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    Employer-Led Careers Skills Workshops

    By Vivienne C Watson, on 2 October 2013

    Are you interested in brushing up on key employability skills and meeting/networking with prospective future employers who are interested in PhD and other postgraduate research students as well as research staff?

    If so, you may be interested in the employer-led careers skills workshops programme.

    For both academic and non-academic careers, these workshops help you identify and develop core competencies which are vital for you to compete in the job market by demonstrating the transferable nature of the research skills you have acquired. 


    Day/Date Time Title Employer
    Thurs 10th October 2.00 – 4:00 pm Effective Applications to Graduate Schemes Citi
    Mon 21st October 2.00 – 4:00 pm Group Exercises & Assessment Centre Civil Service
    Tues 22nd October 2.00 – 4:00 pm Case Study Interviews Teach First
    Tues 29th October 5:30 – 7:30 pm Interview Techniques The Brilliant Club
    Wed 13th November 5:30 – 7:30 pm Commercial Awareness Barclays
    Tues 19th November 5:30 – 7:30 pm Networking Skills Capco


    Further details about the events and how to book can be found on the Graduate School – Skills Development Programme website

    Research Staff can make a booking for this event by going to the UCL Careers Research Staff events page and looking under ‘Employer Events – Autumn Term Programme’