Here comes the first of what will doubtless be many spring events roundups. Time to spruce up your CV, get your networking skills up to speed and give your student railcard a workout (Southern permitting)…London is calling, not to mention Manchester, Oxford, Worthing and various points east…

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28 February: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Careers event, Salvington Lodge Hospital, Worthing There will be a variety of clinicians on hand to speak to about all sorts of jobs we have on offer within the Trust in the West Sussex area, from Shoreham , Lancing, Worthing, Chichester, Littlehampton and Bognor. Also get details of opportunities in Crawley, Horsham, Brighton and Lewes. More info at http://bit.ly/2ml5dSJ

1 & 23 March: Ericsson TV subtitling open days, London. You’ve seen TV subtitles before – ever wondered how they’re done, or who exactly does them? Ericsson’s Broadcast and Media Services group is keen to recruit graduates and is offering prospective applicants the chance to spend time shadowing subtitlers and getting to know their operations at open-day events in London (1/23 March) and Glasgow (24 Feb/20 March). Email dan.cooper-gavin@ericsson.com with your preferred date. Places are free but very limited!

4 March: IMA Early Career Mathematicians’ Conference Spring 2017, Manchester  This conference will bring together mathematicians from all walks of life, for a day of entertaining and interesting mathematics.  The conference is aimed at mathematicians early in their career – up to fifteen years after graduating – but is open to all.  Previous conferences have been described in Mathematics Today reports as “lively and informative”, “a friendly and relaxed atmosphere” and “educational, informative and entertaining”. Register at: https://my.ima.org.uk/

7 March: Fullbright USA Grad School Day, London. This three-hour workshop will cover: Overview and benefits of postgraduate study in the US, Choosing a degree programme, Completing a successful application, Admissions exams, Funding your studies, Fulbright resources, including the Fulbright Postgraduate Awards. More info and book your place at http://bit.ly/2mbAmZx

8 March: New Year. New You. New Job? London. Are you an ambitious, motivated, enthusiastic and sociable individual looking to start your career? Angela Mortimer are holding an interactive discussion aimed at graduates who aren’t 100% sure on what avenue(s) they would like to pursue post university! They will be emphasising the value of exploring opportunities within small/medium sized enterprises in comparison with larger corporate companies. Highlighting to graduates (that’s you, or soon will be -ed.) they can be a big fish in a small pond, with more chance of their voice being heard and scope for quicker progression. They’ll focus on where to find these opportunities, as well as how to position yourself online. Particular attention will be placed on how best to build a personal network via LinkedIn. More info and book ticket at http://bit.ly/2jPnPf0

15 March: Talent2017, Brighton. Wired Sussex is holding its latest Digital Sector jobs fair. You should be there. See our standalone blog post from College of Arts Careers Firebrand Ian Rossiter for more on this:  http://bit.ly/2lnV2iH

15 March: Spring Graduate Fair, University of London is the only national graduate recruitment fair taking place in London this Spring term. Find out about the best jobs, graduate schemes, placements and further study options. Make a great impression with exhibitors: get a taste of which opportunities are available by visiting the Online Fair Guide. Take advantage of the free Presentation Programme and CV and Application feedback, delivered to you by our professional Careers Consultants and participating exhibitors. Register for fast track entry at http://bit.ly/2lnNqMZ

22 March: Girls Talk Live, London is an event for any woman who wants to enter, takeover and progress in a male dominated sector – in particular media, entertainment and music. Panelists include Claudia Liza Armah, Sky News Presenter; Zoe Kalus, Senior Editor, ITV News; Aimee Cliff, Associate Editor, The Fader Magazine; Velma Simmons, Business Development Executive, Universal Music and Genelle Aldred, Formerly ITV News and Head of Digital Strategy at Tear Fund. More info and get tickets at http://bit.ly/2luBtDx

28 March – 1 April: Keir Construction Open Door Events at various live construction project locations. Come along as individuals or in groups, talk to site teams regarding projects they are working on, walk around the site, and openly ask questions.  Find out what’s happening where at http://bit.ly/2lKW3lR.

22 May: First MedComms Job Meet the Agencies Day, Oxford. Network Pharma presents a one-day intensive careers workshop, which provides the opportunity for delegates with a genuine interest in joining the Medical Communications industry to get up close and personal with a number of leading employers. Register to attend at http://bit.ly/2lL5WzG

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