Events

Careers and Employability Service COVID-19 Update

All guidance is now online via MyCareer

To support protocol put in place by the University of reducing all non-essential contact, the Careers and Employability Service are now offering all of our guidance online, via MyCareer and our 'Submit a query' section. To receive Careers Support, please log in to MyCareer where you can book an appointment to speak to our Careers Adviser Team through video chat for interview preparation or help with your career. You can also 'Submit a query' to get your CV, cover letter or application checked or for help with further study.

We've recently added to our blog, discover five ways you can boost your employability during the COVID-19 Crisis

If you would like to access our CV builder, Interview Simulator or Mock Assessment Centre, go to MyCareer Plus!

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Events we run and how they support you

We're often running several event programmes every term dedicated to improving your employability skills, connections to graduate employers and creating a greater amount of awareness to your options after graduating. 

 

Every term we also run large fair events where we welcome a whole range of employers in one place to meet you and talk about their opportunities.

During September term 2019 we hosted our annual Grad Jobs Fair as well as a Part-time Jobs fair, both combined making an audience of 2000+ students and 75+ employers in attendance. During the January - April 2020 term we host our the Work Abroad Fair and Volunteering Fair.

In addition to meeting employers, we also offer:

Did you know?

A young person who has 4 or more encounters with an employer is 86% less likely to be unemployed or not in education or training, and can earn up to 18% more in their career.*

 

*Source: West Yorkshire Combined Authority Website - https://futuregoals.co.uk/employers/

2019 Grad Jobs Fair

On Tuesday 15 October 2019 we hosted our annual Graduate Jobs Fair. During the fair, top graduate recruiters exhibit on campus in order to promote their graduate schemes to University of Huddersfield students and final years. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with top recruiters and kick start your graduate career.

Download the Career Fair Plus app from the App store and Google Play Store for up to date information on employers that attended this year’s Careers Fair or you can view the web version here: Graduate Jobs Fair 

Graduate Jobs Fair

On Tuesday 15 October 2019 we hosted our annual Graduate Jobs Fair. During the fair, top graduate recruiters exhibit on campus in order to promote their graduate schemes to University of Huddersfield students and final years. This is a fantastic opportunity to network with top recruiters and kick start your graduate career.

Download the Career Fair Plus app from the App store and Google Play Store for up to date information on employers that attended this year’s Careers Fair or you can view the web version here: Graduate Jobs Fair 

Without the Graduate Jobs Fair, I wouldn't have been able to see the selection and wide variety of industries that were available for me to apply to. As a result of attending the Grad Jobs Fair I was able to apply to Farmfoods where I was successful and offered a job. I am extremely grateful for this event and would encourage anyone to attend it in the future!”

Curtis Griffiths Final Year Business Management Student