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Our Careers and EmployabilityTeam is here to help you develop the knowledge, skills and experience to become confident about making informed decisions to build a rewarding career.
Services are available to current students and to recent graduates (up to three years following graduation) and include:
In the portal you will find a range of video, audio and tutorial resources to support you in your job search and career planning. You can also access advice from employers across different sectors about what they look for in applicants and how best to make a positive impression. Specifically you will find help with:
In addition you can access:
These are 20-minute sessions with a Careers Consultant designed to address specific issues such as help with your CV or an application form for example.
Slots are offered at Holloway Student Hub, Aldgate Student Hub and Moorgate Student Hub.
Locations and times:
Holloway Student Hub, Tower Building TM1-89
Term time and Vacation: 13:00 to 15:00, Monday - Friday
Aldgate Student Hub, Calcutta House CMGN-24
Term time and Vacation: 13:00 to 15:00, Wednesday and Thursday
Moorgate Student Hub, Moorgate MG3-03,
Term time only: 14:00 to 16:00, Tuesday - Friday
Booking a Quick Queries session:
Bookings can be made in advance, but only for slots within the current week:
Student Services reception Holloway: Mezzanine floor, Learning Centre
Tel: 020 7133 2094
Moorgate Student Hub, Moorgate MG3-03:
Tel: 020 7320 1500
Holloway Student Hub, Tower Building TM1-89:
Tel: 020 7133 4509
Aldgate Student Hub, Calcutta House CMGN-24:
Tel: 020 7320 4807
Guidance Interviews are slightly longer (lasting approximately 30 minutes) and can be used to address a variety of issues, for example:
Guidance Interviews can be booked via student services reception (contact details above)
The team organise regular workshops on topics including Job Search, Networking, Creating a CV, Using Linkedin, Completing Applications and Interview Techniques. Each term there are also opportunities to attend skills workshops where you can develop specific employment related skills such as team working or time management. In addition, we organise employer led events and presentations. To find out more about what is on offer and to book a place visit our Eventbrite page.
These run throughout each academic year and offer students the opportunity to be matched to experienced professionals across a variety of sectors. The schemes allow you to extend your knowledge of your chosen sector, to gain a greater understanding of the roles available, to build your confidence and to extend your professional network.
The Career Mentoring Programme matches current students with professional mentors. The mentors come from a range of subject disciplines and will have over three years professional experience in their sector. The scheme runs for approximately 5 months and it is expected that mentors and students will have a minimum of five meetings.
If you are a current London Met student and would like to be mentored, please complete the application form.
If you are a professional and are interested in sharing your professional experience and knowledge with a current student, complete the mentor application form.
If you would like further information on these programmes please email the mentoring team: firstname.lastname@example.org
This programme is designed to enhance your employability skills and prepare you for the competitive graduate job market. The Award is open to all undergraduate students and runs from early November 2016 to April 2017.
Participating in the Award will require all of the following:
One-to-one support and advice is available from a Careers Consultant throughout the Award programme to help with setting goals, identifying suitable opportunities to enable you to develop your skills, experience and networks and producing a graduate level CV and LinkedIn profile so that you feel confident entering the graduate job market. If you are in your first or second year then your CV and LinkedIn profile can be geared towards applying for internships, placements and seeking work experience.
The Employability Award will be added to your degree transcript which you will be able to show employers.
Applications for this programme has closed for this academic year and will re-open in October 2017.
For the latest news on Careers and Employability service activities, events and opportunities please follow our blog.
For more details of service policies and our committment to support you please see our Careers Vision Statement and Service Guidelines.
The Careers and Employability team is committed to providing a quality service to all its clients and if you have a disability and require assistance to access any of our services we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements with you. Please contact us at: email@example.com.
Contact us for more information on developing knowledge, skills and experience to become confident about making informed decisions to build a rewarding career.