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Events and Programmes

Virtual activities for Autumn 2020

Our broad range of activities range from skills workshops to employer panels and careers fairs. Attending these events can help with all aspects of planning your future, from developing your employability to succeeding in graduate recruitment. Check back here for regular updates throughout the academic year.

You can register for events relevant to you via the links below.

 

To enjoy uninterrupted access to our digital platforms, please register for events using your Queen's email address.

Degree Plus / Graduate Plus Winter Application Deadline

Applications close Midnight 1st November

Graduating this winter? Don't miss the opportunity to earn an extra certificate at graduation in acknowledgement of the extracurricular activities you took part at during your time at Queen's.

Check qualifying Combined Experience activities on the Degree Plus website.

Apply for Degree Plus/Graduate Plus Winter Application

International Students Employability Programme

Stand out to employers

3, 10, 17 November 2020 10am-12pm

Are you an international student interested in starting a career in the UK? Through these online workshops, you can learn more about:

  • Building a Global Mindset
  • Job Search and Graduate Recruitment in the UK
  • Creating a CV for the UK market
  • Interview Techniques

There are three online workshops in this series on 3rd, 10th and 17th November for International Students. 

Attendance and participation at all three workshops will give Degree Plus Route B accreditation.

Register via MyFuture for Workshop One on 3rd November

Register via MyFuture for Workshop Two on 10th November

Register via MyFuture for Workshop Three on 17th November

George Moore Scholarships (Fully funded USA Post Grad Study)

George Moore Scholarships - online information session

4 November 2020 1:30 pm

Are you interested in fully funded Postgraduate study in the USA?

Representatives from the George Moore Scholars programme will present details on this opportunity and information relating to the application process.

The George Moore Scholars programme is an all-Ireland scholarship programme which supports academically talented students who wish to undertake a Master's degree or PHD in the USA. The programme will support up to 300 outstanding students to undertake postgraduate study, mainly in the USA, in the period 2020-30.

​​​​​​​The Scholarship will cover the cost of higher education fees, research, travel, visa, health insurance and other living costs for successful applicants.

Generation UK China Information Session

Would you like to spend 2 months in China completing an internship?

11 November 2020 12:00pm

Join us for an information session to hear about the opportunities, eligibility criteria and application process.

Generation UK - China was launched by the British Council in 2013. It aims to help students from the UK boost their employability, enhance their long-term job prospects and develop a global mindset through study and work experience opportunities in China.

The programme offers funded internship placements and academic scholarships for UK students to gain international experience in China. British Council will be on hand to talk about this programme.

Please note: The programme is restricted to UK & Irish passport holders.

Degree Plus Employability Festival

Want to make your extracurricular activities count during your time at Queen’s?

11 November 12.30-1.30pm

During our Degree Plus Employability Festival, you can chat live with organisations and teams providing programmes and activities accredited by our Degree Plus employability award.

From exchange and placement programmes to volunteering, research, mentoring and language courses, find out about the range of fun and rewarding activities that can help you achieve an extra certificate at graduation in recognition of the skills you have developed.

You can also chat with the Degree Plus team and hear what employers like EY and NICVA have to say about the award. All attending students will be entered into a draw to win one of six £20 Just Eat vouchers.

Public Sector and Not-For-Profit Employer Panel

Find a rewarding career

11 November 2020 2pm

Are you seeking a career in the public, charity and NGO sectors?

Then this employer panel is for you! Join our industry professionals and learn about the skills and work experience needed to move into the sector and discuss the path to success. It is also the perfect opportunity for you to learn any current or future internships, placements, volunteering and graduate roles on offer.

Students from any discipline can find rewarding careers in the public sector.

This online session will help you understand:

  • The different roles available with your degree.
  • The public sector market.
  • How organisations recruit graduates.

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Careers Consultations

Find your dream career

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You can book a one-to-one consultation with one of our Careers Consultants throughout the year. Whether you want help defining your career plan or tailoring your CV for an application, get in touch.

 

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