Campus 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.

 

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Saltire Scholar Internships 2020:  Application Advice Session UoD penultimate year students, all disciplines welcome. Monday 21/10/19 17:00 - 18:00 Dalhousie 2F11 Book a place
Dundee Plus Information Session UoD students, all disciplines welcome. Tuesday 22/10/19 10:00 - 11:00 Dalhousie 1G01 Book a place
Explore Marketing Careers UoD UG or PG students from any discipline interested in a career in marketing. Tuesday 22/10/19 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie 2G13 Book a place
Growth Mindset Workshop UoD students, all disciplines welcome. Tuesday 22/10/19 14:00 - 15:00 Dalhousie 1LG03 Book a place
Your Professional Development Programme:  Effective CVs for Masters Students UoD taught postgraduate students in the School of Business. Tuesday 22/10/19 15:00 - 16:30 Accountancy Lecture Theatre Book a place
Dundee Plus Information Session UoD students, all disciplines welcome. Thursday 24/10/19 11:00 - 12:00 Dalhousie 1G05 Book a place
Opportunities to live and work in Japan teaching English: The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme  UoD students, all disciplines welcome. Friday 25/10/19 13:00 - 14:00 Seminar Room 1, Careers Service Book a place
Global Plus Video Submission Session This session is specifically for UoD students who are applying for the Global Plus Award.  Monday 28/10/19 12:00 - 13:00 Dahousie 1G01 Book a place
Explore Human Resources Careers All UoD undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in finding out more about a career in Human Resources. Tuesday 29/10/19 13:00 - 14:00 Dalhousie 2G13 Book a place
Entrepreneurial Masterclass with Professor Andrew Hopkins:  Building a business to transform drug discovery UoD students, graduates and staff.  All disciplines welcome. Wednesday 30/10/19 15:30 - 17:00 Medical Sciences Institue (MSI) Lecture Theatre Book a place
Your Professional Development Programme:  Networking to Get Ahead UoD taught postgraduate students in the School of Business Thursday 31/10/19 10:00 - 11:30 Accountancy Lecture Theatre Book a place
Develop Your Interview Skills UoD student and staff, all disciplines welcome. Thursday 31/10/19 13:00 - 14:00

Dalhousie 2F11

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Addleshaw Goddard:  Pursuing a Career in Law Law – must have a law degree or Scottish conversion to apply for a training contract with firm.  All years welcome. Thursday 31/10/19 17:00 - 19:00

Dalhousie 2G13

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Dundee Plus Information Session UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome. Friday 01/11/19 12:00 - 13:00

Dalhousie 1G10

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Enterprise Car Club Business Game Part 1 UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome. Monday 04/11/19 12:00 - 13:00

Dalhousie 1G05

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Prepare for Employer Aptitude Tests UoD Postgraduate, Final and 3rd year students.  Also open to earlier undergraduate years who may be applying for internships where tests may be used.  All disciplines welcome. Tuesday 05/11/19 13:00 - 14:00

Dalhousie SG13

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Enterprise Car Club Business Game Part 1 UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome Wednesday 06/11/19 12:00 - 13:00

Dalhousie 1G01

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Networking, CVs, Interview Techniques:  ACCA Presentation UoD UG /TPG accounts and finance students, and anyone interested in ACCA and the profession as a whole. Wednesday 06/11/19 13:00 - 14:30

Accountancy Lecture Theatre

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Dundee Plus Information Session UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome. Thursday 07/11/19 12:00 - 13:00

Dalhousie 1G01

Booking will open 24/10/19
Enterprise Car Club Business Game Part 1 UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome. Friday 08/11/19 12:00 - 13:00

Dalhousie 1G01

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UoD Postgraduate Open Day All disciplines welcome Wednesday 06/11/19 14:00 - 19:00

Dalhousie Building

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Dundee Plus Information Session UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome. Wednesday 13/11/19 13:00 - 14:00

Dalhousie 1G01

Booking will open 30/10/19
Enterprise Car Club Business Game Part 2

Please note: you MUST have attended the Enterprise Car Club Business Game Part 1 in order to participate. 

Tuesday 19/11/19 14:00 - 16:00

Carnegie Lecture Theatre

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Dundee Plus Information Session UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome. Wednesday 20/11/19 12:00 - 13:00

Dalhousie 1G01

Booking will open 06/11/19
Dundee Plus Information Session UoD matriculated students, all disciplines welcome Monday 25/11/19 12:00 - 13:00

Dalhousie 1G05

Booking will open 11/11/19

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 Target Audience Date Time Location Find Out More
Police Scotland:  LGBTI Focused Event This event is aimed at encouraging potential applicants towards considering a career in policing, either as a constable, special constable, or indeed police staff (as I am).  Saturday 26/10/19 09:30 - 15:30 Jackton (Glasgow) Further Information.  Book a place
The Edinburgh Finance Conference (EFC) Finance, Business, any discipline. Saturday 02/11/19   Playfair Library, Edinburgh Further information / Register
University of Strathclyde Glasgow Postgraduate Open Day All disciplines. Tuesday 05/11/19 14:00 - 17:00 Glasgow Further information / register
University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Taught Open Evening All disciplines. Thursday 07/11/19 15:30 - 19:00 King's College, Aberdeen Further information / register
Don't Stop Me Now:  Launching Your Museum Career Any discipline.  For those interested in a career in museums, galleries or heritage.  Cost involved. Saturday 09/11/19 12:00 - 18:00 Edinburgh Further information / register
Tucan Connell:  Summer Intern and Trainee Insights Law, any discipline.  Opportunity to hear about what is like to work at Turcan Connell and what we look for when recruiting for summer interns and trainees. Monday 11/11/19 17:30 - 19:30 Edinburgh Register
University of Edinburgh Postgradute Open Day All disciplines. Wednesday 13/11/19 09:30 - 18:00 Edinburgh Further information / register
Glasgow Caledonian University Postgraduate Open Day All disciplines. Wednesday 13/11/19 15:00 - 18:00 Glasgow Further information / register
University of St Andrews Postgraduate Open Day All disciplines. Wednesday 13/11/19 09:15 - 15:00 St Andrews Further information / register
University of Glasgow Postgraduate Open Day All disciplines. Thursday 14/11/19   Glasgow Further information / register
Edinburgh Napier University Postgraduate Open Day All disciplines. Thursday 14/11/19 17:00 - 19:30 Edinburgh Further information / register
Queen Margaret University Postgraduate Open Evening All disciplines. Wednesday 20/11/19     Further information / register
POSTGRAD LIVE Study Fair Meet top universities; application advice; helpful talks; funding information; study bursaries.  All disciplines welcome. Tuesday 25/02/20   Edinburgh Further information / Book a ticket
           

 

 

Event Target Audience Date Time Location Find Out More
Mewburn Ellis Open Days Primarily aimed at those studying STEM subjects at any level, intending to join firm as a trainee patent attorney in 2020.  Monday 21/10/19   London Further information / register
News Journalism Workshop:  News Associates Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training. Wednesday 23/10/19 10:30 - 13:30 London Further information / register
FIND A BETTER BALANCE @ MUFG  BAME Insight Day students interested in a career at MUFG.  Travel expenses reimbursed from £20 up to £80. Thursday 24/10/19   London Register by Thursday 17/10/19.
Mewburn Ellis Open Days Primarily aimed at those studying STEM subjects at any level, intending to join firm as a trainee patent attorney in 2020.  Friday 25/10/19   Manchester Further information / register
Investing in Talent:  Banking Careers for students with disabilities and health conditions
This event is open to undergraduate students with a disability or long term condition. Certain amount of travel expenses will be reimbursed upon receipts.
Friday 25/10/19   London Register
Mewburn Ellis Open Days
Primarily aimed at those studying STEM subjects at any level, intending to join firm as a trainee patent attorney in 2020.
Tuesday 29/10/19   Cambridge Further information / register
News Journalism Workshop: News Associates
Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training.
Tuesday 29/10/19 19:00 - 21:00 Manchester Further information / register
Uncovering Prospects 2019: A careers event for high potential students of Black Heritage
An annual event for high potential students of black or Afro-Caribbean heritage.  Students will be graduating in 2020, 2021 or 2022 and be interested in exploring internship opportunities in Professional Services, Law, Banking & Finance in London.
Wednesday 30/10/19   London Further information / register
UNCOVERING PROSPECTS
Careers event for Black Heritage students looking at careers in the City. Travel expenses reimbursed up to the value of £75.  Attending Firms: Accenture, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BlackRock, Goldman Sachs and Milbank.
Wednesday 30/10/19 15:00 - 17:30 London Further information / register
GradJobs Live!
Any discipline.
Thursday 31/10/19 - Friday 01/11/19   NCE, Birmingham Book a ticket / further information
Mewburn Ellis Open Days Primarily aimed at those studying STEM subjects at any level, intending to join firm as a trainee patent attorney in 2020. Friday 01/11/19   Bristol Further information / register
Postgraduate Study Roadshow Meet top universities; application advice; helpful talks; funding information; study bursaries.  All disciplines welcome. Monday 04/11/19 - Friday 08/11/19   London, Exeter, Warwick, Nottingham, Leeds Further information / book a place
MyPlus Student's Club and Herbert Smith Freehills Open Day Students with a disability or long-term health condition who are interested in a career in commercial law. Wednesday 06/11/19 10:00 - 17:00 London Further information / apply
Swansea University Postgraduate Open Day Find out more about postgraduate funding and the scholarships Swansea has to offer.  All disciplines welcome.   Wednesday 06/11/19   Singleton Park Campus, Swansea Further information
Future Female Engineers:  TARGETjobs
Welcome Future Female Engineers! Join us for the day at this employability event, which we’ve tailored to help you build your professional network, connect with recruiters and gain inside advice about applications and what it’s like to work in the engineering sector. 
Friday 08/11/19   London Further information / apply
Swansea University Postgraduate Open Day
Find out more about postgraduate funding and the scholarships Swansea has to offer.  All disciplines welcome.
Wednesday 13/11/19   Bay Campus, Swansea Further information
#WeAreArm
An insight into working for leading technology oragnisation ARM.
Wednesday 13/11/19   Cambridge Further information / apply
IRIS (LGBT+) Open Day:  Herbert Smith Freehills
An opportunity to find out more about a career in law, learn more about our inclusive culture and meet with members of our IRIS (LGBT+) network.  All disciplines welcome
Thursday 14/11/10     Closing date:  23/10/19.  Apply.
Sports Journalism Workshop:  News Associates
Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training.
Saturday 16/11/19 13:30 - 17:00 London Further information / apply
MemeryCrystals Open Evening
Law.
Tuesday 19/11/19   London Further information / apply  Deadline:  24/10/19.
News Journalism Workshop:  News Associates
Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training.
Tuesday 19/11/19 19:30 - 21:30 London Further information / apply
Law Society: preparing undergraduates for the solicitors’ profession Undergraduates and LPC students.  Free to attend. Wednesday 20/11/19   London Further information
Graduate Recruitment Day:  Boyer Planning Wednesday 20/11/19   Wokingham Further information / apply  Closing date:  18/10/19.
IT’s not just for the boys:  TARGETjobs IT’s not just for the boys! that’s why TARGETjobs has created this employability event where you can find out how to secure a role in the tech industry, fast-track your application and network with other women who have a passion for tech.  Friday 22/11/19    London Further information / apply
Explore the Law:  Legal Careers for students with disabilities of health conditions This event is open to first, second or final year student studying law or a non-law degree subjects, with a disability or long term condition.  Reasonable student travel expenses will be re-imbursed. Wednesday 27/11/19   London Further information / apply
ACCESS TO LAW Careers event for students with a disability or long-term health condition interested in Law.  Travel expenses reimbursed up to the value of £75.  Attending firms: Pinsent Masons, and more to be announced. Thursday 28/11/19   London Further information / apply
National Pupillage Fair 2019 Meet Chambers, Bar Associations and course providers.  A must attend for future Barristers. Saturday 30/11/19   London Further information / apply
Intellectual Property, Cyber and Tech Open Day:  Herbert Smith Freehils This event is for STEM students only:  science, technology, medicine, electronics, maths, computer science or cyber subjects.  Introduction to the many ways in which a technical background can be applied to a career in law. Friday 06/12/19   London Closing date:  08/11/19. Further information / apply
News Journalism Workshop:  News Associates Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training. Tuesday 10/12/19 19:00 - 21:00 Manchester Further information / apply
News Journalism Workshop:  News Associates Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training. Friday 03/01/20 10:30 - 13:30 London Further information / apply
News Journalism Workshop:  News Associates Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training. Tuesday 07/01/20 19:00 - 21:00 Manchester Further information / apply
News Journalism Workshop:  News Associates Free to attend.  If you’re interested in a career in journalism our free, hands-on workshops will give you a glimpse into the industry and our award-winning NCTJ training. Saturday 18/01/20 10:00 - 13:00 Manchester Further information / apply
POSTGRAD LIVE Study Fair Meet top universities; application advice; helpful talks; funding information; study bursaries.  All disciplines welcome. Tuesday 28/01/20   Birmingham Further information / book a place
POSTGRAD LIVE Study Fair Meet top universities; application advice; helpful talks; funding information; study bursaries.  All disciplines welcome. Wednesday 05/02/20; Wednesday 12/02/20; Thursday 13/02/20; Wednesday 19/02/20; Wednesday 04/03/20   Bristol; Liverpool; Sheffield; Southampton; Belfast Further information / book a place
IT’s not just for the boys:  TARGETjobs IT’s not just for the boys! that’s why TARGETjobs has created this employability event where you can find out how to secure a role in the tech industry, fast-track your application and network with other women who have a passion for tech.  Friday 14/02/20   London Further information / apply
Be Inmarsat An insight into working for the world's leading provider of global mobile satellite communications. Friday 06/03/20   London Further information / apply
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Prospects Autumn Virtual Fair An insightful webinar, giving advice on your options and answering your career-related questions.  A number of organisations will also be present, offering you the chance to find out more about the jobs/courses they offer and to ask them any questions. Wednesday 23/10/19 12:00 - 14:30 Further information / register

 

 

 

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Kennedy Scholarships 2020-2021 Tenable at Harvard University or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  Open to  British citizens who are ordinarily resident in the UK and who have been educated in a British school and institution of higher education.  Wednesday 23/10/19 Website
Frank Knox Fellowships 2020-2021 Full funding to British citizens for graduate study at Harvard University. Wednesday 23/10/19 Website
BPTC Awards:  Lincoln's Inn Scholarships Law.  The Inn offers around 100-115 BPTC scholarships each year.  The top scholarship is the Lord Mansfield scholarship. The Inn gives away up to 5 of these scholarships each year which guarantee a minimum of £20,000 regardless of means. All other BPTC scholarships are subject to a means test. Friday 01/11/19 for those looking to start the BPTC in 2020. Website
DMA Breakthrough Award 2019 Every year, aspiring creatives battle for the chance to impress some of the biggest names in marketing by working on a creative brief for a real client. This year’s brief is to develop a multi-channel campaign that will build awareness and excitement, driving pet owners to purchase Direct Line’s pet insurance. Monday 11/11/19 Website
Thomas Blake Glover Scholarship 2020 to Japan The scholarship was created with the following objectives: to provide young persons from Scotland with an opportunity to study Japanese language in Japan at an accredited Japanese institution.  Return flights to and from Japan, all tuition fees, accommodation and appropriate subsistence support will be provided; to offer the opportunity for the selected candidate to gain insight into the life and culture of Japanese society through a customized study period following the end of classes: and to provide a basic working foundation for future professional links with Japan.   Candidates must be of Scottish birth, descent or long-term residency of at least five years in Scotland. Friday 22/11/19 Website
JSPS Summer Programme 2020 Opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their choice and approved by JSPS, to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer. Wednesday 15/01/20 Website
Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York Scholarship Fund 2020/21 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: either 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 2019; or 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 2020.
12noon Friday 14/02/20 Email Alison Mackay for futher information and application form
Mathematics Teacher Training Scholarships For those who commence their secondary mathematics initial teacher training which leads to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in the academic year 2020/21. Monday 06/07/2020 Website
GDL Scholarships: Lincoln's Inn The Inn offers up to 32 scholarships for non-law graduates of outstanding ability. The GDL scholarships are separated into three named awards, all means-tested as above. First Friday of May (the year of commencement) Website
Scottish Funding Council scholarships:  MLitt Museum and Gallery Studies, University of St Andrews Scottish and EU students interested in this programme of study. Ongoing Website
Get into Teaching Bursaries and Scholarships Teaching. Various Website
DAAD Funding for Study and Research in Germany 2019/2020 Various. Various Website
Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps:  Nursing Bursary Open to those currently studying adult nursing. Various Call 0121 633 6450 / 07834 602872 or email 
ArmyJobs-Medical@mod.gov.uk for further information
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Next Generation Investor Competition
Aimed at women, to kindle more interest in asset management careers.  Opportunity for up to three teams of women undergraduates to learn the nitty gritty of equity investing, overseen by industry experts. Each team will construct a portfolio to invest a notional £25,000 into listed equities and trade on their portfolio as they see fit
Asset management, finance 12 midnight on Thursday 31/10/19 Email for further information
DMA Breakthrough Award
Develop a multi-channel campaign that will build awareness and excitement, and encouragesthe audience to buy Direct Line pet insurance.
Marketing 12noon on Monday 11/11/19 Further information
The Future Legal Mind Award 2020 Future Legal Mind is one of the leading law essay competitions in the UK and our previous winners have gone on to become barristers and solicitors, and secure other prestigious legal roles.  
Future Legal Mind is open to:  Undergraduate and postgraduate Law students studying at universities, colleges or other educational institutions in the UK; Legal apprentices and trainees who are in the first two years of their career at a UK-based law firm.  The successful entry will receive a £2,000 prize fund.
Law Midnight Friday 28/02/20 Further information