will be there to promote their internship to students, as well as to network.

    Intro to Volunteering Workshop

    Monday, 10th February 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm, CLC G.07.

    Find out how to make the most of your Oxford Brookes Volunteers Centre and ask any questions you may have about volunteering.

    Volunteering Opportunities with Mind and Making the most of your Brookes Volunteer Centre

    Tuesday, 11th February, 1pm-2pm, SNC 401

    To find out more about some of the amazing volunteering opportunities for psychology students with MIND and from your Careers Volunteer Centre come along today. Oxfordshire MIND is a charity that supports people experiencing mental health problems as well as supporting carers, friends, families and professionals. Your new Volunteer Centre is opening this semester and Volunteer Coordinator, Rebecca Darling will tell you all about it.

    Interviews Unwrapped

    Tuesday, 11th February, 12pm-1pm, JHB404

    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.

    Fast Track Medicine, Dr Ross Sadler, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Immunology, Oxford Brookes & Clinical Scientist for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust

    Tuesday, 11th February, 4pm-5pm, JHB 408

    Considering a four year fast-track graduate course in medicine? Wondering how to apply, what to put on your Personal Statement and what to expect at interview and beyond? For answers to these concerns and more come along today.

    Volunteer Wednesday: KEEN

    Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    KEEN Oxford are an award-winning youth-led organisation who believe that everyone should be included. Talk to the team at Volunteer Wednesday to find out how you can volunteer with KEEN.

    CV Master Class for Scientists

    Tuesday, 18th February, 12-1pm, JHB 408

    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.

    Hospitality Fair

    Wednesday, 19th February 2020, 3:00am-6:00pm, The Forum, JHBB.

    The Hospitality Fair is an opportunity for students looking to pursue a career in the hospitality industry to meet with employers to network, find out what it's like to work in the field and to discover a range of roles currently available.

    Volunteer Wednesday TBC

    Wednesday, 19th February, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB

    Prepare for the Fair

    Thursday, 20th February, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Forum Library Training Room.

    Discover some useful tips from an experienced Careers Consultant on how to best navigate a Careers Fair and how to network professionally.

    USA Summer Camp Employer Pop Up

    Tuesday, 24th February, 11:30am-2:30pm, The Forum, JHBB

    Working at camp is life-changing. It’s the most fun and active job you could do over your summer. What other job lets you enjoy your favourite things in the sun, all day every day? We have a range of Summer Camp Jobs on offer, with 3 main types of camp job roles available. Talk to our team at our visit to Oxford Brookes University.

    CV Master Class for Psychologists

    Tuesday, 25th February, 1pm-2pm, SNC 401

    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 psychology 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.

    Volunteer Wednesday TBC

    Wednesday, 26th February 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Assessment Centres

    Thursday, 27th February 2020, 12:30pm-2:00pm, TBC.

    Many graduate recruiters include assessment centres or selection days in their recruitment process. This is a chance to participate in a two hour mini assessment session which will give you a taste of the kind of activities and exercises that employers use.

    If you’re interested in attending, please email us at careers@brookes.ac.uk

    How to find Lab Work & Make Effective Applications

    Tuesday, 3rd March, 12-1pm, JHB 408

    This session will look at how and where to look for lab work experience including working for the NHS, for large pharmaceuticals and for small biotech start-ups. We will look at how to target your application to employers to give yourself the best possible chance of success.

    Volunteer Wednesday TBC

    Wednesday, 4th March 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Graduate Jobs and Placement Fair

    Thursday, 5th March 2020, 11:00am-2:00pm, 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. Come and visit Careers for advice on how to best prepare for the fair.

    Summer Jobs and Internships Fair

    Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 11:00am-2:00pm, 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. Come and visit Careers for advice on how to best prepare for the fair.

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

    Tuesday, 10th March 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, JHB404, Snow.

    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!

    OBEFS & ICAEW Presents: Commercial Awareness Workshop

    Wednesday, 11th March 2020, 4:00pm-6:00pm, JHB203

    Employers are looking for commercially savvy employees and this workshop will give YOU an opportunity to consider their current awareness and how to develop it. The session is designed to boost your ability to analyse situations from a business perspective and recognise what makes an organisation successful.

    This session is hosted with an ICAEW representative with real experience within the corporate world.

    This is an invaluable opportunity for you to takeaway knowledge to use in your interviews to secure the role you want.

    Volunteer Wednesday CANCELLED

    Wednesday, 11th March 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Spend a year in New York City with the Mountbatten Program

    Thursday, 12th March 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Forum Library Training Room, JHBB.

    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, developing their skills, whilst living like a local. 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. Learn how Mountbatten can jump-start your post graduation career in business.

    CANCELLED Volunteer Wednesday

    Wednesday, 18th March 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    CANCELLED Getting a Summer Job / Internship

    Tuesday, 24th March 2020, 12:30pm-1:00pm, Forum Library Training Room.

    Come to this session to find out all you need to know about searching and applying for temporary, summer jobs - as well as summer internship opportunities.

    CANCELLED Volunteer Wednesday: Headway

    Wednesday, 25th March 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Headway Oxfordshire is a local brain injury charity providing support in their Activitiy and Rehabilitation Centre and within the Oxfordshire community. Come and find out how you can get involved in Oxford's Charity Comedy Night and about other volunteer opportunities. Whether it be volunteering at events, in the Activity and Rehabilitation Centre or out and about in the community.

    You will gain invaluable work experience whilst giving back to your community and will look great on your CV.

    CANCELLED Volunteer Wednesday: Oxfordshire Mind

    Wednesday, 8th April 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Oxfordshire Mind are coming to Careers for Volunteer Wednesday to discuss volunteering options.

    CANCELLED Volunteer Wednesday

    Wednesday, 22nd April 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    CANCELLED Ace Your Assessment Centre

    Thursday, 23rd April 2020, 12:00pm-2:00pm, TBC.

    Many graduate recruiters include assessment centres or selection days in their recruitment process. This is a chance to participate in a two hour mini assessment session which will give you a taste of the kind of activities and exercises that employers use.

    CANCELLED Volunteer Wednesday

    Wednesday, 29th April 2020, 11:30am-2:30pm, Oxford Brookes Careers, JHBB.

    Prepare for your virtual Assessment Centre

    Assessment Centres are still taking place as part of recruitment and selection processes, albeit virtually. Join our online workshop to understand the different activities you might face and the best resources to use for your preparation. Our top tips will help you feel confident facing an Assessment Centre remotely yet still knowing exactly how to stand out from the crowd.

    Register your place here.

    LinkedIn - using social media to get ahead of the game

    Tuesday 5th May, 12:00pm-12:30pm, online

    92% of recruiters are using social media in recruitment so LinkedIn is an integral part of the recruitment process. To play the recruitment game well you need a really professional profile and an understanding of all its useful functions.

    Fortunately it's pretty straightforward and easy to use and today we'll show you how to get a really great profile, how to use LinkedIn as a research tool and how to search for jobs, all helping you to succeed and get what you want from your career.

    Register your place here.