STEM Careers Fair: 16th October 2018

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Follow the links to book your place at the STEM Careers Fair via Career Connect!
Tuesday 16th October 2018:
10-11am, Octagon Centre Council Chamber 
Find out about a range of engineering industries from a panel of alumni ahead of your visit to the Placement & Graduate Jobs Fair for STEM subjects. 
11am – 2pm, Octagon Centre Hall

The Placement & Graduate Jobs Fair will bring together a range of organisations with internships, placements and graduate job opportunities across STEM industries.

2.30pm-3.15pm, Octagon Centre Council Chamber
This session will give you an insight into the skills, attributes and experiences that employers look for when recruiting into placement or graduate roles. You’ll also hear about things you can get involved with on campus to make yourself employable and make the most of your time at university.
2.30pm-3.15pm, Octagon Centre MR1
The aim of this session is to highlight different roles and organisations outside of engineering where you can apply your technical and transferable skill set.
3.30pm-4.15pm, Octagon Centre, Council Chamber
Think that working in a large multinational company will give you more opportunities, training and faster progression? Or think that a small medium sized company will have a less management hierarchy, provide you with a more flexible and personalised training and scope to get more involved in projects from start to finish? Come to this session to find out what working for a small business might mean in terms of the opportunities, training, recruitment processes and prospects; helping you to decide if a career with a smaller business might be the option for you.
3.30pm-4.15pm, Diamond Workroom 2
Are you an international student interested in working in the UK after your studies? This session led by Sarah Woods, an International Student adviser from the Student Advice Centre, will provide an overview of the main work visa options available to international students and answer any questions you may have.  
4.30pm-5.15pm, Octagon Centre, MR1

This session will outline the benefits that recruiting at a higher level can bring to an organisation. It may be of interest to both students considering postgraduate research who want to know how further study will impact on their career prospects and by current PhD students who want to be more aware of their options.

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