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Virtual Careers Fair Series - October 21

Virtual Careers Fairs Series - October 2021

Virtual Careers Fairs series | October 2021

We are excited to announce the launch of our free virtual  Career Fair Series  that will be taking place throughout October 2021. 

The Career Fair Series will be a great opportunity for you to virtually showcase available roles and to meet our talented students and graduates. You will be able to, using our virtual career fair platform Career Fair + to:   

  • Talk about your organisation and the roles you have available (or will have available soon)
  • Discuss your assessment process
  • And of course schedule 1-2-1 meetings or presentation style group session

As a reminder, the University of Leeds is one of largest universities in the UK with more than 38,000 students including more than 36,000 full time, 2,000 part time, 28,000 undergraduates and 10,000 postgraduates. We have over 12,000 international students from more than 130 countries, including exchange students.

Our students are the top 5 most targeted by graduate recruiters according to recent High Fliers 2021 report and study a range of subject areas across 7 faculties.

What is the Virtual Careers Fairs Series?

Our Virtual Careers Fairs Series is a great opportunity for you to virtually meet and chat to students and graduates who are looking for roles within the UK and worldwide, this could be a graduate level role, a short internship or a year-long placement. 

The Virtual Career Fairs Series will be split into sectors and industries allowing companies to target the right students and graduates. 

This is the schedule for the month: 

  • 5 October - Finance, banking & accountancy; consultancy, HR recruitment | Jobs in finance, consultancy and recruitment
  • 7 October - Retail, FMCG and Marketing | Jobs in retail and marketing
  • 12 October - STEM inc. engineering, computing, maths | Jobs in engineering, tech and data
  • 14 October -  Science, inc. pharma, healthcare and biotech | Jobs in pharma, healthcare and biotech
  • 19 October - Public sector (incorporating policy, gov, teaching, NHS) and Third Sector | Jobs in public and third sectors
  • 20 October - Volunteering Fair | Volunteering roles with charities across the Leeds area
  • 21 October - Sustainability and environment, transport studies | Jobs in sustainability, environment & transport
  • 26 October - Law inc. patent attorneys | Jobs in law
  • Postponed to Semester 2 - Creative arts & media (inc. journalism, digital marketing/graphic design, PR) | Jobs in creative arts and media

How do I book?

Please fill out this simple online booking form to let us know what fairs and events you're interested to attend and we will contact you with more info. 

The festival is fully virtual and open to all companies, employers and recruiters who are currently actively hiring or are planning to hire soon. There is no charge to take part in the events and the festival is fully virtual. 

If you cannot attend – you can add a video about your organisation and what vacancies you have available so our students and graduates can still hear from you and apply for your opportunities.  

Sponsorship packages

Do you want to highlight your company or the roles you have available to our talented students and graduates? We have lots of sponsorship packages available for you to be the sponsor of the Career Fair Series, particular Career Fair or to be one of the top employers. Please indicate your preference for sponsorship in the online booking form and we will send you more information. 

Advertise your opportunities with us for free

Did you know that the time before graduation is when most of our students look for jobs and opportunities on our job portal, MyCareer? We don’t want you to miss out and if you haven’t already, please submit your vacancies now.

We look forward to receiving your booking form soon. If you have any questions, our Employer Team (EmployerTeam@leeds.ac.uk) is always happy to help.