BFA x RIBA: 1:1 CV & Portfolio Session

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Waterloo City Farm

18 Carlisle Ln

Lambeth

London

SE1 7LG

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BFA is pleased to invite you to an event curated in partnership with RIBA EAST London branch.

Centred around providing useful tools to help with successful job applications i.e cv, portfolio & interview skills, the event’s aim is to provide crucial help to students and recent graduates who might have found it difficult or had been unsuccessful at securing jobs after completing their studies (part I, II or III). Divided into 4 Sessions, the day will be packed with talks, activities, 1:1 and group workshops on CVs, portfolios and interview skills.


Made possible by funding provided by Ibstock through the RIBA, the day will culminate in a fete as part of RIBA London’s “all group summer fete & party” and feature a number of activities as well as food trucks drinks and various opportunities to network which will continue into the evening party.


Session 1, 2 and 4 are open and free to all but please RSVP on through this link, session, you are invited to come in and hear what industry experts are looking for in prospective employees.


Session 3 requires the purchase of a ticket, in order to reserve a slot for the 1:1 CV, portfolio and interview skills workshop slots – please purchase your ticket on this page.

*Tickets include £5 towards a food voucher.

**Throughout the day, attendees will be encouraged to network as much as possible, with possible incentives of drinks/food tokens as well as direct assistance from volunteers from the BFA network to support those who are not as comfortable in doing so.**

Event overview:

  • Session 1 [11:30am-12pm]

    Adrem will deliver a quick, engaging and interactive talk about CV’s, portfolios and interviews skills. What are employers looking for in a CV and portfolio? What looks good or bad in an interview? Come find out.

    The session will end with a Q&A.

  • Session 2 [12pm-1pm]

    Open Portfolio sharing and workshop. Learn what employers are looking for on your applications and how to improve your portfolio.

  • Session 3 [2pm-3:30pm & 3:45pm-5:15pm]

    Portfolio and CV 30-minute workshop sessions which will give attendees the chance to go through their work and address questions in an intimate setting with an experienced volunteer from either BFA or RIBA East London Architects Group. The Ticket will include the price of the 1:1 session as well as £5 towards a food voucher - to be redeemed at the food trucks available.

    (16 of these slots are strictly reserved for BFA members – if you are part of the network and did not receive instructions of how to get the tickets, please get in touch with us. The remaining 8 slots are allocated to people from universities primarily on the East London area, but also available to other London Architecture schools.)

  • Session 4 [5:45pm-6:45pm)

    Each of the 3 BFA appointed advisors will give a 20-minute presentation of themselves and their work to conclude the day. This session is open to all and will highlight the amazing work and contributions of Black Females to the built environment


Any questions: Iara Silva - 07925476657

Date and Time

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Waterloo City Farm

18 Carlisle Ln

Lambeth

London

SE1 7LG

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

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