USW Careers News #8

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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!

Will your application stand out from the crowd?

Whilst some employers will be happy with just a CV most will want more, at least a covering letter (or email) to compliment your CV, or usually you will be required to complete an application form. 

Any covering letters you draft to accompany your CV will need to be targeted specifically for each role.  The same is true for any application forms that you complete ... read more

Do you speak Welsh and want to add to your CV?

We are offering an opportunity for Welsh speakers to develop a bilingual CV and LinkedIn/website by undertaking a 5 credit employability module.  This module called ‘Welsh Skills & Your Career’ will focus on developing your spoken and written skills, in preparation for the workplace.  Sessions are designed to fit around your current studies.   

Are you interested? Click Here or email ([email protected])

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council’s Graduate Programme now open

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council aims to recruit talented, forward thinking Graduate Officers to its' Graduate Programme. Each of the Graduate job roles offer a unique opportunity to work in a vibrant environment, learn new transferable skills, meet people from a range of backgrounds and develop a professional career. As continuous professional development, all Graduate Officers will be enrolled on either a Project Management Level 4 qualification or specific job-related training ... Find out more

CV Drop-in Sessions

Have the opportunity to receive support as you progress with your CV. We'll provide prompts to help you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your CV and guide you to maximise and tailor your CV. Our team will be available to address any questions you may have.

No need to book, just come along with a printed copy of your CV. Find out more

Virtual Webinar Spring Insights Week 2024, L'Oreal

Duration: 1 week (Tuesday 2 April - Friday 5 April)

Are in your 1st year at University or have not got a degree? Interested in getting to know more about L’Oréal or the Consumer Goods market (you know, things like how we get products from A to B, or what it’s actually like working with influencers)?  

Apply for a place by 9 February 2024

📣This week on CareersConnect

Event Cardiff Jobs Fair 9 February 2024 10 .00 - 13:00 - Cardiff City Stadium 
Event  'Meet the Professional' Citizens Advice 7 February 2024 12:00 - 13:00 - Online
Event  CV and Cover Letter webinar 6 February 2024 11:00 - 12:00 - Online

Graduate Opportunity Trainee Brand Manager - Elevation Programme Closes: 29 February 2024
Student Opportunity Industrial Placement - Clothing & Home Design  Closes: 14 February 2024
Student Opportunity Interpreters- Croatian, Farsi, French, German, Polish, Somali, Ukrainian Closes 5 February 2024
Student Opportunity  Summer Activity Leader - Wales closes 16 February 2024

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