Skip to content The Open University

Tuesday 22 April 2014
Wembley Stadium

How to get hired Live is a unique event for students currently studying at a UK university.  Join other students and 150 direct recruiters for a day of dynamic and interactive sessions giving you essential advice on how to get hired.

For more details and tickets visit the How to get hired Live website.

A fantastic opportunity for female students to gain exclusive insight into Vodafone, TARGETjobs STEMinism UK network partners, at their Head Offices.  Gain exclusive insight and a real feel for the company culture in this bespoke one-day event.

When?  Wednesday 9th April 2014

Where?  Vodafone HQ, Newbury

Who’s it for?  Female undergraduates, not in their first year, studying electrical/software engineering or technology-related subjects.

Event partners?  Vodafone

How to apply?  at TargetJobsEvents

If you’re an undergraduate STEM student at a UK university or college of higher education and you have a brilliant, original idea then The Telegraph UK STEM Awards is for you. They are asking STEM students to provide a solution to a challenge focusing on one of these fields of study:

  • defence
  • automotive
  • pharmaceuticals
  • environment
  • construction

A panel of expert judges will award points for innovation, financial viability and the idea’s benefit to society and the environment.

The overall winner, whether it’s an individual or a team, will receive £25,000 and a bespoke mentoring programme from a senior engineer within Babcock International Group. The award will be presented at a dedicated ceremony in London during Universities Week in June 2014.

The deadline for submissions is 27th April 2014. Find out more about the challenges and details about how to enter via the website.

GRADchances Engineering will be taking place on Monday 7th April at University College, Dublin.

The event is aimed at final year engineering students and recent graduates and will bring together students and employers. GRADchances Engineering has been developed exclusively for students in engineering and related disciplines to find out more about careers in the industry; to exclusively meet and network with leading engineering companies; to find out more about the selection process for internships and graduate programmes and to give students in attendance the inside track on competencies and employability factors sought by leading employers in the engineering sector, to give you the edge when it comes to applications.

This event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Network with recruiters, senior figures and recent graduates from leading engineering companies
  • Develop your skills to be successful when applying and during interviews
  • Get the inside view of the sector from industry experts
  • Explore the range of engineering careers open to you

You must apply to attend this event, if your application is successful you will be contacted by a member of the GRADchances team and given further details about the day. To register for this event click here.

Whether you’re looking to kick start your career or are searching for that next step on the ladder, the National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition offers a vast array of opportunities for all engineering and construction professionals and graduates.

It’s taking place in the NEC Birmingham on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th April 2014.

You will find not only the best industry recruiters, but also invaluable careers advice and job-seeking tools.

  • FREE Entry
  • FREE careers advice lounge
  • CV Consultation
  • FREE interview clinic
  • Professional Development Hub from some of the UK worldwide top industry recruiters

…plus lots more

Find out more at the EngineerJobs website

The Government Legal Service (GLS) offers you the chance to conduct your training contract or pupillage in one of the participating Government legal teams. This opportunity is available to final year Law students.

The GLS Open Day is an ideal opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the GLS. Over the course of an afternoon, you will;

  • adopt the role of GLS lawyers in practical workshops which will allow you to experience important areas of GLS work for yourself;
  • hear from current and recent trainees about what life as a trainee lawyer in the GLS is really like; and
  • have the chance to work with and talk to GLS lawyers and trainees throughout the course of the event.

Where and when are the Open Days?

15 April – Leeds, BPP Law School, 80 places available

16 April – London, Treasury Solicitor’s Department, 80 places available

Applications must be received by Friday 21st March 2014. For more information, including eligibility criteria and application details, visit the GLS website.

The Compass Jobs Fair will be held on Wednesday 19th March at Thinktank, Millennium Point in Birmingham.

The event is designed for students and graduates in the field of social work and social care, and offers the largest recruitment, retention and career development event in the UK for this sector.

For more information, including full details of the seminar programme, visit the website.

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) Early Career Mathematicians’ 2014 Spring Conference will take place on Saturday 22nd March at the University of Leeds.

The event is open to mathematics undergraduate and postgraduate students, mathematicians working in academia and industry and anyone else who has an interest in maths. Combining a mixture of presentations with informal career path discussions in breakout sessions, the conference is the perfect opportunity to meet mathematicians from around the country with a variety of interests and backgrounds.

Fees for the conference are as follows:

IMA Student:  £15
IMA e-Student:  £20
Non-IMA Student:  £25
IMA Member:  £25
Non-IMA Member:  £45

For further information about the conference, and to download a booking form, click here

The University of Edinburgh is hosting a European Union Careers Event on Wednesday 19th March 2014, to promote the variety of graduate positions at EU Institutions. The event is open to students and recent graduates of all universities.

David Bearfield, the Director of EPSO (European Personnel Selection Office), along with staff from EPSO will be presenting the variety of opportunities available. It will also be your chance to ask questions about the recruitment process and to find out what it’s like to work in an EU institution.

The event will be opened by Angela Constance MSP, Minister for Youth Employment.

Visit the website to find out further details and register.

Over 160 voluntary roles are available at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (23rd July - 3rd August). The roles are designed for students and are mainly in Sports Presentation; including Presentation Managers, Stage Managers and Camera Operators.

More information about the roles can be found on the PDFs accessible here.