Do you want to know how to succeed and develop in your chosen career path?
Do you want more ideas on where your degree can take you? The obvious and the not so obvious?
Are you looking for career inspiration beyond your specialism?
What is happening this week?
Monday 2 March to Wednesday 4 March
Look out for the Careers-themed posts on social media and the odd blog post or two giving hints, tips and links on managing your career – think Explore, Plan, Apply!
- Explore your options – find out what you are interested in and think about your possible future career, consider your skills, explore and build your network.
- Plan your next steps – boost your employability through gaining work experience, contacts and skills, plan your graduate job or further study in the UK or internationally.
- Apply successfully – gain jobs and placements through our support with CVs, personal statements and application forms, and by preparing you for interviews and assessment centres.
Check Canvas to see if your course of study has its own career pages – there is a wealth of information to give you the full picture and a huge advantage in your career planning.
Wednesday 4 March
Meet the Careers Consultants – Social Learning Space, Hunter Wing, 1st floor 11am-2.30pm
- Find out more about the careers service including what resources are on offer and how to book a one-to-one guidance appointment
- Find out more about the George’s Skills and Recognition Award
- Explore the benefits of postgraduate study
- Share your experiences and hopes for your future
- Win prizes!
- Ask any questions you have
Thursday 5 March
Humans in Healthcare – Curve Lecture Theatre, 4pm to 6pm. Please book here.
- St George’s welcomes people from a range of healthcare specialties to share their lived experiences about staying well in the workplace, coping with their careers and highlighting the issues relating to mental health and the importance of seeking help.
- The focus is on workplace well being.
- Keynote speaker is renowned speaker, Dr Ahmed Hankir, presenting the keynote on The Wounded Healer, bringing his personal story of mental health challenges in the medical profession.
- It will be a great opportunity to network as well as manage your workplace well being.
- Event requires you to book here.
The Library is also celebrating Careers Week by having a themed book display around well being at work, mindfulness and stress and career development. Have a look at our curated collections of books around Health and Wellbeing, Careers and Professional Development and Women in Leadership. If you have got any recommendations for us to include, let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org