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International Students Careers Week

Thursday 2 February 2017

International Students Careers Week is almost here. 13 - 17 February

A great programme of events for International Students who want information about working in the UK and overseas during their studies and after they have graduated. Booking is open now, just follow the links below:

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Monday 13 February        
Working in the UK after Graduation - Led by Careers & Enterprise and Advice & Counselling
5.15 - 6.45pm, Bancroft 1.13A, Mile End campus
Book here
This workshop will give you an understanding of how the recruitment process operates in the UK, the timeline for applying to jobs and what employers are looking for. You will also get information on visa regulations for working after study.

Tuesday 14th February
How to secure a job back in Asia after your UK graduation 
A workshop by International recruitment specialists Hays 
2 - 3pm, Peoples Palace, PP2, Mile End campus 
Book here
Learn how to stand out in the recruitment process when securing work in Asia. From Job hunting, writing CVs, interviews, and job fairs. Wei Wei from Hays recruitment will be giving his considerable international expertise to QMUL students.

Wednesday 15th February
Tier 5 visas for UK employment (Work experience in the UK up to 24 months) 
Led by Access Tier 5       
1 - 2pm, Peoples Palace, PP1, Mile End campus
Book here
Access Tier 5 provide visa sponsorship to any non-EEA graduates to undertake work experience with UK employers by sponsoring them under the Tier 5 visa category. Find out more about this scheme and how you can get short term work in the UK through it. 

Thursday 16th February
Maximising LinkedIn for your job search        
1 - 2pm Bancroft 1.15A, Mile End campus
Book here
In this practical workshop you will learn how to build your profile and use the key features of LinkedIn for networking and job search in the UK and overseas. 

Thursday 16th February      
Getting internships and work in the USA led by Parenthese
5.30 - 6.30pm  Bancroft 3.26, Mile End campus
Book here
This session is for those who are looking to work in the USA. In it Parenthese will outline their J-1 visa scheme for students who wish to gain a summer job, a student internship or an internship after graduation in the United States.  You will learn how to search for and apply to opportunities through the scheme.

Friday 17th February           
UK Interviews for international students led by the Language centre           
1 - 2pm, Bancroft 4.04/4.08, Mile End campus
Book here
This workshop will look at the type of language you need to use in UK job interviews.  It will raise your awareness of language commonly used in interviews and will look at some model answers.  There will also be an opportunity for you to practise your answers.

These event is open to all students at QMUL. We expect that these event will be very busy. Please cancel your ticket if you are no longer able to attend to make space for another student. Please bring your student ID with you to the event.

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