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Careers and Enterprise

Masterclasses 2022

Get ready for life after graduation with our new series of Graduate Success Masterclasses! Find out more about the sessions and register by clicking the links below...

Exploring your career options...

I've graduated, now what? (Online)
6th June 10:00 – 11:00

You've finished your degree but what happens next? Planning and building your career begins with YOU; who are you, what do you look like at your best and what exactly do you have to offer? Attend this masterclass as we seek to support you to explore and communicate effectively your skills, strengths and motivations (with the all important evidence) in your next opportunity.

How can I get a graduate job? (Online)
6th June 13:00 – 14:00

In this session, we'll be exploring whether getting a graduate level job is right for you. And if so, you'll find out the different types of graduate level employment, find out the many different ways you can get a graduate level job, gain top tips from people who actually work with employers and know what they want and ultimately find out how this session links with the many other masterclasses we have available for you!

How can I create my own opportunities (Online)
6th June 16:00 – 17:00

Needing to showcase your skills to employers but not had the opportunity to do any work experience? Want the freedom to work when it suits you best? With a future of work that is moving swiftly away from the classic 9-5, you may be asking yourself “how do I create my own opportunites and start building my portfolio career?”

This workshop, with expert Jack Williams of UnderPinned and the QMUL Enterprise Team, will walk you through the early process of building a framework to work for yourself, finding your first clients, and crafting exciting pitches to secure work.

Should I do a Masters? (Online)
7th June 11:00 – 12:00

Attend this workshop to find out more about what's involved in  Master's degree; get support in deciding if it's the right thing for you to do next; and get informed about finding courses and making successful applications.

Acquiring skills and work experience...

How do I enter an Industry without relevant experience? (In-Person Only)

7th June 13:00 – 14:00
Bancroft 2.40 (in-person only)

Join us in this session where we'll explore the tools and techniques to get into you're preferred industries without having industry related internship/placement experience. We’ll be exploring how to be proactive immediately and demonstrate your motivations to a potential employer. Networking plays a huge part in a successful job search, we’ll also be identifying how to network, understand what an informational interview looks like and useful resources to help you move forward in your job search and showcase your skills

Hour of Code (Online)
10th June 09:50 – 11:00

Curious about coding ? Build up hands-on knowledge around coding through an interactive self-directed "hour" of code. It is an opportunity to learn the basics of coding, and see if it might be for you.

How do I manage my career after graduating? (Online)
10th June 13:00 – 14:00

Hear from a range of recent graduates about how they made the transition to the world of work. Find out how they navigated obstacles, created opportunities and successfully passed through the recruitment process.

Showing your skills to employers...

How can I make my application stand out? (Online)
7th June, 16:00 – 17:00

Who really lands the role? The most qualified? Not always! In this workshop, we'll show you how to turn your experiences to your advantage, and make your CV and cover letter really stand out from the crowd!

How can I Build Networks and Career Success on LinkedIn and Social Media? (Online)
8th June 11:00 – 12:00

In this session, we'll be exploring online tools that can help you to boost your professional network. We'll start by showing you how to stand out with your LinkedIn profile, then we'll explore ways to build your network. By the end of this session, you'll have the skills to start expanding your network, opening up the path to future opportunities.

How Can I Interview Successfully? (In-Person Only)
9th June 11:00 – 12:00
Bancroft 2.40 (in-person only)

Interviews can be nerve-wracking, but when you know what to expect, you feel more in control. In this workshop, we'll be helping you to improve your interview skills by looking at body language, question types and how to answer them. Whatever industry you are going into, this session will help you to prepare for your next interview and go into it with confidence.

Masterclass: How can I 'Ace' Assessment Centres? (In-Person Only)
9th June 13:00 – 14:00
Bancroft 1.13 (in-person only)

Join this Masterclass and: Learn what to expect from assessment centres. Gain practical experience in a group exercise. How to succeed at virtual and in-person assessment centres.


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