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
Building resilience for the recruitment process 20-Jun 15:00 16:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 20-Jun 13:00 14:00
How to Network 21-Jun 14:00 15:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 21-Jun 12:00 13:00
Graduating? Your career action plan 22-Jun 11:00 12:00
Interview skills including video interviews 22-Jun 13:00 14:00
How to make the most of your vacation 24-Jun 13:00 14:00
Career Management 27-Jun 14:00 15:00
Thinking of Working Abroad? 27-Jun 12:00 13:00
Asking for Reasonable Adjustments (if you have a disability, inc. mental health) 28-Jun 12:00 13:00
Commercial Awareness 28-Jun 14:00 15:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal, the tricky and the downright strange! 29-Jun 13:00 14:00
What to expect at an Assessment Centre 29-Jun 11:00 12:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 30-Jun 11:00 12:00
Using LinkedIn 30-Jun 13:00 14:00
Graduating? Your career action plan 01-Jul 12:00 13:00
Graduating? Your career action plan 05-Jul 13:00 14:00
Postgraduate Study 05-Jul 15:00 16:00
Do something great - Volunteer 06-Jul 14:00 15:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 06-Jul 12:00 13:00
Building resilience for the recruitment process 07-Jul 15:00 16:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 07-Jul 11:00 12:00
How to Network 08-Jul 14:00 15:00
Interview skills including video interviews 08-Jul 12:00 13:00
Career Management for mature students and career changers 11-Jul 14:00 15:00
Using LinkedIn 12-Jul 11:00 12:00
What to expect at an Assessment Centre 12-Jul 13:00 14:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 13-Jul 12:00 13:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal, the tricky and the downright strange! 13-Jul 14:00 15:00
How to make the most of your vacation 14-Jul 12:00 13:00
Commercial Awareness 15-Jul 13:00 14:00
Graduating? Your career action plan 15-Jul 11:00 12:00
Interview skills including video interviews 18-Jul 13:00 14:00
Thinking of Working Abroad? 18-Jul 15:00 16:00
Career Management 19-Jul 14:00 15:00
How to Network 19-Jul 12:00 13:00
Graduating? Your career action plan 20-Jul 13:00 14:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 21-Jul 12:00 13:00
Postgraduate Study 21-Jul 14:00 15:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 22-Jul 14:00 15:00
Career Management for mature students and career changers 25-Jul 15:00 16:00
Graduating? Your career action plan 25-Jul 13:00 14:00
How to make the most of your vacation 26-Jul 12:00 13:00
Selection tests 26-Jul 14:00 15:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal, the tricky and the downright strange! 27-Jul 15:00 16:00
Using LinkedIn 27-Jul 13:00 14:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 28-Jul 14:00 15:00
What to expect at an Assessment Centre 28-Jul 12:00 13:00
Commercial Awareness 29-Jul 13:00 14:00
How to make the most of your vacation 01-Aug 13:00 14:00
Building resilience for the recruitment process 02-Aug 14:00 15:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 02-Aug 12:00 13:00
Interview skills including video interviews 03-Aug 11:00 12:00
Selection tests 03-Aug 13:00 14:00
Finding disability confident employers 04-Aug 12:00 13:00
How to Network 04-Aug 14:00 15:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 05-Aug 13:00 14:00
Career Management 08-Aug 14:00 15:00
Asking for Reasonable Adjustments (if you have a disability, inc. mental health) 09-Aug 11:00 12:00
Commercial Awareness 09-Aug 14:00 15:00
Using LinkedIn 10-Aug 13:00 14:00
What to expect at an Assessment Centre 10-Aug 11:00 12:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 11-Aug 11:00 12:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal, the tricky and the downright strange! 11-Aug 13:00 14:00
Thinking of Working Abroad? 12-Aug 12:00 13:00
How to Network 15-Aug 14:00 15:00
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

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: 17/06/2022