Events and workshops

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The Careers Team offers workshops and events throughout the year to help develop your career and employment readiness whilst studying at Ara. Check out our workshops below and put the dates in your calendar. Keep an eye on CareerHub and Campus Life for events that include industry speakers.

Job Club - for all Graduates

  • Feel supported in your job search
  • Expand your network of contacts
  • Get energised  through supportive peers
  • Exchange job leads, business cards, CVs, ideas, and information
  • Get insights from guest speakers about valuable career strategies and techniques.
  • Receive notification to attend Ara industry events to gain insights from guest speakers.

Job Club drop in support- for all Graduates

Times

Location

Every Tuesday during term time

4.00pm-6.00pm

Career Centre, X108

CV Top Tips

Get the latest information on how to effectively write and format job search documents, such as what information to include, how to create a targeted CV, and how to illustrate "fit" with a position

CV Top Tips

Times

Location

Tuesday 11 Oct

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Career Centre, X108

Get LinkedIn - How to make more connections & build your LinkedIn profile

Learn the basics in an interactive session of how to network by discussing informational interviewing, LinkedIn and how to connect to professional organizations to meet people in your chosen field.

Get LinkedIn - How to make more connections & build your LinkedIn profile

Times

Location

Tuesday 18 Oct

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Career Centre, X108

Job search in action

Find out how employers prefer to recruit and how to use multiple job search methods to be successful in today's employment market. Put together a job search plan of action.

Job search in action

Times

Location

Tuesday 1 November

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Career Centre, X108

Ace your interview

Learn interviewing basics and develop your interview skills. This in-depth workshop provides information on how to prepare for an interview, what employers expect from candidates, and how to handle the most common interview questions. Practice time is available.

Ace your interview

Times

Location

Tuesday 15 Nov

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Career Centre, X108

Navigate your career journey

Learn about the myths and realities of choosing a course, subject, programme and the career decision-making process; identify your relevant skills, interests, and values; identify potential careers to explore and then learn how to research specific job titles through online sources as well as information interviewing.

Navigate your career journey

Times

Location

Tuesday 22 Nov

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Career Centre, X108

"A day in the life of..."  

Come and listen to industry speakers, make connections and gain valuable Insights.

A day in the life ofTimeLocation
Thursday 12 Oct- 10 Nov

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Career Centre, X108