Events

 

The Careers Service organises a programme of fairs, employer presentations and skills workshops. The Employer Team works with employers and organisations to find the latest opportunities for you. Attending these events will help enhance your employability and let you explore career choices.

 

Campus Events: 

Event  Details / Target Audience  Date Time Location Find Out More/Book a Place
Entrepreneurship Week 2018 UoD students and gradutes, any discipline. Monday 19/02/18 - Friday 23/02/17

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Get the Dundee Plus Award UoD 3rd/4th & PG students, any discipline. Wednesday 21/02/18 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie Room 2F14 Book through CareersPortal
What is Personal Branding? UoD students, postgraduates and recent graduates, any discipline. Wednesday 21/02/1 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie 2G13 Book through CareersPortal
Employer’s Voice: Find an Internship with Scotgrad UoD students from all years interested in finding an internship or graduate role in Scotland. Wednesday 21/02/18 15:00 - 16:00 Dalhousie Room 2G13 Book through CareersPortal
Politics Careers Insights Afternoon UoD UG & PG politics students, but all students from the School of Social Sciences are welcome to attend. Wednesday 21/02/18 13:00 - 17:00 Dalhousie Lecture Theatre 1 Book through CareersPortal
Get the Dundee Plus Award UoD 3rd/4th & PG students, any discipline. Thursday 22/02/18 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie Room 2F14 Book through CareersPortal
Get the Dundee Plus Award UoD 3rd/4th & PG students, any discipline. Friday 23/02/18 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie Room 2F14 Book through CareersPortal
Assessment Centre in Practice UoD students, graduates and staff with upcoming assessment centres or who wish to find out more about them.  All disciplines welcome. Tuesday 27/02/18 13:30 - 15:00 Dalhousie 2F15 Book through CareersPortal
Dundee Plus Information Session UoD 1st & 2nd year undergraduate students, any discipline. Wednesday 28/02/18 13:00 - 14:00 Tower Basement IT Suite A Book through CareersPortal
Develop your commercial awareness: a business challenge presented by Enterprise Rent-a-Car UoD students from any year and any discipline, but particularly good for 3rd and 4th year students who wish to gain more work experience or who have upcoming assessment centres. Wednesday 28/02/18 12:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie 1F01

Book through CareersPortal

What is Independent Advocacy? Dundee Independent Advocacy Support Information Stand UoD students & graduates, any discipline, but may be of particular interest to Mental Health Nursing, Social Work, Law, Psychology, Community Learning and Development, Medicine and Nursing students. Thursday 01/03/18 10:00 - 14:00 DUSA Reception Area No need to book, just come along. Further information.
Leonardo Tech Talk: High Integrity Software in Aerospace  UoD Computer Science, Electronic Engineering & Physics undergraduate and postgraduate students - all years welcome. Friday 02/03/18 15:00 - 16:00 Room J20, Fulton Building Book through CareersPortal
LinkedIn Profile Master Class UoD undergraduates, postgraduates and recent graduates, any discipline. Tuesday 06/03/18 13:00 - 14:00  Seminar Room 1, Careers Service  Book through CareersPortal
UoD Volunteering and Work Experience Fair

UoD students and graduates, any discipline.

Thursday 08/03/18 11:30 - 14:30 DUSA  Book through CareersPortal
Employer Event: Thorntons Law LLP

UoD Law students and graduates, all years welcome.

Thursday 08/03/18 17:00 - 19:00 Dalhousie 3G02 LT1 Book through CareersPoral
Workplace Organisational Culture

UoD students and graduates, any discipline.

Thursday 15/03/18 13:00 - 14:00 tbc Booking will open on 01/03/18
How to Ace Strength-Based Interviews:  FMD Group

UoD students and graduates, any discipline.

Friday 16/03/18 14:30 - 15:30 Dalhousie Room 2S12 Booking will open on 01/03/18
Get the Dundee Plus Award UoD 3rd/4th & PG students, any discipline. Monday 19/03/18 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie Room 1G05 Booking will open on 05/03/18
Get the Dundee Plus Award UoD 3rd/4th & PG students, any discipline. Tuesday 20/03/18 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie Room 2S12 Booking will open on 06/03/18
Get the Dundee Plus Award UoD 3rd/4th & PG students, any discipline. Wednesday 21/03/18 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie Room 2G13 Booking will open on 07/03/18
How to Understand your Personality Type using MBTI UoD students, graduates and staff looking to explore their personality traits, strengths and weaknesses. Tuesday 20/03/18 13:00 - 14:30 Seminar Room 1, Careers Service Booking will open on 06/03/18
UoD Nursing and Healthcare Recruitment Fair UoD students and graduates interested in a career in nursing, midwifery or other care professions. Wednesday 25/04/18 11:00 - 14:00 Bonar Hall Book through CareersPortal

The Careers Service facilitates presentations from a range of employers, study providers and voluntary organisations in order to inform students about the opportunities available to them. The views and opinions expressed in these presentations are those of the organisation(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the Careers Service.

If you require assistance or reasonable adjustments to participate in our on campus events or Careers Fairs then please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01382 384017 or email us at careers@dundee.ac.uk

 

Event Date Time Location Details Apply
Masters & PhD Study Fair 21/02/18 12:00 - 15:00 McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh Any discipline For more information and a change to win £1,000 visit website
Scottish Innovative Student Award (SISA) 24/02/17   Edinburgh Any discipline Website
Dickson Minto Insight Evening 27/02/18 18:00 - 20:00 Edinburgh Law If you are interested in applying for a place, please send a CV and a covering letter addressed to Lindsay Fraser by 5.00 pm on Monday 12 February 2018.
Jobs & Careers Fair 01/03/18 15:00 - 19:30 Academy of Sport and Wellbeing, Perth College UHI  An opportunity to meet local and national employers  and to find out about job opportunities, training and further education.  Free to attend and no need to book. For further information telephone 01738 477844
Interconnect Student Conference & Awards 2018 06/03/18 09:30 - 15:00 Glasgow An opportunity for women STEM students to connect with each other and meet inspiring women professionals and employers. Join us to find out about the recruitment process and what it’s really like working in STEM. Register now
University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Open Day 14/03/18   Aberdeen Any discipline Register/Further Information
Grant Thornton Two-Day Insight Programme 15/03/18 - 16/03/18   Glasgow You will be need to be in your second year for Scotland university students (first year for elsewhere), and be available to attend the event in Glasgow on both Thursday 15 and Friday 16 March 2018. We encourage applications from all degree disciplines. Apply as soon as possible, as spaces limited.  
Abertay University Postgraduate Open Day 21/03/18   Dundee Any discipline Register/Further Information
Burness Paull Spring Insight Day 03/04/18   Glasgow 1st and 2nd year LLB Scots law students To apply, email your CV to HR&Development@burnesspaull.com with the subject heading 'Spring Insight Application' and indicated the office that you would like to attend.Closing date: midnight 28/02/18
Burness Paull Spring Insight Day 04/04/18   Edinburgh 1st and 2nd year LLB Scots law students To apply, email your CV to HR&Development@burnesspaull.com with the subject heading 'Spring Insight Application' and indicated the office that you would like to attend.Closing date: midnight 28/02/18
Burness Paull Spring Insight Day 05/04/18   Thursday 1st and 2nd year LLB Scots law students To apply, email your CV to HR&Development@burnesspaull.com with the subject heading 'Spring Insight Application' and indicated the office that you would like to attend.Closing date: midnight 28/02/18
NHS Lothian Recuritment Open Day 28/05/18 09:00 - 16:00 St John's Hospital, Livingston Any discipline Website
NHS Lothian Recuritment Open Day 14/06/18 09:00 - 16:00 Western General Hospital, Edinburgh Any discipline Website
NHS Lothian Recuritment Open Day 04/07/18 09:00 - 16:00 Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Any discipline Website
Event Target Audience Date Time Location Find Out More
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:  Newly Qualified Nurse Recruitment Event Nursing 24/02/18   Cambridge Website
Camp America Summer Camp Recruitment Fair All disciplines. 24/02/18   London Website
UKSEDS National Student Space Conference Anyone interested in space.  Student ticket:  £18 for two days; £14 for one day. 03/03/18 - 04/03/18  12:00 University of Surrey Website/Register
Spring Graduate Fair All disciplines. 14/03/18 12:00 - 17:00 London Website
University of Swansea Postgraduate Open Day All disciplines. 14/03/18 12:30 - 16:30 Swansea Website
Careers in Africa Graduate Recruitment Summit All disciplines. 17/05/18 - 18/05/18   London Website

 

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WomEngineering – Women matter in operations Upper-level female undergraduates, graduate students, MBA, and PhD students as well as experienced female professionals with work experience in the field of operations. 12/04/18  - 14/04/18    Berlin Website  Closing date for applications:  11/03/18

 

Event Target Audience Date Time Find Out More
Teach First Webinar For those with postgraduate qualifications.  N.B. Teach First offers teaching experience in England & Wales. Wednesday 21/02/18 19:00 - 20:00 Register

 

 

Title Subject / Categories Closing Date Find Out More
St Andrew's Society Scholarship 2018/2019:  Carnegie Trust Candidates must be Scottish by birth or descent, and will be expected to have current knowledge of Scotland and Scottish current affairs, and of the Scottish tradition generally. The Society expects its scholars to be good ambassadors for Scotland. 

Candidates must also be: 

graduates of a Scottish university, or of Oxford or Cambridge, who have completed their first degree course (so as to be qualified to graduate) not earlier than 2017;

students of a Scottish university, or of Oxford or Cambridge, who expect to complete their first degree course (so as to be qualified to graduate) in 2018.

An Honours degree is not essential.
Completed applications to be return to Alison Mackay, no later than 12noon on 23/02/18 For futher information and application form please email Alison Mackay.  
Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarship Scheme Teaching Various Website
Get into Teaching Bursaries and Awards Teaching Various Website
DAAD Funding for Study and Research in Germany 2018/2019 Various Various Website
Ove Arup Foundation Scholarship For study at postgraduate level in subjects relating to the build environment. Applicants must be Danish postgraduates for scholarships tenable at UK universities or appropriate Higher Education Institution (HEI) or British postgraduates for scholarships tenable at Danish Universities or appropriate HEI. 01/03/18 Website
Anglo-Danish Society Scholarships For postgraduate courses / research, any discipline.  Applicants must be Danish postgraduates for scholarships tenable at UK universities or appropriate Higher Education Institution (HEI) or British postgraduates for scholarships tenable at Danish Universities or appropriate HEI. 01/03/18 Website
British Ecological Society Summer School Open to 1st and 2nd year undergraduates interested in pursing a career in ecology and related disciplines.  Free to attend, all catering and accommodation is covered and travel bursaries are available for anyone who is not able to cover travel costs. 06/03/18 Website
2018 BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust (BEST) Scholarships The BEST Scholarships offer financial assistance to eligible applicants who are looking to undertake postgraduate study in the USA or Canada.  23/03/18 Website
CPE / GDL Scholarships:  The Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn Primarily for those undertaking their GDL and BPTC years. 04/05/18 Website
Geography Teaching Scholarships:  The Royal Geographical Society Undergraduates, postgraduates and career changers interested in teaching geography. 01/07/18 Website
Pupillage Scholarships:  The Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn Primarily for those undertaking their GDL and BPTC years. 31/07/18 Website!

 

Title Subject / Categories Closing Date Find Out More
The Smart Logistics Challenge Win a paid traineeship with some of the most prominent and dynamic players in logistics.  Are you a business or engineering student? Do you have what it takes to revolutionise the industry? All you have to do is submit a one-page case solution, and you stand to win a paid traineeship with a top logistics company. It’s that easy! Your successful career can start today. 28/02/18 Website
Universum Career Test There are 7 Career Types. Which one are you?  Take the Universum Career Test to discover your career type and identify employers that fit your profile. In exchange for the information you provide, you will receive a profile analysis on your Career Type, strengths and opportunities for growth, success stories, and suggested companies that best match your preferences. 19/03/18 Website
Tom Morrison Essay Prize Win £1000 ( £500 runner up prize.) Simply answer the following question: It has been said that governance failures usually happen within the subsidiary structure of a large business, but all governance focus tends to be at the main board level. Is the focus on the right area and, if not, what improvements could be made?  See website for terms and conditions. 19/03/18 at 5pm Website
Zurich Enterprise Challenge Enter for the opportunity to present at the Zurich Global Risk Management Summit in Scotland.  Open to Master, MBA or PhD students. Participants should have an interest in management, finance and risk management or similar subjects. 23/04/18 Website
Holt Valuation Challenge

Earn chances at interviews with Credit Suisse and affiliates.  Open to Bachelor, Master, MBA or PHD students.

01/07/18 Website