Event Programme

Event programme

After you’ve browsed our recruiter stalls, don’t miss our live masterclasses, CV clinics and inspiring talks.
Here is what’s happening and when:
 

Day one programme

Below is the programme for day one of the Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair on 21st October 2020.

 

2pm: Welcome address

Presenters:

Trevor Johnston, Deirdre Lynskey, Jenny McAuley - Careers, Employability and Skills, Queen’s University Belfast

3pm: How to get hired - the first steps to the career you really want.

Presenters:

Deirdre Lynskey, Mary McLaughlin, Diane Masson - Careers, Employability and Skills, Queen’s University Belfast.

4pm: How to prepare for a strength-based interview: expert advice and insights

Presenters:

Sandra Scannell, Employer Engagement Officer, Queen's University Belfast

Sarah McKeag, Associate Director, Talent Attraction and Acquisition, EY Belfast

5pm: Lessons from leaders: passion and team work

Presenters:

Natasha Sayee, Head of External Communications, SONI Ltd

Sara Venning, CEO, NI Water

5.30pm: Looking ahead: what's next?

Presenters:

Careers, Employability and Skills Team, Queen's University Belfast

Day two programme

Below is the programme for day two of the Virtual Graduate Recruitment and Placement Fair on 22nd October 2020. 

 

2pm: Welcome address

Presenters:

Trevor Johnston, Deirdre Lynskey, Jenny McAuley - Careers, Employability and Skills, Queen’s University Belfast

3pm: Keynote Speaker

Presenter:

Neil Gibson, Ernst & Young - Ireland (EY Ireland Chief Economist).

4pm: How to nail a virtual interview: what to do before, during and after to land the job

Presenters:

Featuring students and graduates of Queen's University in a roundtable discussion.

5pm: Lessons from leaders: adaptability and courage

Presenters:

Mark Dougan, Head of Prince's Trust NI

Mark McCormack, Head of Technology at Aflac Northern Ireland

5.30pm: Looking ahead: next steps

Presenters:

Careers, Employability and Skills Team, Queen's University Belfast