This new competition launched by the Intellectual Property Office seeks to complement the burgeoning student enterprise culture by encouraging the practical application of IP skills by HE students working in collaboration with HEIs and/or businesses. The main purpose of the competition is to recognise and reward student-centric projects that support the use and understanding of IP in student enterprise activities and increase the number of IP savvy graduates leaving HE. There’s a £750,000 prize fund available which will be used to award a number of individual prizes from £10,000 to £100,000.
Click here to read full details.
The competition will run until 12 December 2014, with fnalists announced in January and the winners in March 2015.
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.
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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.
Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea will be hosting this event TOMORROW, from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm in the Atrium, Digital Technium Building.
Click here for the Facebook event on the day of the Fayre.
There will be opportunities to speak to all the Discovery studet trustees and project coordinators as well as staff about the variety of volunteering projects working with young people, vulnerable adults, people with disabilities, to conserve the environment and as part of an international development project.
And there will be cake!
You can visit the Discovery office in Fulton House and find out more at facebook.com/DiscoverySVS.
An official programme sponsored by the government of Japan to promote mutual understanding and youth leadership skills to talented young people internationally.
The programme starts with activities in Tokyo, followed by six days on board an ocean liner.
Click here for more details.
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.
Join over 2,000 graduates committed to ensuring that every young person gets the education and opportunities in life that they deserve, regardless of their background.
Have you got what it takes to inspire, enthuse and excite a classroom of young people in a low-income community?
Teach First need energetic and highly motivated people like you to become passionate leaders and engaging role models to thousands of young people in classrooms up and down the country. Join their two year Leadership Development Programme – a personalised programme of training opportunities, supportive coaching and work experience.
To find out more and apply you need to register your interest and fill in an online application form at teachfirst.org.uk/graduates.
Teach First recruit on a rolling basis and fill their vacancies as soon as they find candidates who meet their competency and academic requirements.
Education has the power to transform lives.
So do you.
Change their lives. Change yours.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Centre Screen Productions have an upcoming shoot in Llanelli, and have some work experience opportunities that they would like to extend to any interested Media/Film students at the University of Swansea.
They will be filming on the 4th and 5th of June, shooting a series of historical monologues for an upcoming installation at Llanelly House. The experience will be hands on, production runner experience. There are three roles – one with the make-up team, one with the wardrobe team and one general production runner. Refreshments and meals during production will be provided. Transport costs will be reimbursed.
You can learn more about Centre Screen at www.centrescreen.co.uk.
Teach First harnesses the energy, enthusiasm and drive of outstanding graduates and experienced professionals and equips them with leadership skills to enable inspirational teaching in schools in challenging circumstances across England and Wales.
Although the Teach First Leadership Development Programme is closed for applications at the moment, they are accepting applications for part-time campus roles and the autumn internship:-
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:
- 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
- Graduates with specialization in Supply Chain Management
- MCA or Computer Science engineers who have knowledge of .Net and Java
- 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 email@example.com. 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.
Becoming an ACCA brand ambassador provides an excellent opportunity to develop your employability skills and build your professional network while representing the leading global body for finance professionals.
You will receive a competitive salary as a temporary part-time ACCA employee and the hours are flexible to fit around your schedule.
To find out more and apply, click here.
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GO Wales can offer you lots of opportunities:
- Paid work placements
- Jobs Growth Wales
- Training Academies
- Graduate Jobs
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.
EmployAbility is pleased to be able to offer disabled and dyslexic students and recent graduates the chance to apply for fantastic and varied internships with the British Council. Full details can be found on the EmployAbility website at http://www.employ-ability.org.uk/, and these include:
- Corporate HQ – External Relations Assistant
- Corporate HQ – Communications role
- Corporate HQ – digital Content Assistant
- Education and Society – Society Digital Assistant
- Education and Society – Schools Digital Support Officer
- Education and Society – Science Digital Marketing and Communications Assistant
- Business development – Partnerships and Business Development Assistant
- Arts – Film Team Assistant
- Arts – Literature Assistant
- Arts – Music Team Assistant
- Information Technology Services – Records Management Assistant
To begin an application for any of the above roles, please click here for more details and go to “apply now” at the bottom of the page. Although application deadlines are in place, candidates are strongly advised to apply early. If you have any extenuating circumstances or require further information about the Internship Programme, please contact Justin Penney on +44 (0)7776 090 508 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the British Council
The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. They call this work: cultural relations.
Each year they work with millions of people, connecting them with the United Kingdom, sharing British cultures and the UK’s most attractive assets: English, the Arts, Education and our ways of living and organising society. This year marks their 80th anniversary of doing this.
About the British Council EmployAbility Summer Internship Programme
The British Council is committed to providing undergraduates and graduates with the necessary skills and experience in an increasingly competitive jobs market. As one of the British Council’s interns you will learn new skills whilst exercising your own initiative and creativity. You will work with a dedicated line manager, completing meaningful projects that really add value to their organisation, whilst taking part in the delivery of a group project and participate in additional vocational training.
This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your own cultural relations edge whilst working for an organisation that values diversity and innovation.
Share your best university experience and sign up for GO Wales email updates for your chance to win an iPad Air 32GB with case or a Kindle Fire for the two runner-up entries!
Click here for details of how to enter.
The Welsh Higher Education Brussels Office (WHEB) is currently seeking a student or recent graduate from one of Wales’ universities to support the existing team. This is an 11 month post, beginning in August 2014 and would be ideal for a final year student looking to experience life abroad, learn more about the European Union and practice their French.
Click here to download more information about this internship.
Research Institute for the Arts and Humanities supported by Go Wales
Heritage Skills Programme
HERITAGE PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
PLACEMENTS WITH DISTINGUISHED NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
Skills Training – Career Development - Employability Enhancement
International placements to include:
- Museo Galileo, Florence
- National placements including
- Gwent Glamorgan Archaeological Trust
- Royal Commission for Ancient Monuments of Wales
- National Waterfront Museum
- Big Pit, Blaenavon
- West Glamorgan Archives
- Richard Burton Archives
- South Wales Miners Library
Open to all postgraduate students and ECRs at Swansea University. Placements include funding for travel, accommodation and basic subsistence where appropriate.
Any queries relating to the placements should be directed to Kate Spiller, Heritage Skills Project Coordinator: email@example.com.
Deadline: 5pm 18 March 2014
Further details on how to apply: