Events

Forthcoming Events: On-Campus

  

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  More on-campus events will be advertised here soon    
       
 
 
 

Forthcoming Events: Off-Campus

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Thursday 21st March 2019

The Scotland Build Show - The Future Generation of Construction: an afternoon of discussion and advice for students interested in working in the construction industry.

More details available on our blog.

12 - 4pm SEC Centre, Glasgow G3 8YW
Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Glasgow Jobs Fair - free to attend, and is suitable for anyone ages 16-65. Over 25 local employers will be attending this event.

10am - 1pm Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Wednesday 15th May 2019

Let's Talk Autism & Work Event - this exciting free event is for young people and adults living with ASD and related conditions. This seminar will offer employment tips and advice for both individuals with ASD, and employers. Information on opportunities will also be available for graduates with ASD in Finance and IT with J P Morgan Chase.

More information and regisitration details is available on our blog.

 3-5pm DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Cambridge Street, Glasgow G2 3HN

The Careers Service runs a variety of employer-led events throughout the academic year. These include:

The Career Conversation Series
The series offers an alternative approach to employer events, where students meet recruiters face-to-face for an informal conversation into the company's recruitment.

Employer Recruitment Fairs
Recruitment fairs are events featuring a selection of employers within a certain sector, offering students from specific courses the opportunity to meet a range of potential recruiters within a single event.

Employer Presentations
Presentations allow students to attend an in-depth informational session about an employer's recruitment practices, opportunities and work environment.

Employer-Led Workshops
Practical employer-led events aimed at teaching employability and/or professional skills to students.

Employer-Led Industry Insight Sessions
Informational sessions on the specifics of certain industries, lead by employers within the sector.

Employer-Led Mock Assessment Centres
Group activities simulating assessment-centre evaluations commonly carried out by employers during their recruitment procedures.

Careers Drop-In Session: ideal for quick careers related questions - no appointment necessary, it's first come, first served! Please arrive as early as you can to ensure you meet an adviser.

Volunteering and Recruitment Fair, February 2019

Thursday 7th February 2019: 11am - 2pm

Venue: Campus Life Lounge, George Moore Building

This popular event once again takes place on 7th February, and all students are invited to attend - there's no need to pre-register, just come along on the day! Employers will be offering a mix of placements, internships & graduate jobs. There will also be opportunities in the voluntary sector, with some wonderful work experience jobs that will look great on your CV. Employers attending and the opportinities they offer include:

 

Scottish Power

Have both Masters Scholarships and summer Placements available.

  • Graduate Jobs/Placements
  • Summer Jobs/Internships
  • International

 

Clark Contracts

Clark Contracts wants to develop people to be the best they can be.

Clark Contracts will give people the opportunities to progress when they are ready.

  • 5 Graduate Jobs/Placements
  • 3 Summer Jobs/Internships

 

Morgan Stanley

  • Graduate Jobs/Placements
  • Summer Jobs/Internships

Morgan Stanley is more than a leading financial services firm. With 1,200 offices spanning 43 countries and talented, passionate people bringing excellence and integrity to everything we do, the firm is truly global. Throughout the firm’s history, diverse and talented individuals have worked together to develop our new ideas and ground-breaking financial products

 

Action on Hearing Loss Scotland

Greater Glasgow based Volunteering/Other opportunities 

Lend us an ear this year to help support people who are deaf, have hearing loss and Tinnitus! You can provide support as a hearing aid support volunteer, an information volunteer enlightening the public about hearing loss issues and support, a veterans support assistant supporting veterans with hearing loss related issues, and also a fundraiser helping to raise our profile and bring in vital funds to support our array of services in Glasgow and Scotland.


Caravan Project

Local Volunteering/Other opportunities  

The Caravan Project is a small charity with big ambition.  Our aim is to provide families living in poverty and facing challenging circumstances with a much needed break from home. Our mission is to live in a world where every family can enjoy the benefits that a break from home can bring. We are looking for volunteers to help us grow.

 

Ashurst

Graduate Jobs/Placements for Graduates looking for careers in Law

 

Police Scotland

Local and National Volunteering/Other opportunities

Special Constables wear the same uniform and have similar powers to regular officers. They carry out all types of policing which can include; policing football matches, breaking up fights, investigating crimes and patrolling our streets to provide public reassurance by being a visible deterrent.  In policing no two days are the same!

Special Constables are part time volunteers who represent Scotland’s communities and the Police Service within Scotland’s communities.

Police Scotland are currently recruiting Special Constables.

 

Glasgow City Council

23 Summer Jobs/Internships

Scotland's largest Local Authority, offers a 12 week paid placement for penultimate year undergraduates in a variety of roles across seven council service departments.  Placements run from 10th June until 30th August, 35-hour week, earning Glasgow Living Wage of £9/hr. 

 

NHS

Local NHS Volunteering opportunities

 

Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs

20 Local Volunteering/Other opportunities

Volunteer on our national helpline from your own home.  Experience/study in health and social care a requirement.  Full training provided.  Must be able to travel to our office in Glasgow for daytime training.  Volunteering shifts available 0900-2300 hours Mon-Fri. 

 

Volunteer Glasgow

200+ local to Glasgow Volunteering/Other opportunities

Volunteer Glasgow is the one-stop shop for all volunteering opportunities in Glasgow.

Come along to find out more about how volunteering can benefit you, your community and Glasgow.

 

GVI (Global Vision International)

International Volunteering/Other opportunities

GVI offer amazing volunteering and internship opportunities in numerous locations across the world focussing on conservation and community - all helping towards bettering our planet!

 

Stantec

2 Graduate Jobs/Placements, Summer Jobs/Internships

1. If you want to work on exciting and diverse programmes / projects that really make a difference to people’s lives – then a career at Stantec could be the one for you.

2. With over 150 years’ experience in the field, and 22,000 employees across 180 offices world wide ours is an open, friendly and professional environment where ideas are shared and opportunities seized.

3. A structured development programme and an assigned mentor to nurture and develop key skills to be a successful practitioner.