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: 

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Entrepreneurial Masterclass with Prof Gary McEwan - ElevatorUK

UoD students and graduates, any discipline. Wednesday 22/11/17 13:00 - 14:00

Dalhousie LT 4

Book a place
Have you considered a career at the Bar?  Ampersand Advocates UoD Law students and graduates. Thursday 23/11/17 17:00 - 18:00 Dalhousie LT2 Book through CareersPotal
CCUSA American & Canadian Summer Camp Talk UoD students and graduates, any discipline. Monday 27/11/17 17:30 - 18:30 Dalhousie 2G13 Book through CareersPortal
Could you be the Undergraduate of the Year?  Information Session - further information on the award categories UoD undergraduate students, any discipline. Thursdsay 07/12/17 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie 3G02 LT1 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
Abertay University Postgraduate Open Day 29/11/17   Dundee Any discipline Register/Further Information
Shoosmiths Insight Evening 08/02/17 18:00 - 20:30 Edinburgh Law Register/Further Information  Deadline for registration midnight 27/11/17
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
University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Open Day 14/03/18   Aberdeen Any discipline Register/Further Information
Abertay University Postgraduate Open Day 21/03/18   Dundee Any discipline Register/Further Information

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The National Engineering & Construction Recruitment Exhibition All disciplines 24/11/17 - 25/11/17   Birmingham Website
Mewburn Ellis Patent Open Day Undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in a career as a Patent Attorney
24/11/17
05/12/17
08/12/17
15/12/17
 
Cambridge
Bristol
London
Manchester
To register email Eliot Ward giving: Your name; Your undergraduate degree discipline; Your university; Your preferred e-mail address; The date that you wish to attend; Expected year of completing any current studies.
Introduction to CBT for Aspiring Clinical Psychologists: Lancaster University Psychological Training Academy Psychology students interested in clinical psychology.  Cost £100. 01/12/17   Manchester Register/Futher Information
PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair All disciplines 04/12/17   London Register
FirstMedCommsJob: Introduction to MedComms Biomedical students and researchers. 11/01/18   Oxford Website
Shaping your career in molecular bioscience -  taking a wider view:  Biochemical Society Open to anyone looking to progress their career in molecular bioscience, as well as those with managerial or supervisory responsibilities who are involved in developing students or colleagues 15/01/18   Queen Mary University, London Early bird registration deadline: 30 November 2017 / Website
Core Psychological Skills for Aspiring Clinical Psychologists:  Lancaster University Psychological Training Academy Psychology students interested in clinical psychology.  Cost £150. 24/01/18 - 25/01/18   Manchester Register/Futher Information
Child & Family Work for Aspiring Clinical Psychologists:  Lancaster University Psychological Training Academy Psychology students interested in clinical psychology.  Cost £100. 02/02/18   Manchester Register/Further Information
Introduction to CBT for Aspiring Clinical Psychologists: Lancaster University Psychological Training Academy Psychology students interested in clinical psychology.  Cost £100. 07/02/18   Manchester Register/Futher Information
LSE SU Alternative Investments Conference (AIC)  The LSE SU Alternative Investments Conference (AIC) is the world's largest student conference on Hedge Funds and Private Equity. N.B. costs involved. 22/01/18 - 23/01/18   London Closing date:  28/11/17
Website

 

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Change100: Digital information & support sessions Change100, a paid summer internship programme for students with a disability, long-term health condition, mental health or learning difficulty.  Learn more at one of our online events where we'll also be giving you support to write a great application.  This event will also include a section on disclosing a condition to an employer and reasonable adjustments, so it's not to be missed! 27/11/17 18:30 Register
Change100: Digital information & support sessions Change100, a paid summer internship programme for students with a disability, long-term health condition, mental health or learning difficulty.  Learn more at one of our online events where we'll also be giving you support to write a great application.  This event will also include a section on disclosing a condition to an employer and reasonable adjustments, so it's not to be missed! 12/12/17 18:30 Register
Change100: Digital information & support sessions Change100, a paid summer internship programme for students with a disability, long-term health condition, mental health or learning difficulty.  Learn more at one of our online events where we'll also be giving you support to write a great application.  This event will also include a section on disclosing a condition to an employer and reasonable adjustments, so it's not to be missed! 17/01/18 18:30 Register
The Finding Ada Online Recruitment Fair for Women in STEM The fair is free for job hunters, and open to all women with a right to work in the UK, from final year undergraduates, to recent graduates, masters or doctoral students, early career jobs hunters and STEM returners.  01/02/18 09:00 - 17:00 Register

 

Title Subject / Categories Closing Date Find Out More
Get into Teaching Bursaries and Awards Teaching Various Website
DAAD Funding for Study and Research in Germany 2018/2019 Various Various Website
Aberdeen Standard Investments/Japan Society of Scotland's Scholarship to Japan 2018 All candidates should: be of Scottish birth, descent or long-term residency of at least five years in Scotland; be either in full-time higher education in the United Kingdom or a graduate of a British university of no more than five years standing; be able to articulate a defined interest in a professional field that relates to Japan, in which the study of Japanese language would be beneficial or necessary; have a sound academic record and demonstrate the potential to achieve excellent results; not be already engaged in a full-time Japanese programme of study 24/11/17 For further information contact Ms Catriona Llanwarne, Scholarship Secretary at scholarship@japansocietyofscotland.org.uk / 07983629230.
JSPS London Pre/Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers (Short Term) Only nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply through the JSPS London Office: UK; All European Union countries (as of 1st April 2015) as well as Switzerland and Norway; USA and Canada.

Nationals of other countries may be eligible to apply for funding through the JSPS Tokyo head office. Please check their fellowship programmes and eligibility criteria by referring to the following web page:  http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-fellow/index.html
01/12/17 Website
Daiwa Scholarships 2018 Candidates must be British citizens aged between 21 and 35 years of age by the time of departure.  No previous of Japan or Japanese required. Candidates should be:  graduates or due to graduate by the time of departure;  equipped with a strong degree in any subject or with a strong record of achievement in their field;  in possession of clear career objectives and a commitment to furthering UK-Japan links. 07/12/17 Website
Studysoup Global Student Scholarship Any non-U.S. individual who meets one of the following criteria: Currently attending high school (or equivalent) and will be attending an accredited American university or college in the next academic year. Currently attending an accredited American university or college (undergraduate and graduate students are both eligible. 31/12/17 Website
JSPS Summer Programme 2018 for MPhil or PhD Students Applicants must be a British national and a current MPhil or PhD student based at a UK university or research institution at the time of application. Eligible research fields are not limited. 15/01/18 Website
GoEuro Study Abroad Scholarship Any discipline.Are you planning to study abroad in Europe next year? GoEuro is offering ten individual scholarships of €2,000 each. All you have to do is answer some simple questions about your travel experiences and you could be in with a chance to win €2,000 to help fund your study year abroad. 31/01/18 Website
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.  
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
CPE / GDL Scholarships:  The Honorable Society of Lincoln's Inn Primarily for those undertaking their GDL and BPTC years. 04/05/18 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
Fresh Ideas 2017 – Scottish Institute for Enterprise If you have an idea, then FRESH IDEAS is for you. From October to January EVERY MONTH you’ll have the chance to win a cash prize to help you develop your idea into a real business venture.  Don’t worry if you don’t know a lot about business. That’s what we’re here for! The process is designed to help you develop your business know-how and show you how to turn a good idea into a successful new business. So even if you’re not a winner, you’ll still benefit from our help and be in a great position to take the next steps.  The winners and highly commended entries from each month can enter the next stage of the competition where they could win one of the top prizes. 02/10/17 - 29/01/18 Website
Engineering Challenge Take part in a practical challnege to test your engineering know-how and lateral thinking.  Win £500 in the hotly contested Engineering Challenge which will take place at The National Engineering & Construction Exhibition in Birminghamon 24 & 25 November 2017. 24/11/17 For more information and to enter a team Contact Isobel Quayle / 020 8394 5238.
PotentialPark Survey 2017 Still wondering why you can't find your dream job?  Potentialpark tells big organisations how you want to apply for jobs, and they need your help! Your action today is your reward tomorrow. Share your thoughts, get the latest insights, tips for job searching and application and get the chance to be rewarded with a weekend trip to Potentialpark’s amazing hometown of Stockholm, Sweden 07/12/17 Website
The IEL Hartrick Scholar Writing Competition Students enrolled in law school anywhere in the world as of December 2017, and seeking a first degree in law, such as a juris doctor, LL. B. or an equivalent, are eligible to submit an article for consideration in the IEL Hartrick Scholar competition. 08/12/17 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