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

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Irregardless of whether you’re applying for internships, part time positions or graduate opportunities, come along to this session to find out how to prepare, top tips for answering questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
13:00 Fri 02 Dec 2022
14:00 Fri 02 Dec 2022
Online

Top Tips for success at Assessment Centres
Find out how to be successful at assessment centres and what kind of activities you may face.
13:00 Mon 05 Dec 2022
14:00 Mon 05 Dec 2022
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Irregardless of whether you’re applying for internships, part time positions or graduate opportunities, come along to this session to find out how to prepare, top tips for answering questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
17:00 Mon 12 Dec 2022
18:00 Mon 12 Dec 2022
Online

Top Tips for CVs, Cover Letters and Applications
Whether you are looking for part time work to compliment your studies, applying for an internship or seeking graduate opportunities, this session will give you valuable information on best practice for creating CVs, cover letters and applications.
11:00 Tue 10 Jan 2023
12:00 Tue 10 Jan 2023
Online

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Irregardless of whether you’re applying for internships, part time positions or graduate opportunities, come along to this session to find out how to prepare, top tips for answering questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
12:00 Thu 12 Jan 2023
13:00 Thu 12 Jan 2023
Online

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Irregardless of whether you’re applying for internships, part time positions or graduate opportunities, come along to this session to find out how to prepare, top tips for answering questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
11:00 Tue 17 Jan 2023
12:00 Tue 17 Jan 2023
Online

Top Tips for CVs, Cover Letters and Applications
Whether you are looking for part time work to compliment your studies, applying for an internship or seeking graduate opportunities, this session will give you valuable information on best practice for creating CVs, cover letters and applications.
12:00 Thu 19 Jan 2023
13:00 Thu 19 Jan 2023
Online

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.
17:00 Mon 23 Jan 2023
18:00 Mon 23 Jan 2023
Online

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. Further support.
11:00 Tue 24 Jan 2023
12:00 Tue 24 Jan 2023
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

Top Tips for CVs, Cover Letters and Applications
Whether you are looking for part time work to compliment your studies, applying for an internship or seeking graduate opportunities, this session will give you valuable information on best practice for creating CVs, cover letters and applications.
12:00 Thu 26 Jan 2023
13:00 Thu 26 Jan 2023
Online

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Irregardless of whether you’re applying for internships, part time positions or graduate opportunities, come along to this session to find out how to prepare, top tips for answering questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
13:00 Fri 27 Jan 2023
14:00 Fri 27 Jan 2023
Online

Top Tips for CVs, Cover Letters and Applications
Whether you are looking for part time work to compliment your studies, applying for an internship or seeking graduate opportunities, this session will give you valuable information on best practice for creating CVs, cover letters and applications.
17:00 Mon 30 Jan 2023
18:00 Mon 30 Jan 2023
Online

Top Tips for Creating a CV
Your CV is a key marketing tool in your job search. It may be your first opportunity to sell yourself to an employer, so it's important to make a positive impact.
11:00 Tue 31 Jan 2023
12:00 Tue 31 Jan 2023
Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb

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.
12:00 Thu 02 Feb 2023
13:00 Thu 02 Feb 2023
Online

Top Tips for Interview and Assessment Centre Success
Irregardless of whether you’re applying for internships, part time positions or graduate opportunities, come along to this session to find out how to prepare, top tips for answering questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.
13:00 Fri 03 Feb 2023
14:00 Fri 03 Feb 2023
Online

Gradcracker Presentation
Presentation from Gradcracker outlining the opportunities they are advertising to STEM students this spring.
16:00 Wed 08 Feb 2023
17:00 Wed 08 Feb 2023
Online

Gradcracker Presentation
Presentation from Gradcracker outlining the opportunities they are advertising to STEM students as well as tips for staying motivated.
16:00 Wed 26 Apr 2023
17:00 Wed 26 Apr 2023

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.