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  • UCL Careers Charities & NGOs Themed Week 2018

    By Chloe J Ackroyd, on 23 January 2018

    Are you interested in working for the charity and not for profit sector? Not sure what roles there are and where to start?

    UCL Careers Charities & NGOs Themed Week 2018 is starting on Monday 29th January: your chance to meet charity professionals and discover what jobs you can do.

    The week’s events are open to students and recent graduates from all degrees. Click on the event titles below to book via myUCLCareers.


    Careers in Campaigning, Policy, Public Engagement and Fundraising

    Monday 29th January 2018, 6 – 7.30pm
    Would you like to discover more about the amazing work of charities and NGOs and what makes them tick? Then don’t miss our panel event where you will learn about the wide range of functions within a charity and jobs available, directly from the people doing them.

    Charities attending include Sustrans, Age UK, Rethink, Wellcome and Shelter.


    Get into the Charity sector: Careers in Operations, Programmes and Research

    Tuesday 30th January 2018, 6 – 7.30pm
    Have you considered a Career in Operations, Programmes or Research within a charity or NGO? Then come along to our panel event to gain an insight from the professionals talking about their experience of the sector and top tips for following in their footsteps.

    Charities attending include The Challenge, Crisis, The British Heart Foundation and GreenShoots Foundation.


    How to Market Yourself in the Charity Sector Workshop with Unlocked Graduates

    Do you want to find out how to market yourself in the charity sector? Do you want to better understand the processes used by charities and find out what they typically look for? Then come to this workshop conducted by Unlocked Graduates!

    N.B. Please note that unfortunately there is no wheelchair access to this venue.

    For further details and to book a space click here.


    Charities Link Up – Meet the Employers

    Thursday 1st February 2018, 6 – 7.00pm
    This is great chance to meet with people working in Charities and NGOs. Come along to have an informal chat about the work they do, gain advice on how to get involved in the sector plus find out what opportunities they have.

    Charities attending include:

    • Friends of the Earth
    • Think Ahead
    • RedR UK
    • ReachOut
    • JAN Trust
    • Macmillan Cancer Support
    • Holy Cross Centre Trust