Friday, January 23, 2015

TARGETjobs Careers Weekly Roundup | January 2015

Hello everyone! 

I hope you have all had a productive week this week. I know many of you are either studying for your exams or are currently sitting them, so good luck with that. We hope you do yourselves proud. 

 This week I have a few updates to share with you. 
Let me start with out upcoming events..

How to get hired Live 2015
How to get hired Live 2015 is fast approaching! On the 23 February we will be heading back to Wembley Stadium to host our annual careers event. With over 150 recruiters attending, it is the perfect chance for you all to get a head start in the early stages of your budding careers. Get your ticket now!

Undergraduate of the year 2015
The deadlines for our Undergraduate of the year awards are closing in.  With 12 fantastic awards available for the taking, and career changing opportunities with big name recruiters! (Not mentioning the money prizes that can be won!) It is worth taking the chance and entering! 

Here are the awards that you can apply for..

Male undergraduate of the year
Female undergraduate of the year
Future CFO award of the year
Engineering undergraduate of the year
Computer Science undergraduate of the year
Construction, Engineering and Design undergraduate of the year
Low Carbon Energy undergraduate of the year
Future Business Leader of the year
Mathematics, Economics and Finance undergraduate of the year
Management undergraduate of the year
Languages undergraduate of the year
Law undergraduate of the year

TARGETpostgrad Wales Fair 2015
If postgraduate study is the route you want to go down, then head to our postgraduate fair on the 5 February in Cardiff. With over 30 postgraduate universities attending, there to answer your questions. It is the best place to be if you have any unanswered questions or worries. 

Register today to attend and get the information you need. 

We also have three more postgraduate events coming up over the next few weeks. 
Locations of postgraduate fairs:

North West: Liverpool
Yorkshire: Sheffield
Scotland: Glasgow

Now, onto the latest careers advice..

If you're on the hunt for a graduate job, look no further. Check out our upcoming graduate job deadlines on TARGETjobs. Get them before they go! 

Many of you will have heard that investment banking and investment management recruiters want graduates from all degree disciplines to apply. But few graduates with a non-finance degree know how to promote their academic experience in their application. Find out how you can sell your non-finance degree to increase your chances of getting hired. 

If you're a law study still looking for a Vacation Scheme with a top law firm, you're really cutting it close. But do not fret, we are here to help! Most firms deadlines end on the 31 January. Find out more here.

Get the inside buzz on big name law firms such as Bird & Bird, Clyde & Co LLP. Find out what it is like to work for these firms and know them better by reading their company profiles.

That's all from me this week! 
Best of luck with your studies and applications.