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Social Sciences Workshops – Year 3

22/01/2016

Options With Social Sciences

When: Wednesday, 3rd of February 2016
Where: A426F, Govan Mbeki Building
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Social sciences graduates are found in almost every occupational field and therefore a wide variety of career paths are open to you. Finding the right option for you takes time and research so now is a good time to start looking. Graduate jobs are often advertised months in advance therefore you need to be ready to apply very early in your final year so that you don’t miss deadlines for applications.

Some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience beyond your first degree and therefore planning your next steps early is important.

By the end of this session you will know more about:

  • The graduate labour market, including jobs directly related to your area of study and wider options that are open to graduates of any discipline
  • When to apply and
  • Support offered by the Careers Service

 

Successful CVs

When: Wednesday, 17th of February 2016
Where: A426F, Govan Mbeki Building
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Attend this CV Workshop for an excellent opportunity to learn about different styles of CVs and about how to impress employers with your CV.

Learn how to create a strong and effective CV. Find out how you can tailor your CV to the job.

By the end of the session you will know about:

  • Different styles and structures for CVs
  • Top tips for tailoring and targeting your CV
  • The importance of promoting your skills, experience and achievements
  • The language that will get employers’ attention
  • Support offered by the Careers Service

 

Successful Interviews

When: Wednesday, 2nd of March 2016
Where: A426F, Govan Mbeki Building
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am

Join this presentation and learn how to impress at interviews and be really prepared for the different styles of questions that you might be asked.

This session will help you to:

  • Develop active listening skills
  • Identify typical interview questions
  • Be confident when answering competency based question
  • Learn useful interview hints and tips
  • Know how to arrange a practice interview with a Careers Consultant

To sign up for any of these workshops, visit our our jobs & events service.

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