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Cardiff University - Summer Careers Fair

All Student and Graduate Recruiters are invited to attend this event.
Tuesday 11th June 2013 - 11:00am
City Hall, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3N

INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS

This fair is a great opportunity for you to:

  • Meet over 40 Student and Graduate Recruiters, Careers & Employability and GO Wales.
  • Talk face-to-face with recruiters – ask questions, gain information and advice that may not be available on their website.
  • Get ideas and information on what you can do with your degree.
  • Find out about the jobs, postgraduate study and time-out opportunities available to you.
  • Pick up information, hints and tips from our Careers Team.
  • Attend Talks that will help you with your career planning and job applications.

INFORMATION FOR EXHIBITORS

All Student and Graduate Recruiters are invited to attend this event.

  • This is a popular event with typical visitor attendance between 700 – 1200.
  • This is a well regarded event amongst recruiters, with typical exhibitor attendance between 45 and 65 (depending on venue capacity).
  • The event is very cost effective; stands are just £395 +VAT.
  • Exhibitors receive a stand area (2×2 metres), table, table covering, 2 chairs, power and 1 parking space, complimentary lunch & refreshments for 2 people, an on-line web link and listing in the ‘Event Briefing Sheet’.
  • Sponsorship is also available and very competitive at £500 +VAT (additional to the exhibitor fee).
  • Sponsors receive the exhibitors’ benefits as well as your logo featured on the website, all publicity materials and the ‘Event Briefing Sheet’.
  • Exhibitors are invited to host additional Talks & Skills Sessions at the event at just £95 +VAT per session.

What’s more, by attending this event you will …

  • Be targeting one of Britain’s major teaching and research universities; with an international reputation for the quality of its work, which attracts staff and students from around the world.
  • Work closely with the Careers & Employability’s Employer Liaison and Marketing Teams who will be able to offer advice and support with your recruitment activities at Cardiff University.

To book your place at the Summer Careers Fair please complete the booking form. Alternatively, contact Helen Thomas, Employer Liaison Assistant:
E-mail: thomash34@cardiff.ac.uk
Tel: (029) 2087 4712.

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

Workshops taking place at the fair:

12noon – Graduate Opportunities in Wales
12noon – ACCA, Careers in Accountancy
12.15pm – What can I do with a degree in Humanities?
12.30pm – What GO Wales has to offer New Graduates
12.30pm – How to fund a Postgraduate Degree
1.15pm – International Students: Employment Regulations

Drop-ins taking place at the fair:

CV review – 11am – 3pm
Careers Advice for Researchers – 11am – 12noon

The programme for our event this summer was:

Workshops & Talks:

12.00pm – Ernst & Young: Applications & Interviews

12.00pm – Graduate Opportunities in Wales

12.15pm – What Can I Do with a Degree in Humanities?

12.30pm – Arcadia Group: What an Assessment Centre Looks Like

12.30pm – What GO Wales has to offer New Graduates

1.00pm – HSBC – An Introduction to HSBC & Telephone Interview Skills

1.15pm – Employment Regulations for International Students

1.30pm – Milkround: The Graduate Market – Hints and Tips

Drop-in Sessions:

11.00am – 3.00pm – CV Review

11.00am – 12.00 – Careers Advice for Researchers