Here comes everybody…careers events meltdown is coming to YOUR diary this term…

Here’s a little bit of everything coming up in the next six weeks – starting Tuesday! Time to get your networking/jobhunting head on. See our pages on networking and making the most of careers fairs for tips on how to stand out and make an impression.

Tuesday 10 October 2017 Ada Lovelace Day Live! is a ‘science cabaret’ event in London at which women in STEM give short talks about their work or about other women who have inspired them, or perform short comedy or musical interludes with a STEM focus. More info at

Tuesday 10 October 2017 London Graduate Fair, Senate House, University of London. Meet over 60 prospective employers and postgraduate training providers from a wide range of sectors, free presentation programme, free CV surgery, FREE TO ATTEND, open to all. Register at

Friday 13 October Nursing Recruitment Open Day, 10am to 3pm at Evelina London Children’s Hospital. Find out more at

Friday/Saturday 13/14 October, National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition, London. Meet employers and recruiters, get job search and application advice, attend skills workshops. Free registration at

Monday 16 October FREE London Market Insurance Insight Event. This event, aimed at female university students, lifts the lid on the roles and opportunities to forge a successful career in a wide range of client-facing and back office roles. You do not need to have any prior knowledge of this sector to attend the event. Book your place at

Thursday 19 October,International Student Career Fair from Career Interactive. Explore employment opportunities and work experience possibilities, learn from industry experts through free seminars, have their CVs evaluated and get career advice through one-on-one consultations. More info and book your FREE ticket at

Saturday 21 October Annual Pupillage Fair, University of Law, London is an opportunity for students to gain further insight into the career at the Bar by meeting members of the different chambers and organisations, the Inns and Bar Council offering information and opportunities. Attendance is FREE but registration is required

Wednesday 25 October Technology Careers in Asset Management, London. Schroeders are hosting the event in collaboration with a number of other Investment Management firms to explore the opportunities of building a career in Technology. The day will include an overview of the asset management industry, a networking lunch with representatives from their Technology department and a panel session with speakers from other firms within the asset management industry. The event is for 1st and 2nd students looking to explore careers within Technology. Applications from students of all backgrounds regardless of academic discipline are welcomed. Applications close 20 October. To apply upload your CV at

Wednesday 25 October Undergraduate Careers Event, Editorial & Publishing, London. Keen to start a career in Editorial & Publishing? Springer Nature hire a significant amount of graduates every year into entry level roles. Undergraduates are invited to join them to hear directly from our teams on their own experiences and tips for success. Please email to confirm your attendance and take the full address. Springer Nature is a leading global research, education and professional publisher helping researchers, students, teachers and professionals to discover, learn and achieve more.

Tuesday/Wednesday 7/8 November A Festival of Financial Planning, NEC Birmingham. Networking opportunity for those with an interest in working in finance. More than 80 exhibitors are attending, including fintechs and startups – it’s not a careers fair, but an opportunity to build contacts and sector knowledge. (Editor’s note – They’re also the hands-down winner of the cheesiest website design bar none. Check it out at

Wednesday 8 November Insight Into Publishing, London Hachette UK are offering 60 applicants the opportunity to find out about the amazing career opportunities available in the book publishing industry. “We’re opening our doors to people from all walks of life who are studying for qualifications in digital, media, marketing, business, finance, law, sciences, social sciences, and humanities, to introduce them to the diverse and exciting roles a publishing house can offer.”

Wednesday 8 November Postgraduate Open Day with a focus on Research Degrees, UCL Great Ormond Street. Tour facilities, talk to program representatives and find out about application and selection procedures.

Wednesday 8 November – there’s also a little knees-up at the Amex Stadium for about 3,000 Brighton and Sussex students and grads, but I daresay you wouldn’t be interested…

Saturday 11 November EqualEngineers Student & Graduate Careers Fair, Birmingham will have over 50 exhibitors showcasing graduate, internship and student placement opportunities. The fair targets underrepresented groups in engineering – female, ethnic minority, LGBT+ and disabled students in particular are encouraged to attend. The event will have inspirational role models share their experiences in engineering and technology, careers surgery workshops and psychometric test practice sessions.

Monday 20 November, German Embassy Career Fair, London. Meet representatives if German companies as well as British companies with important business links to German speaking countries. Discuss employment opportunities at these companies. Hear about the importance of German language skills in a career context. More detailed information at

Not bad eh? Rest assured there’ll be plenty more where these came from… Follow the blog to get updates on more events as they’re announced. You’re welcome…

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Paul Rothwell • 06/10/2017

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