Semester 1 2017-2018 Week 6 Technology Jobs Fair Thursday 2nd November 2017, 11am-2pm, Dora Cohen Small Hall, Wheatley Campus Interesting in a career in technology? Employers will be on Wheatley Campus to discuss graduate jobs in the technology sector. Find out which employers are attending » 1:1 Interviews Thursday 2nd November 2017, 12pm-12.55pm, Forum Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington 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. No booking required, just turn up on the day! Week 7 Finance Jobs Fair Thursday 9th November 2017, 11am-2pm, Forum, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington For anyone from any degree background. Finance organisations with roles in finance and other areas. Open to all students. Get into Teaching Thursday 9th November 2017, 12pm-12.55pm, Forum Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington 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 Graduate Jobs Fair Tuesday 14th November 2017, 11am-2pm, Forum, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington. Employers offering graduate job opportunities. Open to all students. Applying for Postgraduate Study Thursday 16th November 2017, 12pm-12.55pm, room JHB201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Advice on applying for postgraduate study including the benefits of postgraduate study, fees and funding Week 9 Get into PR Thursday 23rd November 2017, 12pm-12.55pm, Forum Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Kate Stinchcombe-Gillies, Director of Coconut PR and Fork in the Road, will be joining us to talk about a career in modern day PR. She'll talk through her journey from being a Brookes publishing student to helping local entrepreneurs spread their story resulting in two public company acquisitions and on to running her own successful PR agency, and being a commentator for the BBC. Kate will focus on the realities of running a press office, of being in-house and agency side. She'll impress how current-day PR is a far cry from press releases and follow-up calls, rather how prominent a place it has in the digital marketing mix. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers. Find out more about Coconut PR at www.coconutpr.com and Fork in the Road at www.fork-in-the-road.co.uk Week 10CVs and Applications Thursday 30th November 2017, 12pm-12.55pm. Forum Library Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington 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 11 Ace your Assessment Centre Thursday 7th December 2017, 12pm-2pm, Room TBC, Headington 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. There are only 30 spaces available and booking is required.