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October- Final

Careers Consultant
Mary McLaughlin

Welcome back for the 2020-2021 academic year. I am the Careers Consultant for your school of Natural and Built Environment. I will be here to support you over the coming year at University through all aspects of your job search and career development.


It’s almost October – or Actober, as we call it in the Careers service. There will be plenty of opportunities for you to get involved and learn about career options as well what you can do now to help propel your career. I have included information here in the newsletter to help you get started on making the most of the new academic year!

Best wishes,


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Act in October for your future career
Get into Action with these activities

Follow the links below for ideas on how to step into action to make the most of your semseter back at University!

Act in October for your future career

Free download: Your bespoke career planner for semester 1


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Details for Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair 2020
Register for virtual events & Update your online bio
Learn about opportunities for all students, all levels

With most of our Careers activity happening online for this semester, you can act from your armchair. Among the not-to-be-missed events for your diary this month are the virtual Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair on 21 and 22 October and Go Global on 12 October.

Graduateland, our online events platform, has been called the Tinder for jobs. The more information you put in to completing your bio, the better you will stand out to employers. You can browse employers, watch videos and see current vacancies. The good news is, you only need to complete your profile once and your info will be stored for all future events.

WATCH: How to fill in your online bio

WATCH: Register now for the Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair  


Don't miss the Degree Plus Information Session

Find out how to get credit for your extracurricular activities through Degree Plus. From volunteering to clubs and societies, what you do outside the lecture theatre can make you more employable.

Find out more on the Degree Plus website or attend the Degree Plus webinar on 6th October, 1pm - 2pm. Register here

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Examples of Advertised Graduate Jobs

Access job opportunities via MyFuture

  • Many graduate schemes, placements and jobs open this month, so make sure you log into MyFuture, our online careers portal to find opportunities relevant to you.
  • All QUB students have accounts, so just log-in using your QUB email and password to start your search!


Following are some examples of Graduate jobs releveant to Natural and Built Environment:

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Virtual One To One Guidance with a Careers Consultant

At these appointments, you can meet with a Careers Consultant to discuss career path options for next year, graduate job application, interview, a CV Check or other career-related matter.  Please note that there is high demand for this service during term time, so early booking is advised. All appointments are currently being offered virtually. 

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