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

Event highlights

Top Tips for success at Assessment Centres
Find out how to be successful at assessment centres and what kind of activities you may face.
17:00 Mon 20 Sep 2021
18:00 Mon 20 Sep 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Apply Yourself to...Creating a CV
Learn how to market your skills and experience effectively in a convincing CV.
12:00 Tue 21 Sep 2021
13:00 Tue 21 Sep 2021
Watson Building - Room 310

Apply Yourself to...Creating a Cover Letter
Create a persuasive, effective and convincing cover letter to accompany your CV.
12:00 Thu 23 Sep 2021
13:00 Thu 23 Sep 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Top Tips to a great CV
Information on what a CV is, why you need one and our top tips for getting started.
12:00 Fri 24 Sep 2021
13:00 Fri 24 Sep 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Top Tips for a successful Cover Letter
Information on how to create a persuasive cover letter to send to an employer.
17:00 Mon 27 Sep 2021
18:00 Mon 27 Sep 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Apply Yourself to...Assessment Centres
Your opportunity to experience real assessment centre group activities.
12:00 Thu 30 Sep 2021
13:00 Thu 30 Sep 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Top Tips for Online Applications
Information on why employers use online forms, how to prepare and some top tips for tackling the most common types of questions.
12:00 Fri 01 Oct 2021
13:00 Fri 01 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

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.
17:00 Mon 04 Oct 2021
18:00 Mon 04 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Apply Yourself to...Preparing for Psychometric Tests
Gain insight into online tests and hints and tips on how to tackle them with confidence.
12:00 Tue 05 Oct 2021
13:00 Tue 05 Oct 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Apply Yourself to...Creating a CV
Learn how to market your skills and experience effectively in a convincing CV.
12:00 Thu 07 Oct 2021
13:00 Thu 07 Oct 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Top Tips for Interview Success
Find out how to prepare, top tips when answering interview questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
12:00 Fri 08 Oct 2021
13:00 Fri 08 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Top Tips for success at Assessment Centres
Find out how to be successful at assessment centres and what kind of activities you may face.
17:00 Mon 11 Oct 2021
18:00 Mon 11 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Apply Yourself to...Creating a Cover Letter
Create a persuasive, effective and convincing cover letter to accompany your CV.
12:00 Tue 12 Oct 2021
13:00 Tue 12 Oct 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

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.
12:00 Fri 15 Oct 2021
13:00 Fri 15 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Top Tips to a great CV
Information on what a CV is, why you need one and our top tips for getting started.
17:00 Mon 18 Oct 2021
18:00 Mon 18 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Apply Yourself to...Assessment Centres
Your opportunity to experience real assessment centre group activities.
12:00 Tue 19 Oct 2021
13:00 Tue 19 Oct 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Apply Yourself to...Preparing for Psychometric Tests
Gain insight into online tests and hints and tips on how to tackle them with confidence.
12:00 Thu 21 Oct 2021
13:00 Thu 21 Oct 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Top Tips for a successful Cover Letter
Information on how to create a persuasive cover letter to send to an employer.
12:00 Fri 22 Oct 2021
13:00 Fri 22 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

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.
17:00 Mon 25 Oct 2021
18:00 Mon 25 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

Apply Yourself to...Creating a CV
Learn how to market your skills and experience effectively in a convincing CV.
12:00 Tue 26 Oct 2021
13:00 Tue 26 Oct 2021
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Top Tips for Interview Success
Find out how to prepare, top tips when answering interview questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
12:00 Fri 29 Oct 2021
13:00 Fri 29 Oct 2021
Online - link will be sent prior to the event

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

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 logon 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.