USW Careers News #9

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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!


Worried about Assessment Centres? Don’t be worried, be prepared!

Recruiters commonly use assessment centres as part of their selection process. They find them a good way of seeing candidates demonstrating their “competencies” (skills) and so are a great way for people to stand out.  Sounds easy doesn’t it! Well lots of candidates often struggle to give the best impression of themselves as they haven’t done their preparation and don’t know what to expect, or what the selectors are looking for ... read more 


Student Volunteering Week 2024

Volunteering involves offering your time to support an organisation, cause, or project. Discover why and where to apply for volunteering opportunities.   Find out more


FinTech Wales Recruitment Event at USW, 13 March 2024

Whether you're a FinTech Wales member, a student seeking opportunities, or an industry professional, this event is your ticket to the forefront of Fintech ... Find out more


Creative Industries Careers Fair & Networking Event

12:00-16:00, Thursday 29 February, The Street, Cardiff Campus

The sixth Immersed! Festival returns to Cardiff in 2024 with an electrifying lineup of music, film, art, fashion, and theatre showcasing a diverse programme and one-of-a-kind festival experiences.  More information


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. 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


📣This week on CareersConnect

Event  Finding Graduate Jobs 20 February 2024 10:00 - 11:00 - Online
Event Pop-Up Employer - RCT Council 21 February 2024 11:00 - 14:00 Treforest Campus
Event  'Start your Career with Confidence' Session 22 February 2024 14 .00 - 15:00 - Online
Event Pop-Up Employer - Acoustic Consultants Ltd 22 February 2024 11:00 - 15:00 Treforest Campus
Event  Prepare for the Fair  4 March 2024 13:00 - 14:00 - Online

Graduate Opportunity Young Graduate Trainee Programme Closes: 24 February 2024
Student Opportunity Tarian Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) - Money Mules - Virtual Volunteers Project Closes: 14 October 2024
Student Opportunity Event Staff @ National Eisteddfod Closes 12 May 2024
Student Opportunity  Summer Anglo Leader Opportunities, UK closes 16 March 2024

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