Careers and Employability Service

Employability Fair at Medway:

Tuesday 30 October 2018 12-3pm

The Student Hub, Medway Campus

Open to all students from University of Kent, University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University.

Meet with organisations providing:  
Year in industry placements, internships
Graduate roles in the local area
Career opportunities
Volunteering opportunities
Postgraduate study options
Opportunities to develop employability skills

Exhibitor list: (this is constantly being updated so keep checking back)

Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 449,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, Placement year/year in industry

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Age UK Medway

Age UK Medway is a local charity working in the community to support older people in medway, their families and carers. We provide community home care, social clubs, day trips, information and advice, membership scheme, specialised dementia services, and much, much more! We want everyone to be able to love later life, and that's why we do what we do. So that even when people grow old, they can still feel as young.

Opportunities Promoting:

Volunteering

Subjects recruiting

Website

Allianz

The Allianz Group is one of the leading integrated financial services providers worldwide and the largest property and casualty insurer in the world. We serve more than 83 million customers in over 70 countries and provide peace of mind and protection in unforeseen circumstances, for individual private customers as well as large business clients.
We currently have 148,000 employees globally with 5,600 employees in our UK insurance business at over 20 office locations. We’re big enough to give you plenty of opportunities, experience and responsibly, but not too big to know your name and genuinely care about your career.
We are currently recruiting for our graduate schemes, summer internships and a year placements in the following areas: Actuarial, Finance, Underwriting, Technical Underwriting, Claims, Management and Operations and IT.
To learn more and apply please visit our website: https://www.allianz.co.uk/about-allianz-insurance/careers-at-allianz/graduate-careers-recruitment.html Applications for all of our schemes are open now.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, Placement year/year in industry, Summer internships

Subjects recruiting

Business including Finance, Computing

Website

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure.We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in over 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, Placement year/year in industry, Summer internships

Subjects recruiting

Business including Finance, Computing

Website

Capita Plc

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Placement year/year in industry, summer internships

Subjects recruiting

Business, inc Finance, Computing, Social Policy, Sociology, Social Research, Criminal Justice

Website

Canterbury Christ Church University Faculty of Education

At Canterbury Christ Church University we have a wide range of inspiring postgraduate programmes designed to develop the key skills, understanding and knowledge you need to begin your career in teaching and education. Discover our postgraduate routes into teaching and our Masters courses, including; PGCE Primary and Secondary, School Direct and MA Education. Find us on Twitter and Facebook @CCCUEducation.

Opportunities Promoting:

Postgraduate study options

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Civil Service Fast Stream

The Civil Service Fast Stream is an accelerated career path to the most senior levels of the Civil Service. We are a graduate employer that is consistently ranked in the top five of The Times Top 100. The Civil Service is looking for graduates who have the motivation and ability to progress to the highest levels of our organisation. There is no typical Fast Streamer. We value who you are before you join the Fast Stream and ensure through flexible working you will have time for the things that matter most to you outside work.

 

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jons, Graduate schemes

Subjects recruiting

All

Web site

Employability Points

The Employability Points Scheme rewards students with experience of work for their active involvement in co-curricular activities. If you are currently engaging with co-curricular activities, you can claim 'Employability Points' for each activity completed! At the end of the second term, if you have earned sufficient points, you can cash these in for the chance to apply for 'rewards'.In 2017-18, over 8,300 students participated in the EP Scheme, with over 800 rewards being offered by local, national and international employers.

Opportunities Promoting:

Summer internships, short term work experience, work shadow/insight days

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Enterprise Rent-a-car

Add an annual turnover of more than $20.9 billion to a rental fleet of more than 1.9 million vehicles spread across 9,600 locations worldwide and you get Enterprise Rent-A-Car - the largest car rental company in the world. We owe our success to each and every one of our people, from senior managers to management trainees alike. We firmly believe in empowering each of them to make the decisions that will affect their work and their career.
Imagine the possibilities with joining an internationally successful business with the type of personal, entrepreneurial approach which allows individuals to stand out.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, Placement year/year in industry, Summer internships

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

FDM Group

FDM Group are the UK's leading IT graduate employer. Our clients are some of the most prestigious in the UK and we’re currently looking for our next generation of Business and IT Consultants. As an FDM Consultant, you will be trained to industry standards in one of our three academies around the UK. Once your training is completed you’ll work with one or more of our 180+ clients on our two-year graduate programme. Our client base consists of a wide variety of companies across a range of industries such as finance, media, telecommunications, retail and not-for-profit. We welcome graduates with a variety of degrees. You don’t have to study IT to work in IT; your passion for technology is what matters./p>

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, Placement year/year in industry, Summer internships

Subjects recruiting

All

Web site

Fort Amherst

Fort Amherst is Britain's largest Napoleonic Fort with over 300 years of military history. Now a popular historic attraction staffed principally by volunteers, there are many opportunities to use your skills in a number of different areas. The Fort has over 20 acres of land and maintaining this land is a continuous job. This requires a dedicated team of volunteers completing general maintenance as well as tasks like cannon restoration. We need volunteers to help as Tour Guides and to archive historical artefacts. Marshalls and event support volunteers are desperately needed for our many events. We also need people to volunteer in our office providing vital administration & marketing support and in our on site cafe to help in the kitchen and when serving customers.

Opportunities Promoting:

Volunteering

Subjects recruiting

All

Web site

Give A Grad A Go

Give A Grad A Go are the graduate jobs experts. We work across a variety of roles and sectors, with companies ranging from fast-growing tech startups, to huge global brands such as Mitsubishi Motors, Pepsi Co, Marks & Spencer, Dentsu Aegis Network and Google DeepMind.
Our goal is to help graduates land a job that perfectly matches their skills, interests and career ambitions - and so far, we have already helped to launch nearly 3,000 graduate careers.


Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes

Subjects recruiting

All, Business, Finance, Computing

Web site

GK Unions Advice Centre

The GK Unions Student Advice Centre is here to provide free, confidential and impartial advice to all University of Greenwich and University of Kent students studying at the Medway Campus. We offer advice on a range of topics, including academic, finance, student funding, immigration, and housing. We will be attending the Fair to help international students understand their work rights as well as giving non-international students a range of work related information and advice.

Opportunities Promoting:

Other

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

GK Unions Volunteering

GK Unions Volunteering provides opportunities for students to volunteer within the community and on campus. There are a huge range of volunteering opportunities that are available for students. All the hours volunteered can be logged and help students to work towards goals which allow them to gain rewards and recognition for all the hard work they have put in.

Opportunities Promoting:

Volunteering

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

HMPPS (Her Majesty's Prison & Probation Service)

Created in April 2017, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) is a new agency in the Ministry of Justice covering, 121 Prisons and employing over 42,000 staff.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate schemes, other

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Job Shop

The Jobshop is a recruitment agency that helps students at the Universities of Medway find part-time, temporary or seasonal employment opportunities.

Opportunities Promoting:

other

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Kent Police

The joint vision of the Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner is for Kent to be a safe place for people to live, work and visit, with neighbourhood policing at the heart of the Force’s approach. Kent Police has 5,500 officers, staff and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs). The Force’s Serious Crime and IT Directorates are provided in collaboration with Essex Police. Kent Police deals with 800,000 calls for help a year, resulting in approximately 100,000 recorded crimes and has the highest victim satisfaction rate in England and Wales of 86.7% (as at June 2014)

Opportunities Promoting:

Volunteering, other

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Kreston Reeves

We advise dynamic businesses, not for profit organisations, private individuals and families on all areas of business, tax and wealth. With offices across London, Kent and Sussex and international reach via Kreston International, we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of all our clients wherever their ambition takes them.We offer a range of courses to help set you on the path to success. We’ll work with you throughout your training, offering both professional and financial support along the way – so you enjoy a challenging and rewarding career with us.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, placement year/year in industry, summer internships, short term work experience

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Landmark Information Group

Landmark Information Group is a portfolio of leading property-related data and technology businesses at the forefront of innovation and thought leadership. It delivers award-winning solutions to estate agency, conveyancing, surveying, lender valuations, environmental consultancy, and Governments. Capabilities range from property search provision, expert opinion and interpretation to conveyancing case-management, floor-planning software, valuation modelling and a property listings portal. Clients are served through market leading applications and services that connect businesses, government departments and consumers together - reducing risk, creating transparency and saving both time and money for all parties.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, placement year, year in industry, summer internships

Subjects recruiting

All, Computing

Web site

NHS Leadership Academy (NHS Graduate Scheme)

The NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme is nothing less than a life defining experience. Whether you join our Finance, General Management, Health Analysis, Health Informatics, Human Resources, or Policy and Strategy scheme, you’ll receive everything you need to make a positive impact on the lives of 53 million people across England. These aren’t clinical opportunities, but this is about developing exceptional healthcare leaders. High-calibre management professionals who will lead the NHS through a profound transformation and shape our services around ever-evolving patient needs. Inspirational people who will push up standards, deliver deeper value for money and continue the drive towards a healthier nation.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Nuffield Health

Nuffield Health is Britain’s largest not for profit healthcare business. We reinvest all profit in our expert staff, our technology and our facilities, to provide accessible, innovative ways for people to get and stay healthy. We’ve built a pioneering, integrated network including Hospitals, Fitness & Wellbeing Gyms and Medical Centres

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs

Subjects recruiting

Sport

Website

Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad is the leading global organiser of overseas voluntary placements. Our projects run year-round and are incredibly flexible. With over 600 staff worldwide, volunteers will benefit from the support and back up that Projects Abroad provide both at home and overseas.We have a huge variety of projects available, including Teaching, Care, Conservation, Business, Medicine & Healthcare and Law & Human Rights. Currently we go to 30 destinations in the developing world across Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America and the South Pacific

Opportunities Promoting:

Volunteering

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Pure Gym

The PureGym concept starts with the idea of making fitness more affordable, convenient and flexible for everybody, not just the few. We have designed our gyms our gyms around the things that matter most to our members, which allows us to provide high quality gym memberships for low prices.

Opportunities Promoting:

Subjects recruiting

Sport

Red Zebra

We are Involving Medway, involving you to make decisions about your local health service in Medway and together build healthier communities.
Funded by NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group and lead by Red Zebra, the project is a partnership of voluntary organisations working to connect communities and to provide opportunities to improve health and wellbeing.

Opportunities Promoting:

Volunteering

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

RSM UK

As one of the world’s largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, RSM will help you reach your full potential. You’ll work on an impressive client list – from multinational and growth-focused entrepreneurs to fashion icons. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. And with access to a global team that spans more than 120 countries, you’ll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons. Discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking. It's your career. Own it at RSM

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, placement year/year in industry, summer internships, short term work experience, work shadow/insight days

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

SAGA

Saga is the UK’s leading provider of products and services to people aged over 50 in the UK. We’re one of the most recognised and trusted brands amongst this demographic and we exist to help our customers lead the life they want to lead.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, Placement year/Year in Industry, Short term work experience

Subjects recruiting

Business including Finance, Computing, Maths, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences /p> Website

SEO London

SEO London is a not for profit organisation that helps students from under represented populations [ethnic minority (BME) or low socio-economic backgrounds (BME & non-BME)] secure competitive internship and graduate roles with some of the UK’s top employers. SEO partners with more than 60 of the UK’s most prestigious firms and provide career access and world class coaching, training and mentoring to underserved communities. SEO’s programmes support students in every year of study at university, studying any degree disciplines. Come and hear how to join one of our programmes and valuable hints, tips and guidance to apply to your CV and at assessment centres and interviews. To find out more visit: http://www.seo-london.org/

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, Summer internships, short term work experience, work shadow/insight days, volunteering

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

TDM Recruitment Group

TDM Recruitment Group was formed in 2009 and is now one of the leading residential property recruiters across the UK. Our client base includes a number of the leading names in the residential property industry, including national FTSE 100 house builders, international main contractors, property companies and private equity backed developers and specialists. The business has a team of industry specific recruitment consultants covering each sector, which is supported by a research function. TDM aim to promote from within and a number of consultants have started out as trainees are now in senior positions within TDM.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Teach First

If you grow up in a low-income community, your chances of future life success are limited. We want to change that. Teach First is a charity that works with like-minded people and organisations towards a day where every child has the education they are entitled to. On our Leadership Development Programme we train people with leadership potential to be inspirational teachers in schools in low-income communities across the country. These leaders go on to work in schools and other sectors of society towards our vision: a future where no child’s educational success is limited by their socio- economic background.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes, summer internships, short term work experience, work shadow/insight days, volunteering

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Teach in Kent

Teach in Kent is a large School-based teacher training provider with a flexible training programme. Our course leads to being a fully qualified teacher and great employment prospects within a large partnership schools spread across Kent. We have a strong reputation for supporting our trainees at every step of the journey to their own classroom.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, placement year/year in industry, postgraduate study options, short term work experience, work shadow/insight days, volunteering

Subjects recruiting

Arts, Business inc Finance, Computing, Journalism, Music, Sociology, Social Research, Criminal Justice, Sport

Website

Ultimate Performance Fitness (UP Fitness)

UP Fitness, founded by industry expert and global best-selling author Nick Mitchell, are the only international Personal Training business in the world and are widely regarded as the fitness industry’s leading personal trainers and world's number one body composition experts, providing the most consistent high level results, transformations and lifestyle changes time and time again.  We have our own gyms in Europe, the Middle and Far East, the US and Australia, with our Head Office based in Manchester. We are looking for exceptional Personal Trainers to join our highly successful teams across multiple locations

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

University of Greenwich (Education Support Unit)

Opportunities Promoting:

Postgraduate study options

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

University of Kent Careers & Employability Service

Our services are impartial, free of charge and open to all students of the University of Kent, whatever your year of study, and to Kent graduates for up to three years after graduation. Our friendly, helpful team of professional advisers can help you with all aspects career planning, such as: making decisions about your future career, getting relevant work experience, planning your job search, making applications and preparing for interviews, looking at postgraduate study options, changing or leaving your course of study, taking psychometric tests and preparing CVs.

Website

University of Kent Partnership Development Office

The University of Kent's Partnership Development Office (PDO) provides and organizes the University's Outreach offer and manages the University's partnership and sponsor schools. The department also runs community projects and delivers the University's University Entrance Diploma. We also run the University’s central Ambassador Scheme.
Through our close partnerships with our secondary schools, we have developed a range of schemes which allow Kent students paid work opportunities in our partner schools, to support and deliver our outreach activities. We also have exciting and unique potential opportunities to source and assist with graduate teacher-training positions in our partner schools, for students who are graduating.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Postgraduate study options

Subjects recruiting

All

University of Kent Schools Liaison (EMS)

Kent postgraduates benefit from first-class teaching and research opportunities, access to fantastic facilities, excellent employment prospects and the choice of six inspirational locations: Canterbury, Medway, Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome.

Opportunities Promoting:

Placement year, year in industry, postgraduate study opetions

Subjects recruiting

All

Website

Vanquis Bank

Vanquis brings the advantages of a credit card to under-served customers, many of whom are excluded by mainstream card issuers because of their previous credit history. We’re specialists in the non-standard personal credit market. We lend responsibly to new and existing customers, providing information and support to help them manage their finances. Our ‘low and grow’ approach to extending credit and high levels of customer contact has already assisted over 2 million customers and underpins our successful business model. We continue to look for talented people to come and join us to help with our continued growth.

Opportunities Promoting:

Graduate jobs, Graduate schemes

Subjects recruiting

Business inc Finance, Computing

Website

Young Lives Foundation

We are an independent children’s charity based in Maidstone, but we support children and young people all over Kent and Medway. We offer a variety of volunteering opportunities which differ in their frequency and length of service to accommodate volunteers personal commitments

Opportunities Promoting:

Volunteering/Short term work experience

Subjects recruiting

All

Website
Last updated 19 October 2018

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