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Career Clinics and Career Appointments

Just a quick query? Come along to one of our clinics which lasts for 15 minutes - reserve your place by booking online. Visit our website for full details: www.gcu.ac.uk/careers/careersconnect/

Book an appointment with a careers adviser which lasts for 30 minutes, and let us help you with:
• Planning your career and study options.
• Finding and applying for jobs.
• Preparing for interviews.

UPDATE JANUARY 2018: Booking a Careers Clinic or Appointment.

Due to extremely high demand at the beginning of semester, we have had to introduce a new priority system for our Careers Clinic and Appointments. If you are a:

Level 3 student
Level 4 student
Postgraduate on a 1 year course
Student with a disability

Please proceed to book an appointment. If you do not fall into one of these categories, please wait to book until week 5 of trimester (week beginning 26th February 2018).

If you graduated within the previous two years and wish to make an appointment, contact the Campus Life Desk on Level 1 of the George Moore Building or email: studentsupport@gcu.ac.uk

Don’t be nervous about interviews – come to our new Career Confidence Workshop!

09/02/2018

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When: Friday 23rd February 2018

Time: 10am -12 noon

Where: Seminar Rooms 1 & 2, Campus Lounge

This exciting 2 hour workshop will show you how to speak with confidence and clarity at your next interview. Don’t let speaking in public hold you back, and learn how to control your nerves. Led by a professional actress, this fun filled workshop will show you many techniques to project confidence, particularly in an interview situation.

To register for a place on this wonderful new workshop click here.

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Morgan Stanley: Graduate Jobs, Summer Internships and Open Days!

21/02/2018

Morgan Stanley

It’s a busy time over at Morgan Stanley, and there’s a few Technology and Finance related opportunities coming up that you should be aware of:

1. Full-time vacancies & Summer Analyst Programme (Glasgow office). Morgan Stanley believes capital has the power to create positive change in the world. The biggest and most impactful changes come from people like you. If you come to Morgan Stanley, what will you create? Across Technology in Glasgow, we have additional vacancies for our Full Time and Summer Analyst Programmes. If you want to hear how you can put your talent and ambition to work and be part of a team that creates positive change, join us. To apply, please click here – closing date is Wednesday 28th February 2018.

2. Meet the Team  – Finance; Fund Services. Wednesday 21st March 2018, 2-4pm, Cerium Building, 55 Douglas Street, Glasgow G2 7N.

If you want to hear how you can put your talent and ambition to work and be part of a team that creates positive change, join us at our Meet the Teams session aimed at students from all degree disciplines in their first or second year of study.

During this informal networking session you will have the opportunity to hear first-hand from recent graduates and senior representatives from across our Finance and Fund Services Divisions about what it is like to work at Morgan Stanley and why we believe our culture is a real differentiator.

To learn more, please visit morganstanley.com/campus

To apply, please click here. Registrations close Monday 19th March.

3. Technology Spring Insight Day. Monday 26th March 2018, 9:30am – 4:30pm, Cerium Building, 55 Douglas Street, Glasgow G2 7N.

The Spring Insight Day is your chance to learn everything you need to know about what a Technology career at Morgan Stanley can offer. You will get direct access to many of our Technologists, from recent graduates to senior management, you will learn about the projects and products they work on and have the ability to ask them questions about their day-to-day activities. Still undecided on whether you should apply? Here are some of the technologies we have experts in:

  • UI Development (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Flex, C#, WPF)
  • Server Development and Databases (Java, C++, Sybase, DB2)
  • Build automation and tooling (Source code management (git), Code quality analysis, Continuous integration and deployment (jenkins))
  • Cyber Security Engineering (Encryption technologies, Big-Data, Advanced malware detection and analytics, Multiple platforms – Linux, Windows, OSx, Databases)

This event is aimed at students interested in joining us in 2019 for either a 13 week Summer Internship (Jun-Sep) or a 52 week Industrial Placement (Jun 17-Jun 19).

To learn more, please visit morganstanley.com/campus

To register for a place, please click here. Registrations close Wednesday 21st March 2018. Further event information will be communicated to successful applicants.

Cool T-Shirt Alert for Electronic & Electrical Engineering Students!

20/02/2018

 

Following the success of their last competition, Gradcracker employer Cirrus Logic has provided some really amazing t-shirts to help promote their business among 1st year Electronic & Electrical Engineering students.

I know what you’re asking yourself. “What do I have to do to get my hands on one of these wonderful garments?”. Well, the first ten 1st year Electronic & Electrical Engineering students from GCU to ‘follow’ Cirrus Logic on Gradcracker before February 28th, will receive a free t-shirt!

Only 1st year students from relevant disciplines can apply as Cirrus Logic want to build a pipeline of potential candidates for future years. To learn more about Cirrus Logic, check out this great behind-the-scenes video on their Hub.

To enter the draw go to the Cirrus Logic page on Gradcracker and hit that ‘Follow Us’ button!

Your invite to the GCU Annual Student Summit

19/02/2018

When: Monday 26th February 2018

Time: 10am –  2pm

Where: A526/A526C

The title of this year’s annual summit is ‘Mental Wealth; Enhancing GCU Student well-being’, and the focus is to inform the development of an action plan to enhance student mental health and well-being at GCU. The event will be opened by Professor Valerie Webster, then followed by an introduction from representatives of the Students’ Association.

The event will consist of round table and panel discussions, followed by a networking lunch.

The event is open to all staff and students, please register in advance via Eventbrite.

 

 

Career Drop-In Sessions for week beginning 19th February.

15/02/2018

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We hear ya’!

To make it easier for you to see one of our careers advisers at this very busy time, we have added another SIX extra Drop-In sessions for next week:

When:

Monday 19th February: 10am – 12 noon & 2pm – 4pm

Tuesday 20th February:  2pm – 4pm

Wednesday 21st February: 10am – 12 noon & 2pm – 4pm

Friday 23rd February: 12 noon – 1pm

 

Why should you come along?

Well, Drop-In sessions are ideal for any quick careers related questions that you may have. There’s no need to make an appointment, just turn up and wait your turn. Please remember that these sessions are first come, first served so get early as early as you can to ensure that you meet with our adviser!

 

Where do they take place?

In the Careers Centre, part of the Campus Lounge in the George Moore Building!

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Glasgow Marriott Hotel Recruitment Open Day – Banqueting Associates Required

15/02/2018

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When: Monday 26th February 2018

Time: 2pm – 8pm

Where: Glasgow Marriott Hotel, 500 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8RR

We are looking for candidates interested in casual work in our Conference & Banqueting Department.

At the Open Day you will have the opportunity to meet members of our Conference & Banqueting Team and find out about working for Glasgow Marriott Hotel, and you will also have the opportunity to take part in our interviews – you could potentially walk away with the offer of a new job!

To book a place, please contact: marta.sawicka@marriott.com

For a full list of vacancies at Marriott worldwide please click here.

 

 

 

Careers drop in today! (14th February). 10.15am – 12noon and 2pm – 4pm

14/02/2018

We’ve added a special valentines day careers drop in today!

We may not be able to help you find your valentine but we can help you with any careers related questions you may have!

There’s no need to make an appointment, simply turn up and wait to be seen. Please remember that these sessions are first come, first served so get here as early as you can to ensure that you meet with our adviser! No question too silly!

When?

10.15am – 12noon

and

2pm – 4pm

Where?

In the Careers Centre, part of the Campus Lounge in the George Moore Building (level 1).

 

Norfolk & Norwich NHS Trust Open Day

14/02/2018

Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust are holding an Open Day for Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professionals & Healthcare Scientists. This exciting event is for all students of health care professions due to qualify this year and in early 2019. Meet the clinical teams & find out about the exciting development opportunities on offer.

Norwich NHS Open Day March 2018