This week’s GSA Careers Service events, opportunities and advice…
CAREERS EVENTS THIS WEEK
10 ways to improve your communication skills Wednesday 22nd November 2017 3-4pm
Ground Floor Bourdon Lecture Theatre
Excellent communication skills are an essential aspect of your graduate abilities. Employers seek graduates who can communicate professionally and maintain positive work place relationships. This session will explore developing 10 communication strategies that will ensure that your communication approach is professional.
CV BOOTCAMP Thursday 23rd November 2017 10.30am
Principal seminar room two
This workshop will cover all aspects of writing a targeted CV and cover letter. All welcome
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place
IP COPYRIGHT & DESIGN RIGHTS Thursday 23rd November 2017 4.30pm
General Seminar Room One.
Come along to this information session with Marks and Clerks Patent lawyers David Murray and Alistair Robertson https://www.marks-clerk.com/ . Find out more about your IP rights as a creative practitioner, what you can do to protect your ideas and how to file a patent on your idea…
Bourdon Ground floor Lecture Theatre building 9 and Reid General Seminar room 1 Building 2 GSA campus map: http://www.gsa.ac.uk/media/1415972/29239_gsa_campus_map_online_aw.pdf
If you are a final year student and looking for ‘graduate employment opportunities, don’t forget that Graduate Schemes, Training and Opportunities launch in September and will be advertised throughout your final year. Make sure you keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities and apply within the deadlines.
- Wayfair junior buyer role ( Salary: Competitive Location: London Deadline: 10/01/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/wayfair/474658-junior-buyer
- Vodafone Technology Graduate scheme (Salary: £30,000 Location: London Deadline: 31/12/17): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/vodafone/474552-technology-discover-graduate-programme
- Haseltine Lake LLP Patent Attorney Engineering graduate scheme (Salary: £25,000 Location: London Deadline 28/11/17): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/haseltine-lake-llp/474570-trainee-patent-attorney-engineering
- Check out graduate schemes in Scotland with Target Scotland jobs and internship pages: https://targetjobs.co.uk/jobs-and-internships-in-scotland
PAID INTERNSHIPS & VOLUNTEERING
Engineering summer internship with Lockhead Martin UK ( Salary: competitive Location: Bedfordshire Deadline: 08/12/17) : https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/lockheed-martin-uk/474494-engineering-and-technology-summer-intern
Dyson have a project manager engineering placement 2018: https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/dyson/474706-project-manager-engineering-placement-programme-2018
CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Looking for a local creative network- sign up to Creative mornings newsletter and find out about events happening near you: https://creativemornings.com/cities/gla
The Art of the Possible: The Internet of Things, Trends and Futures (free event at the Lighthouse 30/11/17): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/art-of-possible-internet-of-things-trends-futures-tickets-39323626024
Saturday 25th November 2017 is GSA’s Graduate Open day see link for details: http://www.gsa.ac.uk/life/gsa-events/events/g/graduate-open-day-2017/
Prospects have added a job match survey to their Prospects Planner resource: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/planner
GSA GRADUATES IN BUSINESS
Congratulations to GSA student James McGinley who won the SIE Fresh Ideas competition for October. Find out about Fresh Ideas: https://www.sie.ac.uk/october-fresh-ideas-winners-announce…/
The Design Trust have a great article on Copyright basics for designers: http://www.thedesigntrust.co.uk/design-right-and-copy-right-for-designers-and-designer-makers/
Not sure how copyright affects Visual art practice? Check out DACS frequently asked question for advice for visual artists: https://www.dacs.org.uk/knowledge-base/frequently-asked-questions#FAQ144
You can make a careers appointment with the GSA Careers Service at any point of studies or as a graduate. Email email@example.com to book now.