Wednesday 19 September: What do Careers & Employability have to offer?
12.00 - 13.30, UCA Epsom cafe
Meet Neville Kemp, your friendly Careers & Employability Adviser. Find out about services and resources to get your creative arts career moving.
Wednesday 26 September: Skills on target
13.00 - 14.00, Room 120 (first floor, main building)
Get to know the skills and attributes you possess and how to match them to what employers look for in applicants to internships and graduate jobs.
Wednesday 3 October: Perfect pitch
13.00 - 13.30, Room 120
Get the essentials for introducing yourself and making an impact at a networking event, on the phone or at the start of an interview with a pre-planned ‘elevator-pitch’.
Wednesday 10 October: World Mental Health Day - How to deal with presentation or interview nerves
13.00 - 13.45, Room 120
A series of quick practical fixes to boost your confidence and relieve anxiety.
Wednesday 17 October: Film screening to celebrate Black History Month
13.00 - 15.00, R. MO14 (Creative Business School, Ground floor)
“A Man’s Story”
featuring Ozwald Boateng
“The Coolest Man on Earth” (The Independent)
Directed by Varon Bonicas, this groundbreaking film takes us on an exhilarating behind-the-scenes ride into the world of high fashion with one of the most influential menswear designers of his generation. Followed by informal discussion.
All welcome - Feel free to bring your lunch!
Wednesday 24 October: Writing a personal profile
13.00 - 14.00, Room 125
Do you need a brief but persuasive written profile about yourself for your CV, website or other purpose? Look no further!
Wednesday 31 October: CV basics
13.00 - 13.30, Room 125
Do’s and don’ts of what to include or omit, where to find the best resources and how Careers & Employability can help.
Wednesday 7 November: Cover letters and applications
13.00 - 13.30, online (please use Chrome or Firefox)
A quick ‘how to’ session to help you with this ticklish task!
Wednesday 14 November: Global Entrepreneurship Week - How to get started as self-employed
13.00-13.30 Room 125 For International Students.
Colin Beard (UCA Immigration Compliance Co-ordinator) on UK Visas and the Graduate Entrepreneur Scheme
13.30-14.00 Room 125 How to get started as a Creative Freelancer
Did you know that 47% of workers in the creative industries are self-employed?
Tuesday 20 November: Teaching as a career
13.00 - 14.00, Room 120
Claire Brown from Teach South East talks about the School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programme.
Wednesday 28 November: How to get the most out of LinkedIn
12.30 - 13.00, online (please use Chrome or Firefox)
Building your profile, making contacts, finding potential employers and more.