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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.

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

In June and July, Chatteris is conducting weekly online information seminars for final year students and recent graduates to meet current staff. To find out more about the seminar and paid opportunities go to www.chatteris.org.hk and look at the News section for details of how to sign up.

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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The scheme took on its first cohort in 2013, and is open to students and graduates on RICS-accredited course. The deadline for applications is 13th June this year.  For more information visit:  http://www.property.nhs.uk/about-us/graduates/.

Keeping the UK secure doesn’t just take Intelligence Officers.  It takes intelligent technology, and intelligent thinking.  And that’s what makes this two year programme so different to any other IT graduate scheme out there.  With MI5, the work you do will impact on the real world in ways most people can’t imagine.  Their technology is so advanced, it’s classified.

You don’t need a degree in IT to join MI5, just an innate passion for it.  Even for Software Development and Engineering – the team that develops groundbreaking new solutions for MI5’s investigative and operational sections – they’re most interested in your desire to seek out and exploit new technologies. Their exceptional training will cover all the specialist skills you’re going to need.

Discover a graduate programme in a world of its own.  For more information and to apply, visit www.mi5.gov.uk/careers

To apply to work at MI5 you must be a born or naturalised British citizen, over 18 years old and you must normally have lived in the UK for nine out of the last ten years.  Discretion is vital.  You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or a close family member, providing that they are British.  You should also make them aware of the importance of discretion.

Springs Dance Company

The Apprenticeship is an intensive dance course that focuses on the creation, performance and teaching of dance work inspired by and expressive of the Christian faith. It is a unique opportunity for twelve dancers each year to learn from Springs’ extensive professional experience, and to form their own company elevate.

Apprentices have further opportunites including community placements, Springs’ well-established exchange programme with Ad Deum Dance Company, Texas, and their end of year tour throughout the UK and often beyond.

For those with less formal dance experience, it is possible to apply for the shorter elevate foundation course.  This intensive three month course is held between September and December, and focuses on equipping students with the skills for initiating and developing dance in church and community settings.

Apprentices are drawn from all over the world. In past years, successful applicants have come from as far as Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Norway, South Africa, and the U.S.A, as well as througout the UK.

For more information on either of these courses and to apply to audition, please contact elevate@springsdancecompany.org.uk or visit http://springsdancecompany.org.uk/apprenticeships/overview.

The Telegraph is now inviting entries from undergraduate STEM students at UK universities or colleges of higher education.  You need to provide a solution to a challenge focusing on one of the following fields of study:

  • defence
  • automotive
  • pharmaceuticals
  • environment
  • construction

The overall winner, whether it’s an individual or a team, will receive £25,000 and a bespoke mentoring programme from a senior engineer within Babcock International Group.  The award will be presented at a ceremony in London during Universities Week in June 2014.

Click here for more information.

Graduating this summer?

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GO Wales can offer you lots of opportunities:

  • Paid work placements
  • Jobs Growth Wales
  • Training Academies
  • Graduate Jobs

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Are you a recent graduate who is thinking about a career in teaching English? This scheme is designed to help graduates get the qualifications they need to work abroad.  The qualification is called Trinity CertTESOL or Cambridge CELTA.

Successful applicants who complete the course could receive a grant of as much as £600.

Download more information at www.britishcouncil.org/study-work-create/work-volunteer/english-teaching-graduate-scheme.

Our next Careers Fair will take place on Friday 10th October 2014 from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm.

Further details will be published on our website at www.swansea.ac.uk/careers/whatson/ later in the year.

The Summer Academy will be taking place on 3 – 9 Aug 2014 at Kneller Hall in Twickeham, London.  A maximum of 54 places are available and applications should be made by completing the application form which you can download here.  The deadline for applications is 20th June.  The event is open to those who have not yet applied and also those who are in the process of applying.  There is usually high demand for this event so places will be allocated depending on musical ability and eligibility to join the Army.

The event will involve playing music with the bands, tutorial sessions, PT and playing a concert to parents and families on the final day.  Train tickets, meals and accommodation will be provided.

Come and meet SuperStars in the foyer of the main Library tomorrow, 10th April, between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm.

SuperStars  provide structured PE, Drama, Music and Art lessons in primary schools covering teachers’ PPA (Planning, Preparation and Assessment) time.  They also provide sporting activities during the school holidays for children aged from 5 – 12.

In addition, SuperStars deliver fun activities for birghday parties!

Visit http://www.super-stars.org.uk/ for more information.