Careers Events

Careers Events

Welcome to the Careers booking website

Below is a list of careers events currently on offer. In order to book yourself on to any of these events please log in using your LJMU username and password. Graduates can book a place via the 'Graduate access' section. Some 1-to-1 appointments are also available for current students with our advisers via the 'Appointments' tab.

Event Type:

Grad Café

Thu, 07 Jul 2022

11:00 - 13:00

Student Life Building - Careers Zone 

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Final Year Students – we’re not ready for you to leave us so we’ve made a Grad Café just for you!

We want to Stay Connected and help you with your next steps, whether you are sorted and want to come and share your LJMU experience with us, or you don’t know where to start and would rather not think about it, then we have the place for you - the Grad Café.

Chat to other soon-to-be grads and share your experiences of job hunting and the graduate recruitment process!

Get help with your CV, applications, interviews and any part of the recruitment process.

Help us shape our Graduate Support and tell us what you need.

Simply come along, drop-in and have a coffee on us! Don't forget your student card!

Grad Café

Thu, 14 Jul 2022

11:00 - 13:00

Student Life Building - Careers Zone 

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Final Year Students – we’re not ready for you to leave us so we’ve made a Grad Café just for you!

We want to Stay Connected and help you with your next steps, whether you are sorted and want to come and share your LJMU experience with us, or you don’t know where to start and would rather not think about it, then we have the place for you - the Grad Café.

Chat to other soon-to-be grads and share your experiences of job hunting and the graduate recruitment process!

Get help with your CV, applications, interviews and any part of the recruitment process.

Help us shape our Graduate Support and tell us what you need.

Simply come along, drop-in and have a coffee on us! Don't forget your student card!

Upgrade your CV - how to make the most of your skills and degree on your CV

Wed, 20 Jul 2022

11:00 - 11:30

Online 

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Successfully completing University study and being awarded a degree is undoubtedly one of the biggest achievements that a person can have.

Find out how to describe your degree, your skills and your academic learning and create a great impression on your CV.

By attending this session you will:
1. Be aware of how to present your degree and skills
2. Be aware of different templates to use for your CV
3. Be able to tailor your degree learning to job roles

Grad Café

Thu, 21 Jul 2022

11:00 - 13:00

Student Life Building - Careers Zone 

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Final Year Students – we’re not ready for you to leave us so we’ve made a Grad Café just for you!

We want to Stay Connected and help you with your next steps, whether you are sorted and want to come and share your LJMU experience with us, or you don’t know where to start and would rather not think about it, then we have the place for you - the Grad Café.

Chat to other soon-to-be grads and share your experiences of job hunting and the graduate recruitment process!

Get help with your CV, applications, interviews and any part of the recruitment process.

Help us shape our Graduate Support and tell us what you need.

Simply come along, drop-in and have a coffee on us! Don't forget your student card!

Graduate Schemes Uncovered

Wed, 03 Aug 2022

13:00 - 13:30

Online 

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This online session will cover the basics of what types of graduate schemes are available across various job areas and looks at the recruitment process and what to expect from these opportunities.

This information could help you decide if a graduate scheme is for you and how to increase your chances of making a successful application.

By attending this session, you will:
1. Find out what graduate schemes are.
2. Identify the benefits of gaining a place on a graduate scheme
3. Understand the recruitment process for graduate schemes.

Preparing for in person and online interviews

Tue, 16 Aug 2022

11:00 - 11:30

Online 

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Congratulations you’ve been invited to an interview! (Or are going to be soon)

Interviews are a great opportunity to present yourself as the best candidate for a job, but they can be a daunting experience.

This session will give you an insight into how preparation and practise can help you to succeed at in person, telephone and online interviews.

By attending this session you will:
1. Find out the essential research and preparation you should do before an interview
2. Understand how to answer interview questions
3. Recognise the careers tools and resources which can help you prepare for an interview

How to sell yourself on graduate job applications and how to develop your personal brand

Thu, 01 Sep 2022

11:00 - 11:30

Online 

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Submitting an application form is often the first stage of the graduate recruitment and selection process, and recruiters can receive applications in the thousands.

This online class will show you how to develop your personal brand to make sure your graduate job application form has a positive impact in order to get you through to the next stage of the recruitment process.

By attending this session you will:
1. Know what a personal brand is and why it’s important to develop one
2. Be able to identify valuable experiences you already have
3. Know how to write about yourself and experience to an employer
4. Start to build your personal brand

A beginner’s guide to getting started with LinkedIn

Tue, 13 Sep 2022

13:00 - 13:30

Online 

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LinkedIn is increasingly the ‘go to’ recruitment tool used by employers, so join this webinar to find out how to make the most of it.

This 30-minute online beginners’ class will cover how to set up an effective profile and use the site to build up your professional network

By attending this session you will:
1. Identify the essentials of creating a LinkedIn profile
2. Understand how to create and expand your network
3. How to search and apply for graduate jobs from LinkedIn

Upgrade your CV - how to make the most of your skills and degree on your CV

Wed, 28 Sep 2022

11:00 - 11:30

Online 

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Successfully completing University study and being awarded a degree is undoubtedly one of the biggest achievements that a person can have.

Find out how to describe your degree, your skills and your academic learning and create a great impression on your CV.

By attending this session you will:
1. Be aware of how to present your degree and skills
2. Be aware of different templates to use for your CV
3. Be able to tailor your degree learning to job roles