Welcome to the Second Summer Term Finalist Newsletter!
As your studies here at Loughborough come to an end, you may be wondering what to do after you graduate. Careers Network is here to help and you can talk through your options in a careers appointment. Don’t forget the support from us goes on after graduation for three years and we are open throughout the summer vacation.
So, what next?
In our next edition we’ll provide some pointers on how to reflect on your achievements and what you are looking for in a career, as well as research the options out there. We’ll cover looking for temporary employment as well as how to consider your longer term career plans. If you want to get started sooner check out our Support for Finalists.
Virtual Work Experience and Internships
Why not skill up whilst you are deciding on your next step? There are lots of opportunities to do this online from your own home. Check out our new Virtual Work Experience and Internshipsinformation to see what you could do and increase your employability in the process.
Interested in finding a placement or internship around the world?
GoinGlobal is running some free webinars designed to help you in your global job search, where you can:
Learn how to connect your career objectives with hiring opportunities by identifying key employers and industry contacts for informational interviews and professional networking.
Get a realistic understanding of work permit and visa requirements, financial considerations and other prime factors critical to career success in a new location.
Identify American employers seeking to hire international professionals for their U.S. operations through H-1B visa petitions - and learn how to connect this information to current job opportunities.
Time and date:
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 10:00 am BST
Internship Experience UK 2021 is now open for applications. Back by popular demand, this immersive virtual experience is designed to support school leavers, current university students and recent graduates to get ahead with their career.
In partnership with world-leading employers, industry leaders and government departments, you’ll gain exclusive insights into one or more of eight different sectors on the three-day virtual experiences. Watch this quick video to find out more!
Champions, a locally basedbrand agency has a number of exciting roles currently. The roles are all being advertised on Careers Online along with all of our other vacancies.
Sign up to the ‘Skills Bootcamp’ - a 10 week free, online programme to help students and new graduates develop employability skills and kickstart their careers!
The bootcamp (supported by ISE) focusses on 9 key skills that employers look for during the hiring process. The programme is specifically designed to give you opportunities to grow and add to your CV. As an alternative to a summer internship, the ProjectSet Skills Bootcamp will also allow you to build a digital portfolio, get mentored by industry experts, access graduate jobs and internship roles, and much more!
Careers Appointments To book for quick careers queries or to check a careers document (CV/statement/cover letter) visit our websitehere
To create and develop your CV, covering letters or application or for help with any stage of the recruitment process you can also access the Careers Network Make Applications page.
For careers consultations (30 minute appointments to discuss your plans) please call 01509 222039.
On Demand Presentations
We keep adding to our range of on demand presentations. Don’t miss out getting valuable insights into a range of topics including Networking, CVs, exploring further study and finding opportunities. All available on theCA007 Learn module.
Whether you know which career sector you would like to work in, or are still exploring your options, you will find links to a whole range of websites on our Career areas web page.
If you are struggling finding roles consider following the below steps:
Explore career options by checking out some key websites that you may find useful to find roles related to your degree.
If you want to view a full range of websites applicable to you go to the Options with your degree page on the Careers Network website, select your school, select your course and then click on the ‘Resources to find experience, placements, and graduate jobs’ tab to see job search resources relevant to your course.
Finally, don't forget that you can always speak to a member of the Careers Network Team by booking an appointment via Careers Online.
Looking for something niche? Go to Prospects job profiles and find the closest match for the job role you are looking for. Then scroll down to the ‘Employers’ section to see links to search for related roles.