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World Of Work Careers Centre

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The World Of Work Careers Centre is here to help you achieve your career aspirations and progress successfully into the World of Work.

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Latest Events

Below is a list of upcoming events being organised by the World Of Work Careers Centre. In order to book yourself on to any of these events you will have to Sign In by clicking the link above.

USA Summercamp Presentation

One-Off

Tuesday 21 Nov 2017

17:00 - 18:30

Lecture Theatre 1, Redmonds Building

Summer camp gives you the opportunity to spend your summer living and working in the US, teaching American campers all the sports, hobbies and skills that you know and love. Not only will you spend every day doing what you love in the American sunshine, but you'll get paid for it too! You will also meet people from around the world and spend up to a month travelling America after your contract is done. USA Summer Camp is a cultural exchange provider offering summer work experiences at over 500 summer camps in America. Food and accommodation will be provided whilst you work. We placed 100% of our participants at camp in summer 2017, so we know that we can get you to America for the summer of a lifetime! Come meet the team to find out how you can spend your summer in America. In our presentation, we'll cover what it's like to work at summer camp, what opportunities are available for you and how to prepare for your summer with USA Summer Camp.

Careers in Talking Therapies

One-Off

Wednesday 22 Nov 2017

13:00 - 14:00

Room 328, James Parsons Building, Byrom St

Are you interested in pursuing a career working with people with mental health conditions? IAPT (Increasing access to Psychological Therapies) and PWP (Psychological wellbeing practitioners) are roles within the NHS that might be of interest to you. As a PWP or IAPT practitioner you'll support individuals of all ages and cultural backgrounds who are experiencing common mental health difficulties. You'll offer a range of low intensity cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) based interventions that will help your clients to manage their own recovery. To find out more about this career path come along to this introductory talk from Karen Rea.

Postgraduate Talk - for Business & Law students

One-Off

Wednesday 22 Nov 2017

13:30 - 14:30

John Foster Building, Room G15

Are you thinking about undertaking postgraduate study after you graduate? If so then this workshop is a must attend event. The session will cover the different options available regarding postgraduate study and where you can find out additional information about the range of opportunities available to you. In addition the main sources of funding will also be outlined. This event is open to all students from the School of Law and Liverpool Business School.

Camp.co.uk Liverpool Summer of a Lifetime Tour

One-Off

Wednesday 22 Nov 2017

16:00 - 17:00

Redmonds Building room 137

Looking for opportunities to broaden your horizons, CV and life experience next summer? Well how do you feel about earning $1850 working at a summer camp in the USA, volunteering in the Maldives, washing elephants in Cambodia or teaching sports to under privileged children in South Africa next summer? If you’re interested, then the Camp Team wants to hear from you, as they have some amazing work and travel opportunities available! Come along and find out further information about the life changing work and travel opportunities they have available in America, Canada, Maldives, South Africa, Vietnam and Cambodia at the Camp Group's summer opportunities city tour! To sign up for this info evening, where the Head Office team will be doing a presentation about all the different opportunities available, then please sign up at the following link: https://camp.co.uk/summerlifetimetour/?Liverpool

Career Pathways for Sports Students

One-Off

Thursday 23 Nov 2017

10:00 - 14:00

Foyer, Exchange Station, Tithebarn St, L2 2QP

This event will be in exhibition format, so all the employers will have stands at the event and you will be able to speak to them directly. Please come along to this event to find out about alternative and related options following your degree. Some of these employers have job opportunities available which they are recruiting for. The following employers/organisations have so far confirmed their attendance at this event: Adept, Camp America, Catch 22, Clinical Prevention and Rehabilitation- CP& R (who have job opportunities for exercise specialists), the Civil Service Fast Stream, Cycling Projects, Enterprise Rent a Car, Everton Football Club, Global sports Jobs,the Navy, Randox, Total Gymnastics, Total Swimming and Tranmere. If you are interested in further study, you will also be able to speak to representatives from LJMU Postgraduate Admissions, and from LJMU's Teacher Training Department. This event is open to students from all degree programmes, of any year group. Please note that this list can be subject to change.

Careers Thursdays: Positive Futures

One-Off

Thursday 23 Nov 2017

11:00 - 15:00

Byrom Careers Zone, James Parsons Building

Representatives from Positive Futures will be visiting the Byrom Careers Zone. Drop by for a chat between 11am and 3pm. "Positive Futures means different things to different people, but at our core, we are a charitable youth organisation based in Liverpool who works with young people to give them access to support, guidance and opportunities. Come along and chat to us about the possibility of working for us."

Clinical Prevention and Rehabilitation (CP&R) Employer Talk

One-Off

Thursday 23 Nov 2017

15:00 - 16:00

Room 307, James Parsons Building

Clinical Prevention and Rehabilitation (www.cpandr.co.uk) prevent ill health and help people to successfully rehabilitate from illness. They provide privately funded services to rehabilitate cardiac and cancer patients, and offer bespoke exercise and health programmes to these patients. This presentation will be of interest to students who are interested in working in the exercise rehabilitation or exercise physiology field, within the healthcare sector. CP & R have positions available for sports science graduates and in the past, they have offered jobs to several LJMU sports science graduates.

Think Pacific Presentation

One-Off

Thursday 23 Nov 2017

17:00 - 19:30

Lecture Theatre 1, Redmonds Building

Volunteer in Fiji and experience the unique culture, customs and way of life of the incredible South Pacific islands. Think Pacific’s projects offer you the opportunity to join a traditional village, to become a member of a Fijian family and work as a team to contribute to education, youth and sports development projects, which are making an immense difference to the lives of children living in hardship. If you're looking for a hugely rewarding experience abroad, the Think Pacific volunteer projects to Fiji could be just for you; every expedition is a challenging, adventurous and hugely rewarding journey to the heart of the Fiji Islands.

Employer in the Zone: Hays Recruitment

One-Off

Tuesday 28 Nov 2017

11:00 - 15:00

Byrom Careers Zone, James Parsons Building

Hays Recruitment have graduate opportunities! Come along to the Byrom Street Careers Zone to find out about them. This event is aimed at Architectural Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Real Estate students, but is open to students from other programmes too.

WEBINAR: Interview Success

Ready For Work

Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

10:30 - 11:30

This is an on line event

Interviews can be daunting and this online session will discuss the common fears people have when preparing for an interview, providing tips on how to perform effectively. Typical questions, effective answers and making a good impression will all be covered in this informative session to assist you in getting over the final hurdle when applying for a job.

Successful Job Hunting

One-Off

Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building Room G26

Looking for a job can be difficult; this workshop will help students to identify the many different ways to search for a job and target potential companies. Did you know that it is widely believed that up to 70% of jobs are never advertised and in some sectors that percentage can be even higher? This one hour session will introduce you to the skills of tapping into the hidden job market and effectively utilising and developing your network of contacts successfully.

PGR Applications Workshop

Ready For Work

Wednesday 29 Nov 2017

14:00 - 15:00

Redmonds Building room 201

In a competitive jobs market, where employers have to sift through sometimes hundreds of applications in order to select only a handful to put through to the next stage, there is no room for error. Making a good impression with a well thought out and professionally presented application or is simply essential. This workshop will take you through such basics as addressing questions posed in application forms for academic and non-academic jobs. More importantly, we will give you an insight into the way in which employers select and reject candidates, giving you some advice on how to maximise your chances by completing the application form in the most professional manner.

Careers Thursdays: Positive Futures

One-Off

Thursday 30 Nov 2017

11:00 - 15:00

Byrom Careers Zone, James Parsons Building

Representatives from Positive Futures will be visiting the Byrom Careers Zone. Drop by for a chat between 11am and 3pm. "Positive Futures means different things to different people, but at our core, we are a charitable youth organisation based in Liverpool who works with young people to give them access to support, guidance and opportunities. Come along and chat to us about the possibility of working for us."

Options for Working Visas - for International Students

One-Off

Thursday 30 Nov 2017

13:00 - 14:30

John Lennon Art & Design Lecture Room 1

Ammar Haq, an experienced immigration solicitor, will be coming to LJMU to take a visa session on options for working visas after your studies have been completed. He will cover Tier 1, 2 and 5 of the Points Based System and will be happy to take questions after the session.

Webinar: Introduction to Graduate schemes

Ready For Work

Tuesday 05 Dec 2017

10:00 - 10:30

This is an on line event

Graduate schemes offer some of the highest quality job opportunities for graduates, yet many students are not aware of them. They can offer graduates employment with structured training and progression often alongside competitive salaries and benefits. With over half of these graduate schemes open to those who have a degree in any subject discipline, this is a webinar not to be missed. This webinar will cover the basics of what a graduate scheme might consist of and how to apply for them. This information will help you decide if a graduate scheme is for you and how to increase your chances of making a successful application

Postgraduate Study

One-Off

Wednesday 06 Dec 2017

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building Room G26

A postgraduate qualification can take your skillset to a new level. It may be that you want to use the qualification to progress your career or develop the research skills to study a subject at a more advanced level. This one hour session will also help you to decide if a postgraduate course is the right option for you.

Pursuing a Career in Clinical Psychology

One-Off

Wednesday 06 Dec 2017

14:00 - 15:30

Room 326, James Parsons Building, Byrom St

This talk will be delivered by Dr James Reilly who is a clinical psychologist and also an admissions tutor and lecturer for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at The University of Liverpool. He will give information about the kind of work experience needed to get onto this highly competitive course, with tips included about how to gain this experience. There will also be advice about the application procedure for the Clinical Psychology Doctorate and the entry requirements for the course. Other topics that will be covered include an overview of the work of a clinical psychologist and what the training for this job entails.

Working at Merseyside Police

One-Off

Wednesday 06 Dec 2017

14:00 - 16:00

Peter Jost Lower Lecture Theatre, Byrom St

Merseyside Police are coming onto campus to deliver a presentation about non-police officer roles that are available for undergraduates. There will be an introduction by DCI Andy Ryan followed by insights from the following departments - Digital Media Support, Digital Forensics, Intelligence Analysis and Traditional Forensics. There will also be a talk from a current LJMU intern at Merseyside Police. This will be followed by an opportunity to discuss and question the different areas in a Q&A. Merseyside Police are looking for students from the following areas: Humanities, Law, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensic Psychology and Forensic Science for roles as Researchers and Analysts, Maths, ICT, Cyber Security and Computer Forensics for the other roles. This event is open to all students.

WEBINAR : Assessment Centres Explained

Ready For Work

Thursday 07 Dec 2017

11:00 - 11:30

This is an on line event

Have you applied for a graduate scheme? Wondering what you might be asked to do following a successful application? The likelihood is at some point in the selection process you will be invited to an assessment centre. This quick webinar will talk you through why graduate employers use them, what to expect at an assessment centre and crucially how you can best prepare yourself for this experience.

PGR Interviews Workshop

Ready For Work

Wednesday 13 Dec 2017

14:00 - 15:00

Redmonds Building room 201

Interviews are a fundamental part of the recruitment process but often the most feared. In order to be successful at interview there are a number of strategies and techniques you can employ to help combat your nerves and give the interviewer a detailed overview of your skills, experience and suitability to a particular role. This workshop will also offer an insight into the different styles of interview you may face, to help you prepare for a confident and competent interview. RDF Mapping: subdomain B3

Writing Academic and Non-Academic CVs (Postgrad Researchers only)

One-Off

Wednesday 10 Jan 2018

14:00 - 15:30

James Parsons Building, Byrom St (room tbc)

This workshop will cover examples of academic and non-academic CVs, what is suitable and not suitable to put in your CV for work inside and outside academia. When competing in today’s job market, making a good impression with a well thought out and professionally presented application form or CV is essential. We will take you through such basics as structuring your CV and addressing questions posed in application forms. More importantly, we will give you an insight into the way in which recruiters select and reject candidates based on their CV or application form, helping you become a more informed and successful applicant. RDF Mapping: B3 To sign up for this workshop click on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/writing-academic-and-non-academic-cvs-12-october-2017-tickets-38014450244

LinkedIn Social Media

One-Off

Wednesday 24 Jan 2018

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building

This informative one hour session will show you how social media and networking sites such as LinkedIn can be used for careers research, job seeking and to market yourself to future employers. Consider that a recent survey by SHL, indicated that less than 40% of graduates said they would consider marketing themselves to recruiters online. This means that the other 60% are missing the opportunity to present themselves in a positive light and use social media to help them get a job. Can you afford not to attend if you are in the 60% bracket?

PGR Applications Workshop

Ready For Work

Wednesday 24 Jan 2018

14:00 - 15:30

James Parsons Building, Byrom st (room tbc)

In a competitive jobs market, where employers have to sift through sometimes hundreds of applications in order to select only a handful to put through to the next stage, there is no room for error. Making a good impression with a well thought out and professionally presented application or is simply essential. This workshop will take you through such basics as addressing questions posed in application forms for academic and non-academic jobs. More importantly, we will give you an insight into the way in which employers select and reject candidates, giving you some advice on how to maximise your chances by completing the application form in the most professional manner.

CV Writing & Application Forms

One-Off

Wednesday 07 Feb 2018

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building Room G26

Creating a great first impression with your CV or application form is vital when looking for a job. This session will take you through the key skills that you need to develop to sell yourself effectively in the labour market. You will learn what to include, how to format it and how to pitch yourself to get noticed. Whether you already think you have a great CV or application or you are just starting out, get some great insider knowledge and look ensure yours isn’t heading straight to the reject pile.

Postgrad Session – English

One-Off

Tuesday 20 Feb 2018

13:00 - 14:00

John Foster Building Room G26

A postgraduate qualification can take your skillset to a new level. It may be that you want to use the qualification to progress your career or develop the research skills to study a subject at a more advanced level. This one hour session will also help you to decide if a postgraduate course is the right option for you.

Postgraduate Study – History

One-Off

Wednesday 21 Feb 2018

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building Room G26

A postgraduate qualification can take your skillset to a new level. It may be that you want to use the qualification to progress your career or develop the research skills to study a subject at a more advanced level. This one hour session will also help you to decide if a postgraduate course is the right option for you.

PGR Interviews Workshop

Ready For Work

Wednesday 21 Feb 2018

14:00 - 15:30

James Parsons Building, Byrom St (room tbc)

Interviews are a fundamental part of the recruitment process but often the most feared. In order to be successful at interview there are a number of strategies and techniques you can employ to help combat your nerves and give the interviewer a detailed overview of your skills, experience and suitability to a particular role. This workshop will also offer an insight into the different styles of interview you may face, to help you prepare for a confident and competent interview. RDF Mapping: subdomain B3

Succeeding at Interviews

One-Off

Wednesday 28 Feb 2018

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building Room G26

Got an interview coming up or just want to know more about the whole process? Boost your chances of success by following advice on interview techniques at this one hour session. We will explain everything from the different types of interviews from video to strength based to the preparation that is needed to be successful.

A Career as a Therapeutic Radiographer

One-Off

Wednesday 28 Feb 2018

14:00 - 15:00

James Parsons building, room to be confirmed

Did you know that graduates who have done a science, social science or health-related degree course may be able to go onto a two year post-graduate diploma course in radiotherapy? Successful completion of the two-year programme allows you to practise as a therapeutic radiographer within the National Health Service or private health sector. Therapeutic radiographers play a vital role in the treatment of cancer patients, as they are the only health professionals qualified to plan and deliver radiotherapy. At this workshop, you will hear talks from professionals working in the field of therapeutic radiography, who will tell you more about what this career area involves. You will also find out about the aforementioned two year post-graduate course in radiotherapy and what is needed to gain entry to this course. A number of LJMU graduates have recently gained a place on this course. This workshop will take place in the James Parsons Building, room to be confirmed.

Career Planning & Reflection for Level 4

One-Off

Wednesday 07 Mar 2018

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building Room G26

All careers are built up in steps It’s all about getting ideas about jobs by knowing your career options, exploring your skills and understanding your motivation, and then, of course, knowing where to look for graduate opportunities This one hour session will pick up on some of the themes from your work on career smart and analyses where you are up to at the end of level 4. University goes by very fast so please do not leave this too late.

Value of Work Experience

One-Off

Wednesday 04 Apr 2018

14:00 - 15:00

John Foster Building Room G26

Work experience is more important than ever for students and graduates. Apart from making you stand out to prospective employers, work experience has many other benefits. You can gain valuable insights about the type of organisation you want to work with and get a feel for the career sector you want to work in. This one hour session will cover some of the key experiences that you need to get from any work experience as well as how to source potential opportunities.