Workshops, Careers Fairs and Events

The University’s Careers and Employability service runs a full programme of workshops, careers fairs and events.

Selected Events and Careers Fairs

Internships, Work Experience and Volunteering Week and Fair

Tuesday 5 February 2019

‘How to make the most out of your internship or placement’ – Teach First

10:10 – 11:00, Room 4J, Students’ Union

This workshop will focus on how to get the most out of your internship and ensure that you convert the experience into a full time job.

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PwC Video Interviews Skills Session

11:10 – 12:00, Room 4J, Students’ Union

This interactive session will look at both video interview skills and assessment centre skills.

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Languages for All: Benefits for Learning a Language

13:10 – 14:00, Room 4I, Students’ Union

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Opportunities in China: Enhance your CV

15:10 – 17:00, Room 4J, Students’ Union

The Ambassador Year in China Programme offers graduates the chance to serve in the unique role of Educational Ambassador in a Chinese school.

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Wednesday 6 February 2019

Enterprise Freelancing Surgery

10:10 – 11:00, Room 4I, Students’ Union

Are you thinking about being your own boss? – This is your opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the ins and outs of freelancing.

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Self-Branding and Your Digital Footprint: How to Become an Irresistible Hiring Prospect

11:10 – 12:00, Room 4J, Students’ Union

If you’re thinking about the best way to approach your career search, this essential workshop from the team behind successful beauty e-commerce website, Escentual will arm you with key insights to help you get the most out of the experience.

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‘Vacation Schemes- why do them and how to secure a place’ with Simmons and Simmons

14:10 – 15:00, Room 4J, Students’ Union

This session will be dedicated to giving you an insight into what a vacation scheme looks like in the legal sector, why you should consider doing one with a law firm and what to expect from the assessment process.

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‘Benefits of Volunteering’ with Cardiff Volunteering

14:10 – 15:00, Room 4I, Students’ Union

Volunteering can be an excellent way of making yourself more employable and allows you to gain valuable work experience so don’t miss out on this great opportunity. 

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Thursday 7 February 2019

A life changing Employability opportunity – Cyber Wales

11:10 – 12:00, Room 4J, Students’ Union

Come along to this session to get some more details and ask questions of the people who are already working on Cyber in the Army

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‘Resilience – what is it and how to demonstrate it’ – PwC

13:10 – 14:00, Room 4J, Students’ Union

This is an interactive session that will equip you with starting points for developing a strong understanding of what resilience means.

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Global Opportunities: International Summer Programmes 14:10 – 15:00, Room 4I, Students’ Union

Find out how you could spend this summer studying, working or volunteering abroad with Global Opportunities. (UG only).

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Friday 8 February 2019

Internships, Work Experience and Volunteering Fair

11:00 – 15:00, The Great Hall, Students’ Union

Meet a wide range of organisations from local charities to multinational corporations and find an internship, work experience or volunteering opportunity.

Location Time
Internships, Work Experience & Volunteering Fair 08-Feb-19 Great Hall, Students’ Union 11.00
Cardiff University TechFest 12-Feb-19 West Building, ENGIN 11.00
OfS Careers Evening – more info click here 12-Feb-19 Office for Students, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SR 16.30
Maths Careers Fair 26-Feb-19 Maths Building 11.00
Big Grad Fair 29-Mar-19 Great Hall, Students’ Union 11.00