Welcome to the new semester everyone and in particular, a big welcome to all international students just joining us. By now you may have already sat in on a welcome presentation from the Careers Service; have heard about Careerslink (where we display all our jobs and events) and perhaps even picked up a free “Careers Service” bus pass holder or keyring! If not, look out for one coming to a lecture theatre near you!
With so much going on, for all years, though, it can be hard to keep up with everything, so here are a few highlights for international students:
Helping you get started:
“Getting started for international students – a careers Masterclass” (for all international students) Wednesday, 25th September, 1pm – 2pm Alan Turing Building G.209
“Getting started for international students – a careers Masterclass” (for MBS postgraduates) Wednesday, 2nd October, 2.30pm MBS West, Room G6
Unilever Future Leaders Programme – For China, Russia & Middle East (see them at The Ethnic Diversity Fair on 9th October)
Decathlon China – for Chinese & Taiwanese students – 28th October, 1pm – 3pm
Chemical Company of Malaysia – Thu 3rd October, 1pm – 2pm Careers Service on Booth Street East (Business, Chemical, Engineering, IT disciplines wanted)
Towers Watson (Asia Pacific) 1pm – 2pm (still to be confirmed)
Contact Singapore (for Singapore career opportunities) – (see them at The Engineering, Science & Technology Fair, 16th October)
Events for you!
International Students Careers Week – a week of sessions and events from 28th October – 1st November, 2013 http://www.careers.manchester.ac.uk/students/international/whatsonoffer/internationalweek/
International Career Fair (Asia & Middle East) Saturday, 9th November – LONDON gradcareersasiamiddleeast.co.uk
The China Graduate Recruitment Fair, Saturday 26th October, 10am – 3pm (Limited Places – Booking essential. Sign up from 1st October)
Career workshop for Indian students – Wednesday, 6th November, 2013 1.30pm – 4.30pm
…… and into the next Semester, look out for the:
“Pakistan Jobs Fair” – February, 2014 at The University of Manchester
What now? – Well, all events will be listed in Careerslink with more information and details about signing up to attend. www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink (log in through “current students”)
Amanda Conway is the Head of International Career Development at The University of Manchester. Amanda has been a career consultant at the University for over 15 years and also has a background in retail management and HR, psychometric testing and personality profiling.