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Employability Bootcamp

Date: 27 July 2017
Time: 09:30

Booking and Further Information

This full day bootcamp style event is designed for finalist postgraduate students and new graduates (2017) from the Faculty of MaPS at the University of Leeds. It will involve a day of interactive workshops, live vacancy briefs and networking opportunities. The aim of the day is to ensure that attendees are able to understand their employability needs and move forwards/take the first steps in their post University life. The bootcamp will take you through the full cycle of employability from teaching you how to discover and decide what you would like to do through to training you how to successfully compete for the opportunities available to you as a next step.

Please note the bootcamp is open to finalist students only
By the end of the day we expect you to be able to know:

  • How to locate graduate jobs and opportunities
  • How to reflect on your strengths and skills to find suitable opportunities
  • How to understand graduate labour markets locally, nationally and internationally
  • How to make successful applications and easy methods to help you with this
  • How to navigate and enjoy an assessment centre including group work situations
  • How to impress at interview
  • How to find hidden opportunities through networking both online and face to face.

This is a catered event including lunch, tea, coffee and water. You just need to bring yourself, a mobile device or tablet/laptop and the willingness to get involved and meet others who are also still looking for their graduate opportunity whether that is now or in the future!

If you have any questions about the event please just email Su Maynard, Careers Consultant for MaPS, at

We look forward to meeting you there!

Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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Autumn Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair 2017

Date: 09 October 2017
Time: 11:00

Booking and Further Information

The Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair takes place on campus at The Edge sports centre within it's 2 sports halls.  Open between 11am and 3pm, employers can speak to c. 3,500 students about graduate and internship opportunities within their local, national and international organisations.

• Are you a first year student looking for inspiration or maybe a summer placement?
• Are you a pre-final year interested in internship / placement opportunities?
• Are you a 2018 graduate looking for a graduate role to start or develop your career?

If your answer to any of the above is YES, come along to the Autumn Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair where you can speak to 120+ employers in more detail!

Opportunities on offer at the event will include:
• Graduate and Internship opportunities with local, national and international organisations
• Postgraduate courses and research opportunities
• Details of recruitment and career-planning services, including specialist agencies

The majority of organisations attending the Fair are targeting students from any degree discipline.

Further details including booking your place will follow shortly.

Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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STEM - Internship, Placement and Graduate Recruitment Fair 2017

Date: 23 October 2017
Time: 10:00

Booking and Further Information

The STEM Fair is taking place at The Edge centre sports hall on campus between 10am and 3pm on the 23rd of October. Employers will have the chance to speak to c. 2,000 targeted students about graduate and internship opportunities within their local, national and international organisations.

This fair is targeted at the students from the following faculties:

Faculty of Biological Science | Faculty of Earth and Environment | Faculty of Engineering and Computing | Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences 

The fair will provide an ideal opportunity for employers to introduce themselves and their graduate opportunities to the you and for you to explore career options open to them.

Your Essential Steps to Success...

1. Research the companies attending

2. Work out who you want to meet from the list of companies below.

3. Know what you are going to ask them. First impressions are important. How will you introduce yourself? What are you going to say? What questions will you ask? If you don’t know, get advice first from your expert Careers Advisers at the Careers Centre.

4. Speak to people! You are at the fair to talk to recruiters. This face-to-face contact is crucial. You can get a real feel for the organisation and how you might fit in by talking to people who could be your future colleagues.

5. Practice makes perfect. Don’t limit yourself, be curious and keep your options open. Talk to as many employers as you can. This will also be great for building up your confidence!

Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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Law Fair 2017

Date: 26 October 2017
Time: 12:00

Booking and Further Information

The fair is an opportunity for leading Law Firms to promote themselves to you. It is also an excellent opportunity to promote yourself to them. Firms will be on the look out for potential trainees and will be trying to identify good candidates.

The fair is applicable to students from all degree disciplines and all year groups as organisations will have training contracts, vacation placements and insight days within their local, national and international firms.


Employer opportunities are advertised by Student Careers in good faith. An advertisement of an opportunity should not be considered as an endorsement by the University. The organisations concerned are independent from and not controlled by the University, consequently the University regrets it cannot accept any responsibility for their actions. If you have any queries about an opportunity, please contact the employer in the first instance via their listed contact details or via their website.

Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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