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Career Clinics and Career Consultations

Just a quick query? Come along to one of our clinics - reserve your place by booking online. Visit our website for full details: www.gcu.ac.uk/careers

Book a consultation with a careers adviser and let us help you with:
• Planning your career and study options.
• Finding and applying for jobs.
• Preparing for interviews.

To book a longer careers consultation, make an appointment at the Campus Life Desk on Level 1 of the George Moore Building, or contact them by email: studentsupport@gcu.ac.uk

Career Conversation: Babcock International

22/09/2016

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When: Thursday 17th November 2016

Time: 12-2pm

Where: The Careers area, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

Babcock International is a multinational corporation and current leader in the UK engineering services sector. Operating all over the world, they are trusted to deliver complex and critical support to defence, energy, emergency services, transport and education sectors.

Come and find out about their graduate opportunities, ask career related questions and meet members of their current graduate scheme. Students in their final year from Engineering disciplines should attend to find out about the following opportunities:

  • Graduate Civil Engineers
  • Graduate Electrical and Electronic Engineers
  • Graduate Mechanical Engineers
  • Graduate Commercial roles

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Career Conversation: Camp Leaders

22/09/2016

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When: Tuesday 15th November 2016

Time: 12-2pm

Where: The Careers area, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

Camp Leaders offers non-traditional summer employment, combined with travel, to students and recent graduates. They offer a range of positions across a chain of summer camps in the United States, with additional opportunity for travel at the end of the contract. To find out more about how you can spend the summer of a lifetime, come along to this Career Conversation event with Camp Leaders. All students are welcome to attend.

 

 

 

 

Career Conversation: HP Enterprise

22/09/2016

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When: Wednesday 9th November 2016

Time: 12-2pm

Where: Careers area, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

American multinational IT services provider Hewlett Packard Enterprise are offering GCU students a chance to find out more about the opportunities available to you, and to show you how you can have a rewarding career with the company. Representatives will discuss graduate roles, full year placements and internship within the organisation, as well as answer general questions about HPE’s work and environment.

The company are looking for enthusiastic innovators interested in work within a fast placed global business environment, so if you think you fit the bill come along on the day. All students are invited to attend this event.

 

 

Career Conversation: USA Summer Camp

22/09/2016

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When: Tuesday 8th November

Time: 12-2pm

Where: Careers area, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

USA Summer Camp is a cultural exchange agency working with summer camps across the United States. They offer summer work placements for students, lasting a minimum of 9 weeks, with the option of travel at the end of the contract. If you are interested in gaining work experience in a new location, while being paid for doing something you love, come along and talk to USA Summer Camp representatives to find out more.

All students interested in working through summer 2017 in the USA are invited to attend this event!

Career Conversation: PEEK – volunteering & placement opportunities with a local charity

22/09/2016

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When: Thursday 3rd November 2016

Time: 12-2pm

Where: Careers area, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

Possibilities for Each and Every Kid (PEEK) is a charity providing free play and creative learning opportunities for children and young people in the most deprived communities in North and East Glasgow. They work with over 1000 children every week and are currently considered the city’s leading play provider.

At this session, PEEK will talk about their range of volunteering and placement opportunities with GCU students. They are particularly keen to see students from Nursing, Social Work and Social Sciences courses. Opportunities that are available include:

  • Term time placements
  • Summer placements
  • Regular volunteering (2 hours per week/fortnight)
  • Events volunteering (e.g. one event every month or so)

Come along and find out more!

 

 

Career Conversation Roadshow: Atkins

22/09/2016

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When: Thursday 20th October 2016

Time: 12-2pm

Where: Careers area, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

Atkins is one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, with their infrastructure work covering airports, rail and energy.

At this session, Atkins will be showcasing their current Building Services Engineering opportunities, and they will be particularly interested to see students who are in their final two years of study from Mechanical, Electrical & Building Services disciplines.

Come along for an opportunity to see examples of the building services projects their graduates work on, and see what goes on in a typical day at the company. At this informal session find out what their graduate and placement programmes can offer you!

Career Conversation: HMRC

22/09/2016

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When: Wednesday 19th October 2016

Time: 12-2pm

Where: Careers area, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is the UK’s tax and customs authority, collecting the money that pays for the UK’s public services, and helping families and individuals with targeted financial support.

This event at GCU will highlight their Tax Professional Graduate Programme to final year students and recent graduates, as well as internship opportunities for those in their penultimate year.

Come along to this informal session for a chat, and find out how you can have a rewarding career working with HMRC.