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LinkedIn Lab Part 1: The basics

Date: 20 February 2017
Time: 12:00

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LinkedIn™ is an online professional network and is becoming an increasingly valuable tool for your career development.

This practical session, based in a computer cluster, will give you an introduction to the platform and the basics you need to know about.
The session will cover:

• Why LinkedIn is useful
• How to develop an attractive profile to get you noticed
• How to network on LinkedIn
• Basic account settings

We recommend that you have created a basic account on LinkedIn before attending the session.

This session is taking place in Social Sciences Computer Cluster 10.11. See http://it.leeds.ac.uk/info/76/clusters/780/social_sciences for room details/ directions.





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Preparing for Graduate Job Interviews

Date: 20 February 2017
Time: 12:00

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Preparing for graduate job interviews can be daunting, particularly if you have never interviewed for a permanent position before. This session will introduce you to competency-based interviews, including:

  • Key questions to expect
  • How to tackle tough questions
  • How to best prepare for an interview – including industry-specific nuances
  • Key mistakes to avoid

 

This session is open to all students who wish to attend.





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US-UK Fulbright Commission - Postgraduate study in the USA

Date: 20 February 2017
Time: 13:00

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Interested in studying in the US?

The US-UK Fulbright Commission offers prestigious scholarship awards (in any field at any US university) for postgraduate study and research in the US, as well as a free US study advisory service for interested students.

Join Fulbright for a session on ‘Postgraduate Study in the USA’ aimed at students applying for entry in 2017-18 and beyond. This session will give an overview of the US application process, including information on how to choose a degree programme, complete your applications and funding options including the Fulbright awards.

Open to all.




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Seeking to make a ‘world of difference’? Meet Castlefield – The Thoughtful Investor to discuss your career in financial services.

Date: 20 February 2017
Time: 17:15

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We would like to invite you to discover alternative approaches to investment. This is aimed at those interested in a career in financial services who seek an outcome within the context of environmental, ecological and social impact.

 

You will find out what it means to be part of an employee owned business and learn about our vision and values.

 

We also talk about our 2017 Graduate Scheme and other opportunities. Come and meet the team including Leeds Alumni – Mark Elliott, Partner, Investment Management.

 

This will be followed by informal talks over drinks in the nearby bar.

Open to Finance, Economics, Maths and Business degree disciplines, mainly financial studies, economics, Mathematics, Mathematics with Finance, Environment and Business, Business Analytics, Business Economics, Banking and Finance.

All other students interested in joining financial services are welcome!

 







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Teach First - Tomorrow’s Leaders with Teach First, Accenture, PwC, Goldman-Sachs and the Royal Navy

Date: 20 February 2017
Time: 18:30

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Places are limited, so sign up now at https://tomorrowsleadersleeds.eventbrite.co.uk

Venue: Parkinson Building SR1.08, Parkinson Building, Leeds LS2 9JT

Join Accenture, Goldman Sachs, PwC, the Royal Navy and Teach First to find out how you could make a real impact on educational inequality and get a high-flying start to your career.

Each of the speakers at our panel discussion completed the Teach First Leadership Development Programme (LDP) before going on to exciting careers with our partners. What they all have in common is a belief that every child should have equal opportunities in education and in life, and the knowledge they are contributing to this goal.

Come along to hear how the LDP helped them progress their careers. And learn how you could embark on the same career-defining journey.

Our partners, all high-profile leaders in their sectors, offer opportunities for you, both during and after the LDP. They have a track record of supporting and hiring individuals who have completed our programme.

Places are limited, so sign up now at https://tomorrowsleadersleeds.eventbrite.co.uk

If you have any questions about this event please contact Joel Greenwell on jgreenwell@teachfirst.org.uk

Open to all degree disciplines.

Venue: Parkinson Building SR1.08, Parkinson Building, Leeds LS2 9JT





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