Phych Futures

Psychology Opportunities Week (POW): How to get a Graduate Job

10:00am - 11:00am / Tuesday 2nd November 2021
Type: Networking Event / Category: Department
  • Suitable for: UOL Psychology Students
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This event has been designed specifically for students within the School of Psychology and will give you the key information you need to find a graduate job during your studies (and after).

We will cover the following:
• Getting started
• The UK graduate job market explained – from graduate schemes with large employers to entry level roles with SMEs
• Where to find advertised opportunities
• The "hidden jobs market” – speculative applications and using your network
• Researching employers and developing your commercial awareness for making career decisions and impressing recruiters

If you have any key questions or topics you would like covered in this session, please add a comment below and we will do our best to address this on the day.