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Health Sciences Employability Event
Wed 14 December 2016, 12:00 – 16:00 GMT
You are invited to attend an employability event on 14th December 2016 from midday which aims to prepare you for life beyond University in room GC1-08.
We have a number of eminent speakers such as Dr. Margaret Ashwell OBE, President and Chair of the Association for Nutrition and Lucy Jones Freelance Dietitian.
We also have a number of speakers from relevant professional associations, recent graduates from London Met and employers of our graduates.
Please refer to the draft agenda for more details of the speakers, talks and topics:
The next steps for future registered nutritionists, dietitians and sports professionals.
Draft Agenda 14/12/16 from 1200
room GC1-08 Blue zone
1200-1210 Welcome and introduction. Professor David McCarthy- The application of the science of nutrition to health and lifestyle
1210-1310 Advice to a young nutrition scientist: you, like me, could end your career with a piece of string to indicate early health risk. Dr. Margaret Ashwell OBE, FAfN, RNutr (Public Health). President and Chair of the Association for Nutrition
1330-1400 Why become an Registered Associate Nutritionist. Leonie Milliner is Chief Executive of Association for Nutrition
1400-1430 How The Nutrition Society can help your future career. Mark Hollingsworth Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary of The Nutrition Society
1430-1445 Coffee Break GC1-08
1445-1500 A career in the media. Lucy Jones MRES BSC Hons RD MBDA Award Winning Registered Dietitian and Media Nutritionist
1500-1515 Building a freelance career in nutrition, sport and media communications. Claire Baseley Registered Nutritionist
1515-1530 Choosing Public Health. Carol Douet Public Health Strategist- London Borough of Barnet
1530-1545 Employment opportunities – working with weight loss programmes. Alice Foster My Time Active
1530-1545 - TBC
1545-1600 - TBC
1330-1600 Preparing for Placement and beyond. Chair Sarah Illingworth Head of Health Sciences
1330-1400 Why join a professional association. Sammie Gill Policy Officer British Dietetic Association
1400-1430 Preparing for placement. Rachael Donnelly Acting Clinical Lead Dietitian St.Thomas’ Hospital
1430-1445 Coffee Break in Room GC1-08 and then main room for Lucy Jones and Clare Baseley
1515-1530 Working for the Food Chain. Zoe Rice Dietitian
1530-1545 Finding my first job. Narbhla Donnelly Dietitian
1545-1600 Placement survival guide. Top tips for succeeding. Natalie Strachan Dietitian
1600 Summary and close of session. Sarah Illingworth
We do hope that as many of you as possible will be able to join us for the exciting event. Please book via the event brite link before 9/12 so that we can order catering.