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Information for Students

Information for Students

The Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair on 20 October, 2-6pm, offers a great opportunity to chat live with employers who are recruiting students and graduates just like you. 

If you are in your final year, this event starts the recruitment process for you. 

For those not in your final year you can find career-defining placement and internship opportunities or find out more about the organisations and opportunities available to Queen’s students. 

Register now for the Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair

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How should I prepare?

If you have never attended a virtual careers fair before, our event platform has plenty of resources to help you. From how to set up your profile to video walk throughs of what to expect inside the fair and tips on how to interact with employers, this resource centre has everything you need to prepare and make the most of the fair.

When can you access the lobby?

In the days leading up to the fair, you will have access to the event lobby to:

  • Research Employers, browse Jobs and refine your profile to ensure your skills match
  • Request interview slots from those employers offering them
  • Follow Employers to ensure you receive alerts

The following checklist will ensure you get the most out of the event platform and help you prepare for when our virtual doors open on 20 October 2021

Students’ Checklist

This is your chance to stand out to key employers and discover amazing graduate jobs, internship and placement opportunities for every stage of study. The steps to success are simple:

  • Step 1: Register for the event
    When: September 2021 onwards

    How: You will see the event listed through the Graduateland platform, if you have an existing profile on this platform, simply book to attend the event.  If you are new to the platform complete the short registration form before booking for the event.  Please use your Queen’s University email address.
  • Step 2: Fill in/update your online profile
    When: September 2021

    How: Through the Graduateland platform, you can continue to update your online profile before and even during the event. Giving more detail will make it easier for the right employers to connect with you.
  • Step 3: Check out exhibitors
    When: 1pm on Thursday 14 October

    How: The event lobby will go live before the event allowing you to view employer profiles, follow employers, browse and apply for jobs and request appointments for video conversations in advance.
  • Step 4: Refine your profile
    When: October 2021

    How: Add skills up to and even during the event. The indicator will tell you when your profile is green and close to 100% complete (you can opt to leave age and gender fields blank).  You can add skills based on what the employers are looking for. Your profile information will help sort the employers into the most relevant for you.
  • Step 5: Find opportunities
    When:
     20 October 2021
    How: At the event, you will be able to live chat or video call with employers and ask them about opportunities relevant to you, from summer internships to placements and graduate opportunities starting in 2022.
  • Step 6: Next steps
  • When: 21 October 2021 onwards
    How: 
    The event lobby will remain open for a week after the event. Remember: you can search for opportunities and apply for jobs in MyFuture all year round.

 

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The Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair is sponsored by EY.