Webinars & career cafés

Looking for work experience, graduate schemes, voluntary work or no idea what you want to do after uni?

The Careers team have secured a number of dates for employer led presentations over the coming months which will cover gaining work experience, graduate schemes, finding work, applications, voluntary opportunities, different roles within their organisations and much more. For dates, further details and to book a place, login to your Careersonline account using your student username and password then select Book/Events from the toolbar.

So far, we have the following employers and voluntary organisations scheduled:

  • NHS England Leadership Academy
  • Sparta Global (technology consultancy)
  • SKB Legal (solicitor)
  • Owen (solicitor)
  • University of Bedfordshire (how to become a barrister)
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • McFarlanes
  • Whitbread (hospitality)
  • Michael Page (marketing careers)
  • Network Rail
  • Machins (solicitor)
  • Local Government Association/Luton Borough Council
  • Jayne West (creative industry)
  • NHS East London Foundation Trust
  • African Caribbean Insurance Network
  • Serco
  • British Transport Police
  • Taylor Bennett Foundation PR Training
  • Action for Children
  • NHS Recovery College
  • Family Lives
  • The Poetry Project
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Transitions UK
  • Witness Service
  • Bedfordshire Police

The NGDP team will be holding a number of virtual workshops this Autumn for students to de-mystify the application process and give you an insight into what a career in local government could look like. Topics include:

  • Situational judgement
  • Video interviews
  • Transitioning from university to work
  • What job could I do in Local Government?
  • Disclosing a disability for a graduate assessment process

for details and to join any of the event: local.gov.uk/ngdp-candidates/ngdp-events

Virtual Law Fair 2021Interested in a career in law?

  • Take part in the UK's biggest law fair!

  • Join live workshops and presentations every day
  • Meet top law firms and law schools

  • Brand new platform with enhanced features

  • Last year's event had more than 20,000 attendees & 100+ exhibitors

  • After the fair, continue to use the  AllAboutLaw Digital Campus for exclusive employer events!

Date: Monday 18th - Friday 22nd October 2021

Register: www.allaboutlaw.co.uk/events/virtual-law-fair

If you are interested in a career in accountancy or business, register for this event to be part of the conversation and to receive guidance that will support you on your career journey.

By attending you will have:

  • A chance to meet some of Grant Thornton's senior black leaders
  • An opportunity to ask questions and debate topics that are important to you with associates and leaders within the company
  • Guidance on applying for apprenticeship, undergraduate or graduate programmes – hints and tips to help you succeed in the job market

Date: Tuesday 26th October 2021
Time: 14:30 - 15:30
Venue: Virtual
Register: trainees.grantthornton.co.uk/employability-hub

Explore PwC through their virtual reality platform, PwC’s Virtual Park. 

You can fully immerse yourself in PwC as they have recreated their office environment, bringing the office to you. You’ll be able to quickly and easily create your own virtual avatar, which will enable you to network and speak with PwC ambassadors. As well as exploring the Park, you’ll also get to meet people and hear first hand about their experiences of working at PwC.

For calendar of events see careersstudent.pwc.co.uk/Events/All/ 

Join Lloyds new Virtual HQ to discover what it's like working for Lloyds!

Explore our all new Virtual HQ - where each zone offers exciting virtual experiences and new opportunities. Discover the life and culture at Lloyds Banking Group, find your calm in our Wellness Forest, learn more about how to shape the Bank of the Future or join us in creating a carbon-neutral Future.

Each zone is home to a unique challenge and letter for you to find - spell the word from the hidden letters to be in with a chance of winning an iPad Air!

Head to the Event Zone to book your own 1-1 chat with one of our current graduates, where each chat is from a scheme of your choice. You can also register for our virtual networking events, streamed every Thursday and created to help you find out where a career at Lloyds Banking Group could take you.

Each event is live, offering exclusive insights, team games and networking opportunities. Our colleagues will be on-hand to answer all your questions, too!

Limited places are available – so what are you waiting for? Book now!

Lloyds Banking Group - Virtual HQ

HSBC events provide an insight into the range of career opportunities including details of the inclusive working environment and life in the financial services industry.

Join forthcoming events to find out more!


Interested in a Career in Law?

Vacation schemes and training contracts are a key contribution to successful future job applications in the legal sector.

Keep track of deadlines so you apply in time:

Application Tips from LawCareers.Net

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For more details and to register for the Gradcracker webinars, visit:


A range of webinars offering students the chance to hear from top employers, fellow students and experts at TARGETjobs as they explore current career topics and trends.

Sign up to any of the sessions at targetjobs.co.uk/events/employability-webinars

SRS is launching three new webinars to support student employability:

  • Virtual internships
  • Developing your online presence
  • The skills employers are looking for and how to demonstrate them

They are also giving students another opportunity to join a live session from the original webinar series. The team will be sharing the most up to date knowledge in graduate recruitment, sharing best practise and giving students the chance to have live Q&A sessions with the award-winning author and employability expert, Sophie Milliken.

For more details and to register



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