HELLO FUTURE - LUMS Careers Brochure 2018/2019 - Lancaster University

HELLO FUTURE - LUMS Careers Brochure 2018/2019 - Lancaster University

LUMS Careers Brochure
HELLO FUTURE - LUMS Careers Brochure 2018/2019 - Lancaster University
                             At Lancaster University Management School (LUMS),

Your future
                             we are justifiably proud of the education we deliver.
                             It is an education that provides you with the starting point
                             for an outstanding career in your chosen field and underpins

your career
                             a lifelong engagement with learning and development.

                             We are focused on supporting     I would encourage you to
                             you in achieving the very        explore these opportunities
                             best start to your career.       and to attend as many of the
                             Our dedicated Careers Team       sessions as possible.
                             are there to offer professional
                                                              I am sure you will find
                             advice and guidance, tailored
                                                              this year’s Careers and
                             support and employability-
                                                              Employability Programme
         NETWORKING          focused events – all with the
                             objective of preparing you
                                                              interesting and stimulating.
                                                              Most importantly, by engaging
         OPPORTUNITIES       for career success.
                             As an internationally leading
                                                              fully with the services on offer,
                                                              you will be one step closer
         JOB SEARCH          management school, we
                             attract many top global
                                                              to joining the community
                                                              of successful Management
         SUPPORT             companies to campus,
                             enabling you to engage with
                                                              School alumni working in a
                                                              range of organisations across

         CAREER PLANNING     staff recruitment teams as
                             well as LUMS graduates
                                                              the world.
                                                              Best wishes,
                             now working in those
         ADVICE              organisations.                   Professor Angus Laing
                                                              BA, MA, MBA, PhD, FRSA
         EMPLOYER                                             Dean


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Meet the LUMS Careers Team     5

LUMS Careers Portal            7

Boost your Employability:      8
The Lancaster Award

Employer Events and            9
Job Opportunities

Employer Events and           11
Job Opportunities

Employer Spotlight            13
@ LUMS Hub

Employer Presentations        15
and Workshops

Financial Markets             19
Careers Support

Employability Skills &        21
Personal Development

‘LUMS LinkedIn Academy’-      27
Workshop Series

Hello Placements and          29

Student Clubs and Societies

Hello Postgraduate Future

                                   LUMS Careers 2018.    HEAD OF CAREERS
                                                                                  We are grateful to all the employers who work with us, and
                                                                                  appreciate the contribution they make to LUMS.
                                                                                  We work with employers of all types including small local
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                                   Whatever your stage                            businesses, national companies and large multinationals,
                                                                                  and in all sectors. They support our students and recognise

                                   of study at LUMS,
Your Career                                                                       the value brought by them to their organisations.
                                                                                  Events and presentations this year will be attended by employers
                                                                                  from the technology sector, investment banking, the public

                                   we have something                              sector, the fashion industry, retail and communications.
                                                                                  We believe we have something to interest all our students.
                                                                                  Our team of careers professionals looks forward to working

                                   for you.                                       with you to identify and pursue your career aspirations.

                                                                                     All activities are free of charge and easy to
                                                                                     book – just choose the ones that interest you.
      FOLLOW                                             RORY DALY
      /lums_careers                                      r.daly@lancaster.ac.uk      You can book at lancaster.targetconnect.net
      Lancaster University
      Management School Alumni

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Meet the LUMS Careers Team...
UNDERGRADUATE                                      POSTGRADUATE                                                               PLACEMENTS AND INTERNSHIPS

                          Careers                          PETER
                                                                                  Dr Peter Sewell is responsible for the
                                                                                                                                                               The LUMS Placements
        HOWARD            Advisers                         SEWELL
                                                                                  careers and employability provision for
                                                                                  Masters, MBA, and PhD programmes
                                                                                                                                         JULIET                and Internships Team is
                                                                                                                                         HUNTINGTON            part of LUMS Careers,
        Undergraduate     You can book an                  Postgraduate & EMBA    across LUMS. He completed his PhD
                                                                                                                                         Placements and        with dedicated careers
        Careers Manager   appointment with your            Careers Manager        in Business Psychology whilst working
                                                                                                                                         Internships Manager   advisers to support you
        m.j.howard@       Careers Adviser for              p.sewell@              as a Senior Lecturer in Employability
                                                                                                                                         j.huntington1@        in finding your placement
        lancaster.ac.uk   advice and guidance              lancaster.ac.uk        & Entrepreneurship at the University
                                                                                                                                         lancaster.ac.uk       or internship.
                          on any topic and at                                     of Central Lancashire and has been
                          any stage of career                                     involved with higher education and                                           Career Advice
                          planning.                                               business in China for the past ten years.
                                                                                                                                                               Drop-In Clinics
        Business and      Career Advice                                           Helen Chaffey is our Postgraduate
                                                                                                                                         MOREY-SCARFE          Tuesday: 14:30 - 16:30
                                                                                                                                                               Thursday: 10:30 - 12:30
        Management        Drop-In Clinics                  HELEN                  Marketing careers coach for MSc                        Placements and
        Careers Coach
                          Tuesday. 12:00 – 14:00           CHAFFEY                Marketing and Advanced Marketing                       Internships Officer     Placement
        lancaster.ac.uk   Thursday 15:00 – 17:00           Marketing              Management students. She has                           k.scarfe@             and Internship
                                                                                  extensive international experience                     lancaster.ac.uk
                                                           Careers Coach
                                                                                  in the world of marketing and                                                Workshops
                          Specialist                       lancaster.ac.uk
                                                                                  advertising and has worked in senior                                         Full details on pg 31.
        VICKY             Support                                                 marketing positions for organisations
                                                                                  including Procter and Gamble and
                          If you are a Business                                   Saatchi & Saatchi, and also with
        Marketing         and Management,                                         brands including Mars and L’Oréal.
        Careers Coach
                          Economics, Marketing
                          or Finance and
                                                                                                                              EVENTS AND EMPLOYER RELATIONS
                                                                                  Martine Dawber provides individual
        lancaster.ac.uk   Accounting student,              MARTINE                tailored careers support for MSc
                          you will meet your               DAWBER                 Management and the MSc Finance
                          Careers Coach                                           suite. Martine has extensive industry
                          in your Careers                  Career Advancement                                                                                  All the Career
                                                           and Internship Officer   experience working in recruitment                      RACHAEL STERRETT
        PAUL              and Employability                                                                                                                    Events and Employer
                                                                                  prior to joining LUMS. Martine also
        McCORMICK         module as part of                mj.dawber@                                                                    Employability,        workshops in LUMS are
                                                                                  works very closely with alumni from
        Financial         your programme.                  lancaster.ac.uk                                                               Careers & Events      organised by the Events
                                                                                  these programmes in a wide variety
        Careers Coach     You can also book an                                                                                           Coordinator           and Employer Liaison
                                                                                  of countries and sectors, and will be
                          appointment with your                                   able to connect you with industry                      r.sterrett@           Team. They work hard
                          Careers Coach for                                       professionals to broaden you career                    lancaster.ac.uk       to develop exciting
        by referral
                          specialist support and                                  network.                                                                     opportunities for you
                          guidance, or attend                                                                                                                  to meet Employers.
                          a specialist drop-in
        SOPHIA WU         clinic (times will be                                   Career Advice                                          CHIOMA IKPA
                          advertised).                                            Drop-In Clinics                                        Employability,
        Careers Coach                                                                                                                    Careers and
                                                                                  Wednesday. 12:00 – 14:00
                                                                                                                                         Events Assistant
        y.wu26@                                                                   Friday. 15:00 – 17:00
        lancaster.ac.uk                                                                                                                  c.ikpa@
                                                                                  Book an individual consultation.                       lancaster.ac.uk
                                                                                  Please email the relevant adviser
                                                                                  stating your availability to meet.

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LUMS Careers Portal                                                          Boost your Employability:
                                                                                              The Lancaster Award
Access our brand new interactive online Careers Portal via the LUMS         The Lancaster Award is a fantastic opportunity to gain official recognition for all the
Careers Moodle page, for help with every element of your career planning!   employability-enhancing activities you complete whilst at Lancaster University.

In addition to speaking to your team of LUMS
Careers specialists, you also have access to
                                                                            Whether you join a student society, do       How to achieve the Lancaster Award
                                                                            work experience, take up voluntary work,
excellent online employability resources.                                   learn a new skill, play sport, organise      Work Experience                               Workshops
                                                                            events or get involved in your college JCR   (20 points)                                   (5 points each - max 4)
    Career Assessments: Resilience,
                                                                            - it all counts.
    workplace preferences and motivation
                                                                                                                         Your work experience can be anything          You can choose to attend workshops that
    CV and Cover Letter Builder, Interview                                  Just look for                                from part time work during term time          will help you understand key skills that
    Simulator, assessment centres                                           this symbol:                                 (perhaps in a bar or supermarket) to a        employers look for in candidates. We run
                                                                                                                         summer placement. You can register            workshops on CVs, application forms,
    Practice psychometric tests                                             The Lancaster A Awardd encourages you to     for part-time work on campus using our        interviews and assessment centres.
                                                                            get involved in a variety of activities to   Employment and Recruitment Service.
    ‘Going Global’ and international                                        acquire skills and experiences which are
    careers support                                                         valued by employers.                         Campus Activity
                                                                                                                         (10 points)
    Business Skills e-learning courses
                                                                                                                         Lancaster University provides fantastic
    Specialist financial market career guides
                                                                            Build up your points to aim                  opportunities to get involved in campus
                                                                            for one of these three levels                life. Being an active member of a
    Industry reports and employer advice                                    of Lancaster Award                           society or club will not only expand
                                                                                                                         your friendship networks, and help with
    Profiles of recent graduate and                                                                                      confidence, but will also give you the
    placement alumni                                                           Bronze           30-40 points             opportunity to develop transferable skills
                                                                                                                         such as teamwork and communication.
    LinkedIn and networking training
                                                                               Silver           45-60 points             Volunteering
    Specialist careers programmes, including
                                                                                                                         (15 points)
    Vault Career Intelligence, paynegotiation.
    com and HigherEd Global Careers                                            Gold             65+ points               Many of you already do valuable
                                                                                                                         community work for charity. This may be
    Information about the Lancaster Award,                                  For further information:                     here in Lancaster, back at home or during
    Career Mentoring Programme, part-time                                   www.lancaster.ac.uk/lancaster-award          a trip to a different country. The Students’
    jobs on campus…and so much more!                                                                                     Union volunteering service offer students
                                                                                                                         opportunities to get involved with valuable
                                                                                                                         community projects and can help you
                                                                                                                         find a project you’ll enjoy. Lancaster Arts
                                                                                                                         also offer voluntary work on community
                                                                                                                         art projects.

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PART-TIME JOBS FAIR                                           DIVERSITY CAREERS DAY

                                                                                                                 Date:  11th October 2018                                      Date:  18th October 2018
                                                                                                                 Time: 12:00 – 15:00                                           Time: 12:00 – 16:00
                                                                                                                 Venue: LUMS Hub breakout area 2                               Venue: LUMS Hub Café and Management school

                                                                                                                 The part-time jobs fair is your chance to find a job          Our brand new Diversity conference will cover
                                                                                                                 during your time at Lancaster University to earn              the themes of disability, mental health, LGBTQ+,
                                                                                                                 money and develop your skills for the future.                 social mobility, BAME and gender equality in the

               Employer Events                                                                                   The fair provides an opportunity for students to meet
                                                                                                                 a wide range of local companies. There is something
                                                                                                                 for everyone.
                                                                                                                                                                               work place.
                                                                                                                                                                               It will be delivered by employers, alumni and
                                                                                                                                                                               inspirational speakers who will present or deliver

               and Job Opportunities                                                                                                                                           workshops on their experiences of overcoming
                                                                                                                                                                               or improving these issues within the workplace.
                                                                                                                                                                               Throughout the conference there will be an array of
                                                                                                                                                                               employers and organisations, committed to diversity,
                                                                                                                                                                               exhibiting in the Management School Hub café.
                                                                                                                                                                               You will have the opportunity to network with
                                                                                                                                                                               exhibitors throughout the conference including an
We organise over 100 career events every year. The following pages showcase a                                                                                                  afternoon tea 4pm – 5pm.
sample of the events coming up this year. Visit TARGETconnect regularly to find out
about all career events and to book your place: lancaster.targetconnect.net
                                                                                                                 EMPLOYER PANEL
   THE BIG CAREERS FAIR                                      LUMS WORK
                                                             EXPERIENCE FAIR 2018
                                                                                                                 Date:  23rd October 2018
   Date:  9th October 2018                                                                                       Time: 17:00 – 19:00
   Time: 10:30 – 16:00                                       Date:  11th October 2018                            Venue: TBC
   Venue: Manchester Central Convention Complex              Time: 12:00 – 15:00
                                                             Venue: LUMS Hub Café
                                                                                                                 Fancy a career in technology?
   We will be providing a free coach to this national
   fair for graduate careers and student work                Summer internships, year-long placements or         Don’t miss the chance to meet an array of high profile
   experience for all those interested in a career in        voluntary work are all great ways of gaining        companies who all have excellent technology roles on
   finance, business or management consultancy.              valuable experience and improving your CV.          offer, including graduate schemes, placements and
                                                                                                                 internships. Each company will have a short 10 minute
   All exhibitors have graduate vacancies for autumn         Visit this fair and chat to employers and careers   presentation on a panel and then students will be able
   2019, some have work experience opportunities and         consultants about the opportunities on offer         to ask individual questions afterwards at the company
   some have jobs with immediate starts. A diverse           in 2018/19.                                         exhibition stand. Refreshments available.
   range of companies are represented with hundreds of
   vacancies and they want to target you!

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Employer Events and Job Opportunities
SPEED NETWORKING                                                AUTUMN CAREERS FAIR                                      MEET THE                                                 CHINA
EVENING                                                         CENTRAL SERVICES                                         EMPLOYER FAIR                                            EMPLOYER FAIR

Date:  30th October 2018                                        Date:  31st October 2018                                 Date:  23rd January 2019                                 Date:  2nd March 2019
Time: 18:00 – 20:00                                             Time: 11:00 – 15:00                                      Time: Drop in anytime between 12:00 – 15:00              Time: 10:00 – 15:00
Venue: LUMS Hub Café                                            Venue: LICA Building                                     Venue: LUMS Hub Café                                     Venue: The University of Warwick

Want to check out a wide range of employers                     The Autumn Careers Fair attracts many of the             Come along to this event and meet graduate               This one-day event for Mandarin speaking
before settling down?                                           Times Top 100 graduate recruiters.                       employers from a wide range of organisations,            students will focus on careers in the finance,
                                                                                                                         all offering great opportunities for Management           business and management sectors.
This is your chance to play the field the evening before        This is one of the best ways to find opportunities in
                                                                                                                         School students.
the main Autumn Careers Fair. Put your questions to             your chosen career. The fair provides a chance for                                                                You will learn about the Chinese graduate jobs
as many representatives as you can – it’s like speed            students to meet a wide range of companies - local,      Receive valuable feedback and advice about how to        market, attend employability insight seminars and
dating for professionals. With refreshments, a quiz and         national and international. There is something for       succeed in the recruitment process.                      have the opportunity to network with recruiters and
lots of opportunities for networking, this is a fun way         everyone: graduate jobs, work experience, internships                                                             organisations with real job vacancies. Places will be
to find your perfect professional match.                        and postgraduate study from across all sectors.                                                                   limited and transport will be free. Closing date for
                                                                                                                                                                                  applications will be notified through TARGETconnect.

COMMUNICATIONS                                                  FUTURE GLOBAL LEADERS:
EMPLOYER PANEL                                                  LEADERSHIP FESTIVAL

Date:  13th November 2018                                       Date:  21st November 2018
Time: 17:00 – 19:00                                             Time: 10:00 – 17:00
Venue: TBC                                                      Venue: LUMS Breakout area and LT1, 2 & 3

Looking for a career that utilises your excellent               For all first year LUMS students.
communication skills?
                                                                We will be inviting a range of alumni and employers
Brand new for 2018, companies are coming together               who hold positions of leadership within their
to talk about their roles in marketing, sales and               organisation. They will share how they have gained
HR. Perfect for students looking for a career where             their positions and give insight into the skills and
exceptional communication skills are essential. Each            attributes that will be vital in helping you to gain
company will have a short 10 minute presentation on             similar positions of leadership in your future career.
a panel and then students will be able to ask individual
questions afterwards at the company exhibition stand.
Refreshments available.

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Employer Spotlight                                                                    Date: 25th October 2018                      Date: 8th November 2018                      Date: 28th November 2018

           @ LUMS Hub
                                                                                                 Time: 13:00 – 14:00                          Time: 13:00 – 14:00                          Time: 14:00 – 15:00
                                                                                                        Working at BAE Systems.                     Be a Placement and Graduate                  Commercial awareness
                                                                                                                                                    Creator with Adidas.                         workshop.
                                                                                                        At BAE Systems, we help
                                                                                                        our customers to stay a                     At Adidas, we are obsessed with              ICAEW is a world leading
                                                                                                        step ahead when protecting                  building a culture, environment              professional membership
                                                                                                        people and national security,               and team that unleashes creative             organisation that promotes,
This year we will be hosting a range of different                                                        critical infrastructure and vital           potential and gives all of us a              develops and supports over
                                                                                                        information. We provide some                chance to make a real impact.                150,000 chartered accountants
employers in LUMS. They will come to the LUMS                                                           of the world’s most advanced,                                                            worldwide. You will constantly
                                                   Date:   17th October 2018
Hub area to answer questions and tell you about                                                         technology-led defence, aerospace                                                        hear that employers are
                                                   Time: 14 :00 – 15:00                                 and security solutions and                                                               looking for commercially savvy
their recruitment process, followed by a company         Applications and Online                        employ a skilled workforce of                                                            employees. This session defines
workshop or presentation.                                Assessments.                                   more than 83,000 people in more                                                          just what that means, and gives
                                                                                                        than 40 countries. From state of                                                         you the chance to assess your
                                                           15:00 – 16:00.                               the art cyber threat detection to     Date: 14th November 2018                           own commercial awareness.
Hub sessions: 12.00 – 13.00                                How to succeed at Video                      flight control systems that enable    Time: 13:00 – 14:00
Presentations: See details opposite                        Interviews.                                  pilots to make better decisions,
                                                                                                                                                    Employability skills for the
                                                           Opportunities are at the heart of            we never stop innovating to
                                                                                                                                                    financial sector.
                                                           a career with us. And we’re proud,           ensure that our customers
                                                           based on the opportunity we offer,            maintain their advantage. This              RSM is a leading provider of
                                                           that students have voted us the              is a long-term commitment                   audit, tax and consulting services
                                                           number one Graduate Employer                 involving significant investments           to middle market leaders globally.     Date: 5th December 2018
                                                           in The Times Top 100 Graduate                in skills. We also work closely             We have around 3500 partners           Time: 13:00 – 15:00
                                                           Employers survey for the last                with local partners to support              and staff in the UK, and our
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pre-interviews with the
                                                           thirteen years.                              economic development through                network covers 120 countries
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Hut Group.
                                                                                                        the transfer of knowledge, skills           globally. Our training schemes
                                                                                                        and technology.                             include all you need to know to              THG is a global leader in health,
                                                                                                                                                    be a future manager or leader,               beauty, fitness and lifestyle, and
                                                                                                                                                    covering project management,                 is home to some of the world’s
                                                                                                                                                    client management and people                 best brands, including Myprotein,
                                                                                                                                                    management.                                  lookfantastic and more. Have
                                                   Date: 24th October 2018
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the opportunity to meet with
                                                   Time: 13:00 – 14:00                                                                                                                           the Recruitment team at the Hut
                                                                                                 Date: 7th November 2018
                                                           Careers in Finance workshop –                                                                                                         Group, outside of their formal
                                                                                                 Time: 13:00 – 15:00
                                                           What an SME has to offer your                                                                                                          interview process. This is your
                                                           career.                                      Graduate and Placement                                                                   chance to impress and discover
                                                                                                        Opportunities.                        Date: 27th November 2018                           more about working for them.
                                                           Understand more about
                                                           developing your career in an                 If you’ve big plans for the future,   Time: 13:00 – 14:00
                                                           SME (small to medium sized                   Enterprise Rent-A-Car is the
                                                                                                                                                    Fitch Ratings will outline
                                                           companies) and what this career              perfect place to begin making
                                                                                                                                                    their internship and graduate
                                                           choice has to offer you. Often                them come together. After all,
                                                                                                                                                    programmes in London, New
                                                           an unexplored job market by                  we’ve big plans for your future
                                                                                                                                                    York and Europe. The internship
                                                           graduates, you will also benefit             too – plans that include teaching
                                                                                                                                                    programme is for students in their
                                                           from a panel discussion on what              you everything you need to know
                                                                                                                                                    penultimate year of study. The
                                                           Finance means in practice in                 about running your own section
                                                                                                                                                    Associate Analyst programme is
                                                           these organisations. We will                 of our business in as little as
                                                                                                                                                    for those graduating in 2019.
                                                           outline the exciting finance career          two years.
                                                                                                                                                    We are seeking candidates who
                                                           paths available and discuss the                                                          have financial flair and an interest
                                                           pros and cons versus considering                                                         in credit, fixed income and
                                                           a move into large corporate or                                                           industry analysis.
                                                           professional services.
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SKY                                                              BANK OF ENGLAND

                                                                                                                Date:    15th October 2018                                       Date:    17th October 2018

             Employer Presentations
                                                                                                                Time:    12:00 – 13:00                                           Time:    13:00 – 14:30

                                                                                                                An introduction to change delivery.                              Assessment Centre Skills Session

             and Workshops
                                                                                                                What is it like working as a business analyst
                                                                                                                                                                                 For over 320 years the Bank of England has been at the
                                                                                                                and project manager?
                                                                                                                                                                                 heart of the UK economy, working to maintain monetary
                                                                                                                Are you interested in a career in Business Analysis              and financial stability for the good of the people.
                                                                                                                or Project Management? Come to a presentation
                                                                                                                                                                                 Please join us for an Assessment Centre Skills
                                                                                                                and Q&A led by Sky to understand what Change
                                                                                                                                                                                 Session, where a member of the Bank’s Early Careers
                                                                                                                Delivery is, and what it’s like to work for Sky, Europe’s
                                                                                                                                                                                 Recruitment Team will take you through an interactive
                                                                                                                leading entertainment company with over 23 million
                                                                                                                                                                                 session about what to expect from an assessment
                                                                                                                customers across seven countries.
                                                                                                                                                                                 centre, and how to prepare for it.

L’ORÉAL                                                 CPA AUSTRALIA

Date:    10th October 2018                              Date:    11th October 2018
Time:    18:30 – 20:30                                  Time:    11:00 – 12:00

                                                                                                                M&C SAATCHI                                                      MORGAN STANLEY
Assessment Centre Lock In with L’Oréal                  Kick Start your Career in China
                                                        (Presentation in Mandarin)
No experience with assessment centres?
                                                                                                                Date:    22nd October 2018                                       Date:    23rd October 2018
Come and learn how to tackle an application             Hear from the Senior Business Development Manager
                                                                                                                Time:    18:00 – 20:00                                           Time:    14:00 – 16:00
for a summer internship or industrial placement,        of one of the world’s largest accounting bodies as he
including psychometric testing, group exercises,        shares his unique insights into how to build a career
presentations and interviews.                           back in China.                                                                                                           Workshop and Presentation
                                                                                                                Evening Presentation
L’Oréal offer placements in HR, Marketing,               Max Shao will be visiting from the CPA Australia,                                                                        Morgan Stanley is a global leader in financial services.
                                                                                                                Come along to a presentation evening by M&C
Commercial, Digital Marketing, Finance, Supply          Guangzhou Office where he works closely with                                                                               They advise and raise capital for corporations,
                                                                                                                Saatchi, founded in 1995 and now the biggest
Chain, PR and Visual Merchandising starting in          graduates and employers in the China and Malaysian                                                                       organisations and governments around the world.
                                                                                                                independent creative network agency in the world,
June 2019 for 12 months.                                accounting and finance sector. These include State
                                                                                                                based in the heart of London’s Soho.                             Learn more about opportunities within the firm,
                                                        Owned Enterprises (SOE), Multinational Corporations
                                                        (MNC), Privately Owned Enterprises (POE) and            We’re looking for keen, bright, independent thinkers             including Global Capital Markets, Investment Banking
                                                        employers such as Deloitte, KPMG, EY, PwC, JP           who share our ambition to create smart, brilliant and            and Management, Research, Sales & Trading and
                                                        Morgan, HSBC, GE, Dell, Lenovo, Power China,            newsworthy work.                                                 Wealth Management.
                                                        Tencent, Huawei and many more.

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Employer Presentations and Workshops
DELOITTE                                                             MARS                                                     TEACH FIRST                                                      HAYS

Date:     25th October 2018                                          Date:    30th October 2018                               Date:    6th November 2018                                       Date:    14th November 2018
Time:     18:30 – 19:30                                              Time:    13:00 – 14:00                                   Time:    18:30 – 20:30                                           Time:    11:00 – 12:00

Evening Presentation                                                 Application and Assessment Centre                        Come along to discover how Teach First can offer                  Careers in Finance workshop - Global Opportunities
Whether you’re interested in one of our graduate roles                                                                        you excellent opportunities with our Leadership                  (focus on China and Europe)
                                                                     Ever wanted application support from a multi- national
or internship programmes, we recommend you take                                                                               Development Programme
                                                                     company with world-class and well-loved brands like                                                                       If you are planning a career in finance outside the UK,
the opportunity to attend one of our exclusive ‘Deloitte             Snickers©, Whiskas©, Dolmio© and Starburst©?             It is a two-year, salaried opportunity that combines             come along to hear from Hays about the global job
Autumn Careers Evenings’.                                                                                                     advanced teaching and leadership training with a fully-          market in finance and some top tips on how you can
                                                                     Get a head start with your graduate applications by
You’ll find out more about the different opportunities                                                                         funded qualification. In this presentation, you will hear        compete for a position in one of these markets, that may
                                                                     learning how to effectively complete assessment centre
we have to offer, get a feel for what life is like at the firm                                                                 first hand accounts of what teaching at Teach First is           help for returns to home countries post-graduation.
                                                                     processes. Come along to develop your skills in a
and have the chance to network with representatives                                                                           like, get details on how to apply for our programme,
                                                                     relaxed environment and learn about Mars as a place
from our main recruiting areas, who’ll guide you                                                                              and learn about ways to get involved while you are still
                                                                     of work.
through the options available to you.                                                                                         at university.

HAYS                                                                 EY
Date:      30th October 2018                                         Date:    1st November 2018
Time:      16:30 – 17:30                                             Time:    12:00 – 13:30

So what is networking and how can I do it well?                      Company Master Class
If you are planning to attend the evening Speed                      This interactive workshop is designed to give greater
Networking event, come along to hear some top tips                   insight into working for EY and our application
from Hays on how to make the most of the evening.                    process. There will be a chance to meet graduates who
Learn the value of building your network while you are               work at EY as well as the student recruitment team.
a student, what questions to ask, and how to feel at
ease with the process.

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Financial Markets                                                         Financial Markets
Careers Support                                                           Careers Events
                LUMS is making big strides in                FINANCIAL MARKET CAREERS              CITY CAREERS –                          VISIT TO DEUTSCHE BANK
                this highly competitive sector.              FOR 1ST YEAR STUDENTS                 LU INVESTMENT &
                                                                                                                                           Hear the thoughts of top traders and
                The Careers Team offer bespoke                                                      FINANCE SOCIETY
                                                             Time: 13:00 - 14:00                                                           corporate finance professionals –
                specialist support to students               Date:  Wed 10th October 2018          City Careers is Lancaster University    a great addition to your CV.
                interested in pursuing Financial             Venue: Lecture Theatre 1              Investment and Finance Society’s
                                                                                                                                           Date:  June 2019
                Market careers. This includes a                                                    largest event, where successful
                                                                                                                                           Venue: London
                programme of talks and events                INVESTMENT BANKING                    Management School alumni are
                                                             SPRING WEEKS FOR 1ST YEAR             invited to share their experiences
                delivered by our specialist                                                                                                LUMS STUDENT & ALUMNI
                                                             STUDENTS                              in the financial industry. This will    EVENT AT THOMSON REUTERS’
                Financial Careers Coach,                                                           provide our members with a great
                Paul McCormick. Paul has                     Time: 14:00 - 15:00                                                           HEADQUARTERS
                                                                                                   opportunity to inquire about different
                over 30 years ‘City’ experience,             Date:  Wed 10th October 2018
                                                                                                   career paths and allow them to          A unique networking opportunity.
                including 20 years as a Bond                 Venue: Lecture Theatre 1                                                      Sign-up via TARGETconnect 1 month
                                                                                                   network with industry professionals.
                Trader, with major banks.                                                                                                  before event.
                                                             INVESTMENT BANKING &                  Time: 11:00 – 16:00
                                                             INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT                 Date:  13th October 2018                Date:  27th June 2019
                It is crucial that 1st year students get                                                                                   Venue: Canary Wharf, London.
                                                             INTERNSHIPS FOR                       Venue: LUMS – Venues confirmed
                involved as early as possible. Recruitment
                                                             2ND YEAR STUDENTS                            upon registration
                deadlines are extremely early in this
                sector! Gaining relevant sector experience   Time: 15:00 - 16:00
                                                                                                   INTERNSHIPS AND CAREERS IN
                is crucial. You need to apply as early       Date:  Wed 10th October 2018
                                                                                                   FINANCIAL MARKETS OUTSIDE
                as possible in the Michaelmas term for       Venue: Lecture Theatre 1                                                      Alex Branford
                                                                                                   OF INVESTMENT BANKING
                opportunities the following summer.                                                                                        BSc Business Studies
                                                             TO ASSIST EARLY                       Time: 17:00 - 18:00                     Lancaster University
                Relevant Experience:                         APPLICATIONS: FINANCIAL               Date:  22nd October 2018
                1st year - Spring weeks                      MARKET CV CLINICS                     Venue: Lecture Theatre 4
                                                                                                                                           “I worked with specialist support
                2nd year - Internships/Placements            Time: 13:30 - 18:00                                                            within the LUMS Careers
                                                                                                   MOCK ASSESSMENT CENTRES
                Final year - Graduate programmes             Date:  Thurs 11th October 2018                                                 team and together we rapidly
                                                             Venue: Charles Carter D38             A classic financial market case study    improved my application,
                                                                                                   exercise. It’s all about how you work    interview and assessment
                                                             Time: 13:30 - 18:00
                                                                                                   as a team! Student feedback has          centre skills so much so that
                                                             Date:  Fri 12th October 2018
                                                                                                   indicated mock assessment centre         I have now secured a year’s
                  Core Resource: LUMS Financial              Venue: Charles Carter D38
                                                                                                   attendance was crucial in getting        placement at the Global Real
                  Careers Insight Series – 16 unique         For 1:2:1 appointments mandatory      hired. Sign up two weeks in advance      Estate division of a major asset
                  short guides written by Paul.              sign-up sheets are available at Oct   via TARGETconnect.                       management firm. Furthermore,
                  See Moodle > LUMS Careers >                11th lectures.
                                                                                                   Date:    Multiple sessions from mid-
                                                                                                                                            I was offered a position from all
                  LUMS Careers Portal
                                                                                                                                            3 divisions of this firm - the first
                                                                                                            November to end-February
                                                                                                                                            time that had happened in their
                                                                                                                                            history. I could not recommend
                                                                                                   INVESTMENT BANKING &
                                                                                                                                            the LUMS Careers services
                                                                                                   FINANCIAL MARKET CVS/
                                                                                                                                            more highly!”
                                                                                                   COVERING LETTERS
                                                                                                   Time: 14:00 - 15:00
                                                                                                   Date:  6th March 2019
                                                                                                   Venue: Lecture Theatre 3

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       9th October 2018       18:00 – 20:00         21st November 2018                                                                                                                                                                                           CENTRE DAYS
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  EXPERIENCE                   CAREERS            CAREERS FAIR                                                                                       MARKETING                         EMPLOYER         FUTURE GLOBAL                                                                                     AWARD               AT THOMSON
                                                                                                                                                      EVENT,                             FAIR
   FAIR 2018                      DAY             31st October 2018                                                                                 MANCHESTER                         2nd March 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                         LEADERS FINAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        CEREMONY                REUTERS’
                              18th October 2018     11:00 – 15:00                         TOP TIP                                                                                                                                          TOP TIP                                                       June 2019           HEADQUARTERS
  11th October 2018                                                                Apply early! Make your                                            February 2019                      10:00 – 15:00     27th March 2019
                                14:00 – 18:00                                                                                                                                                                                       Get networking. Build up                                                                   27th June 2019
    12:00 – 15:00                                                                 applications for graduate                                                                                                                          your LinkedIn profile.
                                                                                   & placement schemes.
                                                                                                                           TOP TIP
                                                                                                                     Don't forget to book a
                                                                                                                      mock interview or
                                                                                                                      assessment centre.                                                                                                                                      TOP TIP
                           WORKING IN                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Looking for an internship
    PART-TIME              THE UK, VISA                                                                                                                                    TOP TIP                                                                                  or summer experience? Your
     JOBS FAIR              RULES AND                                                                                                                                 Attend an employer                                                                           Careers Advisers are here to help.
                          MAKING UK JOB                      TOP TIP                                                                                                 presentation or skills
   11th October 2018
                          APPLICATIONS               Create or update your CV                                                                                             workshop.
     12:00 – 15:00
                           11th October 2018        anytime, use the CV Builder
                             15:00 – 16:00          on the LUMS Careers Portal.

                                                                                                                                                    Please check on Target Connect for eligibility to attend these events, as some are limited to particular year groups.
WORKING IN THE UK, VISA                                         CVS, APPLICATION FORMS
                                                                                                                         RULES AND MAKING UK JOB                                         AND COVER LETTERS
                                                                                                                                                                                         Date:    16th October 2018, 16:00 - 17:00

                Employability Skills &                                                                                   Date:
                                                                                                                                  11th October 2018
                                                                                                                                  15:00 – 16:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                  31st October 2018, 11:00 - 12:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                  15th November 2018, 14:00 - 15:00
                                                                                                                                                                                                  29th November 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

                Personal Development
                                                                                                                                                                                         Date:    29th January 2019, 13:00 - 14:00
                                                                                                                         This session is specifically designed for
                                                                                                                         international students regarding current

                                                                                                                         legislation about working in the UK, including the              Approximately 70% of all applications to graduate
                                                                                                                         new Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneurship) route.                   employers fail at this first stage.

                                                                                                                         A qualified adviser will be able to answer questions            This workshop provides top tips on how to complete
                                                                                                                         about seeking employment in the UK. This session                winning CVs, application forms and cover letters.
                                                                                                                         will be facilitated by the International Student Adviser        Learn what employers are looking for and how to
                                                                                                                         and LUMS Postgraduate Careers Adviser.                          improve your prospects of proceeding to the next stage
                                                                                                                                                                                         in the selection process.

Visit TARGETconnect regularly to find out about all career events
and to book your place: lancaster.targetconnect.net

                                                                                                                                                                                         LANCASTER AWARD
   PREPARE FOR THE                                                 FINDING A SUMMER                                                                                                      PLACEMENT PATHWAY
   CAREERS FAIR                                                    INTERNSHIP
                                                                                                                                                                                         Date:    17th October 2018
                                                                                                                                                                                         Time:    16:00 - 17:00
   Date:    10th October 2018, 16:00 - 17:00                       Date:   10th October 2018, 16:00-17:00
   Date:    21st January 2019, 13:00 - 14:00                       Date:   1st November 2018, 14:00 - 15:00
                                                                   Date:   20th November 2018, 16:00 - 17:00                                                                             Many LUMS students undertake a placement year
                                                                                                                                                                                         as part of their degree; there is a specific version
   If you haven’t been to a careers fair before, think                                                                                                                                   of the Lancaster Award for these students.
   you lack confidence in approaching exhibitors,                  Many employers offer graduate jobs to students
                                                                                                                                                                                         This version of the Lancaster Award is bespoke to your
   or wish to boost your networking success, this is               who have undertaken internships with them at the
                                                                                                                                                                                         University experience as placement degree students.
   an excellent session to attend before the ‘Meet the             end of their penultimate year.
   Employer Fair’ on the 23 January 2019. Delivered                                                                                                                                      The Placement Pathway accredits your Preparation
                                                                   This workshop enables you to explore the many                                                                         for Placement coursework which means there is
   by LUMS and Central Careers.
                                                                   opportunities to gain an internship in summer 2019.                                                                   less assessed work for you to do compared to the
   Aims of the session:                                            You will learn how to research opportunities and to                                                                   traditional version of the Lancaster Award.
   - Offer top tips for navigating a careers fair, including        apply effectively.
                                                                                                                                                                                         If you pass your Preparation for Placement
     what to do before, during and after the event.
                                                                                                                                                                                         coursework, you will automatically be eligible for
   - Share insights into what to expect from the fair.                                                                                                                                   this version of the Lancaster Award.
   - Help you to develop your own ‘elevator pitch’ for                                                                                                                                   The Placement Pathway enhances the support you
     employers.                                                                                                                                                                          gain from the LUMS Placements team by offering you
   - Offer advice for good questions to ask an employer.                                                                                                                                  extra support and feedback on video interviews in time
                                                                                                                                                                                         for your placement applications.

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Employability Skills & Personal Development Workshops

INTRODUCTION TO                                               HOW TO SUCCEED                                           MARKETING YOUR                                                 TYPE DYNAMICS
PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS                                            AT INTERVIEWS                                            PERSONAL BRAND                                                 INDICATOR WORKSHOP

Date:    24th October 2018                                    Date:    25th October 2018, 14:00 – 15:00                Date:    14th November 2018                                    Date:   30th November 2018, 14:00 – 15:00
Time:    15:00 – 16:00                                        Date:    8th November 2018, 14:00 – 15:00                Time:    14:00 – 16:00                                         Date:   7th February 2019, 14:00 – 15:00

Many employers include psychometric testing                   This workshop explores what makes a good                 In order to stand out within the creative industries,          The Type Dynamics Indicator (TDI®) provides
as part of their recruitment process and we have              interview, examines what employers are looking           you need to be able to sell yourself.                          a flexible assessment of a person’s personality.
teamed up with Profiling for Success to enable you            for and explains how to demonstrate that you have                                                                       Underlying patterns are revealed by exploring
                                                                                                                       To be able to sell yourself, you need to know your
to gain practice of the common tests online.                  the appropriate skills.                                                                                                 what attracts and energises us, how we see the
                                                                                                                       product inside and out! What is your unique selling
                                                                                                                                                                                      world, how we make decisions and the ways in
Learn how you should approach these tests and what            You will be given hints and tips on how to prepare for   proposition for career success?
                                                                                                                                                                                      which we manage the world around us.
you can do to prepare for them. You will have the             an interview and the session also includes interactive   Using branding principles, we will look at how you
opportunity to take a test and receive full scores and        practical exercises.                                     can use your interests, values, motivations, experience        This workshop will support your career development,
feedback direct to your email.                                                                                         and achievements to articulate your personal brand;            and help you make more effective career decisions,
                                                                                                                       establishing headline messages which you can use as            through exploring how personal preferences relate to
                                                                                                                       the foundations of your sales pitch; in person, online         careers and specific job roles.
                                                                                                                       or on paper.
                                                                                                                       This session is run by our dedicated LUMS Marketing
                                                                                                                       Careers Coach Vicky Metcalf who has years of
                                                                                                                       marketing experience, and proven success in helping
                                                                                                                       students maximise their personal brand to secure
INTRODUCTION TO THE                                           DEVELOPING                                               incredible graduate roles!
LANCASTER AWARD                                               YOUR PROFESSIONAL
                                                              ONLINE BRAND
Date:    6th November 2018
Time:    11:00 – 12:00                                        Date:    8th November 2018, 15:00 – 17:00
                                                              Date:    22nd November 2018, 11:00 – 13:00

The Lancaster Award, developed in partnership
with employers, is a certificate that rewards you             Connecting 300 million professionals worldwide
for making the most of your time at Lancaster.                across 200 countries, LinkedIn - the ‘Facebook for
The Lancaster Award will enhance your future                  professionals’ - is one of the largest professional
employment prospects by encouraging you to                    networks on the internet.
undertake extra-curricular activities and acquire new         This session will introduce the key features of
skills and experiences valued by employers.                   LinkedIn and explain how to create an impressive
You will undertake a variety of activities and reflect        profile, presenting your skills, qualifications and
on true value of the skills you have developed.               interests, while helping you to clearly articulate
                                                              a career goal and achieve high visibility from
                                                              search engines.

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Employability Skills & Personal Development Workshops

PREPARATION FOR                                              PREPARATION FOR
ASSESSMENT CENTRES                                           VIDEO INTERVIEW

Date:    30th January 2019                                   Date:    31st January 2019
Time:    13:30 – 15:00                                       Time:    11:00 – 12:00

An experienced Careers Coach will give guidance              Video interviews are becoming an increasingly
on what is expected from Lancaster Students in a             popular method for top employers to recruit
crucial stage of application.                                students into early career and graduate roles.
                                                             Many students find this to be one of the more
Just like exams, it’s important to practise and gain
                                                             challenging stages in the application process…
knowledge of assessment centres in order to iron out
                                                             but LUMS Careers are here to help!
any potential mistakes.
                                                             Come along to this specially designed interactive
You’ll be given a comprehensive understanding of the
                                                             workshop to prepare yourself for upcoming
different processes involved in assessment centres,
                                                             applications to leading graduate recruiters.
extensive feedback and the opportunity to ask any
questions about organisations.
                                                             This workshop aims to:                                CREATIVE CVS FOR                                           BOOSTING YOUR
Students, who have obtained fantastic graduate roles,
                                                             - Share video interview top tips and hints from top
                                                               employers (including Aldi, FDM and BT)
                                                                                                                   MARKETING ROLES                                            GRADUATE JOB SEARCH
have said that their attendance at these assessment
centre events was the differentiating factor between          - Reflect on what makes a strong video interview
                                                             - Build your confidence with our specialist video     Date:   20th February 2019                                 Date:    18th March 2019
getting hired or not!
                                                               interview software during the workshop (practice    Time:   15:00 – 16:00                                      Time:    14:00 – 15:00
                                                               makes perfect)

                                                                                                                   CVs for the marketing industry: building on your           Specialist LUMS Careers skills session designed
                                                                                                                   personal brand, we will look at ways to inject             to help you boost your search for a graduate
                                                                                                                   personality and creativity into your CV, ensuring          scheme, in the UK or internationally.
                                                                                                                   it reflects your ability to establish your brand
                                                                                                                                                                              Whether you have the ambition to kick-start your
                                                                                                                   identity, articulate key messages and recognise
                                                                                                                                                                              career in finance, HR, marketing or other sectors, we
                                                                                                                   the needs and interests of your audience. In other
                                                                                                                                                                              will cover top tips to maximise your success in finding
                                                                                                                   words, using basic marketing techniques to
                                                                                                                                                                              the graduate opportunity for you!
                                                                                                                   market yourself!
                                                                                                                                                                              This workshop will:
                                                                                                                   This session is run by our dedicated LUMS Marketing
                                                                                                                   Careers Coach Vicky Metcalf who has years of               - Cover methods to help build your application
                                                                                                                   marketing experience, and proven success in helping          resilience and manage competition.
                                                                                                                   students maximise their personal brand to secure           - Showcase techniques for finding new opportunities.
                                                                                                                   incredible graduate roles!
                                                                                                                                                                              - Enable you to hear insights from recent LUMS
                                                                                                                                                                                graduates who have successfully navigated the
                                                                                                                                                                                competitive recruitment market, and wish to share
                                                                                                                                                                                their stories.

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‘LUMS LinkedIn Academy’- Workshop Series
A brand new workshop series designed to help you to maximise your
presence on LinkedIn. These will be delivered by the LUMS Careers team,
with input from graduate recruiters.
                                                                                                  UNLOCKING YOUR LINKEDIN                                       MASTERING YOUR LINKEDIN
                                 LinkedIn is a key global professional networking site of 500
                                 million members in 200 countries, and is an invaluable tool
                                                                                                  POTENTIAL (INTERMEDIATE)                                      PROFILE (ADVANCED)
                                 for students to network with alumni and recruiters.
                                 LinkedIn is useful for:                                          Date:    7th November 2018, 16:00 – 17:00                     Date:    28th November 2018, 16:00 – 17:00
                                                                                                  Date:    20th February 2019, 14:00 – 15:00                    Date:    6th March 2019, 15:00 – 16:00
                                 • Developing a professional online profile to complement
                                   your CV.
                                 • Making contacts with people working in your chosen sector.     - Take your LinkedIn profile to the next level. Learn         - LinkedIn is your key to a professional online brand,
                                 • Searching for organisations to target by your location of        about the value of LinkedIn skills endorsements,              and also a tool widely used by recruiters to find
                                   preference, or industry sector.                                  how to research job opportunities, sectors and                and select students for placement, internship and
                                                                                                    companies, and how to grow your network with                  graduate roles. This final workshop in the series
                                 • Researching different types of job and career paths.
                                                                                                    alumni and employers.                                         will help you to maximise your LinkedIn profile to
                                 • Connecting with alumni around the globe for insight                                                                            impress recruiters, make speculative applications,
                                                                                                  - This workshop will also introduce you to LUMS
                                   and guidance.                                                                                                                  and become an active member of the LinkedIn
                                                                                                    Connect, our very own directory of over 1,200 alumni
                                 • Securing work experience, internships, placement and             volunteers who can help you with applications, CVs,           community.
                                   graduate roles.                                                  career choices, work shadowing and more.                    - This session will cover how to get involved in
                                                                                                                                                                  professional groups, how to find development
                                                                                                                                                                  opportunities, offer suggestions for creating
                                                                                                                                                                  engaging LinkedIn posts and updates, and advise
                                      GETTING STARTED WITH                                                                                                        you in how to effectively win over recruiters.
                                      LINKEDIN (BEGINNER)

                                      Date:    24th October 2018, 16:00 – 17:00
                                      Date:    6th February 2019, 15:00 – 16:00

                                      - This practical workshop will explain what LinkedIn
                                        is, and guide you step by step to create a profile from
                                      - Your new profile will help you to stand out to
                                        potential employers, to explore your career ideas,
                                        and start building a network of support.
                                      - This is suitable for you if you don’t have a LinkedIn
                                        profile. Computers will be provided but bring your
                                        personal laptop or mobile if you prefer. It may be
                                        helpful to bring a copy of your CV with you.

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                      and Internships
                                     Are you doing a PLACEMENT
                                     as part of your degree?
                                                                                  Finding a Placement
                                                                                  or Internship
                                                                                                                            Where do students do placements?
                                     Every year, many students spend a            Through modules and a series of           Our students work globally with a wide range of companies,
                                     year in industry for the third year of       workshops, we support you to find
                                     their degree. This placement year is         suitable placements and internships,      from large corporations to small and medium-sized businesses.
                                     embedded in your degree and allows           focusing on how to be successful in
                                     you to work full time in a paid role with    the recruitment process. We work with
                                     companies around the world. You gain         employers to bring you insight into how
                                     vital experience using your degree in        to secure opportunities with global,
                                     the workplace, applying your academic        national and local companies, SMEs and
                                     learning and developing new skills as a      corporate giants. Whatever suits you,
JULIET HUNTINGTON                    professional. You return with a bank of      there is a placement year for you.
Placements and Internships Manager   examples of your extended employability
lumsplacements@lancaster.ac.uk       skills, an enhanced CV and sometimes         Useful Websites
                                     with a graduate role offer.
                                                                                  -   lancaster.targetconnect.net
                                     You choose your placement, but we
                                                                                  -   ratemyplacement.co.uk
                                     support you throughout from the first year
                                                                                  -   targetjobs.co.uk/
                                     module, Preparation for Placement, to a
                                     programme of support in your second          -   indeed.co.uk
                                     year whilst applying and then when on
                                     placement when we visit you.                 Come and see us at a
                                     If this is not part of your degree but you   Drop-In or make an
                                     would like to include it, come to one of     appointment
                                     our Transfer to Placement presentations
                                                                                  Drop In in the Careers Zone
                                     and also speak to your department.
                                                                                  - Tuesday: 14:30-16:30
                                     Is an INTERNSHIP an                          - Friday: 10:30-12:30
Placements and Internships Officer     integral part of your degree?                Term time only. Book an appointment
lumsplacements@lancaster.ac.uk                                                    through TargetConnect to discuss any
                                     If you are studying the International        aspect of your Placement or Internship.
                                     Business Management degree you will
                                     take an internship in your vacation
                                     between your 1st & 2nd year, 2nd & 3rd
                                     year and 3rd & 4th year. We are here to
                                     help you secure a rewarding internship.
                                     These are usually in the UK but can
                                     be in any English-speaking business

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                   These workshops are available for students seeking a
                   Placement or Summer Internship as part of their degree programme.

                                             TRANSFER TO                           SECURING                           IMPROVE EXCEL                       START YOUR
                                             PLACEMENT                             A SUMMER                           LU DIGITAL                          ONLINE
                                                                                   INTERNSHIP                         ONLINE COURSE                       PLACEMENT
                                             Date:       Information will                                                                                 SEARCHING
                                                         be provided via           Date:      10th October 2018       Date:      Access online at
                                                         departments                          16:00 – 17:00                      any time                 Date:      Michaelmas term.
                                                                                              1st November 2018                                                      See Target Connect
                                                                                              14:00 – 15:00                                                          for details
                                             Do you want to do a placement                                            www.lancaster.ac.uk/iss/
                                                                                              20th November 2018
                                             year but it’s not part of your                   16:00 – 17:00           training/online/
                                                                                                                                                          This practical session, based in
                                             Are you interested in gaining 12                                                                             the computer lab, will guide you
                                             months of relevant, professional,     This workshop enables you to                                           through the maze of searching for
                                             paid work experience?                 explore the many opportunities                                         a placement online.
                                                                                   to gain an internship in summer
                                             Do you want to apply your             2019. You will learn how to
Name:             Palina Malash              academic learning and                                                                                                                             Name:             Teodor Milkov
                                                                                   research opportunities and to
Degree Scheme: BBA Management                transferable skills to the work       apply effectively.                                                                                           Degree Scheme: Marketing Management
Organisation:     Deloitte, London
                                             Securing a placement year can
                                                                                                                      HOW TO START                        NETWORKING                           Organisation:     Lucite International,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Darwen, Lancashire
Job Title:        Analyst
                                             be integral to finding a more
                                                                                                                      YOUR PLACEMENT                      101 – USING                          Job Title:        Corporate Marketing
                                             successful graduate role due to                                          SEARCH                              NETWORKS                                               Placement
     “I found my placement year to be
     a very beneficial experience full of
                                             having 12 months of relevant          INVESTMENT                                                             TO FIND A
     challenges and self-development.
                                                                                   BANKING &                          Date:      12th October 2018        PLACEMENT OR                              “I chose to take a placement year
     I significantly improved my personal    Come along to this talk to find out
                                                                                   INVESTMENT                                    14:00 – 15:00            INTERNSHIP                                because I felt that it was the best
                                                                                                                                                                                                    way for me to stand out from
                                             more about the placement year                                                       16th October 2018
     skills such as communicability,
     confidence, decision-making and         application process, the structure    MANAGEMENT                                    11:00 – 12:00                                                      the crowd. Although I was only
     self-management. I appreciated the      involved and the support available.   INTERNSHIPS &                                 25th October 2018        Date:      25th October 2018              a placement student, I had the
     opportunity to be part of projects at   You will be introduced to the         PLACEMENTS                                    15:00 – 16:00                       13:00 – 14:00                  chance to work with very senior
                                                                                                                                                                                                    people such as the company’s Chief
     multinational corporations, allowing                                                                                        7th November 2018                   12 November 2018
                                             scheme and hear about the                                                                                                                              Information Officer. I enjoyed my
     me to acquire a lot of knowledge,                                                                                           12:00 – 13:00                       15:00 – 16:00
                                             benefits and challenges of                                                                                                                             placement year immensely and the
     experience and skills applicable to                                           Date:      10th October 2018                                                      28th November 2018
                                             completing a work placement as                                                                                                                         entire experience was invaluable.
     any business area. I enjoyed the                                                         15:00 – 16:00                                                          12:00 – 13:00
                                             part of your degree.                                                                                                                                   I was given real responsibility from
     year in industry and feel that the                                                                               Do you want to search for your
                                                                                                                      placement but don’t know where                                                day one. This allowed me to have
     obtained experience will be a strong
                                                                                   Paul McCormick details the main    to start?                           This session will teach you how           a real impact on the business and
     foundation for my future career.”
                                                                                   financial market sectors offering                                       to use your personal networks to          make a difference.”
                                                                                                                      Come along to this session to get
                                                                                   Internships and Placements and                                         gain employment.
                                                                                                                      some hints and tips on where to
                                                                                   their importance in subsequently                                       It will go through various methods
                                                                                                                      start your placement search.
                                                                                   securing a graduate programme                                          including LinkedIn, LUMS
                                                                                   position.                                                              connect, and other social media

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PLACEMENT                           SPECULATIVE                         CONFIDENCE IN                      HELP!                                 WHAT TO DO
PEER PANEL                          APPLICATIONS                        PRESENTING                         I HAVEN’T GOT                         IF… MANAGING
                                                                                                           A PLACEMENT                           PROBLEMS ON
Date:     Financial Panel           Date:       18th October 2018       Date:      19th October 2018
          10th October 2018                     12:00 – 13:00                      15:00 – 16:00           Date:       23rd January 2019
          17:00 – 18:00                         2nd November                       5th November 2018                   13:00 – 14:00             Date:      11th February 2019
          Business & Supply                     16:00 – 17:00                      12:00 – 13:00                       11th February 2019                   14:00 – 15:00
          Chain Panel                           20th November 2018                 21st November 2018                  11:00 – 12:00
          1st November 2018                     14:00 – 15:00                      11:00 – 12:00                       7th March 2019
          17:00 – 18:00                                                                                                15:00 – 16:00             Hear tips from past placement
          Marketing & Sales Panel                                                                                      19th March 2019
          21st November 2018                                                                                                                     students on how to tackle tricky
                                    Not all placement opportunities     Are you nervous about presenting               14:00 – 15:00
          17:00 – 18:00                                                                                                                          situations.
                                    are advertised. To find these       and public speaking?
          Third Sector and          hidden roles you’ll need to write
          Environmental Panel                                           You may have to do them as part
                                    a speculative application to a                                         Have you been applying for
          6th December 2018                                             of the recruitment process.
                                    company you’re interested in                                           placement years and not had
          17:00 – 18:00                                                 Come to this session, which will                                                                             Name:             Jess Chenery
                                    working for.                                                           any success?
                                                                        address your fears about public
                                                                                                           Are you panicking and think it’s
                                                                                                                                                 EMAIL ETIQUETTE                     Degree Scheme: Marketing Management
                                                                        speaking, talk about how you can
4th years tell what their                                                              32                  too late to get a placement sorted?                                       Organisation:     RealtimeUK, Lytham
                                                                        combat your fears, and how you                                                                                                 St Annes, Lancashire
placements were like.                                                                                                                            Date:      14th February 2019
                                                                        can prepare for any upcoming       Then come along to this session,
Hear about each employment                                              presentations.                                                                      14:00 – 15:00            Job Title:        Marketing Assistant
                                                                                                           we will tell you the range of
sector from marketing to finance                                                                           placements still available to you,
and why you should apply.
                                    MOCK                                                                   and give you ideas for success.
                                                                                                                                                 Make sure you know how to set
                                                                                                                                                                                          “I’d liken my placement at an
                                                                                                                                                                                          SME to a jewel of opportunity;
FREE Pizza!                         ASSESSMENT                                                                                                   a professional tone with your            it might have been harder to find,
                                    CENTRE                              DRESS TO                                                                 emails. Avoid the pitfalls and
                                                                                                                                                 impress your colleagues.
                                                                                                                                                                                          but the wide variety of experience
                                                                        IMPRESS                            PRACTICAL
                                                                                                                                                                                          I’ve gained in the short time that
                                                                                                                                                                                          I’ve been working here has been
                                    Date:       1st November 2018
                                                                                                           SKILLS FOR YOUR                                                                invaluable. I’ve had the opportunity
BUILDING YOUR                                   15:00 – 16:30
                                                                        When:      1st November 2018       PLACEMENT YEAR                                                                 to get involved and even lead some
CONFIDENCE                                      16th November 2018
                                                14:00 – 15:30
                                                                                   11:30 – 12:30
                                                                                                                                                 USING THE PHONE
                                                                                                                                                                                          awesome projects that have made
                                                                                                                                                                                          waves within our industry. And the
                                                                                                           Date:       31st January 2019         IN BUSINESS                              supportive company culture has
Date:       See Target Connect                                          What are you going to wear when                12:00 – 13:00                                                      allowed me to develop and hone my
            for details             How can you shine in a group
                                                                        on placement?                                  22nd February 2018                                                 skill set building on my confidence,
                                    assessment centre? Experience                                                                                Date:      7th February 2019
                                                                                                                       11:00 – 12:00                                                      resulting in a new and improved
                                    a real group challenge and gain     Do you know the difference                                                           11:00 – 12:00
                                                                                                                       11th March 2018                                                    Jess - The Professional!”
Learn tips and strategies to help   feedback on how to show your        between smart casual and dress
                                                                                                                       14:00 – 15:00
you grow in confidence, deal        best to recruiters.                 down Friday?
with new situations and impress                                         Come to this interactive session                                         Would you like to practise
potential employers.                                                    to find out.                       We will cover finding somewhere       communicating using the phone?
                                                                                                           to live, what to do about council     Come to this practical session to        For any questions email
                                                                                                                                                 perfect your telephone skills.
                                                                                                           tax, travel cards and so on.                                                   lumsplacements@
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