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International Career Chats – April 2016

11/04/2016

Successful Covering Letters

When: Monday, 11th of April 2016
Where: Seminar Room 1 – Campus Life Lounge, Level 1, George Moore building
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

International Career chats are informal group discussions facilitated by a careers consultant.  This session is aimed at international students who want to learn how to construct strong covering letters that will support your CV.

By sharing the challenges that you are experiencing in writing effective covering letters, and by attending this session, you will:

  • Understand what will impress employers
  • Identify language to use in your covering letter
  • Show your enthusiasm for the position and sector

The Careers Consultant will support the chat with advice and resources.  They’re a bit like attending a tutorial or class discussion.  You may want to keep in touch with other participants following the careers chat to continue to offer further mutual support.


 

CV Workshop

When: Monday, 18th of April 2016
Where: Seminar Room 1 – Campus Life Lounge, Level 1, George Moore building
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

International Career chats are informal group discussions facilitated by a careers consultant.  This session is aimed at international students who want to learn about different styles and formats of CVs and find out what UK employers are really looking for in CVs.

By sharing the challenges that you are experiencing in writing successful CVs, you will be able to:

  • improve and tailor your CV to impress employers and
  • get your CV noticed!

The Careers Consultant will support the chat with advice and resources.  They’re a bit like attending a tutorial or class discussion.  You may want to keep in touch with other participants following the careers chat to continue to offer further mutual support.

By the end of the session you will have shared and learned about:

  • Different styles and structures of CVs
  • Tailoring and targeting your CV
  • Promoting your skills, experience and achievements
  • The language that will get employers’ attention
  • Support offered by the careers team

PLEASE BRING A PAPER COPY OF YOUR CV WITH YOU AND BE PREPARED TO SHARE!


 

Successful Interviews

When: Monday, 25th of April 2016
Where: Seminar Room 1 – Campus Life Lounge, Level 1, George Moore building
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm

International Career chats are informal group discussions facilitated by a careers consultant.  This session is aimed at international students who want to learn about different interview techniques and how to prepare for successful interviews.

By sharing the challenges and concerns that you may have about interviews, and by attending this session you will:

  • Understand the different types of interviews and questions you may be asked
  • Learn how to prepare and practise your responses
  • Increase your confidence at interviews

The Careers Consultant will support the chat with advice and resources.  They’re a bit like attending a tutorial or class discussion.  You may want to keep in touch with other participants following the careers chat to continue to offer further mutual support.


To sign up for any of these events, please go to our Jobs & Events service.

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