Prepare for the Work Experience and Placement Fair
Here you will find useful resources and blogs to help you prepare for the Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair. The event portal will open for registration from 1 September 2021. Check back in for an A-Z list of Exhibitors, event programme, tips and advice.
The Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair is sponsored by EY.
Latest Blog Posts
My Virtual Recruitment Success Secrets
Queen’s Law graduate Norma Taggart just secured a graduate position as a legal analyst with FinTrU Belfast after a rigorous virtual recruitment process. Find out how she did it in our blog.
Careers blog: My Virtual Recruitment Success Secrets
Career advice from top employers
At our recent Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair, we hosted over 130 top employers from all industries and sectors. We took the opportunity to grill them for their best career advice, so you can learn from leaders at the top of their game. Prepare to be inspired…
Careers blog: Career advice from top employers
Ask The Employer: What do you look for in a graduate?
We asked recruiters what are the stand-out traits they look for in graduates. Alongside the biggies like teamwork and leadership, they told us that a can-do attitude goes a long way. How many of these soft skills can you tick?
Careers blog: Ask The Employer: What do you look for in a graduate?
How to Network without Cringing
Forget palm pressing and swapping business cards, networking in the remote working era is as easy as one, two, tweet
Careers blog: How to Network without Cringing
GRPF: 9 Things We Learned About Job Hunting from Day One
If you missed Day One of our Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair, you missed some golden nuggets of advice about graduate recruitment. Lucky for you, we’ve pulled together some top tips in our blog.
Careers blog: GRPF: 9 Things We Learned About Job Hunting from Day One
Tips on How to Impress an Employer at our Recent Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair
We asked some top NI employers for their careers fairs tips ahead of our most recent Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair. Here is what they had to say:
Virtual Recruitment Fairs: Build a Stand-Out Online Profile
At the virtual Work Experience and Placement Fair on 24 February 2021, Fair employers will use your online profile to find you. How do you build a profile that stands out from the crowd? Read our blog and find out.
Cheat Sheet: Stand Out to an employer online
Careers blog: Cheat Sheet: Stand Out to an Employer Online
Asking These Two Questions at a Careers Fair Helped Me Land the Perfect Graduate Role
Maths graduate Ben Devlin explains how the Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair helped him realise the range of careers available to him.
Four Cool Things happening in Graduate Recruitment Right Now
The graduate job market looks a little different this year, but the era of remote working has paved the way for tech advances in the way companies recruit students.
“You can find a job that challenges and excites you”
Careers blog: You can find a job that challenges and excites you
Never hesitate to apply even if you think you won’t make it.
I’m proud to be involved in COVID testing and to be making a difference in the community
Thanks to what I learned at Queen’s, I’ve been able to hit the ground running in my role.
Use the internet! There is no excuse not to be well informed about a company
History and Politics Graduate John Maguire is now North West Talent Partner at FinTrU.
Here is how he got there:
I’ve travelled to Frankfurt and worked with exciting clients like Google
Where to find a graduate internship
Graduate internships are short-term paid opportunities for graduates to gain work experience within a company or organisation.
All you need to know about graduate training schemes
If you want to break into a big organisation, receive expert training and get well paid in the process, a graduate training scheme could be for you.