This year’s Careers Week runs from Monday 7th March to Friday 11th March. The theme is ‘Fulfilling Futures’ and features a series of virtual activities to support your career planning in 2022 and beyond.
Join us to hear from an exciting range of speakers and recent alumni, take part in workshops designed to help you find your own fulfilling future, and grab a cake on campus with the Careers and Alumni teams!
Stay in the loop by registering for updates HERE.
Monday 7th March at 11.00am-2.00pm: Careers and cake drop-in (library breakout area)
Meet the Careers team and guests, eat a cake, pick up careers information and have a chat about your career questions on concerns.
Tuesday 8th March at 12.30pm-2.00pm: Emerging New Technology Careers in Healthcare (virtual event on MS Teams – join HERE)
Technology is transforming healthcare, from treatments and training to the patient experience. Join us to hear from speakers in healthcare start-ups, using technology like VR, AI and wearable tech to improve patients’ lives and wellbeing.
Learn about career entry routes into start-ups and live job opportunities for science and health graduates, so you can be part of this evolution!
Wednesday 9th March at 5.00pm-6.30pm: Surviving and Thriving – from uni to work (virtual event on MS Teams – join HERE)
You’ve told us that making the transition from university to the workplace can often be daunting, and you want to be better prepared to bridge this gap. Hear from a panel of recent graduates sharing their tips and experiences on making the switch from student to professional – offering personal stories, strategies and insights to bring you confidence and calm in finding or settling into your new job.
Thursday 10th March at 1.00pm-2.30pm: Values for Career Choice and Wellbeing BIG READ event (virtual event – join HERE)
Understanding our values (the things we believe our important in the way we live and work) is crucial to helping us make the right choices for a fulfilling future. Join the SGUL Careers and Counselling teams to learn ways to help you identify your values for career choice and wellbeing, and get tips on channelling your values to help you overcome the everyday mental challenges we face in in our work, study and lives.
Friday 11th March at 12.00pm-1.00pm: Networking to explore and test your career ideas (virtual event – join HERE)
Grow your confidence with networking as a tool for exploring your career options and gaining insights into a job or organisation to decide if they are a good fit for your values and interests. We’ll also cover ways to find and approach people in jobs of interest and use LinkedIn and social media to support career goals.
You can find out more about Careers Week on the Careers Service pages on Canvas.