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Birkbeck Work & Learn Careers Fair
Tue 14 June 2016, 15:00 – 19:00 BST
Birkbeck offers a unique oppourtunity for those looking to fullfill their potential through higher education. The chance to study alongside working is one that many of our students use to boost their careers.
Birkbeck Careers & Employability bring you the 'Work and Learn Fair' where you'll have a chance to meet over 30 employers and organisations offering a range of opportunities to help you make the most of your time at the university, including internships, part-time jobs and experienced hire vacancies. We're happy to welcome both prospective and current students through the doors of this event.
Alongside this, we have a series of talks on the day delivered by Google Digital Garage who are partnering with us on the event. These will delve into the exciting realm of jobs in the technology sector and how to start making an impact in the digital industries.
Get Stuck into Digital
Learn about the importance of digital for businesses and your own career, and get top tips from Google on how to build a business online. This masterclass from the Digital Garage team will include advice on how to build websites that work for all audiences, help you understand search and the customer purchase journey, and show you how to tell your story online, through social media and meaningful content.
Tell Your Story Online
The first step towards making the most of the internet is to show off the best of your business online. Make your website shine, on computers and mobile devices, develop rich content, and learn about the importance of measuring success with analytics.
Reach New Customers Online
Take the next step and make your business more visible online so that new customers can find you. Understand the cornerstones of digital marketing, and learn how to use online marketing tools to reach prospective customers.
We also have a speaker from NoorDinTech who will be delivering two instances of a talk on the benefits on Twitter in networking and career development. Noor Din has been extremely successful himself in this field and will be sharing an insight into the basics of this platform as well as some more advanced strategies for making #SocialMedia work for you.
You can find him on Twitter here
https://twitter.com/noordintech or search for @NoorDinTech
If you'd like to attend this talk there are two times avaliable so please book one below.
To keep things running smoothly admission tickets to the day are staggered into arrival slots of 1 hour; don't worry, you won't be asked to leave if you go over that, it just helps us make sure everyone doesn't arrive all at once.
We're anticipating a very busy day so don't miss out and book your tickets now!
Organisations Confirmed to be Attending At Present Are;
The Brilliant Club, Teach First, Centre 404, JobLab, We Love Work, Advising London, ASOS, Birkbeck Alumni, Live Nation/TicketMaster, PWC, The Challenge, MacMillan, Genius Within, Sparta Global, Glassdoor, Team Up, Enfield Council/Youth Offending, Capco, Stephen Lawrence Trust, UrbanEst, Grad DNA, Employ-Ability, Mousetrap Theatre Projects, Media Math, The OR Society, Google; Digital Garage, Tech City, Job Today, Birkbeck Talent, BBK Photography.