Today: BBC, Lucid Games and Facebook attending today's careers event

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Next week, big name employers like the BBC, Lucid Games, Channel 4 and IBM will be coming to campus as part of The BigConnect – our new two-day careers conference.

What can I do at The BigConnect?

At The BigConnect careers conference you will be able to:

  • Meet employers, including the NHS, trinity Mirror and Baltic Creative
  • Explore different sectors within our interactive Career Lounge zones. Zones you can explore include: teaching, tech and digital, working and studying abroad, nursing and allied health, armed forces and emergency services, volunteering and charity, local small businesses, enterprise and entrepreneurship, creative industries.
  • Connect with our alumni, including Dr Jaclyn Bell who starred on the BBC’s Astronauts: Do You Have What it Takes programme
  • Attend workshops with Facebook that will enhance your digital skills; from social marketing through to search optimisation and user experiences

Who will be at The BigConnect?

Lots of employers will be attending The BigConnect careers conference, including:

  • BBC
  • Think Ahead
  • Channel 4
  • NHS
  • Trinity Mirror
  • Department of Education
  • IBM
  • Facebook
  • Baltic Creative
  • Agent Marketing
  • Avenue HQ
  • Morgan Branding
  • Lucid Games

When will The BigConnect take place?

The BigConnect careers conference will be running throughout Tuesday, 13 November and Wednesday, 14 November.

The BigConnect: Details

What: The BigConnect is a careers conference where you can learn about employment sectors, meet potential employers and connect with our alumni

When: Tuesday, 13 November and Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Where: Mountford Hall and the Stanley Theatre in the Guild

How to book: You can register for The BigConnect online via CareerHub