This seminar is hosted by The British Association of Social Workers (BASW)
Who is the seminar for? Any newly qualified social worker who is finding it difficult to obtain a social work position.
Venue: BASW Head Office, Birmingham (16 Kent Street, Birmingham, B5 6RD)
Date: Friday 2nd December 2011
Time: 10:30 to 3:00
Cost: Free for BASW members, £5 non-members
Programme details and to book a place online, please visit the BASW website
Third Sector Internships Scotland (TSIS) is a programme to help students find paid work experience in the Third Sector (ie, the voluntary and not-for-profit sector).
The programme is open to students from all Scottish Higher Education Institutions and is being delivered by Queen Margaret University, The Open University in Scotland and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, with support from universities across Scotland and Student Volunteering Scotland.
17 new internships of varying lengths, types and locations are now being offered across Scotland.
For details of available internships, visit the TSIS website.
Closing date: Tuesday 6th December 2011
A brand new pilot has been launched which offers a programme of support to unemployed graduates of 2011 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to start up their own business. It is funded by JobCentrePlus and facilitated by Aspiren for Communities (a Nottingham Social Enterprise).
This is a 6 week programme with group sessions and face to face coaching
The first session starts on 1st December at 10:00am until 1:00pm at NVAC, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB (opposite House of Frazer).
To book onto the programme, call 0115 9793891
To find out more, call 0845 519 9025
or go to the Graduate Enterprise School’s website
From Monday 14th November to Friday 9th December 2011, the OU Careers Advisory Service is running an online forum for OU Arts & Humanities students wanting to plan their next career steps.
Questions raised previously have included:
Take this opportunity to post your questions and get answers from qualified careers advisers plus help from fellow students. We hope to see you on the forum.
The NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme will be recruiting up to 150 posts in four specialisms - Finance, General Management, HR and Health Informatics.
Applications opened on 31st October 2011 and will close on 9th December 2011 at 10 a.m.
Further details are on the Scheme website.
The University of Manchester is hosting the following fairs during November:
Tuesday 22nd November 2011 - Law Fair
Law firms offering training contracts and placements, course providers offering training courses and professional bodies such as the Bar offering advice.
Wednesday 23rd November 2011 - Postgraduate Study Fair
Universities and training organisations promoting their postgraduate study places for 2012 (please note this is NOT a jobs fair for graduates).
All details are on the University of Manchester’s website.
GradU8 is a free online graduate recruitment fair that gives students the chance to chat directly to employers from 7th to 10th November.
You can ask questions about graduate schemes and work out which companies offer the career path that best suits you - which may even get you noticed and kick start your career with one of the 7145 graduate job vacancies that Total Jobs have available.
From Monday 31st October to Friday 25th November 2011 the OU Careers Advisory Service is running an online forum for IT & Computing students wanting to pursue their career within the IT sector. The forum will be moderated by a careers adviser, who can answer questions on job hunting strategies and career choice. There will also be one or two employers joining the forum, who will be able to offer advice on recruitment in this sector.
Some questions you might want to ask could include:
The forum will be available for 4 weeks and will then become read-only for a further 12 months.
Take this opportunity to get your questions answered, or share your knowledge and experience with other students.