Welcome to the Careers Events website!

Below is a list of upcoming events being offered by the Careers Team. In order to book yourself onto any of these events please log-in using your LJMU username and password.

Event Type:

LJMU Library Roadshow in the Byrom Street Careers Zone

Employer Event/Fair

Monday 25 Feb 2019

10:00 - 14:00

Byrom Careers Zone, James Parsons Building  (show details)

Address: Byrom Careers Zone James Parsons Building

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LJMU library staff to hold a roadshow to showcase the library facilities.

Iena

Employer Event/Fair

Monday 25 Feb 2019

11:00 - 14:00

I M Marsh Meeting Place  (show details)

Address: I M Marsh Meeting Place I M Marsh Campus Liverpool

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IENA offers a more personal approach to Cultural Exchange Programs for the Summer Camp, Hospitality and Retail Industries. Company owners are directly involved with the applicants and visit during the summer. In addition to providing International students the opportunity to work at thousands of hotel, restaurant and retail sites in culture rich tourist areas. To date, IENA has helped over 80,000 participants learn and share with American children at over 500 summer camps, across the USA. Come along to find out more information on their graduate opportunties.

National Citizen Service

Employer Event/Fair

Tuesday 26 Feb 2019

12:00 - 15:00

I M Marsh Meeting Place  (show details)

Address: I M Marsh Meeting Place I M Marsh Campus Liverpool

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The National Citizen Service are offering seasonal vacancies for their programme. The roles are for 3 weeks during the summer. They offer paid staff training days to ensure all staff are confident and comfortable within this role. All offers are subject to a DBS check. The roles have competitive pay.

Calfornia English

Employer Event/Fair

Wednesday 27 Feb 2019

10:00 - 11:00

Aldham Robarts Library Foyer  (show details)

Address: Aldham Robarts Library Foyer Aldham Robarts Library Liverpool

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California English is a cultural communication agency focused on improving children's English language skills. It has branch offices and cooperative schools in Silicon Valley, California, and Manila, the Philippines. Visit the stand today to find out more information on: -Working Holiday in China Metropolis City as an English Teacher. - Applicant Qualifications: Junior/Senior student/Graduates/Alumnus, major and age are not limited - Airfare allowance provided, free housing and free accommodation, good pay, no deadline to application, - Gain exciting adventure experience in China and Asia. - One year contract or longer, mature program running more than 5 years

California English - Careers Talk

Employer Event/Fair

Wednesday 27 Feb 2019

11:00 - 12:00

Room 103 John Foster Building  (show details)

Address: Room 103 John Foster Building Liverpool L2

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California English is a cultural communication agency focused on improving children's English language skills. It has branch offices and cooperative schools in Silicon Valley, California, and Manila, the Philippines. Visit the stand today to find out more information on: -Working Holiday in China Metropolis City as an English Teacher. - Applicant Qualifications: Junior/Senior student/Graduates/Alumnus, major and age are not limited - Airfare allowance provided, free housing and free accommodation, good pay, no deadline to application, - Gain exciting adventure experience in China and Asia. - One year contract or longer, mature program running more than 5 years

Staff and Student Volunteering Fair

Employer Event/Fair

Wednesday 27 Feb 2019

13:00 - 16:00

John Lennon Art Academy  (show details)

Address: John Lennon Art Academy

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Are you looking to meet new people? Share and develop your skills? Make a difference? Then attending our Volunteering Fair is the opportunity to achieve all of these. You will meet over 60 organisations looking for volunteers, they may be related to your course or not. Come along to this perfect opportunity to have an informal chat and find the right volunteer opportunity for you!

Organisations attending include (subject to change): Brook, Community Integrated Care, Royal Liverpool University Hospitals, Girl Guiding North West, Liverpool Carers, Liverpool Football Club, Merseyside Police, Richmond Fellowship, Imagine Independence, Alder Hey, Liverpool City Council, Halton Haven Hospice, John Moores Student Union, British Cycling, The Whitechapel Centre, Blind Veterans UK, Mencap, City Year, Wirral Year of Culture, Liverpool Lighthouse, The Masterclass, Governors for Schools, North West Cancer Research, Wirral Sports Development, West Derby Sea Cadets, Dot Art, Democracy Volunteers, Shelter, Barnardos, Sefton CVS, Citizens Advice, Alzheimer’s Society, The Walton Centre, Triple C, The Brain Charity, RASA, Marie Curie, Include IT Merseyside, Cycling Projects, Claire House, Reach Out UK and Biobank.

Preparing for Interviews

Workshop

Wednesday 27 Feb 2019

14:00 - 15:00

Room 107, John Foster Building  (show details)

Address: Room 107 John Foster Building Liverpool L3

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This session offers practical tips, support and advice on how to handle the full range of interview questions and scenarios.

How to ……search for a job.

Webinar

Thursday 28 Feb 2019

10:00 - 10:30

Online 

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Being proactive in your job hunting can maximise your chances of finding your dream job. This 30-minute online class session will take you through where to look in the open job market and uncover how to tap into the potential opportunities of the hidden job market. Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

Catch 22 at Byrom Street Career Zone

Employer Event/Fair

Thursday 28 Feb 2019

10:30 - 13:30

Byrom Careers Zone, James Parsons Building  (show details)

Address: Byrom Careers Zone James Parsons Building

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Promoting National Citizenship Service paid work for students.

Taster Day at Crown Prosecution Service

Employer Event/Fair

Friday 01 Mar 2019

09:15 - 16:30

Crown Prosecution Service, Liverpool  (show details)

Address: Crown Prosecution Service Liverpool

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We are giving students the opportunity to take part in Taster Days at various organisations between 4-8 March 2019. The Taster Days would give you an opportunity to see what different organisations do.

Please see below further information relating to the host organisation and what the Taster Days will involve.

The CPS are willing to provide 3 taster days each day hosting 2 students. They will take place during March and April, specific dates would be dependent on when the security checks are retuned to the CPS. The costs for the these checks are entirely covered by the CPS. The taster will be whole days, 9:15 – 4:30. The days would be shadowing court based staff, attending trails, court hearings in either the magistrates or crown court, based within the QE2 (queen Elizabeth second court in Liverpool city centre). The crown prosecution service is in effect the largest law firm in the country, we are the principal prosecutors of crime in the country delivering justice for communities and victims of crime.

For further information please email: employerengagement@ljmu.ac.uk

Graduate Schemes Employer Event

Employer Event/Fair

Friday 01 Mar 2019

11:00 - 12:00

Lecture Theatre 1, Redmonds Building  (show details)

Address: Lecture Theatre 1 Redmonds Building Redmonds Building Liverpool L2

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This employer event will provide you with information on graduate schemes, which are open to 'all degree' programmes. Attending this event will give you the opportunity to meet representatives from the Civil Service and Wirral Borough Council, who will each be delivering a presentation on their graduate schemes, which will include the application process.

Taster Day at Myerscough College

Employer Event/Fair

Monday 04 Mar 2019

09:00 - 16:00

Myerscough College  (show details)

Address: Myerscough College Croxteth Park Liverpool

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We are giving students the opportunity to take part in Taster Days at various organisations between 4-8 March 2019. The Taster Days would give you an opportunity to see what different organisations do.

Please see below further information relating to the host organisation and what the Taster Days will involve.

Myerscough are a land based FE college in Croxteth Park, Liverpool. They specialise in Animal Care, Equine Studies, Horticulture and Aboriculture. They also offer General education lessons in English and Maths. It would be likely that the day would benefit those who wish to work in one of these industries or maybe go into teaching these subjects. The day will involve you shadowing a member of teaching or support staff and helping with student needs. The taster day will run from 9-4pm with an hour for lunch. They could accommodate 1-2 students on 4th March.

For further information please email: employerengagement@ljmu.ac.uk

Careers Options and Skills Audit - English

Workshop

Monday 04 Mar 2019

15:00 - 16:00

John Foster Building, G09  (show details)

Address: John Foster Building

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Have you wondered what you can do with an English degree? This session should help you think about the skills you have, the jobs they can be applied to, and the options available.

Taster Day at Myerscough College

Employer Event/Fair

Tuesday 05 Mar 2019

09:00 - 16:00

Myerscough College  (show details)

Address: Myerscough College Croxteth Park Liverpool

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We are giving students the opportunity to take part in Taster Days at various organisations between 4-8 March 2019. The Taster Days would give you an opportunity to see what different organisations do. Please see below further information relating to the host organisation and what the Taster Days will involve.

Myerscough are a land based FE college in Croxteth Park, Liverpool. They specialise in Animal Care, Equine Studies, Horticulture and Aboriculture. They also offer General education lessons in English and Maths. It would be likely that the day would benefit those who wish to work in one of these industries or maybe go into teaching these subjects. The day will involve you shadowing a member of teaching or support staff and helping with student needs.

Taster Day at Denca

Employer Event/Fair

Tuesday 05 Mar 2019

09:00 - 17:00

Denca  (show details)

Address: Denca Widnes

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We are giving students the opportunity to take part in Taster Days at various organisations between 4-8 March 2019. The Taster Days would give you an opportunity to see what different organisations do.

Please see below further information relating to the host organisation and what the Taster Days will involve.

Renowned across numerous sectors as ‘the systems integrator of choice’, we have built a reputation on delivering high quality, value-for-money solutions that enhance production performance and embrace leading-edge instrumentation, electrical design and software engineering technologies. Delivering complete machinery and process control solutions – based on custom designed, fully integrated PLC and HMI software for both mechanical and electrical operations – and traceable calibration and certification services to UKAS and other national standards, Denca regularly secures repeat business from a wide range of organisations across the automotive, chemical, food & beverage, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and utilities sectors.

For further information please email: employerengagement@ljmu.ac.uk

How to….complete application forms

Webinar

Tuesday 05 Mar 2019

14:00 - 14:30

Online 

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Recruiters can receive applications in the thousands. This 30 minute online class will take you through how make sure your application form has a positive impact in order to get you through to the next stage of the recruitment process Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

Taster Day at HMP Altcourse

Employer Event/Fair

Wednesday 06 Mar 2019

10:00 - 14:00

HMP Altcourse  (show details)

Address: HMP Altcourse Aintree Liverpool

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We are giving students the opportunity to take part in Taster Days at various organisations between 4-8 March 2019. The Taster Days would give you an opportunity to see what different organisations do.

Please see below further information relating to the host organisation and what the Taster Days will involve.

For further information please email: employerengagement@ljmu.ac.uk

HMP Altcourse, First contracted out prison in the UK opened 1997. Students will be given a general overview of the prison and departments as a whole.

For further information please email: employerengagement@ljmu.ac.uk

Taster Day at Myerscough College

Employer Event/Fair

Thursday 07 Mar 2019

09:00 - 16:00

Myerscough College  (show details)

Address: Myerscough College Croxteth Park Liverpool

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We are giving students the opportunity to take part in Taster Days at various organisations between 4-8 March 2019. The Taster Days would give you an opportunity to see what different organisations do.

Please see below further information relating to the host organisation and what the Taster Days will involve.

Myerscough are a land based FE college in Croxteth Park, Liverpool. They specialise in Animal Care, Equine Studies, Horticulture and Aboriculture. They also offer General education lessons in English and Maths. It would be likely that the day would benefit those who wish to work in one of these industries or maybe go into teaching these subjects. The day will involve you shadowing a member of teaching or support staff and helping with student needs. The taster day will run from 9-4pm with an hour for lunch. They could accommodate 1-2 students on 7th March.

For further information please email: employerengagement@ljmu.ac.uk

Careers in Forensics, Anthropology and Archaeology

Employer Event/Fair

Thursday 07 Mar 2019

17:00 - 19:00

James Parsons Lower Lecture Theatre & Exhibition area  (show details)

Address: James Parsons Lower Lecture Theatre & Exhibition area Liverpool L3

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We are holding a careers event for students interested in working on the field of forensic science, forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology. We will have a range of guest speakers attending including an archaeological scientist, a forensic anthropologist and employers from forensic services and the police. This will be an excellent opportunity for you to hear from and meet leading employers in job sectors and career areas relevant to your degree subject. The speakers will give you an insight into their career and how they achieved their goals. Snacks and refreshments will be available during the networking opportunities.

Iena

Employer Event/Fair

Monday 11 Mar 2019

11:00 - 14:00

Aldham Robarts Careers Zone  (show details)

Address: Aldham Robarts Library Maryland St

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IENA offers a more personal approach to Cultural Exchange Programs for the Summer Camp, Hospitality and Retail Industries. Company owners are directly involved with the applicants and visit during the summer. In addition to providing International students the opportunity to work at thousands of hotel, restaurant and retail sites in culture rich tourist areas. To date, IENA has helped over 80,000 participants learn and share with American children at over 500 summer camps, across the USA. Come along to find out more information on their graduate opportunties.

Pursuing a Career in Forensic Psychology

Employer Event/Fair

Wednesday 13 Mar 2019

13:30 - 15:00

Room 308 Byrom Street  (show details)

Address: Room 308 Byrom Street Liverpool L3

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This talk will be delivered by Dr. Sue Thomas who is a Chartered and Registered Forensic Psychologist working for North West Psychological Services. She will talk about the work of a forensic psychologist in the prison service, the skills and experience needed and most importantly the steps you need to take to enter the profession. Sue will explain the different training routes available and what it is like as a trainee. You will get a great insight into the role, ideas about getting work experience and have an opportunity to ask any questions.

Applying to Graduate Courses in Medicine

Workshop

Wednesday 13 Mar 2019

14:00 - 16:00

James Parsons Upper Lecture Theatre  (show details)

Address: James Parsons Upper Lecture Theatre Byrom St

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At this workshop Laura Aldridge (careers adviser) will give advice about the application process for graduate entry to medicine. She will advise about how to research the four year graduate entry medicine courses which are available at different universities, and about the academic entry requirements and work experience which are required for these courses. Students will also learn more about how to write a strong personal statement, which is required when making an application to a graduate medicine course. A medical student will also share his or her experience of studying medicine, as part of this workshop.

How to ….write an effective CV

Webinar

Wednesday 13 Mar 2019

14:00 - 14:30

Online 

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Creating a great first impression with your CV is vital when looking for a job. This 30-minute online class will take you through the basics of how to sell yourself on paper. Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

Creative Job Hunting

Workshop

Wednesday 13 Mar 2019

14:00 - 15:00

Room 107, John Foster Building  (show details)

Address: Room 107 John Foster Building Liverpool L3

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This session covers how to find job opportunities using a range of sources including specialist websites, directories, Social Media and networking techniques. Over 70% of jobs are not advertised. Prepare you to explore the hidden jobs market! This session is targetted towards APSS students although all are welcome to attend.

Assessment Centres Explained

Workshop

Monday 18 Mar 2019

15:00 - 16:00

John Foster Building, Room 206  (show details)

Address: John Foster Building

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An assessment centre is a combination of tasks and activities that test your suitability for the job. They are often the final stage of the selection process for large graduate recruiters. Find out what goes on during this process and practice one of the requirements on the day. **PLEASE NOTE: this workshop is offered to students from School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Liverpool Screen School and Liverpool School of Art and Design; although others are welcome to attend.**

Iena

Employer Event/Fair

Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

11:00 - 14:00

Byrom Careers Zone, James Parsons Building  (show details)

Address: Byrom Careers Zone James Parsons Building

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IENA offers a more personal approach to Cultural Exchange Programs for the Summer Camp, Hospitality and Retail Industries. Company owners are directly involved with the applicants and visit during the summer. In addition to providing International students the opportunity to work at thousands of hotel, restaurant and retail sites in culture rich tourist areas. To date, IENA has helped over 80,000 participants learn and share with American children at over 500 summer camps, across the USA. Come along to find out more information on their graduate opportunties.

How to ….. prepare for an interview

Webinar

Tuesday 19 Mar 2019

11:00 - 11:30

Online 

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Interviews can be a daunting experience. This 30-minute online class will outline how to best prepare yourself and give you top tips for a successful performance. Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

Exploring Postgraduate Study Options

Workshop

Wednesday 20 Mar 2019

14:00 - 15:00

Room 107, John Foster Building  (show details)

Address: Room 107 John Foster Building Liverpool L3

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This session will help answer your questions about post- graduate study options. Students are invited to attend from all APSS courses as the session will be geared towards Arts, Media and Humanities post graduate opportunities.

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Employer Event/Fair

Monday 25 Mar 2019

11:00 - 14:00

I M Marsh Meeting Place  (show details)

Address: I M Marsh Meeting Place I M Marsh Campus Liverpool

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IENA offers a more personal approach to Cultural Exchange Programs for the Summer Camp, Hospitality and Retail Industries. Company owners are directly involved with the applicants and visit during the summer. In addition to providing International students the opportunity to work at thousands of hotel, restaurant and retail sites in culture rich tourist areas. To date, IENA has helped over 80,000 participants learn and share with American children at over 500 summer camps, across the USA. Come along to find out more information on their graduate opportunties.

CV Check and Explanation

Workshop

Monday 25 Mar 2019

15:00 - 16:00

John Foster Building, Room 206  (show details)

Address: John Foster Building

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Advice, information and useful resources to help craft good quality applications to both advertised opportunities and when making speculative applications. **PLEASE NOTE: this workshop is offered to students from School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Liverpool Screen School and Liverpool School of Art and Design; although others are welcome to attend.**

Presentation Skills

Workshop

Wednesday 27 Mar 2019

14:00 - 15:00

Room 107, John Foster Building  (show details)

Address: Room 107 John Foster Building Liverpool L3

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This session will help you develop confidence and provide you with practical advice and support in successfully tackling presentations. Priority will be given to APSS students although others are welcome to attend.

Graduate Schemes Uncovered

Webinar

Friday 29 Mar 2019

14:00 - 14:30

Online 

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Graduate schemes offer some of the highest quality job opportunities for graduates, yet many students are not aware of them. They can offer graduates employment with structured training and progression often alongside competitive salaries and benefits. With over half of these graduate schemes open to those who have a degree in any subject discipline, this 30 minute online class will cover the basics of what types of graduate schemes are available across various job areas. This information will help you decide if a graduate scheme is for you and how to increase your chances of making a successful application. Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

ShowMed - Byrom Street Careers Zone

Employer Event/Fair

Thursday 04 Apr 2019

10:00 - 14:00

Byrom Careers Zone, James Parsons Building  (show details)

Address: Byrom Careers Zone James Parsons Building

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ShowMed supply medical cover to concerts, festivals and sporting events around the UK. Typically, their first aider staff base is taken from Student Paramedics, Student Nurses and Medical Students. They offer Medical, Paramedic and Nursing Students an excellent opportunity to gain some valuable paid experience alongside some highly skilled and professional clinical teams.

How to …. Succeed at an assessment centre

Webinar

Tuesday 09 Apr 2019

10:30 - 11:00

Online 

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Many graduate recruiters use assessment centres to assess candidates for their suitability to a position. This 30-minute online class will explain what to expect and how to perform well. Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

Get That Job Day - Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Construction

Employer Event/Fair

Tuesday 09 Apr 2019

11:00 - 14:00

Room G05, 07, 09 Byrom Street  (show details)

Address: Byrom Street Liverpool

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The event brings to LJMU large and small organisations recruiting 2019 graduates or offering placement opportunities.

Get that Job Day - Creative, Culture, Media and Arts Recruiters Fair

Employer Event/Fair

Wednesday 10 Apr 2019

13:00 - 15:00

John Lennon Art Academy  (show details)

Address: John Lennon Art Academy

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The event brings to LJMU large and small organisations recruiting 2019 graduates or offering placment opportunities.

How to…..use LinkedIn effectively

Webinar

Wednesday 10 Apr 2019

14:00 - 14:30

Online 

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LinkedIn is increasingly the ‘go to’ recruitment tool used by employers. This 30-minute online class will cover how to set up an effective student profile and use the site to build up your professional network. Please note this session will run as an online class/webinar. Instructions on how to join the session will be sent to you when you register to attend.

Get That Job Day - Business, Law, Humanities and Social Science Recruitment Fair

Employer Event/Fair

Monday 13 May 2019

11:00 - 14:00

5th Floor Redmonds Building  (show details)

Address: 5th Floor Redmonds Building Liverpool L2

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The event brings to LJMU large and small organisations recruiting 2019 graduates or offering placment opportunities.