Current open positions include:
- Graduate roles
- Volunteer positions for international experience
- “Working Student” opportunities
- Final Year Thesis 2013
Current open positions include:
GO Wales is 10 years old and is celebrating with a Memory Lane competition. All you have to do is submit a short story about your experience of participating in a GO Wales project over the last ten years. All entries will be included in a prize draw to win a Kindle Fire. One winner will be picked at random on 1st March!
Calling All Recent Graduates
Work Experience? Travel? Further Study?
Combine all 3 and spice up your CV
An exciting opportunity for UK graduates to take part in a unique work placement programme in India.
The UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) is offering a work placement programme commencing 18 March 2013 which will be delivered by The University of Dundee and Sannam S4. A Global Internship Graduate Certificate India (GIGCI) will be offered on successful completion of the programme. The programme allows students to participate in paid internships with multi-national employers in India.
The UKIERI Work Placement Programme is aimed at recent graduates or postgraduates from any UK University.
Applicants for the programme will:
The Global Internship Certificate India (GIGCI) builds on the success of the University of Dundee’s Scottish Internship Graduate Certificate (SIGC) which has been running since 2009.
Students will attend a 2 week induction at Dundee University before flying out to India. They will then undertake career planning modules and a 3 to 5 month internship with a multi national organisation.
If you have any questions regarding the programme, please send your enquiry to: email@example.com or Dr Lynsay Pickering (GIGCI co-ordinator) on 01382 384017.
Useful websites to look at
Wipro is a global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company serving over 900 clients in 57 countries.
They are offering a nine month training programme to empower graduates to develop a strong insight into information technology, combining classroom sessions and hands-on exposure on real-time projects.
Wipro are coming to Swansea University on 6 March 2013 to give a presentation and offer you the opportunity to undertake an initial selection process. Click here to download more information and to book your place at this event.
The programme is open to students coming towards the end of their degree programme in Computer Science, Mathematics or Electronic Engineering. It starts in July 2013 with a week of ‘onboarding’ in Reading followed by 9 months in India: 3 months training, 3 months shadowing and 3 months working on a live project.
Wipro will provide and organise your accommodation together with travel to and from work.
Do you want to be part of an award winning team working to develop brighter futures for children all over Wales and the South West?
Do you want to work in Dance, Drama, Music, Art or Sport and increase your chances of long-term fulfilling employment after university?
SuperStars are looking for subject specialists with passion and positivity to work in their partner primary schools.
SuperStars have lots of current employees on their Facebook page who can answer your questions about working for them.
An Army recruitment officer will be visiting Careers and Employability on Tuesday 12 February 2013. If you would like an appointment for an informal interview to find out more about career options with the Army, please telephone 01792 513266, or call in at the Careers Helpdesk on Level 3 of the Library.
Short-term opportunities are available as well as the European Voluntary Service (EVS). Visit www.unaexchange.org for information.
Short-term placements are great for current students; they help develop confidence, build communication skills, allow students to gain experience of working in various fields (education, social work, the arts etc) and let students travel internationally.
EVS is a great opportunity for recent graduates, allowing young people to live and work in Europe for up to a year. Click here to read a recent example of one volunteer who undertook an EVS placement in Madrid.
Graduate traineeships are currently being advertised through the One Carmarthenshire postal at www.onecarmarthenshire.co.uk/jobs.
We understand that applicants for the posts would be expected to start in the New Year, so would be of interest to recent graduates. However, there is a contact name for each opportunity, so current students could double check the start date for any schemes they might be interested in.
Innovative academy gives graduates the confidence to launch business ideas.
With programmes such as the Apprentice and Dragons Den hitting our screens, it is no wonder that more and more graduates are thinking about creating their own opportunities in life through business start-up.
In line with National Freelancers Day 2012 (Wednesday 21st November), GO Wales, a project supported by the Welsh Government and European Social Fund, is encouraging graduates to consider its innovative Freelancer Academy. The academy provides professional development and training for graduates who are looking to make the leap into the world of freelancing.
The Academy, which provides a free, one week course, gives graduates the basics in how to develop freelancing skills and how to write a business plan. At the end of the course graduates receive an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) qualification in ‘Starting your Enterprise’. The course is worth up to £2,000.
Read the full press release here:
Over 1000 new jobs to be created for young graduates – Jobs Growth Wales Graduates rollout improves prospects across Wales.
GO Wales will be delivering the Jobs Growth Wales Graduate Programme on behalf of the Welsh Government which will aim to create over 1000 new job opportunities for graduates across Wales during the next two years.
The Jobs Growth Wales Graduate programme will enhance the current portfolio of work experience and training services that GO Wales offers to help graduates make the best start to their careers in Wales.
There are many graduate jobs available in the insurance sector, and many internships too.
October and November have seen 300 graduate roles on the Chartered Insurance Institute’s website www.discoverrisk.co.uk. The majority of these roles relate to insurance careers, with diverse opportunities in broking underwriting and claims, as well as marketing, IT and risk management.
Companies whose opportunities have featured on www.discoverrisk.co.uk include:
In collaboration with relevant Higher Education Institutions, Skillset offers a range of fully/part-funded courses to support professional development, including a range of creative/IT skills together with subjects like finance and accountancy.
Visit http://skillsetacademiplus.org/en/courses/ for details.
Think German for jobs!
This event will take place on 8 November 2012 from 12.00 – 6.00 pm at The German Embassy, 22 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PZ.
The German Embassy Career Fair provides a unique opportunity for students and graduates
The Society of Biology is organising Life Sciences Careers Conferences at the following universities:
The conferences are aimed primarily at undergraduates and recent graduates, but postgraduates are welcome to attend. At each of these comprehensive events there will be presentations from high quality speakers covering a range of science-related subjects, including careers in industry, academia, patent law and science communication. There will be an hour long CV workshop with tips on writing CV’s and cover letters and getting an interview. Students will have opportunities to talk to experts from professional bodies, employers, recruiters and universities about further study. Lunch and afternoon refreshments are included.
Society of Biology members can attend for free, even if they join on the day, and for non-members attendance is £10.
The Society’s last successful event was shortlisted for Best Life Science Conference and student feedback has always been very positive, so this time they have chosen larger venues and added an extra date. About 250-300 students are expected to attend each conference, so you are advised to register early.
This autumn & winter, the IOP has an excellent line up of companies wanting to invite you to their careers evenings, including: Seagate Technology, IBM, Atkins, Bank of England, TTP, Lockheed Martin and Corporate Risk Associates. The host companies are interested in recruiting physics graduates on completion of their studies. Attending these events is an excellent way of finding out what graduate careers are available in these organisations, and how you could boost your chances of securing an interview.
All events will be held on a Wednesday afternoon or evening.
If you wish to attend these events, please click here to book: http://www.iop.org/events/careers/index.html
If you have any questions, please contact:
The Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
London W1B 1NT
Direct Tel: +44 (0)20 7470 4906
Fax: +44 (0)20 7470 4900
The EU’s Leonardo programme is a 3-month mobility project, designed to improve employability among young people throughout the EU.
The BBC are looking for good writers, without a professional broadcasting background, who can help them to reflect their widely differing audiences.
They are looking for talented and creative people who may have been put off the idea of a career as a broadcast journalist because of the training costs involved.
There will be an information evening at Swansea University on Monday 17 September 2012.
Time: 10.00 am – 3.00 pm, 4th October 2012
Venue: Marquee in front of Fulton House
INTO are offering all students who enroll for September 2012 the opportunity to take part in the Chinese Language Summer Programme free of charge. This four-week programme will enable students to learn more about Chinese culture and life in China prior to commencing their studies. It will of course also help to ensure that they have those all-important initial Chinese language skills to help them to settle into life on-campus.
INTO will also be offering students who enroll for September 2012 a 50% tuition discount for the second year of their studies. For more information on this unique opportunity, please visit the INTO website.
If you need any additional information or would like to discuss this programme further then please contact Sian Rogers, Recruitment Director, INTO China at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It has recently been brought to my attention that a number of fraudulent offers of employment seem to have been made in UK hospitals’ names.
The Guardian article below is a few years old, but has some useful tips for spotting a job scam.