Careers & Employability

Careers events

Develop your transferable skills, improve your employability and meet employers at LUMS careers events.
 
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Many employers offer graduate jobs to student who have undertaken internships with them at the end of their penultimate year. This workshop enables you to explore the many opportunities to gain an internship. You will learn how to research opportunities and apply effectively.
Event Time
1200 to 1300
Venue
TBC
Paul McCormick, Trader and LUMS Financial Careers Coach, will run through what you need to do right now as a first year student in order to secure a Spring Insight Week, Internship and--ultimately--a Graduate Programme in Investment Banking, Investment Management and other Financial Market Careers.
Event Time
1300 to 1400
Venue
LUMS LT1
Our Financial Careers Coach, Paul McCormick, will discuss the vital significance of Investment Banking Spring Weeks and the application process, with early CV, covering letter and interview guidance.
Event Time
1400 to 1500
Venue
LUMS LT1
Paul McCormick, Trader and LUMS Financial Careers Coach, provides inside information on the main financial market sectors offering Internships and Placements, and their importance in ultimately securing a Graduate Programme position.
Event Time
1500 to 1600
Venue
LUMS LT1
Summer internships, year-long placements and voluntary work are all great ways of gaining valuable experience and enhancing your CV. Visit the Fair to speak to employers and careers consultants about the opportunities on offer in 2017.
Event Time
1200 to 1500
Venue
LUMS Hub Cafe
The part-time jobs fair is your opportunity to find a job during your time at Lancaster University. Come along to find a way to earn money while developing your skills for the future.
Event Time
1200 to 1500
Venue
LUMS Breakout Areas 2 & 3
Come along to find out all about Accenture, and how they provide technological solutions to business challenges. There will be workshops, opportunities for networking and opportunities for ground-breaking augmented reality experiences.
Event Time
1830
Venue
LUMS
Research shows that empowering women in the workplace is not only the right thing to do -- it's also smart for business. In celebration of National Women in Business Week, we in LUMS have organised a range of inspiring and informative talks from a variety of female business leaders and other guest speakers, to bring that point home.
Event Time
17th to 21st October 2016
Venue
Various. See TARGETconnect for further information.
Approximately 70% of all applications to graduate employers fail at this first stage. This workshop provides top tips on how to complete winning CVs, application forms and covering letters. Learn what employers are looking for, and how to improve your prospects of proceeding to the next state in the selection process.
Event Time
1200 to 1300
Venue
TBC
We will be providing free transport to this national fair for graduate careers and student work experience for all those interested in a career in finance, business or management consultancy.
Event Time
0800 to 1600
Venue
Manchester Central University
EY are a global professional services company headquartered in London, and operating along four service lines: tax, transactions, assurance and advisory. Don't miss this opportunity to visit their Manchester offices and learn all about the careers on offer, and how you can prepare to make a successful application.
Event Time
0800 to 1600
Venue
Manchester
Are you thinking about a career in teaching? If so then now is the time to get up-to-date information on all the different training routes available, including PGCE, Schools Direct and Teach First.
Event Time
1300 to 1500
Venue
LUMS LT5 and Hub Cafe
EY are a global professional services company headquartered in London, operating along four service lines: tax, transactions, assurance and advisory. Come along to this presentation to learn how to build the strongest possible application for a place on an EY placement or graduate scheme.
Event Time
1300 to 1400
Venue
LUMS Executive Development Suite (A217)
EY are one of the world's top employers. Come along to this workshop to learn all about their strengths-based recruitment process, and the kinds of roles available within the company for you.
Event Time
1400 to 1500
Venue
LUMS Executive Development Suite (A217)
City Careers is Lancaster University's Investment and Finance Society's largest annual event. Successful Management School alumni are invited back to share their experiences of working in the financial industry. Don't miss this opportunity to network and to learn how to build a strong application.
Event Time
1100 to 1600
Venue
LUMS - Further information to be provided upon registration.
Many employers include psychometric testing as part of their recruitment process, and we have teamed up with Profiling for Success to let you practise the common skills online. Learn how you should approach these tests, and what you can do to prepare for them.
Event Time
1300 to 1400
Venue
LUMS Executive Development Suite (A217)
This workshop explores what makes a good interview, examines what employers are looking for and explains how to demonstrate that you have the appropriate skills. You will be given hints and tips on how to prepare for an interview, and the session also includes interactive practical exercises.
Event Time
1400 to 1500
Venue
TBC
Vauxhall Motors operates a 12-month undergraduate placement scheme for students eager to gain hands-on work experience with an industry leader priding itself on over a century of British heritage, alongside a forwards-thinking culture. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about how to successfully navigate the application process.
Event Time
1030 to 1200 AND 1400 to 1600
Venue
LUMS Hub Cafe
Are you an enthusiastic undergraduate seeking real responsibility with one of Britain's top employers? If so then don't miss the chance to learn more about Vauxhall. They have been running an undergraduate programme for over 25 years, and will offer tips on how to succeed in the recruitment process.
Event Time
1300 to 1400
Venue
Venue to be confirmed upon registration via TARGETconnect.
PwC is a Times Top 100 Graduate Employer. Come along to this presentation to receive an expert assessment of your current employability skills, an insight into what the big graduate employers are looking for and valuable advice that will boost your prospects of getting the job you really want.
Event Time
1300 to 1430
Venue
LUMS Careers Zone (A112)
Want to check out a wide range of employers before setting down? Then this is your chance to play the field, the evening before the main Autumn Careers Fair. Don't miss it.
Event Time
1800 to 2000
Venue
LUMS
The Autumn Careers Fair attracts many of the Times Top 100 Graduate recruiters. This is one of the best ways to identify opportunities to pursue your chosen career. Don't miss it.
Event Time
1100 to 1500
Venue
LICA
The first part of this interactive session will focus on how to write an application, and the second will deal with Assessment Centres: how to prepare, what to expect and how to succeed.
Event Time
1300 to 1500
Venue
LICA A04 Seminar Room
EY are a Times Top 100 Graduate Employer. Come along to this presentation to learn more about them, and the roles they might be able to offer to you.
Event Time
1800 onwards
Venue
Venue to be confirmed upon registration
Whether you're interested in a graduate role or an internship programme, come along and take this opportunity to learn all about the opportunities available to you via this exclusive Deloitte Autumn Careers Evening.
Event Time
1830 onwards
Venue
LUMS Hub Cafe
Many employers offer graduate jobs to student who have undertaken internships with them at the end of their penultimate year. This workshop enables you to explore the many opportunities to gain an internship. You will learn how to research opportunities and apply effectively.
Event Time
1200 to 1300
Venue
TBC
Approximately 70% of all applications to graduate employers fail at this first stage. This workshop provides top tips on how to complete winning CVs, application forms and covering letters. Learn what employers are looking for, and how to improve your prospects of proceeding to the next state in the selection process.
Event Time
1200 to 1300
Venue
TBC
PwC is a Times Top 100 Graduate Employer. Come along to get an expert assessment of your current employability skills, an insight into what the big graduate employers are looking for and valuable advice to help boost your chances of obtaining your dream job.
Event Time
1030 to 1230
Venue
LUMS Hub Cafe
PwC is a Times Top 100 Graduate Employer. This workshop session will offer hints and tips about how to successfully complete application forms and how to prepare for online tests, as well as useful insights into key interview techniques.
Event Time
1300 to 1400
Venue
LUMS Careers Zone (A112)
Caring for the world, one person at a time. That's the principle that inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. Come along to this presentation and networking evening to learn more about the company, and how to successfully navigate the application process.
Event Time
1800 onwards
Venue
LUMS Hub Cafe & LT4
Connecting 300 million professionals worldwide across 200 countries, LinkedIN--the 'Facebook for Professionals'--is one of the largest professional networks on the internet. This session will introduce the key features of LinkedIn and explain how to create an impressive profile.
Event Time
1500 to 1700
Venue
LUMS Computer Lab A001c
We are delighted to announce that a Twittering Team of Lancaster Alumni are set to return and to take over LUMS for the day. See TARGETconnect for further information on timings and locations.
Event Time
Various. See TARGETconnect for further information.
Venue
LUMS - see TARGETconnect for further information.
Approximately 70% of all applications to graduate employers fail at this first stage. This workshop provides top tips on how to complete winning CVs, application forms and covering letters. Learn what employers are looking for, and how to improve your prospects of proceeding to the next state in the selection process.
Event Time
1200 to 1300
Venue
TBC
The Dinner with Industry is the largest annual society careers event at Lancaster, bringing together students and leading graduate employers to enjoy an evening of food, drinks and networking. This a great opportunity to engage with top graduate recruiters, and to stand out from the crowd.
Event Time
1830 to midnight
Venue
Lancaster House Hotel, Lancaster
Connecting 300 million professionals worldwide across 200 countries, LinkedIN--the 'Facebook for Professionals'--is one of the largest professional networks on the internet. This session will introduce the key features of LinkedIn and explain how to create an impressive profile.
Event Time
1500 to 1700
Venue
LUMS Computer Lab A001c
Many employers offer graduate jobs to student who have undertaken internships with them at the end of their penultimate year. This workshop enables you to explore the many opportunities to gain an internship. You will learn how to research opportunities and apply effectively.
Event Time
1200 to 1300
Venue
TBC
The Type Dynamics Indicator (TDI) provides a flexible assessment of a person's personality. Underlying patterns are revealed by exploring what attracts and energises us, how we see the world, how we make decisions and the ways in which we manage the world around us.
Event Time
1600 to 1700
Venue
TBC
This workshop will provide you with an understanding of what universities are looking for in potential postgraduate students, and help you to make a strong application by giving you practical advice, focusing on how to write an excellent personal statement.
Event Time
1500 to 1700
Venue
TBC
This workshop explores what makes a good interview, examines what employers are looking for and explains how to demonstrate that you have the appropriate skills. You will be given hints and tips on how to prepare for an interview, and the session also includes interactive practical exercises.
Event Time
1400 to 1500
Venue
TBC
This is a fantastic opportunity for you to meet a broad range of graduate employers from a whole host of organisations, all offering great opportunities to Management School students and graduates.
Event Time
1100 to 1400
Venue
LUMS Hub Cafe
This annual one-day event for Chinese and Chinese-speaking students focuses on careers in the finance, business and management sectors. Don't miss this opportunity to attend. Places are limited, and transport is free.
Event Time
1000 to 1500
Venue
University of Warwick
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