We’ve pulled out all the stops for some incredible speakers to give you their inside knowledge and advice when taking the next step in your career! This event is for students who have done something with LUSU to be able to realise and communicate to future employers the skills they have gained by doing so. It has been designed to enable you to attend a CV workshop at the time that suits you best in what is such a busy time of the year.
How it works:
CV Workshops, Bowland North SR 9, 1-5 every day, just pick the time that suits you:
Pick the time slot that works best for you to attend our CV workshop. These will last 50 minutes and will take place on the hour, every hour: starting with 13:00-13:50am and the last running 16:00-16:50pm. All workshops take place in Bowland North Seminar Room 9 – no need to book, just turn up! – if you have a group of friends or course-mates and would like to attend together then please contact Joe Bourne (firstname.lastname@example.org) as he can try and make the workshop bespoke to you!
Mix this with one of our inspirational guest speakers:
Kerry Eustice, Editor of Guardian Careers and the Guardian Higher Education Network
1pm, Wednesday 20th, Elizabeth Livingston
We are particularly excited to welcome Kerry Eustice: Editor of Guardian Careers and the Guardian Higher Education Network. Kerry also presents the Guardian’s Careers Talk podcast and you can find her on Twitter as @kerryeustice. Kerry will be talking about the various case studies she has seen while working on Guardian Careers and speaking about what makes a successful job hunter. In particular Kerry will be covering the benefits of social media and will be of particular interest to anybody hoping to go into the media or journalism sector.
Mildred Talabi, Author of “7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that gets results”
1pm, Thursday 21st, Elizabeth Livingston
This is a fantastic opportunity for any student thinking about where they are going after graduation: Mildred Talabi is a speaker, writer and the author of 7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that gets results. Mildred graduated from university in 2004 with a degree in Creative Writing and Film Studies and then went on to train as a journalist under a scholarship from News International. Shortly after, Mildred accidentally embarked on a career as a “CV makeover expert” after identifying a need in this area. Today she runs a successful CV makeover business (www.cvmakeoverexpert.com) and regularly delivers career talks, seminars and workshops, as well as maintaining a weekly careers blog. For more information and to subscribe to the blog, visit www.mildredtalabi.com
Peter Cheung, University of Cumbria
4pm, Friday 22nd, Elizabeth Livingston
Any students considering a PGCE after there studies at Lancaster will find this talk invaluable: Featuring a crucial Q&A on applications and processes, Peter will be coming to speak to anyone considering pursuing a career in education to explain what The University of Cumbria can offer in the way of PGCEs and advice on how best to apply for them.