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.

Career Management Events
Career Management 24-Jan 14:00 15:00
Postgraduate Study 28-Jan 14:00 15:00
Career Management for mature students and career changers 31-Jan 15:00 16:00
Career Management for mature students and career changers 15-Feb 15:00 16:00
Career Management 16-Feb 16:00 17:00
Employer Events
LinkedIn headshots by Matt Cook Photography 8-Feb 09:30 16:30
Externally organised Events
Kent Police: Positive Action Discovery Careers Event:
Females in Policing
11-Jan 10:30 12:00
Kent Police: Positive Action Discovery Careers Event:
Ethnic minorities in Policing
11-Jan 18:00 19:30
Kent Police: Positive Action Discovery Careers Event:
Ethnic minorities in Policing
18-Jan 10:30 12:00
Kent Police: Positive Action Discovery Careers Event:
Females in Policing
18-Jan 18:00 19:30
Kent Police: Positive Action Discovery Careers Event:
Females in Policing
25-Jan 10:30 12:00
Kent Police: Positive Action Discovery Careers Event:
Ethnic minorities in Policing
25-Jan 18:00 19:30
Job Hunting Skills Events
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 10-Jan 12:00 13:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 13-Jan 12:00 13:00
Finding a graduate job 17-Jan 14:00 15:00
Getting the most out of your Careers Service 18-Jan 11:00 12:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 19-Jan 13:00 14:00
Commercial Awareness 19-Jan 15:00 16:00
Virtual Assessment Centres 19-Jan 16:00 17:00
Selection tests 20-Jan 12:00 13:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal,
the tricky and the downright strange!
20-Jan 13:00 14:00
Building resilience 25-Jan 13:00 14:00
Interview skills including video interviews 26-Jan 13:00 14:00
Kent Innovation i-Teams 2022 26-Jan 17:30 20:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 27-Jan 12:00 13:00
Selection tests 27-Jan 13:00 14:00
Finding LGBTQ+ inclusive employers 1-Feb 11:00 12:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal,
the tricky and the downright strange!
1-Feb 13:00 14:00
Thinking of Working Abroad? 2-Feb 13:00 14:00
Professional Work Behaviour 2-Feb 15:00 16:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 2-Feb 16:00 17:00
Getting the most out of your Careers Service 3-Feb 11:00 12:00
Commercial Awareness 3-Feb 12:00 13:00
Finding a graduate job 3-Feb 13:00 14:00
Virtual Assessment Centres 4-Feb 12:00 13:00
Commercial Awareness 14-Feb 13:00 14:00
CVs, Cover letters and Application forms 15-Feb 13:00 14:00
How to answer interview questions - the normal,
the tricky and the downright strange!
16-Feb 13:00 14:00
Building resilience 16-Feb 14:00 15:00
Selection tests 16-Feb 15:00 16:00
Finding LGBTQ+ inclusive employers 18-Feb 11:00 12:00
LinkedIn Events
Using LinkedIn 11-Jan 13:00 14:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 20-Jan 11:00 12:00
How to get started with LinkedIn 25-Jan 11:00 12:00
Using LinkedIn 2-Feb 14:00 15:00
Using LinkedIn 17-Feb 13:00 14:00
Study Plus Events - find out more
Study Plus: Introduction to Mindfulness 21-Jan 11:00 12:30
Study Plus: Understanding stress and self-care 25-Jan 14:00 16:30
Study Plus: Travelling Virtually in Xi’an, China,
the Ancient Capital of 13 Dynasties A series of Virtual Workshops
26-Jan 13:30 14:30
Study Plus: Travelling Virtually in Xi’an, China,
the Ancient Capital of 13 Dynasties A series of Virtual Workshops
2-Feb 13:30 14:30
Study Plus: LGBT What does it mean? 8-Feb 10:00 12:30
Volunteering
Do something great - Volunteer 19-Jan 14:00 15:00
Litter Pick 19-Jan 14:00 15:00
Volunteering in the Kent Community Oasis garden 26-Jan 12:30 14:00
Litter Pick 2-Feb 14:00 15:00
Work Experience
Year In Events
Year In Information Event 26-Jan 14:00 15:00
Year in Computing Q and A Session 26-Jan 15:00 16:00
Year in Data Analytics Q and A Session 26-Jan 15:00 16:00
Year in Institute of Creative & Cultural Industries (ICCI) Q and A Session 26-Jan 15:00 16:00
Year in Journalism Q and A Session 26-Jan 15:00 16:00
Year in Languages Q and A Session 26-Jan 15:00 16:00
Year in Television Production and Online Broadcasting Q and A Session 26-Jan 15:00 16:00
Year in Computing Q and A Session 26-Jan 16:00 17:00
Year in Data Analytics Q and A Session 26-Jan 16:00 17:00
Year in Institute of Creative & Cultural Industries (ICCI) Q and A Session 26-Jan 16:00 17:00
Year in Journalism Q and A Session 26-Jan 16:00 17:00
Year in Languages Q and A Session 26-Jan 16:00 17:00
Year in Television Production and Online Broadcasting Q and A Session 26-Jan 16:00 17:00

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: 07/01/2022