Careers and Employability Service

Events

The Careers & Employability Service run a wide range of events throughout the year including skills workshops and opportunities to meet with employers on campus.

Event categories explained

    Deciding what to do? Find these events in the list below to book:
    Are you getting the most out of your Careers Service?
    Career management
    Career Management for mature students and career changers
    Postgraduate Study
    Want to find work? Find these events in the list below to book:
    How to find a graduate job
    Where to find jobs (small group Q&A)
    LinkedIn Jobhunting
    Finding experience (small group Q&A)
    Finding Virtual Experience and Opportunities Online
    Finding a part-time job
    Virtual volunteering
    Finding LGBTQ+ inclusive employers
    Finding disability confident employers
    Developing resilience in the recruitment process


    Want practical skills? Find these events in the list below to book:
    How to get started with LinkedIn
    How good is your LinkedIn profile?
    Creating a Professional Online Presence
    Creating a great CV
    Covering letters (the basics)
    Succeeding in applications
    Breaking down job descriptions
    Answering application questions
    Succeeding in applications (small group Q&A)
    Talk about your skills
    Interview Skills
    Video Interview Skills
    Selection tests (previously called Psychometric testing)
    Virtual Assessment Centres
    Breaking down Assessment Centre Case-Study Tasks
    Want to progress once you get the job? Find these events in the list below to book:
    Professional work behaviour
    Networking online

The events below are available to book by using our online system which current students can log into with student credentials, graduated students can register to use this too. These events are updated weekly.

Summer
Postgraduate Study 16-Aug 15:00 16:00
Selection tests 16-Aug 13:00 14:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 17-Aug 14:00 15:00
Do something great - Volunteer 17-Aug 12:00 13:00
Career Management for mature students and career changers 18-Aug 15:00 16:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 18-Aug 11:00 12:00
Interview skills including video interviews 19-Aug 12:00 13:00
Building resilience for the recruitment process 22-Aug 13:00 14:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 23-Aug 11:00 12:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal, the tricky and the downright strange! 23-Aug 13:00 14:00
Academic CVs 24-Aug 12:00 13:00
What to expect at an Assessment Centre 24-Aug 14:00 15:00
Graduating? Your career action plan 25-Aug 13:00 14:00
Using LinkedIn 25-Aug 12:00 13:00
Commercial Awareness 26-Aug 13:00 14:00
How to Network 30-Aug 12:00 13:00
Postgraduate Study 30-Aug 14:00 15:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 31-Aug 13:00 14:00
Career Management 01-Sep 14:00 15:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 01-Sep 12:00 13:00
Interview skills including video interviews 02-Sep 12:00 13:00
Selection tests 02-Sep 14:00 15:00
Career Management for mature students and career changers 05-Sep 15:00 16:00
Selection tests 05-Sep 13:00 14:00
Thinking of Working Abroad? 06-Sep 14:00 15:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal, the tricky and the downright strange! 07-Sep 13:00 14:00
Using LinkedIn 07-Sep 15:00 16:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 08-Sep 14:00 15:00
What to expect at an Assessment Centre 08-Sep 12:00 13:00
Commercial Awareness 09-Sep 13:00 14:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 12-Sep 13:00 14:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 13-Sep 14:00 15:00
Interview skills including video interviews 13-Sep 12:00 13:00
Academic CVs 14-Sep 15:00 16:00
Career Management 14-Sep 11:00 12:00
How to Network 15-Sep 13:00 14:00
Selection tests 16-Sep 14:00 15:00
UBS Industrial Placement Insight Event 23-Sep 10:00 18:00

To view the full event details and to book a place visit https://careers.kent.ac.uk/
By attending workshops you will also be developing Graduate Attributes
We also have a number of online learning resources available.

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Last Updated: 16/08/2022