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Finding graduate jobs
Tuesday 17 March 2015, 12.00 – 13.00

Looking for work after graduation and not sure where to look or when to start applying? This workshop will help you get a clearer picture of timescales, where to look for vacancies and develop a plan.

How do I develop my interview skills?
Thursday 23 March 2015, 13.00 – 14.00

Feel you’d like to brush up on your interview technique? In this session our Careers Advisers will provide you with hints and tips on how to survive job interviews.

How to book:

For any workshop that you would like to attend, go to http://swansea.prospects.ac.uk/index.html to register and book online. Once you have registered and logged in:-

  • Click on “Events Calendar”
  • Select the date of the event you wish to attend
  • Select “Book”.

I you have any queries about the booking system, please telephone 01792 513266 or call in at the Careers Helpdesk in the central hall on Level 3 of the Library.

Countryside Jobs Service

Countryside Jobs have just launched a new ‘Ask CJS’ service at www.countryside-jobs.com/CJS_Stuff/askCJS.html. It provides all the information required to contact them through various social media accounts as well as an online query form. It also has a link to a Helpful Hints page for advice and guidance when applying for a facancy and writing a CV.

We subscribe to the Countryside Jobs vacancy bulletins which you can access at https://myuni.swan.ac.uk/careers/job-hunting/ – scroll down to “Green jobs”.

Save the date & win! Worried about your career prospects post-graduation? ACCA are hosting a free, online careers fair for finance and business students on the 23rd and 24th September. Over two days, there’ll be the chance to get specially created, free, useful advice on your future career and training. In 2014, ACCA invited more than 25 employers, including Mazars, Baker Tilly, Boots, Capita, EY, Ford Retail, Grant Thornton, TalkTalk, Johnson and Johnson, Zurich, Whitbread, Specsavers and more.

Visit ACCA Advantage from the comfort of your sofa for:

  • Over 100 live job vacancies for students and graduates
  • Advice on getting your dream job, CV building, job interviews and psychometric testing
  • Guidance from leading tuition providers
  • Employer booths where you can chat with top companies
  • The chance to apply for jobs during the event

ACCA are also offering you the chance to win an amazing, career-boosting prize worth over £1,300, including a bespoke CV and cover letter, interview coaching, personalised strengths tests and interview clothes vouchers.

To find out more, and to enter the competition, visit www.accaglobal.com/advantage

Watch out for the following Employer in The Foyer events organised by Careers and Employability:

Location: Entrance foyer of the Library

19th February 11-2.00 – Chatteris International Graduate Programme in Hong Kong www.chatteris.org.uk

3rd February 10-4.00 – Smaller Earth www.smallerearth.com

10th March 10-4.00 – Teach First www.teachfirst.org.uk

12th March 10-4.00 – ICAEW – Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales www.icaew.com

Posted on behalf of the British Council:

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this work ‘cultural relations’. Each year we work with millions of people across 110 countries, connecting them with the United Kingdom, sharing our cultures and the UK’s most attractive assets: English, the Arts, Education and our ways of living and organising society.

Every summer, we bring new ideas to the organisation by taking on between 10 and 12 interns for a 12-week period from June – September. We learn from having new talent in the organisation during the summer months; plus, we gain an insight into how we can deliver the best opportunities for young people. In return, you learn new skills while on a paid internship, and make some useful contacts for the future. If you are keen to learn more about working for a global charity and to make a real difference over the summer then this opportunity is definitely for you!

As part of the programme you will join a specific department in one of our key business areas, and work with a dedicated line manager working on real projects, that add value to our organisation and our international work. You will also take part in a group project, where you will be able to apply your project management and team working skills as well as receiving career advice and training that provide you with real direction and perspective to take away with you on completion of the programme.

Our 2015 scheme is made up of the following positions:
• Music and Film Internship, London
• Corporate Communications Internship, London
• Policy and External Relations Internship, London
• Digital Internship, London
• HR Internship, London
• Science Communications Internship, London
• Services for International Education Marketing Events Internship, Manchester
• Schools Internship, London
• English and Exams Self Access Learning (SAL) Digital Internship, London
• Global Network Team Internship, London
• Iran and Syria Internship, London

This is a fantastic opportunity to make the most of your summer, to develop your own cultural relations edge and to work for an organisation that really values diversity and innovation. Take a look around – there’s a whole world of opportunity to explore.

Want to find out more?

If you need any more information then please visit our dedicated internship scheme page on our Study Work Create portal. Where you will be able to apply directly and learn more about the application process and core criteria for the scheme. Please note applications close at midnight on 8 March 2015:

www.britishcouncil.org/study-work-create/opportunity/internships/uk-placements

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The Students’ Union will be holding elections for their Full-time Officer team at the end of February. The posts will provide paid opportunities to gain varied experience and develop leadership skills.

For more information visit the Students’ Union website at www.swansea-union.co.uk/myunion/elections/.

PwC’s mobile careers information unit will be outside Fulton House on 16th February, 10.00 am – 3.30 pm; so come along to the “coffee cart” for a chat if you’re interested in their graduate career opportunities.

Click here to visit PwC’s website for information on work placements, graduate jobs and international jobs – lots of opportunities in 158 countries.

This event will take place on 29th January 2015, 6.00 – 8.00 pm at PwC’s Swansea regional office.

It’s a great opportunity to get to know PwC and find out about their graduate career opportunities.

Click here to book online and find out more.

This conference brings together the expertise of leading financial organisations across the UK in the first event of its kind in Wales. It will take place on the 8th of December in Cardiff City Hall.

The aim is to bring together a number of key business leaders to address students interested in a potential career in the financial sector. The conference will feature keynote speakers, panel discussions and interactive sessions as well as workshops and networking opportunities. After the event, students who attend will have the opportunity to submit their CVs which will then be made available to all sponsors and speakers to review as potential candidates for their recruitment schemes.

Visit www.WNFC14.co.uk for more information and online registration.

PwC will be hosting a dinner and networking event for Swansea University students later this term at the Belle Vue Bistro restaurant in the city centre.  The exact date is still to be confirmed.

Click here to reserve your place and find out more.

Our annual Careers Fair is your opportunity to come and talk to lots of potential employers all in one place here on campus.

You can download full details of the Fair at http://myuni.swan.ac.uk/careers/whats,on/.

Also, click  here to download a list of questions to help you with ideas about what you might want to ask employers.

Daiwa Scholarships offer young and talented UK citizens with strong leadership potential the opportunity to acquire Japanese language skills and to access expertise and knowledge relevant to their career goals over 19 months in Japan.

No previous experience of Japan or knowledge of the Japanese language is necessary.

The closing date for completed Daiwa Scholarship 2015 applications and submitting three reference letters is Thursday 4 December 2014. 

Since 1991, over 141 graduates from more than 40 universities and 50 different subject areas – from engineering to politics and from fine art to law – have taken part in this programme.

Visit www.dajf.org.uk/ to view detailed information and apply online.

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GoinGlobal provides country-specific career and employment information including worldwide internship and job postings, H1B employer listings, corporate profiles and career resources for 30 countries.

The Careers and Employability Service at Swansea University has subscribed to this service so that our students can access it for FREE through the campus network at https://online.goinglobal.com/.

You can create a personal account from a computer on campus and then use that account to log in to GoinGlobal from a computer off campus through the link above.  See FAQs about GoinGlobal and the User Guide online.

Be inspired!

  • Find out about jobs that you had no idea you had skills for!
  • Generate new job ideas.
  • Think about what really motivates you.

Teach English in Hong Kong and travel Asia with the Chatteris International Graduate Programme.  Click here to view their video on YouTube.

To find out more about opportunities with Chatteris visit www.chatteris.org.hk.

Chatteris will be in the foyer of the Library on 19 February 2015, 11.00 am – 2.00 pm, so you can drop in and have a chat with them.

The Chatteris Educational Foundation is a non-profit charitable organisation aiming to help Hong Kong students improve their English, promote cultural exchange and develop young leaders with a global vision.

Film Trainee Finder is open for applications!

Getting your foot in the door can be hard, right?

Trainee Finder can help. It matches exceptional individuals to placements on feature films. Through Trainee Finder, film companies get the chance to hire the best trainees in the business. Which could be you.

If you already have some industry experience or good quality training under your belt, then you could apply to be a trainee.

Click here to apply.

If you have any questions on Trainee Finder, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.  Email filmtraineefinder@creativeskillset.org or call 020 7713 9822.

Creative Skillset supports skills development for people and businesses to maitain UK Creative Industries’ world class position.  It is one of the Sector Skills Councils which make up the Federation for Industry Sector Skills & Standards.

For the firs time, the HR Fast Stream is opening up a second round of applications.  This is very unusual and is not likely to happen again.  There have been a number of successful applicants already this year, but the HR Fast Stream has additional roles that they hope to fill.  It is anticipated that those who are selected will start around October this year.

The deadline for applications is Monday 9th May at 23:59, so there’s still plenty of time to complete the initial tests etc – click here to register your interest.  There will also be a  live chat on Facebook – a link will be available in a post on 9th May at www.facebook.com/faststream

Technoforte are currently recruiting for internships based in Bangalore, and will consider both non-Indian and Indian applicants.  Education at an institution outside India is one of the selection criteria.

Required skills sets as interns:

  1. Data Scientists and Statisticians. Their role will be Data Modeling and KPI definition for company Analytics. They should also have some insight into predictive analysis
  2. Graduates with specialization in Supply Chain Management
  3. MCA or Computer Science engineers who have knowledge of .Net and Java
  4. BBA or MBA graduates specialized in international sales

Remuneration: The stay cost up to INR 10,000 per intern will be undertaken by Technoforte. An internship allowance of INR 10,000 will be payable after 3 months subject to performance.

Accommodation: Technoforte can help interns to find suitable accommodation.

Number of interns to be recruited: To begin with 1 from each of the required disciplines –as mentioned below for India location, and possibly more depending on plans for the Wales office.

Application procedure: CVs should be sent to sanjay@technoforte.co.in.  Interviews will be conducted over web/telephone.

Internship duration: 1 year minimum.

Start date: The internship will be available in a month’s time.

Visa: Technoforte will provide the necessary documents for work visas for non-Indian applicants.


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