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LCS And Your Future Ambitions: Careers in Languages

Date: 19 February 2019
Time: 16:15

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LCS Careers Alumni Event

The final event in the 'LCS and your future ambitions' series will be incredibly useful for anyone who isn’t sure what they can achieve with their languages or linguistics degree. It will also be perfect for anyone interested in government, retail, marketing, fashion, higher education and researching. We will hear from inspiring alumni who have worked for companies and organisations such as M&S, Whistles, the Home Office, the British Embassy in Paris, NHS Digital and the Russell Group.  

The panellists at this event are:

Jaime Hopkins (French & Italian)  - Head of Buying at Marks & Spencer (previously Whistles, Warehouse)

Joanna Burton (French) -  Senior Policy Analyst at the Russell Group (previously Education Policy Officer at British Embassy, Paris)

Sam Platt (French & Russian) -  Head of International Illicit Finance Team, Serious and Organised Crime Policy Group at the Home Office

Will Turner (Linguistics & Phonetics)  - User Researcher at NHS Digital

Alex Frascina (English & Italian) - Head of Digital Marketing Strategy at the Ewe Agency

 

Free tea, coffee and cake will be provided! There will be time for networking with our alumni at the end of the event.

 

When? 19th February 16:00 - 18:00

Where? Michael Sadler Building SR (LG.19)

Please note that photos will be taken at this event for promotional purposes. If you do not wish to have your photo taken at this event, please let a member of staff know, by emailing lcsemployability@leeds.ac.uk

 




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Getting to know... Charityworks, Civil Service Fast Stream, Xpertise Recruitment, Teach English in China over pizza and prosecco (soft drinks available)

Date: 19 February 2019
Time: 17:15

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Venue: Careers Centre

Sign up now to secure a place at the ‘Getting to know …’ series

  • Are you a first year student looking for inspiration or maybe a summer placement?
  • Are you a pre-final year student interested in internship / placement opportunities?
  • Are you 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 ‘Getting to know …’ event.

Hear from 4 employers about their opportunities for graduate, placement and internship opportunities. You may even hear about roles that you were not aware that you could apply for opening your mind to careers that you might not have considered.

Listen to short 10 minute presentations from each employer, followed by bite size skills sessions and then chat to employers over food and drink.

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Employers attending:

Civil Service Fast Stream

We are looking for people from all backgrounds to become our future senior leaders. Our award-winning graduate leadership development programme, the Fast Stream offers structured development with a choice of 15 government professions. We need talented people to lead the future Civil Service. Whoever you are, whatever your background, the Fast Stream is the fastest route to real leadership.

Charityworks
Working with national charities offering graduates an insight into the charity sector via their paid 12 month graduate leadership programme

Xpertise Recruitment Ltd


Winners of the Best recruitment company to work for in the UK under £10m category at the Recruitment International awards and awarded Gold Investors In People award October 2018, Xpertise Recruitment is an award-winning technology recruitment consultancy that specialises in supplying hard to find permanent, contract and interim talent across a diverse range of industry sectors across the UK. 

Teach English in China 

Here at Teach English in China, we have been organising placements since 2005, building strong relationships with well-established schools in cities such as Shanghai, Beijing and Wuhan. Our programmes include a teacher training day in London, a former teacher ‘buddy’ to turn to for help and advice, a training period in China and access to our exclusive lesson plan library. All this is designed to ensure you walk into the classroom with confidence.




Access and Inclusion: We want to make sure that everyone can access and enjoy our events so please do let us know as soon as possible, if you have any requirements such as a dietary need, a learning requirement or wheelchair access etc. Requests will be kept confidential.

NOTE : We will share your contact details with the employers attending this event.

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.





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Empower Conference

Date: 20 February 2019
Time: 09:30

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Wednesday 20 February 2019
9.30am to 5.30pm
Riley Smith Theatre - Leeds University Union

ABOUT

The Empower Conference is Leeds Women in Leadership Society's annual conference that seeks to bring together students and professionals from different sectors with the aim of leaving attendees empowered and practically enabled to pursue leadership in whichever direction they choose.

FEATURING

Five talks by leaders in their fields
A networking lunch
A discussion panel
Five practical workshops on topics such as resilience and public speaking

SPEAKERS

Nalia Hussain
Executive Coach, Atomic Mind

Diane Earles
Previous Regional Director of The Chartered Institute of Marketing in Northern England

Clare Ackers
Director and Executive Coach, Adesse Search Limited and Adesse Coaching

Funmi Abari
TEDx Speaker, Chemist, Founder: The Empower Us Project, The Race Against Medicine

Speaker To Be Confirmed

For more information and to sign up, please go to: https://www.empowerconference.co.uk/

Wednesday 20 February 2019
9.30am to 5.30pm
Riley Smith Theatre - Leeds University Union

Tickets are available here: https://www.leedstickets.com/eventinfo/6012/Empower-Conference-2019?fbclid=IwAR2Nt_Prr2Rua4HKD3QsxZPFfl4UnudZCoj1xIm2ho3WNDjh8JeYzz74TqE 


Access and Inclusion: We want to make sure that everyone can access and enjoy our events so please do let us know as soon as possible, if you have any requirements such as a dietary need, a learning requirement or wheelchair access etc. Requests will be kept confidential.

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.



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Careers in Social Research

Date: 20 February 2019
Time: 10:30

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Considering a Career in Social Research?

This introductory session (led by Sally Raby, Careers Consultant from the Careers Centre,) will cover what the role involves, outline the key opportunities, as well as provide you with some top tips to help you secure your first position.

 




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Casual work abroad: What to look for and what to avoid

Date: 20 February 2019
Time: 11:00

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You know you want to see the world but don’t know how you’re going to support yourself?

Come along to this workshop and find out about opportunities to work abroad, using skills you may already have. We will look at casual and seasonal work, either during university holidays or after graduating.

There will be time for questions and to network with like-minded students. This event is not suitable if you are aiming to work abroad in a global corporation.




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