This week’s GSA Careers Service events, opportunities and advice…
How to design your online presence to find opportunities and be seen.
Wednesday 7th March 2018 3-4pm Ground Floor Bourdon Lecture Theatre
A recent JOBVITE survey in the US found that 92% of employers will google candidates during the recruitment process. Are you online? What is you netrep? Come along to this session and find out how to establish your professional online presence as well as tips and advice on best practice and getting the most from social media.
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.
- Graduate User experience designer with Financial Force ( salary: competitive Location: Harrogate Deadline:6/03/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/financialforce/667209-graduate-user-experience-designer
- Media analytics graduate scheme with NODE (Salary: competitive Location; London Deadline:12/3/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/hodes-part-of-symphony-talent/667397-media-analytics-graduate
- Santander Technology and Innovation graduate programme (salary: £30,000 Location Various Deadline: 16/3/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/santander-technology/667809-springboard-our-technology-innovation-graduate-programme
- Barratt Aspire graduate programme (salary: £27,000 Location: various Deadline: 30/03/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/barratt-homes/475955-aspire-graduate-programme
In your 3rd year of study and interested in a graduate scheme? Did you know that many graduate employers run summer internship programmes… check out the current internship vacancies here: https://targetjobs.co.uk/internships
PAID INTERNSHIPS & VOLUNTEERING
MACE design management summer paid placement at Heathrow (salary: competitive Location Heathrow Deadline: 25/04/18): https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/mace/476523-design-management-heathrow
CAD Design and Test Engineer Prysmian group ( salary: Location: deadline: : https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/prysmian-group/476811-cad-design-and-test-engineer
CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE + EVENTS
What to find out what’s happening in the creative sector in your area? Check out NESTA’s interactive map Creative Nation: http://data-viz.nesta.org.uk/creative-nation/
Check out this great article from Creativeboom regarding Thirst Craft’s rebranding of Loch Lomond Brewery: https://www.creativeboom.com/inspiration/thirst-craft-rebrands-loch-lomond-brewery/
Find out what’s on in contemporary visual art in Glasgow with Visual arts Glasgow: http://visualartsglasgow.co.uk/posts
Find out what events are happening in the Lighthouse in the coming months: http://www.thelighthouse.co.uk/
GSA GRADUATES IN BUSINESS
How do you successfully pitch your business ideas? The Balance give us some ideas and advice: https://www.thebalance.com/pitching-business-ideas-to-investors-4018990
Check out GSA PDE graduate Michael Tougher’s Soundbops music building blocks design and discover his business pitch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmNnJ41_BZM
Don’t forget about Converge Challenge 2018 – get your ideas in before the deadline of 29 March 2018: https://www.convergechallenge.com/
You can make a careers appointment with the GSA Careers Service at any point of studies or as a graduate. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book now.