UCL Careers Service is running a themed week on ‘International Careers’ from the 28th February to 4th March.
The week will kick off with an introductory talk providing a summary of the range international careers available, factors which make it more likely to achieve and information on how to find work experience. This will be followed by events focussing on ‘Careers in the EU’ and opportunities to hear a variety of professionals talk about their day-to-day work and routes into their field. The programme concludes with an Employer-led CV/Application form checking session on the Friday.
‘Get into…International Careers’ week programme:
Monday 28 February: 1pm-2pm
An ‘International’ Career: why do you want it and how do you achieve it?
A talk by UCL Careers Adviser, Saiyada Smith, covering topics like: finding ways to work internationally; the types of opportunities on offer and how to utilise your skills and experience when applying for roles.
Tuesday 1 March: 5.15pm-8.00pm
EU Careers Event
The UCL European Institute, UCLU European Society and UCL Careers Service are collaborating to deliver this unique event which will offer students an overview over career options with EU institutions, UK Civil Service, regional representations and relevant private and third-sector organisations.
The evening has two parts: a panel discussion (5.15-6.45pm) followed by a networking session (6.45-8.00pm). Organisations include: European Personnel Selection Office; DG Interpretation and the UK Civil Service European Fast Stream.
Thursday 3rd March: 5pm-6.30pm
International Careers Panel
This event provides you with the opportunity to meet a diverse range of experts to discuss international opportunities in a wide range of sectors. Routes into an international career can be challenging to navigate. Learning from our panel of speakers will hopefully clarify ways in which you can embark on your own International Career.
- Dan O’Rogger – International Economist, ODI
- Claire Lewis – International Ambassador Programme, Oxfam
- Speaker TBC – International Management, HSBC
- Bay Fang – International Correspondent, Reuters
Friday 4 March: 2-4.30pm
Employer-led CV and Application Form Checking
Recruitment advisers from Herbert Smith (legal roles) and Ernst & Young (consultancy) have offered to check CVs and Applications from 2-4.30 pm on Friday 4th March.
For more information, including how to register for events, go to Get into International Careers Week.
The Careers Service Team
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