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Events and Programmes

Virtual activities for 2020/2021

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.

Student's Union: Jump In Leadership Series
Commencing 9 February 2021

Sessions include:

  • Leadership and Why It Matters
  • Thinking About Myself as a Leader 
  • Working with Teams
  • Communication

Register via Student's Union

Online Careers in Law Insight Programme
Closing date 12 noon 30 April 2021

This year's Careers in Law Insight Programme (CLIP) will be delivered online and we have 100 places on a first come first served basis.

Comprising of employer presentations and Q&A sessions this year’s programme offers second year, third year and all postgraduate students from the School of Law the opportunity to gain workplace insights and practical knowledge in relation to their chosen career.

Applicants must upload their CV when registering on MyFuture and attend all 6 CLIP sessions. The CLIP experience counts towards Degree Plus Combined Experience (Route B)

Employ Autism Internship Programme Information Session
27 April 2021 2-3pm

Are you a student with autism? 

We’re working with the charity Ambitious about Autism and Santander Universities UK to enable autistic students and graduates to access paid internships and tailored careers support and advice.

This information session will provide details on the programme, how to apply and the support available to you.

This online event will be held on Microsoft Teams. 

Register your place and get more information via MyFuture

Media Employability Development Programme 2021/22
Apply by 12 noon 30 April 2021

Spend one year learning about different aspects of the media sector and practising your skills with a real life team.

The Media Programme is mainly targeted at Level 1 and 2 students at Queen's University as you must be available for dissemination activities across two academic years (2021 and 2022).

What you will gain: 

Highly specialised sector skills training masterclasses including interviewing, writing skills for digital content and creating and maintaining a brand.

Exposure to sector professionals.

Up to date and relevant work experience to include on your CV, including project management, sourcing interviews, editing and summarising information, proofreading.

Opportunities to develop and enhance transferable employability skills.

Degree Plus accreditation (Provider Verified)

Training and networking events will take place during Development Weeks (24th May – 4th June 2021).

Deadline to submit completed Application Form no later than 12noon on Friday 30th April 2021.

Apply for the Meda Programme via MyFuture


Development Weeks 2021 24 May – 4 June 2021

Development Weeks is two weeks in the academic year providing all students with dedicated time and space to take part in extra-curricular activity and gain Degree Plus Accreditation. The theme for this year is Connections.

This year, Development Weeks are being held virtually, offering you even more flexibility and scope to get involved in events and to host your own.

The tagline for this year is Celebrate, Reflect, Introduce. We hope to inspire you to achieve those aims throughout the two weeks.

This has been an academic year like no other. We want to celebrate the ways we have stayed connected, reflect on what we have achieved and give you the platform to introduce the wider Queen’s community to your unique skill, interests or hobbies.

Get involved in Development Weeks 2021
Online Digital Assessment Centre
04 June 2021 - morning and afternoon sessions available

As part of our Development Weeks events Careers Employability and Skills have partnered with SRS Recruitment & Employability Experts to give you the opportunity to practice for upcoming assessment centres.

The online Digital Assessment Centre will take place on 04 June 2021 lasting approximately 4 hours. 

We anticipate that demand will be high, so we encourage you to submit your application ASAP!

Applications will be awarded on a first come first served basis, but the closing date is 5pm on Friday 14 May 2021.  

If your application has been accepted, SRS will contact you directly to assist you through the process. 

Register for the Digital Assessment Centre via MyFuture


Missed a Queen's Careers event?

In case you weren't able to catch a livestream, you can watch our most recent Queen's Careers events at a time that suits you. 

View our past events

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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.

Book a consultation appointment via MyFuture

How far will you go?

You can book a 15 minute appointment with one of the Global Opportunities Team to hear about the study and work abroad opportunities and ask specific questions.

The drops ins take place every Tuesday & Thursday, 12-1pm, during term time.

Book a virtual appointment with the Global Opportunities Team via MyFuture


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