Careers events & opportunities for graduates

Careers Network welcome both undergraduates and graduates, of the University of Birmingham, to our careers events here on campus.

As a graduate, you still have access to our many events including employer presentations, careers fairs and careers workshops - you can even apply for exclusive internships and Careers mentoring schemes.

You will need to create a graduate account on Careers Connect to view details of these events and to sign up.

Event highlights

Job Search Live
Whatever type of job you’re seeking or application you might be working on, come along to this live session to get tailored support from the Careers Network Team!
11:00 Wed 29 May 2024
12:30 Wed 29 May 2024
Poynting Computer Cluster P06

Career Planning Masterclass for Finalists: Explore Your Options
Explore options after graduation; reflecting on your own values, motivations, and strengths.
12:00 Wed 29 May 2024
13:00 Wed 29 May 2024
Online

Graduate Entry to Medicine: Personal statements and UCAT top tips
Offering advice on how to write a good personal statement and prepare for UCAT.
16:00 Wed 29 May 2024
17:30 Wed 29 May 2024
Online

Top Tips for using LinkedIn
Find out how to create your profile and learn top tips to get you ahead when using this social media tool in your job search.
11:00 Thu 30 May 2024
12:00 Thu 30 May 2024
Online

Top Tips for Job Searching
Join our online session about job search techniques, websites, resources and what employers are looking for when recruiting.
11:00 Fri 31 May 2024
12:00 Fri 31 May 2024
Online

Be-Ready Garden Party
Join us to meet Careers Network in the Green Heart!
11:00 Tue 04 Jun 2024
14:00 Tue 04 Jun 2024
Green Heart (outside Cuore)

Be-Ready Garden Party
Join us to meet Careers Network in the Green Heart!
11:00 Tue 04 Jun 2024
14:00 Thu 13 Jun 2024
Green Heart (outside Cuore)

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Our innovative ‘Top Tips’ sessions are designed to give you the confidence and tools to make your way successfully through the application and selection process.
11:00 Tue 04 Jun 2024
12:00 Tue 04 Jun 2024
Online

How to Find Work Experience
Are you looking for work experience for the summer and beyond? This session will provide you with information on how you can search and find different types of work experience.
11:30 Tue 04 Jun 2024
13:00 Tue 04 Jun 2024
Learning Centre UG09

Be-Ready Garden Party
Join us to meet Careers Network in the Green Heart!
11:00 Wed 05 Jun 2024
14:00 Wed 05 Jun 2024
Green Heart (outside Cuore)

Job Search Live
Whatever type of job you’re seeking or application you might be working on, come along to this live session to get tailored support from the Careers Network Team!
11:00 Wed 05 Jun 2024
12:30 Wed 05 Jun 2024
Poynting Computer Cluster P06

Application and Advice Drop-ins with Careers Network
Get help and advice for your applications and career plans.
13:00 Wed 05 Jun 2024
15:00 Wed 05 Jun 2024
Learning Centre UG08

Be-Ready Garden Party
Join us to meet Careers Network in the Green Heart!
11:00 Thu 06 Jun 2024
14:00 Thu 06 Jun 2024
Green Heart (outside Cuore)

Top Tips for using LinkedIn
Find out how to create your profile and learn top tips to get you ahead when using this social media tool in your job search.
11:00 Thu 06 Jun 2024
12:00 Thu 06 Jun 2024
Online

Management Consultancy Networking Event
Interested in a career in Management Consultancy? Join UoB alumni and guests talk about their careers and how this can help you in Consultancy career/applications.
18:00 Thu 06 Jun 2024
19:30 Thu 06 Jun 2024
Alan Walters Building – Room G03 (Ground Floor)

Top Tips for CVs, Cover Letters and Applications
Our innovative ‘Top Tips’ sessions are designed to give you the confidence and tools to make your way successfully through the application and selection process.
11:00 Fri 07 Jun 2024
12:00 Fri 07 Jun 2024
Online

Be-Ready Garden Party
Join us to meet Careers Network in the Green Heart!
11:00 Tue 11 Jun 2024
14:00 Tue 11 Jun 2024
Green Heart (outside Cuore)

Top Tips for a successful Cover Letter
Our innovative ‘Top Tips’ sessions are designed to give you the confidence and tools to make your way successfully through the application and selection process.
11:00 Tue 11 Jun 2024
12:00 Tue 11 Jun 2024
Online

Be-Ready Garden Party
Join us to meet Careers Network in the Green Heart!
11:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
14:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
Green Heart (outside Cuore)

How to Get Hired
Hear from a panel of employers, alumni and guidance professionals to gain advice and learn tips on how to succeed after graduation.
11:30 Wed 12 Jun 2024
13:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
Learning Centre UG06

Application and Advice Drop-ins with Careers Network
Get help and advice for your applications and career plans.
13:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
15:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
Learning Centre UG08

Get a professional photo for Linked In
Get a professional photo for Linked In so you're ready to develop your professional network.
13:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
16:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
Learning Centre LG15

International Study, Internships and Volunteering Opportunities: How to apply and make the most of an international experience
Are you interested in international study, internships or volunteering opportunities? Then this session is for you!
13:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
14:00 Wed 12 Jun 2024
Nuffield G17

Be-Ready Garden Party
Join us to meet Careers Network in the Green Heart!
11:00 Thu 13 Jun 2024
14:00 Thu 13 Jun 2024
Green Heart (outside Cuore)

Create your own work experience
Learn how to create your own work experience by finding vacancies that aren’t advertised and how to apply for them.
11:00 Thu 13 Jun 2024
12:00 Thu 13 Jun 2024
Aston Webb - Main Lecture Theatre C Block

Top Tips for Creating a Personal Statement
Your personal statement is the key document when applying for further study, so make sure yours does you justice.
11:00 Thu 13 Jun 2024
12:00 Thu 13 Jun 2024
Online

Top Tips for CVs, Cover Letters and Applications
Our innovative ‘Top Tips’ sessions are designed to give you the confidence and tools to make your way successfully through the application and selection process.
11:00 Tue 18 Jun 2024
12:00 Tue 18 Jun 2024
Online

Is a Masters Right for Me? UoB Xtra
Online session to explore PG study options and how to apply.
12:00 Wed 19 Jun 2024
13:00 Wed 19 Jun 2024
Online

Application and Advice Drop-ins with Careers Network
Get help and advice for your applications and career plans.
13:00 Wed 19 Jun 2024
15:00 Wed 19 Jun 2024
Learning Centre UG08

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Our innovative ‘Top Tips’ sessions are designed to give you the confidence and tools to make your way successfully through the application and selection process.
11:00 Thu 20 Jun 2024
12:00 Thu 20 Jun 2024
Online

Internships

Careers Network offer exclusive internships for graduates with local start-ups, social enterprises and SMEs through our Impact Internships Programme. This programme opens in two cycles with opportunities, once during the autumn and again for summer term.

Graduates can also log on to Careers Connect for the latest graduate internships and jobs. You will need to have a graduate account on Careers Connect to gain access.

Mentoring schemes

We have hundreds of mentors who have volunteered their time to help you find a career that suits your strengths and interests. Having a mentor will help you:

  • Gain advice from professionals working in an area you hope to pursue;
  • Seek top tips on how to utilise your university experience in order to support your career journey;
  • Build your network, which will support you to make informed decisions.