UCL Computer Science works closely with a broad range of employers from technology sector and beyond; and has organised a programme of employer led events to help students maximise their employability and learn more about exciting opportunities, current trends and challenges in industry and how skills taught at UCL can be transferred to the real world.
24 October: Morgan Stanley Tech Talk: Why User Experience (UX) Matters? Join this interactive lecture on User Experience (UX) and find out why it matters now more than ever in a world where software is readily available and can be used by anyone. Ian Worley, Executive Director & Global Head of User Experience Design, will give an overview of UX and the difference between UX and UI (User Interface). He will also take you through a few case studies that show some of the approaches and methods needed to design effective and intuitive systems for people *in Torrington (1-19) 115 Galton LT at 12pm*
26 October: IPA AdMission internship programme Tech Talk: 'Bubbles, Beyonce & Be More Dog - how O2 use data and technology to underpin their advertising'. Speakers: Ed Hornby (Director of Digital Delivery), Jonny Goodall (Head of Design & Interactive Creative Director), Mark Sweatman (Head of Technology) and Vibha George (Head of Digital Project Management). VCCP is a full service international advertising agency, best-known for its ads for O2 and CompareTheMarket.com. We will cover how we approach everything from campaign programmatic advertising to big site builds. Learn about the various disciplines of UX, Design, Development and Project Management and how they all come together to deliver amazing work for our clients *in Roberts 106LT*
31 October: Next Jump Tech Talk: learn more about joining our global E-commerce business and our mission to transform people’s jobs and lives by sharing our own learnings, tools, and platform, with companies across the globe *in 1.02 Malet Place Engineering Building*
2 November: Google Tech Talk: Come and hear about engineering opportunities and interviews at Google from recent UCL graduates. Michael and Tina graduated MEng Computer Science in 2015 and started working as software engineers. Before that, we were both interns, so we can give some insight into the whole process. We'll cover the different opportunities available and give some tips for interviewing and preparing. Then we'll spend the rest of the time getting hands-on with some example interview questions. Afterwards, we're happy to hang around for Q&A and talk about things like what modules we found most useful *in Pearson G22 LT*
16 November: IBM CV clinic: IBM will be visiting with their recruitment team. Get first hand careers help from recruiters with CV guidance, Application Forms - how to complete them, do's & don'ts, Interview techniques and how to survive assessment centres. The session is intended to help anyone applying for jobs / internships anywhere - not just IBM. If you would like to send your CV’s in advance to receive feedback on the day from IBM please forward them on to firstname.lastname@example.org *in Roberts G08LT*