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The first ever GRADchances STEM Fair will take place in the Serpentine Hall, RDS, Dublin on April 8 from 12 – 4 pm. The fair will be filled with employers seeking to recruit people from Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Register now for free entry and get a head start on your career in STEM.

Wednesday 25th March 2015
from 18:00 to 20:00
at Boots, 1 Thane Road, Nottingham, NG9 1BS

As part of their on-going recruitment activity, Boots are holding an IT Innovation & Recruitment event that will showcase some of the technologies they currently have in-store and great examples of how this is used company wide.

They are looking for a number of skill sets that can really help ‘Boots IT’ take the next steps into innovation and development.  If you think you fit into the categories below, please register for a ticket.

  • Business Analysts
  • Project Managers
  • Architects
  • Relevant Graduates
  • IT Innovation Project Leaders
  • Development
  • Digital Developers
  • Mobile Developer
  • .net

You can register for a ticket here.

The Digital Academic: Tools & Tips for Research Impact & ECR Employability

A Practical Workshop on:  Monday 23rd March 2015
from 9:00am to 1:30pm

Social media and digital tools are now a staple of many researcher practices and have brought new dimensions to publishing, finding and organising information, problem solving and results sharing.

But what does it really mean to be ‘a digital academic’?  How can you build your online academic profile via social media?  Maybe you don’t think you have time or you don’t know what to do first. 

To help you identify the must-have technologies and tools for being a modern digital academic and the skills to manage them successfully, and Piirus are hosting an exclusive half-day workshop event.

This informative, detailed and practical workshop features a superb line-up of speakers including Dr Inger Mewburn from The Thesis Whisperer who will share her top tips for building your online academic profile and managing a blog.

All details about this event can be found here.





HR Wallingford, an independent research and consultancy organisation specialising in civil engineering and environmental hydraulics, is holding an open day on Thursday 23 April from 9am – 4pm at their offices in Oxfordshire. With a world-class staff and an international reputation for innovation and technical excellence, the organisation is always looking for exceptional candidates to enhance their existing teams.

During the day students will have the opportunity to hear about some of the organisation’s recent research and consultancy projects, and take a look at their facilities. Students will also have the chance to meet recent recruits and find out about their experiences since joining. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Places are limited so it is advised to contact the event coordinator Sarah Moxon as soon as possible either by  or by telephone on 01491 822 364.

This is the FREE annual event organised by London NHS Clinical Psychologists with the London Doctorate in Clinical Psychology programmes:

> To encourage psychology students of black and minority ethnic background to consider clinical psychology training.

> To provide information and answer questions through talks and workshops covering:

  • Clinical Psychology as a career
  • How to get onto Clinical Psychology training programmes
  • Black and Asian colleagues’ experiences during training and as qualified Clinical Psychologist
  • To provide students with opportunities to meet NHS Clinical Psychologists and programme staff

Venue:  Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University

Date:  Wednesday 18th March 2015

Time:  1:30pm – 5:30pm

To book your place, go to EVENBRITE

When?  Saturday 7th March 2015

Where:  Lincoln’s Inn, London

Who’s it for?  Anyone considering a career in law

How to register?  TARGETjobs website

As the UK’s only national pupillage fair, this is an opportunity for any students considering a career at the Bar to meet representatives from Chambers, course providers and many more….and get your questions answered.

In addition, this year, students will also have the option to visit a CV clinic throughout the day to receive advice from representatives from Chambers.


Do you have fluency in more than one language?

GradIreland is running a careers fair aimed at students and graduates from all disciplines who speak more than one language, and will focus on linking students with skilled jobs in which they will use their language skills.

The fair is taking place on 4th March 2015 between 12pm and 4pm at The Serpentine Hall, RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. The fair is open to students from all disciplines, and is attended by employers looking to recruit from all degree subjects.

What to expect at the fair

  • gradireland jobs wall with live graduate jobs
  • a range of free careers seminars
  • networking with leading graduate employers and finding out about the types of roles they are actively recruiting for
  • employers looking to fill roles including engineers, marketing, technicians, project managers, business developers, technologists, consultants and future business leaders

To find out more and to register, visit the website.

Wednesday 4th March 2015

St George’s Hall

10.30am to 3.30pm

1000s of opportunities for 2015 – make sure you don’t miss out!

  • graduate jobs
  • placement opportunities
  • further study
  • summer internships
  • diverse range of exhibitors

For event details, list of exhibitors and to register for fast track entry, visit Liverpool Fairs website.

This event is the formal launch of a new educational route for people working in, or aspiring to work in the water industry.

Water industry professionals will be able to realise their potential career aspirations with qualifications recognised from college education to Honours and Master Degree level, whether they work in customer services or as a laboratory technician.

This launch event is open to anyone interested in the pathway:

Monday 23rd February 2015
15:00 – 17:00

at Scottish Water Stepps Office
6 Buchanan Gate, Stepps, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G33 6FB

The Open University is in partnership with Scottish Water, Glasgow Clyde College and Heriot-Watt University, to provide the pathway.

More information can be found here.

This is a NEW opportunity for Maths and Stats students to engage with employers via OU Live sessions, Facebook chats, and an online Forum every day throughout the week of Monday 9th to Friday 13th February.

Join us to find out more about the labour market, what opportunities are available to you, what employers are looking for, and the recruitment process.


Monday 9th                       What can you do with a degree in Maths & Stats?          

12.30-2.00 p.m. OU Live:  We will be joined by Kelly Markwick from IBM and Giles Osborne and a Head Teacher from Kent Teach to discuss this topic.  View the session

Allianz and the Civil Service will be answering questions on the Forum today


Tuesday 10th                     What skills do employers value?            

12.30-1.30 p.m. Facebook chat:  Wing Shek from Kent Teach will be available to answer your questions about teaching and their training scheme. View the chat

IBM will be answering questions on the Forum today


Wednesday 11th            

Marketing yourself to employers

12.30-2.00 p.m. OU Live:  Sarah Osborn of TNS Global will be discussing this topic.  View the session

An introduction to Teach First

6.30-7.30 p.m. OU Live:  James Annetts from Teach First will join us to talk about teaching and their training scheme.  View the session


Thursday 12th                   Interview techniques

12.30-1.30 p.m. Facebook chat:  Charlie Reeve from Gradconsult will be available to give you tips on interview techniques.  View the chat

TNS Global will be answering questions on the Forum today


Friday 13th                         Recruitment process – what do employers look for?

12.30-2.00 p.m. OU Live:  Anthony Takyi from Allianz will provide useful insights into this topic.  View the session

Kent Teach and Teach First will be answering questions on the Forum today