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Cyber Internships with Northrop Grumman

Posted on June 19, 2017

3 × 10 month Placement at Northrop Grumman available!
These internships are open to 2nd year students studying any computing subject. Closing date is 27th June 2017.

Northrop Grumman is involved in a range of future game-changing defence and security programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with much of its situational awareness and communications, as a leading specialist in large intelligence datasets, as a pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft systems, or as the ‘go to’ provider for truly open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, Northrop Grumman has an unparalleled reputation as an innovator.

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HarperCollins UK to run second BAME-Targeted Traineeship Programme

Posted on June 19, 2017

HarperCollins UK logo Following its successful launch in 2016, HarperCollins UK has today announced that it is once again running its BAME traineeship programme, aimed at black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals who might not otherwise have thought about publishing as a potential career.

The traineeships were created to help tackle BAME underrepresentation within the business and the wider industry, and were launched with the support of Business in the Community’s race campaign, of which HarperCollins UK is a member, and the Publishers Association. To make sure the company can draw on the widest pool of potential BAME talent, this year the programme has been opened up to non-graduates.

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USW Graduate Programme - 9 paid placements in USW available!

Posted on June 15, 2017

Following a highly successful Graduate programme over the last three years, the University has a number of exciting opportunities available to students graduating from undergraduate and post graduate studies (and those recently qualified). Qualifications must be those awarded by the University of South Wales. Applications will be accepted also from recent alumni.

Placements will be for up to 8 months working on a project that will stimulate and challenge individuals.

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MRes Scholarship: The potential for using Big Data Analytics in the NHS Wales

Posted on June 14, 2017

Here is an exciting opportunity to investigate how Big Data Analytics can be applied in the National Health Service. The research has the potential to not only enable the successful candidate to learn new skills but also for them to make a significant difference to the way in which data is used to benefit all those that make use of the National Health Service.

This is a funded MRes, including a generous stipend and tuition fees, with well-resourced circumstances for a successful scholarship.

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Job at USW: Senior Analyst/Developer - Curriculum Management

Posted on June 14, 2017

USW logo The purpose of this senior role within the team is to lead on the solution design, development, integration and implementation of the new Curriculum Management System that will drive the University’s academic life and support core business processes in the Faculties, Academic Registry and Marketing and Admissions departments for the coming years. The role holder will be expected to liaise with customers and the development team and assist them to realise the benefits of their information systems. The role will have direct line management responsibility and will be expected to develop the capability of Analyst/Developers and Developers within the team and encourage a team ethos to problem solving, as well as working on their own initiative.

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Job at USW: Developer - Curriculum Management

Posted on June 14, 2017

USW logo The purpose of this role is to work as part of a small team on the development, integration and implementation of the new Curriculum Management System that will drive the University’s academic life and support core business processes in the Faculties, Academic Registry and Marketing and Admissions departments for the coming years.

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Job Opportunity: Business Intelligence Data Visualisation Officer

Posted on June 13, 2017

Powys County Council are looking for a Business Intelligence Data Visualisation Officer.

“We need a creative individual with the technical skills to make our data more accessible and presentable to wide ranging audiences.

The right person will have a strong point of view on how to present data including motion graphics and be proactive and innovative in identifying solutions which can support this work. Our working environment is fast paced and creative so we need someone who is comfortable working at pace, flexible and with an aptitude to problem solving.”

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South Wales-based GoCompare launches a search for the sharpest data experts for a chance to secure a dream data technology career

Posted on June 12, 2017

GoCompare logo Comparison website is launching a challenge that offers prestigious training and the chance to secure a data-driven career for the winner

GoCompare, the comparison website based in Newport, south Wales, has partnered with technology consultants, Kubrick Group, to launch a graduate challenge to find the data leaders of the future. Successful applicants will secure a fully-paid place on Kubrick’s coveted 18-week big data engineering training course, followed by the potential for a two-year data science development programme at GoCompare.

The challenge, which is open for applications until 10 July, forms part of GoCompare’s ambitions to become the tech employer of choice in the region.

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Adzuna Graduate of the Year 2017

Posted on June 6, 2017

We’re on the hunt for Britain’s top graduates and we’re offering some great prizes to the brightest and best.

Adzuna has put together a package of prizes to help you on your way to a dream career. As well as a cash prize of £1,000 and the chance to gain work experience at a top UK company, you’ll receive 1 to 1 career coaching, and the chance to learn new skills.

So if you’re top of the class, captain of the rugby team or Student President… you’re in the right place.

Enter here: www.adzuna.co.uk/graduate-of-the-year

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Graduate Web Developer & Assistant Product Manager jobs available!

Posted on May 31, 2017

Bisley Office Furniture in Newport are looking to employ a Graduate Web Developer and an Assistant Product Manager.

Bisley designs and manufactures high quality, reliable furniture for every working environment.

“Our success is based on strong partnerships, the latest manufacturing technology and the best people. Our 700 employees are always pushing the boundaries of manufacturing excellence and, as a private company we’re able to devote all our profits to our business.”

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Leadership Programme - Wales/Cymru (LPW)

Posted on May 25, 2017


Windsor Fellowship (WF) is a unique charitable organisation. They design and deliver innovative personal development and leadership programmes which enable talent from diverse communities to be realised.

The Leadership Programme is a personal and professional development programme for undergraduates.

The programme combines residential training seminars, a paid work placement and volunteering, which together enhance your education, employability and citizenship skills.

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Sony UK Technology Centre Recruitment Evening - Engineering roles available

Posted on May 25, 2017

SONY At Sony UK Technology Centre we have fantastic opportunities for motivated individuals who are looking to kick-start their career or take it forward to the next level.

Apply for one of our available positions now and get the chance to attend our recruitment evening on the 13th June 2017!
Successful applicants will be invited to our facility in Pencoed for an interview, and the opportunity to tour our site and meet our expert team in person.

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Lunchtime CV Hints & Tips and CV checks on your campus

Posted on May 24, 2017

CV icon Is your CV up to date? Do you need a refresh and to get it checked?

As we are coming to the end of the year now is the time to prepare yourselves for the job market. We’re putting on this CV Workshop to get you and your CV ready. There will be hints and tips as well as a CV check.

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Fast Track Graduate Academy Case Handler with Admiral Law

Posted on May 22, 2017

An exciting opportunity to join Admiral Law via their Fast Track Graduate scheme.

We focus on delivering a high standard of care to our client’s ensuring they obtain a fair outcome of their claim. The role involves dealing with claims where liability is disputed and the client’s losses are valued between £1k – £25k. As a Fast Track handler you’ll be expected to deliver an exceptional level of service to everyone you speak to.

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Great opportunity for Geography / Planning students : Economic Development Consultancy - Research Assistant

Posted on May 16, 2017

Hardisty Jones Associates Hardisty Jones Associates works with landowners, site promoters, property developers, planners and local authorities to make the economic case for (or against) site allocation and planning permission.

They have a paid summer placement opportunity as a Research Assistant. The role will be to work as part of a team, supporting senior staff in the delivery of economic development project work for clients, and business development activity. The successful candidate must be interested in economic development in the UK.

Full details of the role can be found on UniLife Connect:
https://unilifeconnect.southwales.ac.uk/students/jobs/detail/697538

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