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What King’s Careers & Employability can do for You. Finding part-time work. How to... 20 minute workshops Writing CVs Finding part-time work Writing cover letters Getting work experience Application forms Many more! www.kcl.ac.uk/careers. Why Part-Time work?. Money! Make friends!

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What king s careers employability can do for you

What King’s Careers & Employability can do for You


Finding part time work

Finding part-time work

How to... 20 minute workshops

  • Writing CVs Finding part-time work

  • Writing cover letters

  • Getting work experience

  • Application forms

  • Many more! www.kcl.ac.uk/careers


Why part time work

Why Part-Time work?

Money!

Make friends!

Enhance your CV

Initiative, drive, team work, customer service, admin skills,

multi-tasking


Finding part time work cont

Finding part-time work (cont.)

  • Many leaflets and online resources:

    • ‘How to write a CV’

    • ‘Part-time work’

    • ‘Completing job application forms’

    • ‘Application letters’

    • ‘Interviews’


Jobonline hundreds of vacancies for king s students at your fingertips

JobOnline: Hundreds of vacancies for King’s students at your fingertips!

www.kcl.ac.uk/jobonline


On campus vacancies

On-Campus Vacancies

www.directtemping.com/register/kcl


Part time work fair

Part-Time Work Fair

you

  • Thursday 3rd Oct

  • Time: 11:30 to 14:30

  • Venue: Great Hall, Strand Campus

  • A great opportunity to meet employers & find part time work

  • Help fund your studies, and get some crucial work experience


What king s careers employability can do for you

  • .


Generating ideas and inspiration

Generating ideas and inspiration

  • Prospects Planner: www.prospects.ac.uk

  • Careers Service library

  • www.careers.lon.ac.uk/international

  • Still lost? Talk to us!


Researching careers careers tagged

Researching careers:Careers Tagged

www.careerstagged.co.uk


Researching industries sectors and organisations

Researching industries, sectors and organisations

  • Employer events (on & off campus)

  • How to... sessions (research your policy career/city job/career in law etc)

  • Library resources

  • Facebook pages & Twitter

  • Fairs: Careers Fair, Tech, Law, Pharmacy, Nursing etc.


Improving your employability skills

Improving your employability skills

  • Kings Professional Skills Programme

  • Other skills sessions

  • Join societies, volunteer, get a part-time job

  • Get international, get involved!

  • Facebook & Twitter (commercial awareness)

  • How to... Sessions (work experience)


Finding full time work after you graduate

Finding full-time work after you graduate

  • JobOnline (and International JobOnline)

  • Facebook/Twitter

  • How to... Sessions (interviews)

  • Departmental events (with advisers)

  • CV, application and covering letter help

  • Psychometric tests

  • Mock Interviews

you


What we can t do

What we can’t do

  • Job matching service

  • Tell you what job you should do!

  • Proof-read CVs and application

  • Help with grammar and English (English Language Centre)

  • Recommend specific employers or recruitment agencies

  • Help or advice with visas (see International Student Advisers)


Where we are

Where we are

  • Locations:

    • Strand (Macadam Building)

    • Guys (Henriette Raphael)

  • Times:

    • Strand 09.30-17.00, Mon-Thur.

    • Guys Mon-Tue Afternoons


What king s careers employability can do for you

Don’t feel guilty if you don’t know what you want to do with your life…the most interesting people I know didn’t know at 22 what they wanted to do with their lives, some of the most interesting 40 year olds I know still don’t.

BazLuhrmann


Thank you

Thank you!

www.kcl.ac.uk/careers


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