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Placement Hunt Club for LUBS-parented UG students only

Date: 06 October 2021 and 08 December 2021
Time: 14:00

Booking and Further Information

LUBS Work Placements and Summer Internship Hunt Club

What: A club to help you with your work placement and or summer internship hunt strategy and steps - why not come along to week 1 and to any follow-on sessions of interest?

  • Who: The club is for current LUBS-parented penultimate (level 2) year students who are looking for a placement and/or summer internship and want extra support with this process
  • Led by LUBS Employability Officer the club includes input from Employers, Placement Students as well as LUBS Employability and Opportunity Team
  • Where: The club will run online (typically via Microsoft Teams.) 
  • When: Starts Wednesday 06th Oct 2021; runs every Wednesday during term-time until Weds 08th Dec 2021 - unless advised otherwise
  • Time: 14:00 to 15:00 each week - unless advised otherwise
  • Sign up: Sign up in advance via MyCareer for related weekly sessions of interest
  • To join a live club session: On the day use the relevant Microsoft Teams joining link to join live (you will see this link when you sign up)

Topics: Week 1 Weds 06th October 14:00 to 15:00 we'll begin by looking at: Your Placement Hunting Strategy - by considering:
· What is it that you want to do and what's on offer placements-wise?
· The why, how, where and when to look for placements?
· The costs (fees) but also funding of the work placement year 

Following Weds: We will work at the groups pace and cover key topics including (but not necessarily limited) to:

  • Weds 13th Oct Placement Job adverts and making a start on applications
  • Weds 20th Oct Making even better applications
  • Weds 27th Oct Work Placements Overseas - what extras will you need to know
  • Weds 03rd Nov The dreaded psychometeric tests and related skills - top tips from a Times Top 100 employer this week
  • Weds 10th Nov Interviews types, skills and practice (telephone and online)
  • Weds 17th Nov Interview types, skills and practice (face to face)
  • Weds 24th Nov Assessment Centres and techniques to help
  • Weds 01st Dec Extra session for international students including advice on work and study visa renewal processes
  • Weds 08th Dec Resilience - keeping going with your placement hunt

There will be top tips from placement students and employers along the way

Sign up for sessions of interest now then we know to expect you on the day.

Join on the day directly on your computer or mobile app via Microsoft Teams meeting link below




Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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