USW Careers News #10

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Get the most from your USW experience by tapping into our professional careers service and support.   We have a lot to offer you throughout the year and this fortnightly newsletter is a round up of a few of those things!


Bright Ideas Den! Deadline: 4 March 2024

The USW Bright Ideas Den is your chance to pitch for up to £1000 towards your Freelance or Business Startup Ideas. You can be at the idea stage, testing your business/freelance service or already trading and want to develop and grow. It is open to USW Students and Graduates ... read more 


Need a bit of help preparing for interviews?

Interviews may be face to face, telephone, or video. They may be one-to-one, a panel interview, competency based, role-play, group or behavioural.  Whatever kind of interview you are invited to, the key to success is being prepared ... Find out more


‘Believe in Your Future’ Keynote with Luke Rees

5 March 2024, 10:00 - 11:00 Treforest Campus (places limited)
It’s difficult to get excited about your future when the world’s so uncertain. This inspirational and engaging talk is the perfect opportunity for you to get back on your feet, dust yourselves down and rethink what we can control in a world where many of us face fear and challenges ... Find out more


USW Career Mentoring Workshop

11:00 - 13:00 12 March 2024 Treforest Campus

Explore the USW Career Mentoring scheme in this session, designed to inspire and support your career planning and personal development. As a mentee, you'll spend time with a professional mentor, gaining insights into their career path and current role, while also sharing and discussing your career aspirations ...  More information


New Virtual Works Experience Programmes added!

USW Placements have been busy working with our employer partners to build a range of “Virtual Experience Programmes” (VEPs). We have just added two new programmes. 

Tarian ROCU - AI Crime- Virtual Volunteers Project - The police are seeking solutions, could one of them be yours? 

Enterprise Mobility CarClub Challenge - Here's the deal, you and your team are Enterprise Car Club employees, and the company are looking to roll their services out to a new city in the UK. 


Top employers confirmed to attend the in-person 2024 Spring Careers Fair

The website for the 2024 Spring Careers Fair is now live with details of the top graduate recruiters confirmed to attend. The event takes place on the Treforest Campus in the Conference Centre on Tuesday 5 March ... More information


CV Drop-in Sessions

Have the opportunity to receive support as you progress with your CV. No need to book, just come along with a printed copy of your CV ... Find out more


📣This week on CareersConnect

Event  Prepare for the Fair  4 March 2024 13:00 - 14:00 - Online
Event  HEIW Summer Internship 2024 Webinar  7 March 2024 13:00 - 14:00 - Online
Event  Newport Careers Fair 8 March 2024 13:00 - 14:00 - Newport
Event  Learn To Code For Free with Code First Girls 12 March 2024 16.00 - 17:00 - Online
Event RCT Council & Partners Jobs Fair 13 March 2024 10 .00 - 14:00 - Pontypridd
Event FinTechWales Recruitment Event 13 March 2024 10:00 - 12:00 Cardiff Campus

Graduate Opportunity NHS Wales General Management Graduate Programme 2024 Closes: 10 March 2024
Vacation Opportunity Summer Roles- Millfield English Language Holiday Courses Closes: 1 May 2024
Vacation Opportunity Activity and House Leader, Bede's House Closes 1 June 2024
Vacation Opportunity  US/UK Cross Border Tax Associate Summer Internship closes 31 March 2024
Vacation Opportunity Summer Internships in Climate and Environmental Science at the University of Cambridge Closes 11 May 2024
Vacation Opportunity Summer Anglo Leader Opportunities, UK closes 31 March 2024

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