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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

New seminar today: Career Options for Social Scientists

29/11/2017

When: TODAY!

Time: 1:30 – 2:30pm

Where: Seminar Room 2, Campus Lounge, George Moore Building

This introductory session will provide an overview of career and study options with your social science degree. You will also understand more about the graduate labour market, how to research opportunities, and the support that the Careers Service offers students.

No need to sign up in advance, just register when you arrive!

 

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28/11/2017

Management Undergraduate Of The Year

Another Careers Drop-In session – Wednesday 29th November!

24/11/2017

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When: Wednesday 29th November 2017

Time: 2:30 – 4pm

Where: NH208, The Students’ Association

Careers advisers are out on the road and coming to a Students’ Association building near you!

This extra Drop-In session is ideal for any quick careers related questions that you may have. There’s no need to make an appointment, simply turn up and wait for your turn to see a careers adviser. First come, first served – get here early if you can!

Latest Career Conversation: Engineering & Built Environment

23/11/2017

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When: Thursday 30th November 2017

Time: 12 noon – 2pm

Where: Campus Lounge, Level 1 George Moore Building

Come and find out about jobs and opportunities in Quantity Surveying, Construction Management and much more! Join us as we host the following employers at this special event: Babcock International; Veitchi (Holdings Ltd; GHD; Clark Contracts; Central Building Contractors.

Babcock International

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.

GHD

GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. They provide engineering, environmental and advisory services to private and public sector clients.

Clark Contracts

Clark Contacts are we are a privately owned construction, refurbishment and maintenance main contractor with offices in the East and West of Scotland. Working in both the public and private sector, they deliver individual contracts of up to £10m in value across 5 divisions.

CBC (Central Building Contractors)

CBC, the trading name for Central Building Contractors (Glasgow) Ltd, has developed from a strong base in construction and refurbishment to provide total property solutions which encompass:

  • Construction
  • Design and Construction
  • Property Development
  • Stone Masonry
  • Landscaping and Grounds Maintenance
  • Property Maintenance

 

Veitchi

Established in 1917, the Veitchi Group offers a unique range of services to main contractors and end users right across the UK. Comprising 5 trading companies, the strength of the Group lies in its diversity. We have the ability to create package solutions involving the full range of our services. Veitchi Group can provide a one stop shop solutions eliminating risk and cost for our clients in the management of large, diverse contracts.

Another extra Careers Drop-In Session next week!

22/11/2017

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When: Tuesday 28th November 2017

Time: 12 noon – 1pm

Where: The Careers Centre, Campus Lounge, 1st Floor George Moore Building

This extra Drop-In session is ideal for any quick careers related questions that you may have. There’s no need to make an appointment, simply turn up and wait for your turn to see a careers adviser. First come, first served – get here early if you can!

Themed Career Conversation for STEM Students

17/11/2017

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When: Tuesday 21st November

Time: 12 noon – 2pm

Where: Campus Lounge, Level 1 George Moore Building

Join us on Tuesday when five employers will be on campus to showcase some great opportunities for students from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) disciplines. Come and have an informal meeting with: IAESTE; Scottish Water; Equate Scotland; Q2 Solutions; and Tutor Doctor.

IAESTE

The IAESTE programme exchanges students from 257 STEM disciplines (all engineering, science, life science, economy and finance), across over 90 countries worldwide. The initiative pairs students with paid, course-related training abroad and employers with highly skilled, highly motivated trainees, for long or short term projects.

With over 80 countries involved and exchanging over 4000 traineeships each year worldwide, it is the largest organisation of its kind in the world. If you are a Year 2 or above UK/EEA student from a STEM discipline, come along to our Roadshow event with representatives from the IAESTE programme and find out more about their cutting edge paid work experience opportunities.

 

Scottish Water

As one of Scotland’s biggest businesses, providing vital services to 2.49 million households and 152,000 business premises, Scottish Water provides a broad range of career opportunities. We’re passionate about developing our people and ensuring that Scottish Water is a fantastic place to work, actively support the development of STEM related skills, aiming to develop the next generation of water industry leaders and experts, with a very specific focus on encouraging more women to take up STEM related careers.

 

Equate Scotland

Equate Scotland is an organisation aiming to make a positive difference for women in STEM. They work alongside industry, academia, the Scottish Government and public bodies to achieve positive changes in employment practices and workplace cultures. If you are interested in finding out more, join Equate Scotland on campus for our Career Conversation event with them this November.

 

Q2 Solutions

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization.  We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise.  The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.

Tutor Doctor

As part of the Tutor Doctor team, you will receive ongoing support throughout your career. Just as you will help students to improve, we provide coaching opportunities and professional development opportunities to support the continuing growth of our tutors.

Our tutors are always guaranteed to work in a safe and productive environment. Safety checks are diligently completed to guarantee that you enter your workspace feeling confident and comfortable. Our innovative matching system pairs students with tutors who complement their skill level, learning style and personality. By creating an environment where you can fulfill your teaching potential, our tutors consistently have a positive working experience with Tutor Doctor.

GCU Postgraduate & Part-time Open Day

14/11/2017

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When: Wednesday 15th November 2017

Time: 3pm-7pm

Where: The Foyer, Hamish Wood Building

At our Open Day for prospective postgraduate and part-time students, you are invited onto campus to experience the facilities and expertise that you can come to expect from Glasgow Caledonian University. These events are attended by current postgraduate and research staff, and we also involve alumni and industry partners in preparation for the day. For prospective undergraduate students, our part-time undergraduate courses are also represented.

Come along and experience a thriving community that is friendly, open, diverse and committed to the Common Good – a community that we hope you will choose to be a part of.