Events season is upon us – grab your diaries, you have places to be…

Here’s a summary from our full-to-bursting events inbox. Check them out, get your name down and get networking…

9-10 October. National Graduate Recruitment Fair, London Olympia. 1000s of vacancies, workshops, mock assessment centre, CV and advice clinics. Full details and registration at

10 October. Considering a Career in Special Education? The Cornfield, Oak Grove and Palatine Federation of Special Schools are holding the first of several recruitment days. To book a place or to find out further information please contact Kirsti Porter, or tel. 01903 731277

13 October. The London Graduate Fair. 80 employers, 1000s of jobs. Free entry. More info and registration at

14 October. Politics and Schools, how to get more young people involved. A Shout Out UK event at Parliament (yes, the one with Big Ben attached) from 6-8pm. Some of the youngest politicians from the 3 largest parties are coming together to discuss why they got involved in politics, what drove them to persue a career in it and how they think we, as a society, can get more young people involved in political discussion. Free to attend but you’ll need to book a ticket at

Early Bird Booking closes 15 October! The June 2016 Foreign Policy Summer School could help you gain key employable skills for careers in foreign policy, such as boardroom presentation, parliamentary style debating skills, media presentation skills, giving speeches on camera, writing policy papers and learning the appropriate etiquette to interact in high-level and diplomatic circles. 

20 October. FREE Law Careers Event for Visually Impaired Students. Are you a visually impaired student studying law or considering a law conversion? Blind in Business are running a free law careers networking and QA event in their London Office. If you’d like to attend, email a copy of your CV to

22 October. Career Interactive International Student Work Experience Fair, London. Meet with employers offering sandwich, summer and other placements. Find out more and register at

28 October. National Graduate Engineering Show, Derby. Last year’s event attracted over 1200 engineering undergraduates and was a great success, with many internships and placements being secured. Over 60 of the UK’s most prestigious engineering companies are attending,and you can attend seminars on CV writing and interview techniques, and a presentation by Dr Gerhard Schwehm , lead scientist on the Rosetta comet landing mission.

29 October. How to Get a Job in Politics & the City of London – Work for an MP. What they need to know to secure a job or internship in the policy and corporate sectors. The eye-opening techniques, tips and knowledge at this seminar is relevant to any high paying jobs, in major corporations, the civil service, parliament, the media, working for an MP, CEOs, political parties, NGOs and law firms.

30 October. Brighton and Hove Jobs Fair at the Grand Hotel. A wide range of local employers will be there and recruiting.

4 November. Careers Fair 2015, Amex Community Stadium, Brighton. Your chance to meet a wide range of employers all in one place. Graduates, Placement students, Finalists, in fact everyone should come along! Join the 1,200 people (no, really) already signed up to our Facebook event and get all the updates

4 December. Built Environment and Civil Engineering Fair, University of Brighton. Meet employers and find out about jobs, placements and work experience. Open to current students and graduates.

11 December. CityLawLive Student Conference. 10 major city law firms will be in attendance, delivering interactive workshops and chatting informally (do lawyers do ‘informal’?) with delegates. Find out more and apply at

11 December. Top Engineers – Benelux, Brussels will bring together 150 top engineers and senior international managers from world-leading companies. It is a unique chance for you to meet face-to-face with top recruiters you would not meet otherwise and explore career opportunities worldwide. For Engineers with 0 – 5 years industry experience. Register at

…and there’ll be more where these came from! Follow us and make sure you don’t miss out.

For information about how to make the most of recruitment and networking events see the Careers web pages on Making the most of careers fairs and Networking Alternatively call us to make an appointment to speak to your campus Career Development Adviser on 01273 642855.

Paul Rothwell • 06/10/2015

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