What’s happening in April?

Well lots ……but before I get to that…....I hope you are enjoying the vacation and getting the chance to do some interesting things. It is a shame the Spring weather seems to have disappeared but it could be worse, we could be having lots of snow like they are in Scotland!!

In April we will be running 3 workshops/events for International Students.

Firstly – Workshop on Interview Skills on the 15th April at 1.30-5.00pm.

This is a repeat of the one we ran last week. The students who attended seemed to get a lot out of it, so if you missed that one, here’s another chance. It is run jointly by the Careers Service and the English Language Teaching Centre. Booking for this opens on Tuesday 6th April and you book by calling in to the Careers Service with a £10 deposit which you will get back at the session.

Secondly –National Insurance Number Registration Day on Monday 19th April 10.00am-3.00pm

We have invited ‘Job Centre Plus’ staff to come to the University to help students register for a national insurance (NI) number. This is by appointment only and each appointment will last approximately half an hour. Bookings open on Wednesday 7th April and to make a booking for this, please visit the Jobshop in the Students' Union. (Jobshop is open Mon-Fri 10am-3pm (Tues from 11am) and during vacations Mon-Fri 1-3pm.)

Thirdly – CV Workshop

We are running the last one this year of our CV & Applications Workshops for undergraduates and taught post graduates. It is also run jointly by the Careers Service and the English Language Teaching Centre. This workshop is in 2 parts.
Part 1 is on Thursday 22nd April 2.15-5.00pm and it covers - What makes a good CV, Covering Letter and Application including how to tailor your CV/Application to different employers, and working with others in the group to review CVs, (including your own).
Part 2 is on the afternoon of Thursday 29th April and you have individual appointments with Advisers and Tutors from the Careers Service and E.L.T.C. to review your own CV and Covering letter (in regard to content, structure, spelling, grammar). You have to be able to attend both parts.
Booking for this opens on Monday 12th April and you book by calling in to the Careers Service with a £10 deposit which you will get back at the second session.
(Please note: this workshop is a repeat of those run in November 2009 and February 2010.)

For more details of all of the above see- the ‘What’s On Diary at - What's On Diary

Judy
Careers Service

Careers Service

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