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Spring Careers Festival

Build your skills and Shape your future

The Spring Careers Festival is an opportunity for you to build your skills through work experience and volunteering and to shape your future through access to employer networking sessions and graduate roles.

The flagship event of the Careers Festival, the Spring Fair will be held online on 9 February from 2-6pm.

You can log on to our virtual fair platform and live-chat with employers.

The Festival will be comprised of three main elements:

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1. PREPARE TO SUCCEED

            (1-7 February)

This week is all about getting you career-ready. From CV clinics to sessions on leveraging LinkedIn, we want to help you present your very best self to potential employers.

Our fair prep sessions are designed to walk you through the virtual fair platform to ensure you get the very best from the hybrid fair experience. Our employer partners and student development team will also be on-hand to guide you through everything from perfecting your online profile to making your application stand out.

2. SHAPE YOUR DREAM CAREER

               (8-9 February)

The flagship event of the Careers Festival, the Spring Fair will be held online on 9 February from 2-6pm. You can log on to our virtual fair platform and live-chat with employers. 

There will also be an opportunity to network with employers online on 8 February, the day before the fair, with a series of online sessions, workshops and masterclasses.

3. BUILD YOUR SKILLS

          (10 February)

Now that you know what employers are looking for, it’s time to get out there and start building up your CV with that vital experience!

Our Instagram account will be abuzz with a takeover on 10 February, where our team will be offering access to life-changing study and work abroad opportunities and launching our exciting programme of activity for Semester 2.

Catch it all @QUBCAREERS.  #ExperienceMore
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Exciting Programmes for Semester 2

You can also hear from the Careers, Employability and Skills team about the exciting programmes for Semester 2 including funded internships, the Stock Market Challenge , Real-World Challenges and the opportunity to claim up to £400 through the Student-Led Activity Fund for organising and running your own Development Weeks activity.

You can also hear from our DegreePlus team about how the DegreePlus award can help you stand out from the crowd when you start your graduate job search.