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.
Find jobs in China
8, 15, 17 and 23 September 2020
A series of online workshops aimed at final year students from China, covering:
Lessons from lockdown – turning green in quarantine?
21, 22 & 24 September 2020 10.30-12.30pm
The last event in the WIP Forum series will explore climate change and building a sustainable future after lockdown over three sessions. The free event includes a panel discussion from Abyd Karmali, Managing Director of Climate Finance at Bank of America, a leading climate change figure.
Want to break into NI'S film and TV industry?
22 - 24 September 2020
BBC Digital Cities is going virtual this year with free training events every month. Enjoy a packed line-up from 22-24 September, featuring an audience with:
The Belfast creatives behind BBC NI’s lockdown drama series Splendid Isolation
NI Screen’s talent manager Christine Morrow, the short film exec behind the Oscar-winning Belfast film Boogaloo and Graham.
Break into tech
28 September – 02 October 2020 2pm
Learn more about careers in tech and business direct from Google engineers in this online workshop. Choose from tech sessions (for Computer Science related degrees) or business sessions (sale, marketing or business backgrounds), and:
Job hunt in final year
30 September and 01 October 2020
Meet employers, postgrad providers, careers advisers and learn more about the opportunities available to you after graduation. Don’t wait to talk to employers – connect now.
Anyone can conquer the commercial world
30 September 2020 1-2pm
30 September panel - Employers confirmed for this online event – PwC, Deloitte, First Derivatives and Citi
06 October 2020 12-1pm
06 October panel - Employers confirmed for this online event – KPMG, EY, FinTrU, Allstate
Students from all disciplines have skills they can bring to the commercial world. Connect with employers and discover the roles and opportunities available to graduates from all disciplines – as well as hearing about the transferable skills that are important to them.
Stand out from the crowd
6 October 2020 1-2pm
Discover how you can gain accreditation for your extracurricular activities through our employability award. From volunteering to academic clubs, what you do outside the lecture theatre can make you more employable.
Knowledge, connections, graduate success
07 October 2020 12.30-1.30pm
From biotechnology to pharmaceuticals and food processing, explore the different ways to use your degree in industry, research, academia and other sectors in this online event.
Knowledge + connections = graduate success.
Wish you were here?
12th-15th October 2020
Prepare for an international experience in 2021 and beyond. Our series of virtual information sessions will cover a range of opportunities, including:
How far will you go?
14 October 2020 12:00pm
The jewel in the crown of Go Global Week, this is your chance to explore the wealth of global opportunities available to you during your time at Queen’s, including study, work and volunteer abroad programmes.
21 October 2020 12:00 PM
Join us for the Study USA information session. We will provide an overview of the Study USA Programme, eligibility criteria and application process.
The Study USA programme is run by the British Council Northern Ireland and involves 12 months studying business-related courses at a US university or college. Approximately 70 places are available at institutions from Florida to Montana or California to North Carolina. You don’t need to be from a business background to apply and it is open to full-time pre-final year students of any discipline. Join us for this session to hear from the \British Council and past participants of the programme.
Find your future
21 and 22 October 2020
Browse employers recruiting from your discipline, watch videos and take part in live chats with recruiters. The more information you put on your online profile, the more you’ll get out of the event.
28 October 2020, 11:00 am
Join us for the IAESTE virtual information session. We will provide an overview of the Programme, eligibility criteria and application process.
IAESTE offers international paid placements from 6 weeks to one year in a range of STEM and Applied Arts fields across 80+ countries.
Previous Queen's students have completed in placements in countries including Japan, China, Austria, Switzerland, Russia and the USA. Over 4,000 students participate globally each year. What are you waiting for – why not give it a try!
Washington Ireland Program
28 October 2020, 12:00 PM
Join us for the Washington Ireland Program virtual information session. We will provide an overview of the opportunity, eligibility criteria and application process.
The Washington Ireland Program (WIP) inspires and develops promising leaders through a program of personal development, policy debate and community service.
Our aim is to support leaders committed to building a future of peace and prosperity for Northern Ireland and Ireland. For over twenty fiver years, WIP has played an important role in post-conflict Ireland by bringing together young leaders from a wide range of communities and backgrounds for an outstanding leadership and skills-development program.
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:
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.
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.
Live Q&A with alumni working at Citi
10 November 2020 12:00pm
Discover what Citi has to offer in this virtual panel discussion. There are opportunities for every study stage and discipline. Live chat with Citi representatives, many of whom are Queen's alumni themselves, who can tell you all about life at Citi.
Due to capacity this is an invite-only event, if you are interested in attending please register your interest as soon as possible.
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.
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:
Find your dream career
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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